Although three-star cornerback Jahquez Robinson committed to Alabama earlier this week, it appears he's not ready to sign just yet. With the Michigan Wolverines suddenly pursuing the Sandalwood product, a potential recruiting war could be brewing.
Robinson has received scholarship offers from several prestigious programs, which includes LSU, Florida and Oklahoma. Nonetheless, he decided to give his commitment to the SEC powerhouse in the Crimson Tide.
While Michigan could just concede to Alabama in these sweepstakes, it turns out that Jim Harbaugh and his coaching staff are intrigued enough with Robinson to offer him a scholarship as well. Clearly, the surprising news has thrown a wrench in the cornerback's plans.
Despite not knowing too much about the Wolverines, Robinson is fond of the offer. In fact, he'll visit Ann Arbor while his recruitment window is still wide open.
From Maize n Brew:
“I have to get on a visit, but very excited to get up there,” he said. Some things Robinson said he will be looking for on his future visit include how the coaches coach their players, meeting coach Jim Harbaugh, getting to know Zordich more and seeing what Zordich expects out of his players.
“I wouldn’t say a school can do anything, but if I feel the school is a better fit for me and benefits me more than (Alabama), that’s what will change my mind,” he said.
Robinson is listed as the No. 40 cornerback in the 2020 class, per 247Sports.
It'll be interesting to see if Michigan can pry him away from Alabama, regardless of the Crimson Tide's success with secondary players.