Highest-rated Class of 2022 football recruits from Michigan

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July 13, 2021
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Highest-rated Class of 2022 football recruits from Michigan

Every year college football teams and fans wait for high school recruits to reveal which school they will attend and which team they will play for in the following academic year.

In the Class of 2021, Alabama and Ohio State both signed three of the top 10 recruits while USC signed the #1 overall recruit, defensive lineman Korey Foreman. Alabama has signed the highest-rated class in three of the last four years. Only two teams ranked within the top 50 recruiting classes in 2021 were not in Power 5 conferences: Cincinnati (#44) and Memphis (#47) of the American Athletic Conference.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated Class of 2022 football recruits from Michigan using data from 247sports.

Keep reading to find out who you will likely be watching play college football in 2022.

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#47: Olando Trader (CB)

- College: Central Michigan
- High school: Jackson (Jackson, MI)
- National ranking: 1,484 (2 stars, 0.7893 rating)
- Position ranking: #130 (CB)
- Offers: Central Michigan
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#46: Joshua Brown (CB)

- College: not committed
- High school: Churchill (Livonia, MI)
- National ranking: 1,472 (2 stars, 0.7954 rating)
- Position ranking: #129 (CB)
- Offers: Eastern Kentucky, Kent State, Pittsburgh, Valparaiso
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#45: Jameel Gardner (WR)

- College: Bowling Green
- High school: Cass Technical (Detroit, MI)
- National ranking: 1,428 (3 stars, 0.8143 rating)
- Position ranking: #183 (WR)
- Offers: Bowling Green, Ball State, Central Michigan, Charlotte, Eastern Kentucky
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#44: Jakobe Watkins (IOL)

- College: not committed
- High school: Belleville (Detroit, MI)
- National ranking: 1,410 (3 stars, 0.8165 rating)
- Position ranking: #77 (IOL)
- Offers: Akron, Arkansas State, Eastern Kentucky, Grambling State, Kentucky
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#43: Jordan Ramsey (RB)

- College: Central Michigan
- High school: Adlai Stevenson (Sterling Heights, MI)
- National ranking: 1,369 (3 stars, 0.8255 rating)
- Position ranking: #112 (RB)
- Offers: Central Michigan, Akron, Bowling Green, Buffalo, Cincinnati
- Read more details on 247Sports

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#42: Cross Watson (OT)

- College: Purdue
- High school: Portage Central (Portage, MI)
- National ranking: 1,359 (3 stars, 0.8265 rating)
- Position ranking: #139 (OT)
- Offers: Purdue, Air Force, Bowling Green, Buffalo, Central Michigan
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#41: Jalen Holly (WR)

- College: Bowling Green
- High school: River Rouge (River Rouge, MI)
- National ranking: 1,344 (3 stars, 0.8265 rating)
- Position ranking: #172 (WR)
- Offers: Bowling Green, Akron, Ball State, Central Michigan, Kent State
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#40: Malachi Clark (DL)

- College: Miami (OH)
- High school: Roseville (Roseville, MI)
- National ranking: 1,329 (3 stars, 0.8276 rating)
- Position ranking: #167 (DL)
- Offers: Miami (OH), Air Force, Central Michigan, Cincinnati, Eastern Kentucky
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#39: Brady Ploucha (OT)

- College: Central Michigan
- High school: Divine Child (Dearborn, MI)
- National ranking: 1,324 (3 stars, 0.8305 rating)
- Position ranking: #134 (OT)
- Offers: Central Michigan, Akron
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#38: James Livingston (OT)

- College: Kansas
- High school: Dexter (Dexter, MI)
- National ranking: 1,282 (3 stars, 0.8355 rating)
- Position ranking: #130 (OT)
- Offers: Kansas, Marshall, Akron, Arizona State, Bowling Green
- Read more details on 247Sports

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#37: Levi Harber (OT)

- College: Vanderbilt
- High school: Montrose HS (Montrose, MI)
- National ranking: 1,279 (3 stars, 0.8357 rating)
- Position ranking: #129 (OT)
- Offers: Vanderbilt, Central Michigan, Air Force, Brown
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#36: Ambrose Wilson (ATH)

- College: Central Michigan
- High school: East Lansing (East Lansing, MI)
- National ranking: 1,237 (3 stars, 0.8366 rating)
- Position ranking: #114 (ATH)
- Offers: Central Michigan, Air Force, Army, Buffalo, Columbia
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#35: Malachi Davis (DL)

- College: Syracuse
- High school: Holt Senior (Holt, MI)
- National ranking: 1,236 (3 stars, 0.8366 rating)
- Position ranking: #158 (DL)
- Offers: Syracuse, Air Force, Ball State, Central Michigan, Eastern Michigan
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#34: Cornell Perry (ATH)

- College: Syracuse
- High school: Woodhaven (Flat Rock, MI)
- National ranking: 1,218 (3 stars, 0.8366 rating)
- Position ranking: #108 (ATH)
- Offers: Syracuse, Bowling Green, Buffalo, Central Michigan, Toledo
- Read more details on 247Sports
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#33: Jordan Kwiatkowski (LB)

- College: Central Michigan
- High school: Adlai Stevenson (Sterling Heights, MI)
- National ranking: 1,217 (3 stars, 0.8366 rating)
- Position ranking: #125 (LB)
- Offers: Central Michigan, Air Force, Akron, Bowling Green, Buffalo
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#32: Elijah Jackson-Anderson (RB)

- College: not committed
- High school: Grand Blanc Community (Grand Blanc, MI)
- National ranking: 1,216 (3 stars, 0.8366 rating)
- Position ranking: #94 (RB)
- Offers: Ball State, Central Michigan, Cincinnati, Eastern Michigan, Indiana State
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#31: Kade Kostus (DL)

- College: Central Michigan
- High school: Rockford (Rockford, MI)
- National ranking: 1,192 (3 stars, 0.8376 rating)
- Position ranking: #155 (DL)
- Offers: Central Michigan, Air Force, Akron, Army, Ball State
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#30: Jordan Cannon (LB)

- College: not committed
- High school: St. Mary's (West Bloomfield, MI)
- National ranking: 1,139 (3 stars, 0.8416 rating)
- Position ranking: #118 (LB)
- Offers: Army, Bowling Green, Cincinnati, Maryland, Michigan
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#29: Aaron Alexander (ATH)

- College: Michigan
- High school: Belleville (Belleville, MI)
- National ranking: 1,071 (3 stars, 0.8466 rating)
- Position ranking: #97 (ATH)
- Offers: Michigan, Eastern Illinois, Marshall
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#28: Cincear Lewis (S)

- College: Cincinnati
- High school: Kalamazoo Central (Kalamazoo, MI)
- National ranking: 967 (3 stars, 0.8505 rating)
- Position ranking: #61 (S)
- Offers: Cincinnati, Akron, Boston College, Buffalo, Central Michigan
- Read more details on 247Sports

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#27: Ashton Lepo (OT)

- College: Michigan State
- High school: Grand Haven (Grand Haven, MI)
- National ranking: 926 (3 stars, 0.8519 rating)
- Position ranking: #88 (OT)
- Offers: Michigan State, Arizona State, Baylor, Bowling Green, Buffalo
- Read more details on 247Sports
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#26: Davonte Miles (DL)

- College: Michigan
- High school: River Rouge (River Rouge, MI)
- National ranking: 925 (3 stars, 0.8519 rating)
- Position ranking: #127 (DL)
- Offers: Michigan, Akron, Bowling Green, Buffalo, Central Michigan
- Read more details on 247Sports
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#25: Ka'Marii Landers (IOL)

- College: not committed
- High school: Fordson (Dearborn, MI)
- National ranking: 897 (3 stars, 0.8527 rating)
- Position ranking: #45 (IOL)
- Offers: Kentucky, Michigan State, Buffalo, Cincinnati, Indiana
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#24: Dayvon Young (WR)

- College: not committed
- High school: Southfield (Oak Park, MI)
- National ranking: 896 (3 stars, 0.8527 rating)
- Position ranking: #123 (WR)
- Offers: Akron, Iowa State, Kentucky, Ole Miss, Southern Miss
- Read more details on 247Sports
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#23: Masai Reddick (OT)

- College: Tennessee
- High school: Cass Technical (Detroit, MI)
- National ranking: 846 (3 stars, 0.8466 rating)
- Position ranking: #104 (OT)
- Offers: Tennessee, Akron, Arkansas State, Ball State, Bowling Green
- Read more details on 247Sports

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#22: Tommy McIntosh (WR)

- College: Wisconsin
- High school: Dewitt (Dewitt, MI)
- National ranking: 841 (3 stars, 0.8566 rating)
- Position ranking: #114 (WR)
- Offers: Wisconsin, Indiana, Army, Buffalo, Central Michigan
- Read more details on 247Sports
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#21: Tag Bonnema (LB)

- College: Western Michigan
- High school: Zeeland East (Zeeland, MI)
- National ranking: 793 (3 stars, 0.8577 rating)
- Position ranking: #78 (LB)
- Offers: Western Michigan, Cincinnati, Iowa, Michigan State
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#20: Jackson Pruitt (IOL)

- College: not committed
- High school: Cass Technical (Detroit, MI)
- National ranking: 792 (3 stars, 0.8577 rating)
- Position ranking: #40 (IOL)
- Offers: Akron, Ball State, Bowling Green, Buffalo, Central Michigan
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#19: Glenie Cross (S)

- College: not committed
- High school: Oak Park (Oak Park, MI)
- National ranking: 772 (3 stars, 0.8588 rating)
- Position ranking: #50 (S)
- Offers: Air Force, Arizona State, Buffalo, Central Michigan, Cincinnati
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#18: Tyrell Henry (ATH)

- College: Michigan State
- High school: Roseville (Roseville, MI)
- National ranking: 761 (3 stars, 0.8593 rating)
- Position ranking: #63 (ATH)
- Offers: Michigan State, Akron, Arkansas, Bowling Green, Buffalo
- Read more details on 247Sports

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#17: Deshaun Lee (CB)

- College: not committed
- High school: Belleville (Belleville, MI)
- National ranking: 701 (3 stars, 0.8638 rating)
- Position ranking: #70 (CB)
- Offers: Akron, Bowling Green, Central Michigan, Eastern Kentucky, Kentucky
- Read more details on 247Sports
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#16: Dametrius Walker (DL)

- College: not committed
- High school: Muskegon (Muskegon, MI)
- National ranking: 629 (3 stars, 0.8688 rating)
- Position ranking: #93 (DL)
- Offers: Central Michigan, Kentucky, Michigan State, Minnesota, Syracuse
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#15: Lynn Wyche-El (WR)

- College: not committed
- High school: Martin Luther King (Detroit, MI)
- National ranking: 569 (3 stars, 0.8728 rating)
- Position ranking: #76 (WR)
- Offers: Ball State, Eastern Kentucky, Eastern Michigan, Georgia Southern, Howard
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#14: Christion Stokes (ATH)

- College: West Virginia
- High school: Harper Woods (Harper Woods, MI)
- National ranking: 494 (3 stars, 0.8789 rating)
- Position ranking: #43 (ATH)
- Offers: Iowa, West Virginia, Michigan State, Akron, Ball State
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#13: Christian Rapley (ATH)

- College: not committed
- High school: Belleville (Belleville, MI)
- National ranking: 402 (3 stars, 0.8875 rating)
- Position ranking: #35 (ATH)
- Offers: Akron, Arizona State, Central Michigan, Eastern Kentucky, Kentucky
- Read more details on 247Sports

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#12: Jeremiah Caldwell (ATH)

- College: Kentucky
- High school: Belleville (Belleville, MI)
- National ranking: 396 (3 stars, 0.8883 rating)
- Position ranking: #33 (ATH)
- Offers: Kentucky, Alabama A&M, Tennessee, Arkansas State, Central Michigan
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#11: Deone Walker (DL)

- College: not committed
- High school: Cass Technical (Detroit, MI)
- National ranking: 366 (3 stars, 0.89 rating)
- Position ranking: #52 (DL)
- Offers: Akron, Arizona State, Arkansas, Arkansas State, Ball State
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#10: Nolan Ziegler (LB)

- College: Notre Dame
- High school: Catholic Central (Grand Rapids, MI)
- National ranking: 314 (4 stars, 0.8958 rating)
- Position ranking: #35 (LB)
- Offers: Notre Dame, Boston College, Bowling Green, Buffalo, Central Michigan
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#9: Jaden Mangham (ATH)

- College: not committed
- High school: Wylie E. Groves (Franklin, MI)
- National ranking: 291 (4 stars, 0.9 rating)
- Position ranking: #16 (ATH)
- Offers: Georgia Tech, Illinois, West Virginia, Michigan, Michigan State
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#8: Antonio Gates Jr. (WR)

- College: not committed
- High school: Fordson (Dearborn, MI)
- National ranking: 284 (4 stars, 0.9004 rating)
- Position ranking: #44 (WR)
- Offers: Michigan State, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Buffalo
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#7: Tay'shawn Trent (WR)

- College: Michigan
- High school: East Detroit (Eastpointe, MI)
- National ranking: 272 (4 stars, 0.9032 rating)
- Position ranking: #42 (WR)
- Offers: Michigan, Akron, Buffalo, Central Michigan, Cincinnati
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#6: Michael Williams (LB)

- College: not committed
- High school: West Bloomfield (West Bloomfield, MI)
- National ranking: 259 (4 stars, 0.9057 rating)
- Position ranking: #28 (LB)
- Offers: Arizona State, Central Michigan, Cincinnati, Indiana, Kent State
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#5: Dillon Tatum (ATH)

- College: not committed
- High school: West Bloomfield (West Bloomfield, MI)
- National ranking: 257 (4 stars, 0.9062 rating)
- Position ranking: #13 (ATH)
- Offers: Michigan, Michigan State, Baylor, Georgia, Nebraska
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#4: Alex VanSumeren (DL)

- College: not committed
- High school: Garber (Essexville, MI)
- National ranking: 179 (4 stars, 0.9282 rating)
- Position ranking: #27 (DL)
- Offers: Michigan State, Northwestern, Penn State, Texas A&M, Clemson
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#3: Myles Rowser (S)

- College: Arkansas
- High school: Belleville (Detroit, MI)
- National ranking: 169 (4 stars, 0.9325 rating)
- Position ranking: #9 (S)
- Offers: Arkansas, Michigan, Alabama, Arizona, Arizona State
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#2: Joshua Burnham (LB)

- College: Notre Dame
- High school: Central (Traverse City, MI)
- National ranking: 112 (4 stars, 0.9517 rating)
- Position ranking: #12 (LB)
- Offers: Notre Dame, Alabama, Buffalo, Central Michigan, Cincinnati
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#1: Will Johnson (CB)

- College: Michigan
- High school: Grosse Pointe South (Grosse Pointe, MI)
- National ranking: 12 (5 stars, 0.9921 rating)
- Position ranking: #4 (CB)
- Offers: Michigan, USC, Alabama, Arizona State, Boston College
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