The Wolverine

August 2014

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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  COMMITMENT PROFILE Michigan missed out on Avon (Conn.) Old Farms tight end Chris Clark in March when he committed to North Carolina. Fortunately for the Wolverines, they got a do-over in his recruitment when he opted to continue visiting other schools and eventually decommitted from the Tar Heels. Round two of the Clark sweep- stakes concluded June 19 with a Maize and Blue finish. The No. 4 tight end and No. 146 overall player nationally according to gave his commitment to head coach Brady Hoke while on an unofficial visit to Ann Arbor. "Towards the end of the day when we were leaving — they were into the mind that I wasn't committing, so they seemed a little bummed out. As they were saying goodbye, I told them that I'd learned a couple new things throughout the day, and I just thought that Michigan was the best spot," Clark explained. "In case football didn't work out, I would have an opportunity to get a great degree, and the people I meet and connections I make would set me up for a great future in my life. "I just said there's no possible way that I wasn't going to come to Michi- Michigan Wins In The End For Tight End Chris Clark Clark, who is rated the No. 4 tight end in the country by, caught 34 passes for 410 yards and seven touchdowns in just 10 games as a junior. PHOTO COURTESY RIVALS.COM

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