Recruiting & Scouting

FOOTBALL: GR Christian All-American Harris commits to Michigan, concludes crazy recruiting period

   | Scott Burnstein

FOOTBALL: GR Christian All-American Harris commits to Michigan, concludes crazy recruiting period

What a wild, strange trip it’s been.

The college recruitment of Grand Rapids Christian two-sport superstar Drake Harris was a circus, to say the least.

Now it’s over.

Harris (6-foot-3 ½ 175 pounds), an all-state selection in football (wide receiver) and basketball (point guard) and one of the most heavily-coveted gridiron prospects in the nation, committed to play football in college at the University of Michigan over the weekend, bringing an end to a whirlwind six months.

Originally, Harris had committed to Michigan State for basketball, with the idea of dabbling on the gridiron at the college-level.

Then his 2012 prep football campaign took place and sent him into the stratosphere, catapulting him to elite status, as some recruiting services labeled Harris the No. 1 split end in the entire country.

His epic effort last season, where he became only the 12