Michigan had 17 true freshmen on the trip to Dallas for the season opener, and 12 actually saw playing time against Alabama.
His awkward departure from Tennessee hasn't prevented Lane Kiffin from trying to recruit the state, with Memphis offensive lineman Christian Morris being his latest target.
With the Tide possibly looking for an heir to Trent Richardson, four-star recruit T.J. Yeldon is ready to audition for the job.
The 2012 signees who didn't enroll early are following school guidelines for working out and eating right so they arrive on campus as ready to go as possible.
Kent Perkins, a toweing lineman and Texas commit, is getting comfortable with his mammoth size and recruiting notoriety.
After a lull in the rivalry, Michigan and Ohio State are butting heads again on the recruiting trail, with neither Brady Hoke nor Urban Meyer willing to back down.
ILB Joe Bolden, an early enrollee, cracked into the final ESPNU 150, giving Michigan four commits among the elite group.
In 2012, Michigan will have to replace some of its most reliable players due to graduation along the defensive line.
Coming off its national title victory, Alabama will have to replace plenty of talent at several positions. Here's an early look at how the lineup might shake out.
With the Tide possibly looking for an heir to Trent Richardson, four-star recruit T.J. Yeldon arrived on campus Tuesday ready to audition for the job.
While Steve Bisheff isn't ready to say that USC could have beaten Alabama on Monday, he's sure the Trojans would have tested Bama's defense a lot more than LSU did.
TideNation's Alex Scarborough hands out his offensive awards for the national title team
Matt Barkley has had gaudy stretches, but hasn't gotten the continous hype of Trent Richardson or Andrew Luck.
Cass Tech commits Terry Richardson and Royce Jenkins-Stone face future Michigan teammate Shane Morris this week in the playoffs.
Michigan commits Shane Morris and Matt Godin have been out studying upcoming opponents when their high school teams aren't playing.