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Michigan jump-starts 2013 cycle

Analysis: Offense gets major boost from big RB, three OL as six prospects commit

Updated: February 19, 2012, 12:29 AM ET
By Tom VanHaaren | WolverineNation
It's likely that even the Michigan coaching staff came away surprised with what turned out to be a blockbuster Saturday, as six top prospects including four on the offensive side decided to pledge to the Wolverines.

David Dawson
Damon Sayles/ESPN.comOL David Dawson of Detroit Cass Tech committed to Michigan over offers from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida State and West Virginia, among others.
Running back Wyatt Shallman (Novi, Mich./Detroit Central Catholic), defensive end Taco Charlton (Pickerington, Ohio/Central), offensive linemen Kyle Bosch (Wheaton, Ill./St. Francis) and Chris Fox (Parker, Colo./Ponderosa), and Detroit Cass Tech teammates David Dawson, another offensive lineman, and Jourdan Lewis, a defensive back, all pulled the trigger early for the maize and blue.