Michigan was set to pass on future All-American center Steve Everitt because he didn't fit their recruiting criteria for offensive linemen.
Michigan's 2014 OL targets.
Five-star OL Ethan Pocic has a Michigan offer, but he's planning to take his time, as well as take visits throughout the country.
OL Colin McGovern attends the same high school as former Iowa G Eric Steinbach, the Big Ten lineman of the year in 2002. Dave Ernst, who coached both, sees similarities.
Michigan has had varied success in recruiting linemen from Illinois, but it's never seen as deep an OL crop as Illinois has in the 2013 class.
2012 OL commit Kyle Kalis has all of the tools to join the pantheon of Michigan greats along the offensive front.
Michigan would like to fill two spots in the 2012 class with offensive linemen, and the coaches already have made a bunch of offers in the trenches for 2013.
2013 OL prospect Ethan Pocic is 66, 280 pounds, already has offers from Notre Dame, Michigan State and Wisconsin, and attends the same high school as current Michigan center David Molk. It's fair to say the Wolverines are keeping an eye on him.
Michigan's search for offensive linemen for the 2013 class is reaching far and wide for the best in the nation.
Junior JB Butler paves the way for senior RB Ty Isaac, one of the nation's top prospects. The lineman is starting to garner major interest of his own.
Downers Grove, Ill., offensive lineman Erik Swenson can't drive a car, but the Class of 2016 prospect is already driving back helpless defenders.
Denzel Ward is a 6-foot-9 OT prospect out of Chicago who set aside basketball to focus on football and has seen that move pay off.
2014 prospect Nic Weishar has the prototypical size and skill set be be an impact tight end at the next level.
Michigan's offensive line haul in this cycle borders on ridiculous already, as all five OL commits are in the initial ESPN 150.
After spending last season in Texas, Detroit Cass Tech offensive lineman David Dawson is looking forward to getting his shot at a state championship.