December 16, 2006

Ready to join the family

Whitehall (Mich.) defensive end Ryan VanBergen has been an unofficial member of the Michigan football team since last April when he made a verbal pledge to the Wolverines, but after his official visit to Ann Arbor last weekend, the 6-5, 260-pound prospect is feeling more a part of the Maize and Blue family. VanBergen spoke earlier this week about the visit and about his future.

A member of Whitehall's basketball team as well, VanBergen had to delay his arrival in Ann Arbor last weekend because of a Friday night basketball game in which he recorded 19 points and 10 rebounds against rival Montague. In fact, VanBergen posted a double-double in each of his first three games of the season. Although he got there late, the weekend was still wildly successful for the four-star prospect.



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