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The Time was Right for Marshall

Michigan landed another big recruiting fish Saturday morning when four-star Southfield (MI) defensive end Lawrence Marshall chose the Wolverines over other finalists Oklahoma, Notre Dame, and Michigan State. "The best players from Michigan gotta go to Michigan," he said proudly.

Lawrence Marshall had been holding on to a secret in recent weeks.  During that same time the four-star defensive end had been the subject of rampant speculation. Many fans and even some recruiting pundits had him signed, sealed, and delivered to Michigan State.  All the while Michigan’s newest commitment knew otherwise. “I was thinking about committing (to Michigan) for like a month now...