October 19, 2006

Griffen previews upcoming official visit

Michigan looked to be out of the race for the nation's No. 4 player, Avondale (Ariz.) Agua Fria defensive end Everson Griffen earlier this fall, then last week the five-star prospect set up an official visit with the Wolverines. According to the 6-4, 266-pound Griffen, his interest in the Wolverines has always been high, he just was not sure how interested they were in him.

Now, Griffen is scheduled to leave his Arizona home Saturday morning and fly to Ann Arbor in time for the 3:30 kickoff at Michigan Stadium when the Wolverines host Iowa. Michigan's recent success on the field is one factor impressing Griffen about the Wolverines this fall.

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