2014 LB just getting started 

August, 20, 2012
Michigan has the opportunity to be picky with what linebackers it takes in the 2014 class. With depth being built from the current roster and the 2012 and 2013 classes and 2014 linebacker Michael Ferns (St. Clairsville, Ohio/St. Clairsville) already committed, the numbers will be tight.

That's part of the reason why the coaching staff hasn't extended offers to some of the Midwest prospects that will most likely be top recruits in the area, including Tinashe Bere (Cincinnati/Sycamore).

"I've been hearing from most of the Big Ten, and also West Virginia, North Carolina and Boston College," he said. "I would really like to get offers from Ohio State, Michigan, Wisconsin and Michigan State, though. I'm from Ohio, so it would be a big deal to get one from Ohio State. Michigan said they want a top linebacker so it would mean a lot from them, too."
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