Michigan Football recruiting: Reon Dawson commits

Michigan Football recruiting update

Michigan Football Recruiting

Reon Dawson (espn photo)

Michigan picked up commitment #26 on Monday when Reon Dawson made it known that he would be playing his college football in Ann Arbor. A 3-star prospect, Dawson had been committed to Illinois. He checks in at 6-foot-1, 175 pounds and will play cornerback at Michigan. Dawson is from Trotwood-Madison (Ohio) the same school as linebacker commit Mike McCray II and former Wolverines Roy Roundtree, Brandon Moore and Michael Shaw.

Dawson has good speed, ball skills and football instinct. He is the 6th defensive back in Michigan’s 2013 class.

As, I mentioned above, this gives Michigan 26 commits for 2013. That number could swell as high as 28 which begs the question, how can they sign 28 recruits to letters of intent when a capacity class is supposed to be 25? The answer is early enrollees. Michigan’s 2013 class has 6 of them and they can count 3 of them towards the 2012 class.

The early enrollees are; Kyle Bosch, Jake Butt, Taco Charltan, Ross Douglas, Logan Tuley-Tillman, and Dymonte Thomas.

So who might be the final pieces to the puzzle for Michigan’s 2013 class?

We know Derrick Green is set to announce on January 26th and Michigan may be in the driver’s seat. Brady Hoke was scheduled for an in-home visit with Green on January 14th.

Michigan has offered Macomb Lutheran North kicker JJ McGrath as a preferred walk on. McGrath has a similar offer from LSU and is expected to decide this week where he will go.

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Here is Michigan’s complete 2013 commitment list.

Player
Pos.
Hometown
Hgt./Wgt.
Ranking
Notes
Kyle BoschOLWheaton, Illinois6-5/2854-starUSA Today 2nd team All-American
Jake ButtTEPickerington, Ohio6-5/2204-starUS Army All-American
Taco CharltonDEPickerington, Ohio6-6/2404-starSemper Fidelis All-American
David DawsonOLDetroit, Michigan6-4/2824-starConsidered the #1 offensive guard in the country by ESPNU
Reon DawsonCBTrotwood, Ohio6-1/1753-starA high school teammate of Linebacker commit Mike McCray II
Ross DouglasCBAvon, Ohio5-10/1804-star2013 Semper Fidelis All-American
Jaron DukesWRColumbus, Ohio6-5/195NRJunior season stats: 36 catches for 670 yards and 7 TDs
Chris FoxOLParker, Colorado6-6/3004-starRanked #46 overall by rivals.com and a member of the ESPNU 150
Ben GedeonLBHudson, Ohio6-3/2154-starRated as the #8 ILB by rivals.com
Derrick GreenRBRichmond, Virginia6-0/2205-starRanked the #1 RB in the nation by rivals and scout
Delano HillSDetroit, Michigan6-0/1984-starRanked the #23 safety by rivals.com
Khalid HillTEDetroit, Michigan6-2/2303-starHauled in 29 passes for 448 yards and 6 TDs as a junior
Maurice Hurst Jr.DTWestwood, Massachusetts6-2/2754-starRated the #23 DT by scout.com
Da'Mario JonesWRWestland, Michigan6-2/1853-star
Patrick KuglerOLWexford, PA6-5/2805-starIs ranked #54 overall by rivals. Is a member of the ESPNU 150
Jourdan LewisCBDetroit, Michigan5-11/1704-starUS Army All-American
Mike McCrayLBTrotwood, Ohio6-4/2304-starRanked #44 overall by rivals.com. Is a member of the ESPNU 150
JJ McGrathKMacomb, Michigan6-3/228Preferred walk-on
Shane MorrisQBWarren, Michigan6-3/1855-starConsidered the top QB recruit in the class of 2013
Henry PoggiDTBaltimore, Maryland6-4/2605-star1st team USA Today All-American
Dan SamuelsonOLPlymouth, IN6-5/2853-starCan play tackle of guard
Wyatt ShallmanATHNovi, Michigan6-3/2554-starIs considered the #1 ranked fullback by scout.com
Deveon SmithRBWarren, Ohio5-11/1954-starRanked #53 overall by scout.com
Channing StriblingSMathews, NC6-2/1702-starHad 6 interceptions and 14 PBUs as a junior
Scott SypniewskiLSOttawa, Illinois6-1/2303-starRanked the #2 long snapper in the country
Dymonte ThomasSAlliance, Ohio6-1/1755-starUS Army All-American
Logan Tuley-TillmanOTPeoria, Illinois6-7/2954-starUnder Armor All-American
Csont'e YorkWRHarper Woods, Michigan6-3/1853-starHe is ranked the #67 WR by scout.com
  • http://twitter.com/isportsJoe Joe White

    Definitely a position of need but I’m eager for some skill position guys.

  • http://isportsweb.com Rob White

    Derrick Green is the last remaining skill position target.