Michigan Recruiting Targets in the First 2018 Rivals250

With the football season about to be here, Rivals has released their first Rivals250 for the 2018 recruiting class. Their list is full of top targets for the Michigan coaching staff and names to remember for the recruiting fans out there looking to see who Jim Harbaugh and his staff could sign in the next class:

Check out where Michigan’s top targets and commits landed on the 2018 Rivals250:

  • Excellent – Top Team
  • Very Good – Top Three
  • Good – Top Five
  • Fair – Puncher’s Chance
  • Poor – Likely Not Happening

2. WR Jalen Hall – Good

3. DE Xavier Thomas – Fair

7. DB Tyreke Johnson – Fair

15. DE Micah Parsons – Penn State/Good

19. OT Brey Walker – Oklahoma/Fair

23. OL Jamaree Salyer – Fair

24. WR Justyn Ross – Good

26. DL Tyler Friday – Very Good

28. RB Jaelen Gill – Fair

32. OL Marquan McCall – Very Good

33. WR L’Christian Smith – Good

35. QB Artur Sitkowski – Very Good

36. WR Brian Hightower – Fair

38. ATH Jaiden Woodbey – Fair

44. OL Penei Sewell – Good

49. LB Palaie Gaoteote – Fair

50. TE Zack Kuntz – Fair

53. QB Dorian Thompson-Robinson – Very Good

56. RB TJ Pledger – Fair

59. DT Taron Vincent – Fair

62. OT Richard Gouraige – Good

64. OT Jackson Carman – Good

71. DB Aashari Crosswell – Fair

76. DE Dorian Hardy – Very Good

77. WR Jahan Dotson – Good

82. TE Malcolm EppsAlabama/Good

83. CB Kalon Gervin – Very Good

89. DB Brendan Radley-Hiles – Fair

90. DT PJ Mustipher – Fair

92. DT Michael Thompson – Very Good

95. WR Justin ShorterPenn State/Fair

96. TE Trenton Gillison – Good

102. OL Marcus Jenkins – Fair

105. CB Tyson Campbell – Fair

107. LB Teradja Mitchell – Poor

109. DT Matthew Jones – Fair

115. LB Soloman Tuliaupupu – Good

118. TE Leonard TaylorCOMMITTED

126. WR Marquise Spiker – Fair

127. OG Emil Ekiyor – Good

133. TE Jeremy Ruckert – Fair

139. WR Elijah Moore – Good

141. OG Jalil IrvinCOMMITTED

151. OT Nicholas Petit-Frere – Good

168. DE Malik Vann – Fair

171. LB Salua Masina – Fair

174. RB Markese SteppNotre Dame/Fair

181. OL Finn Dirstine – Good

183. OT Antwan Reed – Very Good

186. S Isheem Young – Fair

188. ATH Thomas Booker – Very Good

192. WR Austin Osborne – Fair

193. ATH Kyler McMichael – Fair

215. WR Jacob Copeland – Good

219. DB Xavier Henderson – Good

222. TE Judge Culpepper – Good

223. RB Iverson Clement – Fair

225. WR Jasiah Provilion – Fair

229. LB Dallas Gant – Fair

238. OL Tyrone Simpson – Fair

240. WR Will Mallory – Excellent

242. TE Mushapha Muhammad – Very Good

248. LB Bumper Pool – Good

What do you think of the first release of the 2018 Rivals250? Are Michigan targets too high? Too low? Let us know in the comment section below!

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