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2019 WR John Dunmore puts Michigan in top 7
On April 15, Hollywood (Fla.) Chaminade-Madonna Prep 2019 4-star athlete Te’Cory Couch committed to Michigan. Since then, he has been working to recruit his teammate, 2019 4-star wide receiver John Dunmore.
On June 1, Dunmore included Florida, Ohio State, Auburn, Penn State, Michigan, Miami (Fla.) and Florida State in his top 7.
Official Top 7 ‼️…. pic.twitter.com/wEkzACf556
— Jdsunn__ (@JohnDunmore2) June 1, 2018
Couch is also recruiting another teammate — 2019 4-star safety Keontra Smith, who is currently committed to Miami. Dunmore and Smith have offers from the Wolverines.
“I’m recruiting them, but we all have our own schools that we like,” Couch said in early May. “We have always dreamed of playing together since we were in little league. Now, we have a chance to do it, so why not.
“Growing up, it’s everyone’s dream to be a football player.”
Dunmore officially visited Michigan on April 14, and Couch is planning to bring him on a return visit at some point.
Since taking a trip to Ann Arbor, Dunmore received a visit from a Miami coach, which was packaged with an offer. He also was visited by Alabama.
Even though teams from the South are pushing for Dunmore’s commitment, he enjoys the way the Wolverines move the football on offense.
“[John] loves the way Michigan combines running the ball and throwing the ball,” Couch said. “Michigan needs receivers to go make plays and he likes that. He wants to be one of those receivers.”
Dunmore is ranked No. 107 in the country, No. 18 at his position and No. 15 in the state of Florida, according to 247Sports composite.
2019 LB Lance Dixon down to 5 schools, sets tentative date for Michigan official visit
Michigan has worked to catch up in the recruitment of West Bloomfield (Mich.) 2019 4-star outside linebacker Lance Dixon.
The Wolverines continued to make positive strides on June 1, as coach Jim Harbaugh’s team was included in the prized prospect’s top-5 list.
Top 5.. AGTG pic.twitter.com/CUCHozFO78
— 𝒜 𝒞 𝐸 ¹ᵏ (@Lance__Dixon) June 1, 2018
To go with Michigan, Dixon included Michigan State, Wisconsin, Ohio State and Penn State.
“I talk to coach Don Brown,” Dixon said of Michigan to Land of 10 Ohio State recruit writer Ryan Donnelly. “He wants me to come in and play Viper. He said if I get bigger or depending on how much I weigh my sophomore year, I could come in playing Viper and move to the Will position.
“Our high school runs [Michigan’s] defense, so it would definitely benefit me going up there because I would already know the system. I would only have to learn a few things.”
According to 247Sports’ Allen Trieu, Dixon plans to take his official visit to Michigan on June 22. He will take an official visit to Penn State on June 8 and Wisconsin on June 15.
In Wisconsin’s favor, Dixon has relationships in Madison. The Badgers signed two of his former West Bloomfield teammates, 3-star wide receivers Taj Mustapha and A.J. Abbott, in the 2018 class.
Dixon does not have a timetable for a decision. Right now, it appears Penn State and Wisconsin hold an edge. With official visits coming earlier rather than later, one could only assume he is planning to make a commitment before the 2018 football season starts at West Bloomfield.
The Wolverines have a shot to impress Dixon on June 22, as multiple Michigan commits — including Zach Carpenter and Nolan Rumler — will be on campus during that weekend.
“I’m not positive who all will be there, but Nolan said a bunch of the commits will be at Michigan,” Carpenter said. “About half the other commits.”
Dixon is ranked No. 252 in the 2019 class, No. 16 at his position and No. 5 in Michigan.
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