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June-July 2013 - Wolverine

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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  commitment profile Wolverines Snag Receiving Tight End Ian Bunting When Hinsdale (Ill.) Central tight end Ian Bunting was invited to Michigan's overtime vic‑ tory over Northwestern in Michigan Stadium last fall, he didn't realize that he was a serious U‑M target. He hadn't heard much from the Wolver‑ ines, but it wasn't due to a lack of effort: he simply hadn't picked up his mail. "At first, I thought that Michigan wasn't try‑ ing to contact me at all because I hadn't gotten any letters from them," Bunting recalled with a chuckle. "Then it turns out that my coach was just not giving me letters that were coming in. So one day he handed me a stack of like over 50 let‑ ters, and then a bunch of those were from Michi‑ gan, so it was good to get the stack of letters." There was nothing ma‑ licious in the actions of Hinsdale Central coach Rich Tarka. He simply didn't involve himself that closely in Bunting's Despite missing the majority of his junior season with an process. Although he ankle injury, Bunting was rated as the nation's No. 14 tight made himself available end nationally by photo courtesy to give advice — and

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