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January 2016

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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M ichigan's 2016 recruiting class has already seen some attrition, with Southfield (Mich.) High four-star running back Matt Falcon flipping to Western Michigan when the opportu- nity to play football in Ann Arbor was eliminated due to knee injuries. On Dec. 6, another prospect opted to look elsewhere. Norco (Calif.) High quarterback Vic- tor Viramontes earned a Michigan of- fer at the Wolverines' June 13 satellite camp in Fresno, Calif., and committed to become a Wolverine two days later.'s No. 19 dual-threat quar- terback nationally and No. 52 senior in California opted to open things up just a few days after visiting for the Wol- verines' regular-season finale against Ohio State Nov. 28. "After talking it over with my fam- ily, I have decided to decommit from the University of Michigan and reopen my recruiting process," he said. "I'd like to personally thank Coach [Jim] Harbaugh and the staff for the great opportunity. I would also like to thank the Michigan fans for being great along the process. I wish Michigan the best of luck." The 6-0, 214-pounder participated in the Rivals Five-Star Challenge in Balti-   MICHIGAN RECRUITING Wolverines Lose Victor Viramontes And David Reese Viramontes, the No. 19 dual-threat quarterback in the country according to, likely would have switched to H-Back or linebacker at U-M, so he decided to reopen his recruit- ment to find a place where he can play under center. PHOTO COURTESY RIVALS.COM

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