Every program has them. Prospects who decommit and go on to other programs to turn into star players, leaving fans wondering what could have been. It’s a part of recruiting and always will be.
Michigan is no different, but one of the biggest decommitments in the program’s history wasn’t a negative. In fact, the decommitment of quarterback Shavodrick Beaver from the 2009 class ended up benefiting the Wolverines and made room for one of the biggest playmakers in Michigan history, Denard Robinson.