Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh extended a scholarship provide to seventh-grade quarterback Isaiah Marshall on Tuesday, marking him the youngest athlete to get hold of a suggestion to play for the Wolverines.
The 13-year-old Marshall, a member of the highschool class of 2024, shared the knowledge of the availability on Twitter as he wrote: “Blessed to receive my first offer from University of Michigan and being the youngest athlete to receive an offer from UM. #MakingHistory #StayGrinding.”
Blessed to get hold of my first provide from University of Michigan and being the youngest athlete to get hold of a suggestion from UM. #MakingHistory #StayGrinding pic.twitter.com/DTU2IyneZu
— Isaiah Marshall (@ZekeMarshall07) January 15, 2019
Harbaugh visited Southfield High in Michigan on Tuesday to scout soccer prospects. After watching film of Marshall, the Michigan coach referred to because the youth soccer participant’s father, Brian, who was a working once more at Northwestern, and lengthen the scholarship provide to his son.
“He said he was the youngest (to ever receive and offer). He liked what he saw with the film,” Brian said, (by means of Detroit Free Press). “He liked his anticipation, as far as him throwing kids open and reading coverages. Ball placement. Touch. Things you’re looking for in a quarterback. Can they read progressions, can they throw guys open, can they be poised. All those different things.”
This is just not the first time, nonetheless, Harbaugh has extended a suggestion to anyone in heart college. He has given a few offers to eighth-grade players these days, the Free Press notes.