Doles eyes U-M linemen

2014 prospect was impressed by scene on sideline at Big House

Updated: September 12, 2012, 4:54 PM ET
By Chantel Jennings | WolverineNation
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- As 2014 left tackle recruit Tommy Doles (Grand Rapids, Mich./Grand Rapids Christian) sat in Michigan Stadium on Saturday, he reminded himself that he was not there as a fan. But amidst the sea of maize, the B-2 stealth bomber flyover and the Michigan Marching Band's booming music, it was easy to forget sometimes.

But he had come to the Big House with a mission: to take in his first game as a recruit at a school that has already offered him a scholarship. And by the time the game actually kicked off, he had remembered that and began watching the game differently than he ever had before.