Michigan picked up commitment No. 11 for the 2012 recruiting class on Thursday. Novi's Matt Godin announced that he had committed to Michigan live on WTKA, and he told Tom VanHaaren he committed because Michigan is "in his blood." Also, Godin said his recruiting class has one goal: winning a national championship.
Godin is either a defensive tackle or defensive end depending on which site you ask. Rivals lists him as a DT, whereas Scout has him as a DE in their rankings. He has three stars on Scout and is considered the No. 39 DE in the nation. 24/7 Sports also has Godin rated as a DE and gives him four stars. 24/7 ranks him as the 11th DE in the nation and the fifth-best player in the state of Michigan.
Godin's offer list includes Michigan, Michigan State, Boston College, Cincinnati, Illinois, Missouri, Syracuse, Vanderbilt and Wisconsin, among others.
Michigan Football Recruiting Class Of 2012
- OT Ben Braden (Rockford, MI) - 6'6", 285 lbs., NR
- OG Caleb Stacey (Cincinnati, OH) - 6'4", 275 lbs., NR
- MLB Kaleb Ringer (Clayton, OH) - 6'0", 219 lbs., NR
- OLB Royce Jenkins-Stone (Detroit, MI) - 6'2", 215 lbs., ****
- TE Devin Funchess (Farmington Hills, MI) - 6'5", 205 lbs., NR
- TE A.J. Williams (Cincinnati, OH) - 6'6", 260 lbs., NR
- OLB Joe Bolden (Cincinnati, OH) - 6'2", 225 lbs., ****
- MLB James Ross (Orchard Lake, MI) - 6'0", 209 lbs., ****
- DE Mario Ojemudia (Farmington Hills, MI) - 6'3", 215 lbs., NR
- DE Pharaoh Brown (Lyndhurst, OH) - 6'6", 220 lbs., ****
- DT Matt Godin (Novi, MI) - 6'5", 253 lbs., NR
(Height, weight and stars from Rivals.com)