Wolverine recruiting report: ‘Every little thing stood out’ on OL Paul Mubenga’s Michigan go to


Paul Mubenga’s first journey to Ann Arbor for Michigan’s spring sport in April was an eye-opening expertise for the Buford (Georgia) 2023 three-star offensive lineman.

After his official go to to Ann Arbor final weekend, he got here away much more impressed with what the Wolverines have to supply.

“To be sincere, every thing stood out,” Mubenga advised MLive. “They put this system on the market for me to see and revel in it and make me need to be part of this system. I used to be capable of spend time with the gamers and actually perceive what this system is all about. It was nice.”

The No. 693 total prospect, per 247Sports’ Composite rankings, raved about Michigan’s lecturers and praised Wolverines’ offensive line coach Sherrone Moore, his major recruiter.

“I talked with him your complete go to,” Mubenga mentioned. “Positively the truth that he received the Joe Moore Award after one 12 months of teaching offensive line and the truth that he treats everyone proper (stands out). Coach Moore is a good coach that cares about his gamers on and off the sphere, ensuring they get every thing they should obtain success.”

Mubenga has been a swift riser within the 2023 class. He didn’t begin taking part in soccer till his freshman 12 months and began for the primary time in 2021. The 6-foot-4, 280-pounder holds greater than 40 provides, with most coming after his junior season. He primarily performs deal with at Buford, however the Wolverines even have mentioned the potential for taking part in inside on the subsequent degree.

“The truth that I used to be capable of choose up every thing that coaches wished me to do,” Mubenga mentioned of his budding recruitment. “I used to be capable of choose up completely different fronts and coaches helped me out with the footwork. That got here fairly pure to me.”

Mubenga additionally has official visits scheduled for Texas A&M and LSU later this month and plans on committing in July. He introduced a high 5 of Michigan, LSU, Texas A&M, North Carolina and South Carolina earlier this month, however the Wolverines seem to carry the lead in keeping with consultants. All 4 247Sports Crystal Ball predictions are in favor of Michigan.

The Wolverines, who presently have the Thirty eighth-ranked class nationally with six commitments, have but to land an offensive lineman verbal pledge this cycle. They haven’t obtained a dedication since March, however they’re now the favourite to land a handful of prospects after they welcomed a few dozen on campus final weekend for official visits.

A good greater contingent of recruits is anticipated to be on campus this week for “Victor’s Weekend” as Michigan seems to be to construct momentum after a gradual begin on the path.

(Highlights embedded with permission from Hudl)

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