February 6, 2013

TheWolverine.come staff predictions for 2013 class

By the end of the morning, Michigan will have signed 27 recruits, including one at every position except kicker/punter. What can U-M fans expect out of this class? The staff of TheWolverine.com weighs in on its potential.

How did Michigan fare in fulfilling its needs?

Tim Sullivan: Michigan did an excellent job filling almost every need. Depth on offensive and defensive lines was a huge issue when this coaching staff arrived, and they addressed it this year more than any other with a big (both in terms of individuals and the sheer number of them) class on offense and a very talented one that fills specific needs on D. The one need that wasn't filled completely was wide receiver. Although Jaron Dukes and Csont'e York fill that "outside receiver" need, and Da'Mario Jones is an underrated all-purpose wideout, that big-time, field-stretching Braylon Edwards-type isn't in this class, unless somebody really exceeds expectations.

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