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Michigan Football Recruiting: Ben Gedeon Commits

Michigan has picked up a commitment from Ohio linebacker Ben Gedeon, according to Sam Webb. Gedeon had been rumored to be strongly leaning toward committing to Michigan for the past couple months, and now he is set to be a member of the Wolverines' 2013 recruiting class.

Gedeon is a consensus four-star linebacker. He is the eighth-ranked linebacker on Rivals, which has him 224th overall in the nation. Scout has him 13th at linebacker. In the state of Ohio, 24/7 Sports has Gedeon 14th.

According to Rivals, Gedeon holds offers from Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State, Penn State, Pittsburgh, Purdue, Stanford, Tennessee, Boston College and Virginia, among other schools.

Gedeon is Michigan's second linebacker commit for 2013. The other linebacker currently committed to the Wolverines is Mike McCray, who is also a four-star recruit.

Michigan Football Recruiting Class Of 2013

  1. QB Shane Morris (Warren, MI) - 6'3", 183 lbs., ****
  2. S Dymonte Thomas (Alliance, OH) - 6'1", 175 lbs., ****
  3. TE Khalid Hill (Detroit, MI) - 6'2", 230 lbs., ***
  4. OT Kyle Bosch (Wheaton, IL) - 6'5", 285 lbs., ****
  5. RB Wyatt Shallman (Novi, MI) - 6'3", 255 lbs., ****
  6. CB Jourdan Lewis (Detroit, MI) - 5'11", 170 lbs., ****
  7. OT David Dawson (Detroit, MI) - 6'5", 305 lbs., ****
  8. OT Chris Fox (Parker, CO) - 6'6", 297 lbs., ****
  9. DE Taco Charlton (Pickerington, OH) - 6'6", 240 lbs., ****
  10. TE Jake Butt (Pickerington, OH) - 6'6", 230 lbs., ****
  11. OT Logan Tuley-Tillman (Peoria, IL) - 6'7", 280 lbs., ****
  12. WR Jaron Dukes (Columbus, OH) - 6'4", 197 lbs., ***
  13. OG Patrick Kugler (Wexford, PA) - 6'5", 280 lbs., ****
  14. OLB Mike McCray (Trotwood, OH) - 6'4", 230 lbs., ****
  15. CB Gareon Conley (Massillon, OH) - 6'2", 165 lbs., ***
  16. RB Deveon Smith (Warren, OH) - 5'11", 195 lbs., ***
  17. LB Ben Gedeon (Hudson, OH) - 6'3", 215 lbs., ****

(Height, weight and stars from Rivals.com)

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