The 2019 group is shaping up to be a good one already – Five star DE Christopher Hinton has committed to Michigan as of Saturday night, joining 5 star DE Louisville prospect Stephen Herron. Hinton is the No. 9-ranked player in the country and the No. 1-ranked strong-side defensive end. He’s the No. 2-rated player in the state of Georgia.

Also in the 2019 group, Hinton joins Herron, four-star linebacker Charles Thomas four-star offensive tackle Noah Rumler as the four early Michigan pledges.