September 14, 2011

Pocic takes first Big House visit

Lemont (Ill.) junior offensive lineman Ethan Pocic visited Michigan for their thrilling victory over Notre Dame on Saturday, and came away impressed with what he saw. It was his first trip to the Big House, and the largest stadium in college football exceeded his expectations.

In addition to witnessing an exciting game, he had the opportunity to catch up with some friends made on the summer camp circuit. Those relationships might eventually play a role in his decision-making process, but he's a long way from offering a commitment to any school.

Though he's not ready to narrow down his list, Michigan will play a role in his recruitment. Wolverines center David Molk is a product of Lemont High School, and is friends with Pocic's older brother, Graham (a junior lineman at the University of Illinois). Despite not offering yet, Michigan has shown plenty of interest.

At 6-7 and 285 pounds as a high school junior, he certainly has the size to be a BCS-level talent. If he receives an offer from Michigan, the Wolverines will be right in the mix.

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