In his recruiting mailbag, Tom VanHaaren writes that fans should be very excited about Derrick Green but not lose sight of other RB commits Deveon Smith and Wyatt Shallman.
Wyatt Shallman is a 6-foot-3, 245-pound fullback who is eager for Michigan to return to its power run game roots.
The 2013 commits all took official visits recently and said they already have formed a close bond.
While Michigan's coaching staff is doing fine on its own on the recruiting trail, some of its commitments have picked up the ball and run with it, too.
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.
Five things WolverineNation recruiting writers Tom VanHaaren and Chantel Jennings learned this week.
Five things WolverineNation recruiting writer Tom VanHaaren learned this week.
Five things WolverineNation recruiting writer Tom VanHaaren learned from The Opening.
Recruits have come to love the BBQ in the Big House event, which allows them to see another side of Michigan football
A look at Michigan's offensive recruiting during the past two cycles compared to the defensive recruiting of rivals Ohio State, Michigan State and Notre Dame.
After having only four commitments at this time a year ago, Michigan has a nation's best 17 commitments in the class of 2013. And a strong bond has formed among them.
A look at how Michigan's 2013 recruiting class shakes out as April approaches.
In his recruiting mailbag Tom Van Haaren writes that Michigan's early 2013 success has allowed it to get a jump on 2014 recruiting.
Wyatt Shallman had schools mention tight end or H-back. He wasn't interested. When Michigan told him it wanted him as a running back, he was sold.
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.