The Grand Canyon State of Arizona is home to one of the western region's best running backs in Covaughn DeBoskie (5-11, 187, 4.48) from Chandler (Ariz.) Hamilton. That 4.48 time is electronic and that means this guy can fly. Offers are coming to this guy as fast as he can run.
"I think Clemson is going to offer today," DeBoskie said. "Michigan offered me two ago.
The official Michigan offer joins offers from Arizona, Arizona State, Oregon State, Stanford, UCLA, Illinois and Navy.
"I really don't have a favorite right now," DeBoskie said. "I'm doing a lot of research because I want to make an almost perfect decision. I'm looking into every school that has made contact.
"I have already visited Arizona, ASU and UCLA," DeBoskie said. "Each of them have their own tradition and each of them are different in their own way.
"I will listen to the advice my friends who are playing on the D-I level, but I'll end up making the best decision for me, based on the information that I find," DeBoskie said. "I was thinking about making my decision by midseason, but honestly I don't know. I want to take all five of my official visits.
Hamilton head coach Steve Belles knows the reason why his talented running back is such on hot commodity on the recruiting trail.
"Covaughn is the full package as a running back," Belles said. "He can run, block and catch.
"Covaughn has great vision like all the great ones do," Belles said. "He's going to be a very highly recruited athlete."
When Belles described DeBoskie as the complete back he wasn't kidding. What separates DeBoskie from a lot of backs is his willingness to block and he has an understanding why it is important to be a solid blocker.
"I take pride in my blocking," DeBoskie said. "On the next levels that's what colleges and the NFL look for. I spend three practice days a week working on my blocking technique with our each week.
DeBoskie will line up at his more natural position of running back for his senior season, he played mostly fullback as a junior.
From his fullback position, DeBoskie rushed for 1,304 yards and scored 22 touchdowns. He also caught 14 passes out of the backfield for 414 yards and scored two touchdowns through the air.
The hardworking DeBoskie wants to assure that he will be better this fall and is planning to work on improving his skills with a busy camp schedule this off season.
"I'm going to camp at the NIKD Camp to be held in Los Angeles next month and the B2G camp (Beyond 2000 Elite Camp) in June," DeBoskie said. "I'm thinking about attending team camps at South Carolina, Florida and maybe Cal.
"They have to fit in my schedule since I have passing league this summer," DeBoskie said. "I have to make sure it falls in place, I don't want to miss any of passing league games."
The speedy DeBoskie also runs track and recently was clocked in the 100 at 10.68.