ESPN 150 athlete John "JuJu" Smith, yet another Long Beach Poly product, is a versatile performer on and off the field.
More than 30 prospects in the 2014 class already have offers from Michigan and Ohio State. Tom VanHaaren takes a look at five of the bigger battles.
Hinsdale, Ill., 2014 tight end prospect Ian Bunting is adjusting to a change from wide receiver and a rapidly escalating recruiting process.
Enoch Smith Jr., a 2014 DL, has nine offers including Notre Dame, and he's being tracked closely by Michigan and Ohio State.
Parrker Westphal, a 2014 CB, is coached at Bolingbrook (Ill.) High School by Todd Howard, a former Michigan DB.
Michigan Wolverines 2013 tight end commit Jake Butt can do it all, including laundry.
When a recruit gives a verbal commitment, it is a huge shift in any player's life and it's all predicated on a simple, inexplicable, gut feeling.
Michigan's running backs are off to a slow start in 2012, which brings to mind recruiting at that position for next season and beyond.
2014 prospects understand nothing might be more important than the highlight tapes from the first few games of their junior seasons.
2014 OT Tommy Doles didn't get caught up in the hype at Michigan's home opener and liked his inside look at the program.
2014 QB Tyler Wiegers camped at Michigan and is hoping to earn an offer from the Wolverines.
Michigan commits were surprised by the ease with which Alabama routed their team, but it didn't seem to have any major effect.
Alabama is the favorite against Michigan, but the Wolverines and their recruiting will benefit from the competition and national exposure of the neutral site game
Parrker Westphal learned from his older brother about dealing with the recruiting process. Parrker is taking his time, but has found a standard bearer in Michigan.
With 18 players at the invite-only Columbus NFTC, college coaches will be beating a path to Detroit Cass Tech in the next couple of years.
Class of 2014 defensive end Da'Shawn Hand's recruitment is already frenetic, but the Woodbridge, Va., prospect is keeping it all in perspective.