Top 50 Michigan football recruits for class of 2022: October update:
Here's a look at the top 50 football recruits in Michigan for the class of 2022. As we approach the signing days this winter, expect monthly updates to the list.
MSU BAKES ANOTHER TOP-10 PROSPECT WHILE RUNNING OUT OF THE TOP ten
Mel Tucker and the Spartans have done a wonderful job in acquiring top prospects in Michigan. Michigan State signed defensive back Dillon Tatum from West Bloomfield on Sept. 29.
Tatum is a four-star prospect with excellent track speed and the ability to play both ways as he makes measurable difference for West Bloomfield. Tatum was the state's top remaining recruit for quite a while, but he was also deciding between Michigan State and Michigan University. In the end, the Spartans snagged the talent who projects to play cornerback or nickel.
The addition of Tatum to the Spartans' 2022 recruiting class completes the impressive in-state haul for the team. Along with Tatum -- who is ranked No. 4 in MLives top 50 -- Michigan State has three more top 10 prospects in Dearborn Fordson wide receiver Antonio Gates Jr. (No. 5), Essexville Garber defensive lineman Alex VanSumeren (N 6) and Birmingham Groves athlete Jaden Mangham (no. 9). Tyrell Henry, a wide receiver from Roseville, is committed to Michigan State and sits at No. 11. All have four-star ratings, except for Henry, who is a three-Star prospect.
Will Johnson, a five-star receiver and defensive back at Grosse Pointe South, is the top-ranked recruit in Michigan. Tayshawn Trent (No. 7) is also a target for the Harper Woods in wide receivers. According to 247Sports' recruiting analysis, unsigned four-star Detroit Cass Tech defensive lineman Deone Walker (No. 12) is believed to be a Michigan commit.
Michael Williams, West Bloomfield linebacker/end standout, is the top uncommitted recruit remaining. He holds 16 offers and includes Michigan, Michigan State, Tennessee, Purdue, and Cincinnati in his top five, which Williams shared last summer.
MICHIGANS TOP 50 PROSPECTS IN 2022 CLASS
High School (Commitment):
1. Will Johnson, CB, Grosse Pointe South (Michigan)
2. Myles Rowser, DB, Belleville (Arkansas)
3. Josh Burnham, LB, Traverse City Central (Notre Dame)
4. Dillon Tatum, ATH, West Bloomfield (MICHIGAN STATE)
5. Antonio Gates Jr., WR, Dearborn Fordson (Michigan State)
(A (I) (To (B) Alex VanSumeren, DL, Essexville-Garber (Michigan State)
7. Tayshawn Trent, WR, Harper Woods (Michigan)
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9. Jaden Mangham, ATH, Birmingham Groves (Michigan State)
10. Nolan Ziegler, LB, Grand Rapids Catholic Central (Notre Dame)
11. Tyrell Henry, WR, Roseville (Michigan State)
12. Detroit Cass Tech's Deone Walker, DL, is a defensive end.
13. Lynn Wyche-El, WR, Detroit Martin Luther King, Jr.
14. Christian Rapley, ATH, Belleville, Canada
15.15.15 - 15.16.14. Jeremiah Caldwell, ATH, Belleville (Kentucky)
16. Tommy McIntosh, WR, DeWitt (Wisconsin)
17. Christion Stokes, ATH, Haper Woods (West Virginia)
18. Davonte Miles, DL, River Rouge, Davort E Mile, DDL Davannat Mile's Mile
19. Ashton Lepo, OL, Grand Haven (Michigan State),
20. Aaron Alexander, LB, Belleville (Michigan)
21. Bonnema, LB, Zeeland East (Western Michigan)
22. Jackson Pruitt, OL, Detroit Cass Tech (Detroit Ca Tech)
23. Belleville, Deshaun Lee, CB, Bellevilla,
24. Jordan Cannon, LB, Orchard Lake St. Marys School of Law
25. Masai Reddick, OL, Detroit Cass Tech (Tennessee)
26. Brady Ploucha, OT, Dearborn Fordson (Central Michigan)
27. James Livingston, OL, Dexter (Kansas)
28. Jordan Kwiatkowski, LB, Sterling Heights Stevenson (Central Michigan)
29. Elijah Jackson-Anderson, ATH, Grand Blanc (Eastern Michigan)
30. Jordan Ramsey, RB, Sterling Heights Stevenson (Central Michigan)
31. Cornell Perry, ATH, Woodhaven (Syracuse)
32. Dearborn Fordson, KaMarii Landers, OL, DearMaria Lander, OReilly Fordman,
33. Jameel Gardner, WR, Detroit Cass Tech (Bowling Green)
34. Dayvon Young, WR, Southfield A&T, Dayon Young
35. Glenie Cross, DB, Oak Park, Glenise
36. Levi Harber, OL, Montrose (Vanderbilt)
37. Cincear Lewis, DB, Kalamazoo Central (Cincinnati)
38 Ambrose Wilson, ATH, East Lansing (Central Michigan)
39. Kade Kostus, DL, Rockford (Central Michigan)
40 River Rouge (Bowling Green) WR, Jalen Holly
41. Larry Robinson, QB, Saline (Army)
42. Ty Holtz, QB, Dewitt (Brown)
43. Cephus Harris, RB, Chippewa Valley (Youngstown State)
44. Holt (Syracuse), Malachi Davis, DL, Malach Davis (City of Syracuse)
45. Jaris McIntosh, DB, Battle Creek Lakeview, battle Creek
46. Portage Central (Purdue) - Cross Watson, OL,
47. Warren De La Salle (Princeton) Will Beasley, DB, Will Beersley (DB)
48. Malachi Clark, DL, Roseville (Miami, Ohio)
49. Tyler Bivens, CB, Ann Arbor Huron (Kent State)
50. Olando Trader, CB, Jackson (Central Michigan)