Michigan goes barbecruiting

VanHaaren: Five things we learned from the BBQ at the Big House

Updated: August 3, 2012, 10:20 AM ET
By Tom VanHaaren and Chantel Jennings | WolverineNation
Every week, WolverineNation writers Tom VanHaaren and Chantel Jennings will rack their brains for five interesting things they've learned over the past seven days. They promise nothing except that it will range from ridiculous to serious. And for the most part they'll try to stay away from funnel cakes and fruit pizza and keep it mainly to football recruiting. No promises though.

The focus this week surrounds what has become one of the bigger events on the Michigan recruiting calendar, the BBQ at the Big House: