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Best class scenario: Michigan Wolverines

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David Long commits to Michigan (2:21)

Number five athlete recruit David Long announces that he will be attending Michigan, why he chose the Wolverines and gives his take on Jim Harbaugh's recruiting tactics. (2:21)

Jim Harbaugh has Michigan sitting at No. 5 in the RecruitingNation class rankings, and the Wolverines remain one of a handful of teams with a chance at the top spot. With Michigan having never signed a top-5 class in the 10 years ESPN has ranked prospects, the momentum the next two weeks could provide in future classes means there is a lot on the line.

When taking a look at the best class scenario for the Wolverines, there are seven names that would be game- and program-changers, led by a player who would be the first No. 1 player signed by a Big Ten school in ESPN's 11 seasons of ranking players: