Recruiting & Scouting

Carter Dunaway to follow brother, Jack, and father Craig to U-M as part of the class of 2017

Football   | Scott Burnstein

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Birmingham – The Dunaway family are a bunch of bluebloods. As in Maize and Blue.

Birmingham Brother Rice senior football star Jack Dunaway, one of the best pass rushers out of the Catholic League, is going to Michigan this fall as a preferred walk-on. He spurned offers from other Division I programs to attend school in Ann Arbor and embark on the same path as his father, Craig Dunaway, a standout on the gridiron at Michigan in the early 1980s under the mentorship of iconic coach Bo Schembechler. 

Brother Rice sophomore Carter Dunaway, a fast-rising tight end prospect, wants to keep in tune with the family tradition, too. The youngest Dunaway committed to new coach Jim Harbaugh and the Wolverines on a visit to campus last Friday, becoming the program’s first recruit for its class of 2017.

“I’ve always been a huge Michigan fan, my dad played there for Bo and my brother’s going there next year, so I kind of knew that is where I was going to end up,” said the soft-handed 6-foot-6, 235-pound Carter Dunaway of his early commitment. “The fact t