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Michigan Thinks "Big" - Moves on Hopkins

Flower Mound (TX) Marcus high RB Stephen Hopkins is the latest big back target for the Michigan Wolverines. The bruising runner has drawn comparisons to a former Big Ten standout and is open to leaving the state. He chatted with GoBlueWolverine recently about his offer list, decision criteria, his timeline, and more. Is there an early favorite for his services?

The Michigan Wolverines have landed their share of smaller/quicker tailbacks over the past few years, but Brandon Minor's performance last season dispelled the uninformed notion that a bigger back can't excel in Rich Rodriguez's offense also.  In the rough and rugged Big Ten, the power back will always have his place.  As Minor enters his last season donning the winged helmet, Michigan...