The Wolverine

March 2016

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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2016 FOOTBALL RECRUITING ISSUE MEASURABLES • Recorded a max bench of 365 pounds and a max squat of 595 pounds. • Runs a 4.82 40-yard dash. STATISTICS • In his final campaign, he had 59 tackles, 24 tackles for loss and 10.5 sacks. • Was a key part of the defense that helped DePaul Catholic win back-to- back state championships in the Non- Public Division — Group 2 in 2014 and Group 3 last season. • Notched 42 tackles, eight tackles for loss and three sacks in his junior season. • Forced two fumbles and had 28 quarterback hurries during his career at DePaul Catholic. • Totaled 22 tackles, two sacks and two fumble recoveries as a sopho- more at Scotch Plains-Fanwood, where he was teammates with fellow U-M signee Rashan Gary. HONORS • Was ranked No. 19 in the 2015 Top 50 players in New Jersey. All-Star Games And Camps • Took part in the Rivals Camp Series in New Jersey. • Competed at Michigan's satellite camp, Lauren's First & Goal Camp, in June 2015. RECRUITMENT • Originally committed to Penn State on June 23, 2015. • Took an official visit to Michigan Jan. 15 and followed that up with an official to Penn State the next week, before deciding to reopen his recruitment on Jan. 25. • Later that same day, announced via Twitter that he would be flip - ping his commitment to Michigan. • C h o s e t h e Wo l v e r i n e s o v e r B oston College, Iowa, Wake For- est, West Virginia and Penn State, among others. NOTABLE • Born on Jan. 1, 1998. • Sister, Thabitha Dwumfour, plays basketball for Midland College. • Cousin, Nyan Boateng, played col- lege football at Florida and California, and then had a short stint in the NFL with the New York Giants. • High school teammate of Kareem Walker at DePaul Catholic. 2016 PROJECTION • The defensive line is expected to be an area of strength for the Wolverines MICHAEL DWUMFOUR DEFENSIVE TACKLE 6-2 • 310 DEPAUL CATHOLIC H.S. WAYNE, N.J. RANKINGS STARS NAT. POS. STATE ✪ ✪ ✪ — — 24 ✪ ✪ ✪ — 48 15 ✪ ✪ ✪ — 76 36 ✪ ✪ ✪ — 68 22

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