How U-M matches up in recruiting

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The improvement from Michigan's defense in the 2011 season was something fans hope continues in the future. Defensive coordinator Greg Mattison has a clear plan for restructuring the defense, and by all accounts it is headed in the right direction.

Michigan's recruiting efforts on defense have been stellar, and are helping give hope for things to come in Ann Arbor.

WolverineNation decided to take a look at how Michigan's recruiting efforts could match up against the likes of Ohio State, Michigan State and Notre Dame in the future.