Recruiting Mailbag 

January, 30, 2012
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WolverineNation runs a recruiting mailbag feature every week and conducts a live chat in the weeks when the mailbag doesn't run. Here's a look at this week's questions from the readers:

Q: Josh, Columbus, Ohio: Do you think Michigan is back to where it can keep up with Ohio State in recruiting? It seems like Michigan isn’t getting the players they’re recruiting against the Buckeyes.

A: This season was a bit of an anomaly with Ohio State’s NCAA sanctions and such, but Michigan so far has five prospects committed with Ohio State offers. Compare that number to the five that Michigan landed in the three previous years combined.
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