July 16, 2006

Hughes plans Michigan official visit

Chicago (Ill.) Hubbard running back Robert Hughes is ranked as the No. 9 player at his position in the country and the No. 80 player overall.

At 6-feet and 226 pounds, Hughes is known for his between-the-tackles running and powerful style, but he wants to make sure people do not confuse him with a fullback. His goal this fall is to ensure everyone knows he is a featured back at the collegiate level.

The four-star prospect said that most every school recruiting him is doing so for the running back position, but because of his size and running style, he's probably heard whispers by some that he may be better suited for the fullback position in college.

The offer list of Hughes backs up his sentiments that he has the ability to be a feature back. Notre Dame was the most recent to enter their name to that list and he talked about what that offer means in his recruitment.

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