- Tom VanHaaren, RecruitingNation
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. 2 is middle linebacker Royce Jenkins-Stone.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Middle linebacker might be the most important position in Greg Mattison's defense. Having a leader on the field, someone who can run the defense and make big plays, is a necessity.
The Michigan coaches have found that middle linebacker in Royce Jenkins-Stone. He is a hard-hitting, quick-twitch linebacker who loves taking on a leadership role.
Royce Jenkins-Stone is a four-star LB commit who grew up wanting to lead the Wolverines defense. He'll get his chance soon enough.