April, 17, 2013
By Chantel Jennings | ESPN Insider
Tom Hauck for ESPN.comESPN Watch List defensive end Malik McDowell doesn't exactly have to worry about losing a potential spot in Michigan's 2014 class.ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The weather is warming up in Michigan, which means a few things: basketball is over, spring football is most definitely over, and camps and combines are right around the corner. So, since recruiting is going to dominate the airwaves for the next few months as Brady Hoke puts this next class together, I decided to dedicate most of today’s mailbag to questions about the 2014 class.
Next week Mike is taking care of this, so get your questions to him (email@example.com or @MikeRothstein). Now, on to this week’s questions...
1) Micah Nuechterlein via Twitter: If Lawrence Marshall (Southfield, Mich./Southfield) were to commit, would they still take Malik McDowell (Detroit/Loyola) and Da’Shawn Hand (Woodbridge, Va./Woodbridge) in this class? A: I really don’t see that happening. But, if it did (and crazier things have happened), then yes, I do think that they would take all three. Because you just don't pass on a Da'Shawn Hand or Malik McDowell. They are all different players along the line, so as long as the numbers work the coaches wouldn't pass on any of them. That might not matter, though, because they all seem to have different timelines to make their decision. The coaches are aware of where they stand with each guy and how many spots they have left, so I wouldn't worry too much about this scenario.
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12:50 2nd Qtr 16 Wisconsin 3 Iowa 3 1:45 1st Qtr Maryland 0 Michigan 3 Final Penn State 14 Illinois 16 Final Indiana 27 6 Ohio State 42 Final 25 Minnesota 28 23 Nebraska 24 Final Northwestern 38 Purdue 14 Final Rutgers 3 11 Michigan State 45