The 6-4, 290-pounder DT had previously committed to West Virginia over offers from USC, UCLA, Tennessee, Oklahoma State and a host of others.
When asked moments ago if he had rescinded his West Virginia commitment and offered his pledge to Rich Rodriguez this afternoon, the talented youngster responded with succinctly.
"Ya," he said confirming his commitment. "I'm with (Michigan QB coach & Central Florida recruiter) Rod Smith now. I'm going to call you when he leaves."
**Click here for: More From Ash to GBW.**
And stay tuned to GoBlueWolverine for even more on this breaking news in the hours to come tonight.