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Brandon Smith commits to Michigan

572020
Michigan has picked up its 17th commitment for the class of 2008, adding New Brunswick (N.J.) star safety Brandon Smith. A top priority for the Wolverines for some time, he maintained an interest throughout the coaching change, and declared his intentions on national television at the Army All-American Bowl.
"Next year, I'll be a Wolverine baby," he stated, expanding on the effect the coaching change had on his interest. "We've got a great head coach in Rich Rodriguez. I'm not worried about the coaching change at all."
Standing in at 6-3, 210 pounds, Smith also plays quarterback for his high school team, a position where some schools have also pursued him. However, he has stated a desire to play on the defensive side of the ball in college, which fits well with the Wolverines needs, given the departure of senior safeties Jamar Adams and Brandent Englemon.
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Brandon Smith Photo Feature - care of Cyle Nunemaker.
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