The wait is over for Derrick Green... and the schools hoping for his services.
The Hermitage running back made his verbal commitment to Michigan at a ceremony on Saturday afternoon at the Cultural Center of Glen Allen. Green, ranked as the top high school running-back recruit in the nation by Rivals, said that the chance to start as a freshman and his relationship with the coaching staff were key factors in his decision.
Green has taken nearly 40 offers from major college programs and narrowed them down to three entering Saturday. He chose Michigan over Tennessee and Auburn. The Volunteers and Tigers have each gone through respective coaching changes during the off-season, something Green says played a small factor in his choice.
The tailback set career records for rushing yards and touchdown during his time at Hermitage and now moves onto the next chapter of his football career. Green says its a relief to have the decision made and it feels like a load lifted off his shoulders. He'll sign his National Letter of Intent on February 6.
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