November 27, 2011

Shaquille Wiggins was close

Tyrone (Ga.) Sandy Creek junior defensive back Shaquille Wiggins made his first visit to the Big House yesterday, and the stadium atmosphere was its own sales pitch.

Wiggins had a positive enough experience that he considered pulling the trigger in favor of the maize-and-blue.

Michigan's coaching staff got a chance to talk to the junior defensive back in person. With the Wolverines' regular season coming to an end with yesterday's victory over Ohio State, they will have the chance to see him again soon.

That trip Montgomery could see the next step in Wiggins' Michigan recruitment: a full scholarship offer from the Wolverines. The coaching staff is still evaluating the 5-10, 160-pound defensive back.

With Michigan's new focus on the defensive side of the ball, those attributes could be an asset to the program.

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