(WJBK) - Rashan Gary, the nation's No. 1 recruit, has picked the University of Michigan. The defensive tackle from Paramus Catholic High School in New Jersey made his announcement on ESPN. He also posted this announcement on Twitter:
Michigan was the presumptive front-runner. His old high school coach works for the Wolverines, Michigan's star defensive back Jabrill Peppers also went to Paramus Catholic and there are several other New Jersey players heading to Michigan in this recruiting class.
Clemson was in the running, as well as a few Southeastern Conference schools.
This story contains information from The Associated Press.