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.
While most recruits base their decisions on connections with coaches, Amara Darboh was more concerned about connecting with teammates. That's why he committed to Michigan.
2013 commit Dymonte Thomas learned honor, respect and work ethic from his father, Frank, a former Marine who also coached Dymonte.
Michigan can't fill its roster with all Midwest prospects. It only makes sense that this staff is mining California, where it spent time establishing relationships with high school coaches while at San Diego State.
2013 OL Stephen Mathie visits Michigan and comes away with favorable reviews.