Hunter Dale Talks Michigan, Ohio State

River Ridge (La.) John Curtis Christian 2015 safety Hunter Dale discusses his NFTC performance, his latest talks with Michigan, Ohio State and more.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – 2015 safety Hunter Dale came to NFTC Combine with something to prove this weekend, and despite an injury that held him out the second-half of the event, he still showcased why he is a three-star talent.

"I was doing great," said Dale said, who stars at River Ridge (La.) John Curtis Christian. "A lot of talk from the coaches telling me they were impressed with me. It was just fun competing with the wide receivers and everything."

At 6-foot, 185-pounds, Dale possess ideal speed and coverage needed to play safety at the next level. His game on the field has caught the attention of many of the top programs from around the country, including Michigan.

"I talked with the director of personal and he was telling me the coaches were loving me," Dale said on contact with the Wolverines. "He watched my film and they're not too many people like me that just keep ballin'. Coach said they're would probably be an offer coming my way."

With interest generating from Michigan, Dale says a visit to U-M is a real possibility.

"Especially if I get an offer," Dale said. "My dad told me that is something I have to see out there. Ohio State is their biggest rival, and I have to visit both of them. I got the chance to visit [Ohio State] yesterday."

And after his visit to OSU, Dale admits he is impressed with what they have to offer.

"I have really good communication with the [Ohio State]," Dale said. "I love everything about Ohio State. I love how the coaches treat the players on and off the field. I like the education, you're pretty much setup to succeed [at OSU]."

What exactly will Dale be looking for if he visits Michigan?

"I don't really know a lot," Dale admitted, when asked what he knows about U-M. "But I would love to get to know a lot about Michigan. That would be a place I would consider going if I got that offer. I would love to get to know the past and how everything was run there, tradition and legacy."

With double digit offers, Dale says Florida, Oregon, UCLA, Tennessee and Ole Miss are some of the programs sticking out right now in his recruitment.

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