Michigan's annual "BBQ at the Big House" has been deemed a massive success in the past, and the 2016 event was no different. Jim Harbaugh and the Wolverines hosted some of the best high school talent in the country over the weekend, and one five-star prospect was reportedly quite impressed with Ann Arbor.
Steve Lorenz of 247Sports ($) brings word that Darnay Holmes, who rates as a top-20 prospect nationally, could see Michigan at or near the top of his list alongside UCLA.
According to one source, the strong belief as of now is that this recruitment will eventually come down to Michigan and UCLA. The Bruins have been the under the radar leader for a while according to most we've talked to because there's a pull to keep him closer to home. However, the Wolverines made significant headway on Friday and Saturday and have positioned themselves well.
Holmes, who stands at 5-foot-10 and 190 pounds, ranks as the top cornerback in the country according to 247Sports, and this would be a huge win for Harbaugh and his crew. Michigan's tradition of excellence at the cornerback situation isn't up for debate, as the Wolverines have produced Charles Woodson, Ty Law and others even before the current crop (led by Jourdan Lewis) arrived on campus. Still, Holmes appears to be the type of impact player that Harbaugh desires and he will undoubtedly be in hot pursuit.
Michigan's recruiting prowess under Harbaugh has been impressive and the BBQ apparently had a positive impact on at least one elite-level prospect.
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