August 14, 2012
Recruiting: The Present, The Future
And so it begins. Michigan picked up its first Class of 2014 verbal recently when talented linebacker Michael Ferns (St. Clairsville, Ohio) announced for the Wolverines.
Ferns first came to my attention in June 2011 when I was perusing the results of a combine that was held in western Pennsylvania. As I was going through the list of combine attendees and making notes of ones who could have future D-I potential, the figures for one particular freshman stood out - Ferns, who measured in at 6-2 ½, 218 with a 4.72 forty and 4.29 shuttle.
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