Michigan vs. its rivals in the ESPN 150 over the past five years 

April, 16, 2012
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Every year, ESPN ranks out the top 150 recruits in the country based off combines, camps and highlight reels.

The experts don’t always get it right. Players like Jordan Kovacs and Blake Countess never appeared on the list, despite being staples in the Wolverines' secondary. And there are players that make the list and then are never heard from again once they hit the college circuit.

And the most successful school on the field doesn't always get the most top recruits on the trail.
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