When a prospect calls a coach to tell him he's committing, it touches off a celebration. The flip side is what comes after, when the same prospect must inform the programs he isn't chosshing.
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 offensive line haul in this cycle borders on ridiculous already, as all five OL commits are in the initial ESPN 150.
Michigan has secured 10 commitments this month and is more than halfway home to its 2013 recruiting class. So what's left?
As Michigan sizes up its 2013 needs and targets, it appears as though depth on both lines will remain critical.
Brady Hoke and his staff reeled in a signing class topped by four big men who make up one of the deepest Michigan offensive line classes in recent memory.