Florida DE decommits from Nebraska, will visit U-M

Florida DE decommits from Nebraska, will visit U-M

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Florida DE decommits from Nebraska, will visit U-M

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If timing is everything, Reuben Jones dropped a big hint Thursday, when he decommitted from Nebraska.

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The Lakeland, Fla., three-star defensive end had still been with the Cornhuskers when three U-M coaches — Jim Harbaugh, defensive coordinator D.J. Durkin and defensive line coach Greg Mattison — showed up at his school Wednesday.

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But now he’s headed to Ann Arbor, as part of this weekend’s official visit crew.

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Harbaugh has spent the past few days posting photos from around Florida, where he appears to be going after Florida State commitments.

He tweeted one from IMG Academy with former U-M baseball player Chris Sabo — with a subtle mention of the school where he was watching FSU quarterback commit Deondre Francois.

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And someone from the Wharton School in Tampa posted a shot of Harbaugh comparing his reach with FSU four-star receiver commit Auden Tate.

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Harbaugh is still on the move this morning, visiting with current commitment and Philadelphia offensive lineman Jon Runyan Jr. — one of the six prospects who stayed with Michigan through the coaching transition.

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Also pictured is Runyan’s father, the former U-M star lineman.

Michigan has yet to land a commitment since Harbaugh took over as coach Dec. 30, but two official visit weekends remain before Signing Day on Feb. 4. In the meantime, he’s reminding many prospects, committed or otherwise, that Michigan will continue to pursue them.

Recruiting: Michigan battling Nebraska as Signing Day nears

Contact Mark Snyder at msnyder@freepress.com. Follow him on Twitter at @mark__snyder.

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