To give everyone a little bit of a scouting report/idea at who Michigan is going after, we have done our best to come up with the NFL and college comparisons of Michigan\’s top recruits and commitments for the 2015 recruiting class. These aren\’t the career\’s or personalities they are going to have, but the player\’s game that they remind us of the most.
Just make sure to give us a break, we didn\’t do every recruit and this isn\’t the easiest thing to do:
Shaun Crawford – Lamarcus Joyner
– Both undersized and tackling machines.
Garrett Taylor – Stephen Gilmore
– Both are over 6\’0\’\’ and have very aggressive styles.
Tyree Kinnel – Glover Quin
– Both are smart playmakers and neither are elite athletes
George Campbell – AJ Green
– Both are long, athletic and elite talents as #1 wide receivers.
Damien Harris – Matt Forte
– Both are fast, physical runners that can make plays in the passing game.
Mike Weber – Mark Ingram
– Both are angry, tough runners out of Michigan.
Brian Cole – David Terrell
– Both are extremely athletic playmakers all over the field.
Justin Hilliard – Derrick Johnson
– Both are explosive, tackling machines.
Darrin Kirkland Jr – David Harris
– Both are prototypical middle linebackers that are not the fleetest of foot.
Asmar Bilal – D\’Qwell Jackson
-Both are top end athletes that can play any linebacker position.
Osa Masina – Kyle Van Noy
-Both are long, playmaking outside/blitzing linebackers.
Keisean Lucier-South – Chandler Jones
– Both are long, athletic, pass rushing defensive ends.
Jashon Cornell – Willie Young
– Both are aggressive but patient pass rushers.
Tim Settle – BJ Raji
– Both are big, thick nose tackles that can run stop and pass rush.
Alex Malzone – Kirk Cousins
-Both are smart, leaders with great mechanics.
David Sills – Johnny Manziel
-Both are elusive, playmaking signal callers without elite athleticism.
Travis Waller – Robert Griffin III
-Both are athletic run or pass quarterbacks that play with swag.
Brandon Wimbush – Tahj Boyd
-Both are strong armed, pocket passers that can run when needed.
Tyrone Wheatley Jr – Brandon Pettigrew
-Both are sneaky good athletes that can block and catch.
Tyriq Thompson – DeMeco Ryans
-Both are aggressive, downhill linebackers that can play inside or outside.
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