Recruiting: Michigan offers one of area’s top-rated players

Sammy Anderson’s recruitment is heating up.

The Trotwood-Madison junior tweeted Tuesday he has received a football scholarship offer from Michigan.

Per 247Sports Composite rankings, Anderson is the top-rated 2020 prospect in Montgomery County and No. 3 in the Cox Media Group Ohio coverage area behind Fairfield running back Jutahn McClain and Lakota West linebacker Daved Jones.

A three-star prospect, the 6-foot-2, 175-pounder was a contributor on offense, defense and special teams last season for the Rams.

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He is averaging 11.0 points and 4.7 assists per game for the TMHS basketball team that finished the regular season 20-2 and won the GWOC American South with a perfect 14-0 record, though his status for the postseason is uncertain after he left the Rams' 94-87 win over Springfield on Friday night with a shoulder injury.

Anderson already has a lengthy offer list that includes Boston College, Duke, Indiana, Iowa state, Pittsburgh, Purdue, Virginia, West Virginia and Cincinnati.

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In late January, he told 247Sports that Duke, Iowa State, West Virginia and Purdue were "sticking out at this time," noting the Cyclones roster includes Joseph Scates, his cousin and a former star at Dunbar.

"I'm not really sure when I would make my decision, and I'm not in any hurry at all to get my recruitment over with," Anderson told 247Sports. "I'm also hearing from Florida, LSU, Michigan, Ohio State, Michigan State, and Wake Forest.

"I am thinking about going to some camps this summer to try to earn more offers," he noted. "I'd love to get offered by Florida and LSU, because I'd love to play in the SEC." 

Michigan has heavily recruited Trotwood in the past decade-plus, and former Rams/Wolverines receiver Roy Roundtree is assistant receivers coach in Ann Arbor.

Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh had high praise for Roundtree last summer.

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