Michigan landed its second ESPN 300 linebacker in as many days on Monday when Jaydon Hood announced his commitment to the Wolverines. Hood is the No. 191-ranked prospect overall, and he had been considering Miami, Kentucky, Minnesota, Louisville, South Carolina and a handful of other offers.
He is now joining his teammate Ja'Den McBurrows in this class for Michigan, as both prospects are from Saint Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
The Wolverines added ESPN 300 outside linebacker Junior Colson out of Brentwood, Tennessee, on Sunday, and now they get Hood, an inside linebacker, in the fold. That addition seemed to resonate with the Michigan coaches, as head coach Jim Harbaugh, defensive coordinator Don Brown and linebackers coach Brian Jean-Mary all did cartwheels in Hood's commitment video posted to social media.
Michigan lands its second ESPN 300 linebacker in as many days with Jaydon Hood.— Tom VanHaaren (@TomVH) May 25, 2020
His commitment video below includes Michigan coaches Jim Harbaugh and Don Brown doing cartwheels pic.twitter.com/aUuF73Mfm4
Michigan now has six ESPN 300 commitments in the class and 15 total commitments. Prior to the Wolverines adding Colson and Hood, the class was ranked No. 14 overall. With the new additions, Michigan is likely on its way up when the rankings are updated.