TE prospect groomed for success
With skillful hands, and needing only to bulk up, Funchess should see early time
Updated: September 20, 2011, 9:53 PM ETBy Tom VanHaaren | WolverineNation
Editor's note: WolverineNation recruiting editor Tom VanHaaren will rank the Wolverines' commitments from 10-1 according to the importance of each to the 2012 roster. Prospect No. 9 is tight end Devin Funchess Devin Funchess (Farmington Hills, Mich./Harrison) is one of the top prospects in the state and was a big pickup for the Wolverines.
The new Al Borges-led offense will feature the tight end position, and Funchess provides a lot of versatility there. He is light in the weight department, but that allows the Michigan coaches to keep him as a lighter pass-catching tight end -- if that is where they see him in the offense.
Scott Stewart for ESPNHSIncoming freshman TE Devin Funchess could develop into a serious receiving threat in Al Borges' offense.
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PROSPECT A DAY
The Wolverines have 23 commits in the 2012 class. WolverineNation is ranking each of them by importance to next year's overall roster.
No. 1• OL Kyle Kalis
No. 2• LB Royce Jenkins-Stone
No. 3• S Jarrod Wilson
No. 4• OT Erik Magnuson
No. 5• LB James Ross
No. 6• DT Ondre Pipkins
No. 7• DE Tom Strobel
No. 8• CB Terry Richardson
No. 9• TE Devin Funchess
No. 10• OL Caleb Stacey
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