September 16, 2007

Hatcher likes Michigan's defense, academics

Delray Beach (Fla.) Atlantic safety Karnell Hatcher was treated to unseasonably cold September weather in Ann Arbor for his weekend visit to Ann Arbor, but the temperature did not cool his impressions of the Michigan. The four-star safety saw the Wolverines trounce Notre Dame 38-0 on Saturday, and hung out with the team Friday.

Michigan was a team Hatcher mentioned off and on throughout the process, but just how interested he was in the Wolverines was unclear until he set his official visit there late in the summer. According to Hatcher, though, his interest in Michigan started back in the fall when assistant coach Steve Stripling paid a visit to Atlantic High School

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