"I was at the Michigan-Illinois game," lineman Alan Branch said. "It was an official visit. It was my second official visit."
"My first official visit was to Arizona State two weekends ago."
"I don't have one I liked better than the other. Both were great trips."
"I was at Michigan this summer. But this time I took the time to see what's important."
"I liked it a lot. I liked everything. I liked the big house. I liked the fan participation."
"Washington, Washington State, Colorado, Tennessee, and Texas Tech are the other schools I'm looking at."
"All the schools offered me. I don't have a favorite. I'm keeping my options open."
The 6-foot-6 and 315 pound Branch, from Albuquerque (N.M.) Cibola, is the Rivals.com number 20 offensive tackle. However he said Michigan is recruiting him as a defensive tackle.
Branch is playing defensive tackle and tight end his senior season. He has led Cibola to a 4-2 record.