Four-star defensive end picks Michigan over Alabama, Notre Dame, Ohio State
Jim Harbaugh didn’t need one of his 39 satellite camps to land one of the top defensive end recruits in the country. In fact, Harbaugh didn’t have to leave his own state.
Corey Malone-Hatcher, the No. 6 recruit in Michigan, announced on Thursday that he’s coming to Ann Arbor in 2017.
The best players in Michigan go to 〽️ichigan ? pic.twitter.com/Km2M8aokRN
— corey malone-hatcher (@CMH2017) June 2, 2016
The four-star 2017 defensive end had offers from Alabama, Ohio State, Tennessee, UCLA, Wisconsin, Notre Dame, Michigan State, Oklahoma and Penn State. The four hats he brought to the table were Alabama, Michigan, Notre Dame and Wisconsin.
According to the Kalamazoo Gazette, Malone-Hatcher plans on enrolling early at Michigan in the winter of 2017.
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Malone-Hatcher, who is the No. 16 strong-side defensive end and No. 247 player overall, adds another key piece to an already loaded recruiting class. He’s Michigan’s fifth four-star talent and 13th commitment overall.
He’s the first defensive lineman to verbally commit to the Wolverines’ 2017 class, which ranks ninth in the nation and second in the B1G.
Corey Malone-Hatcher picks Michigan: https://t.co/TLN3abZXKO pic.twitter.com/ZNDm48uBzS
— Allen Trieu (@AllenTrieu) June 2, 2016