Newest commit finds kindred spirit
2014 OT Ward strikes up friendship with 2013 commit Tuley-Tillman
Updated: October 22, 2012, 10:11 AM ETBy Chantel Jennings | WolverineNation
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Michigan coach Brady Hoke and the Wolverines celebrated a small victory Saturday morning even before the Wolverines took the field against the Spartans when 6-foot-9, 295-pound offensive tackle Denzel Ward (Chicago/Hales Franciscan) committed to Michigan.
"He [Hoke] was way more excited than I expected," Ward said. "He jumped way up and gave me a hug and everything. He was more hype than I was. That was crazy. I've seen him in game situations when he's happy and when I met him he was a cool guy, but I never thought I'd bring that type of excitement to someone like that just by pledging to be a part of their program."
Chantel Jennings/ESPN.comCommit Denzel Ward has sent game tapes to the Michigan coaches to get tips on how to imiprove.
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