Detroit Cass Tech junior cornerback Boubacar Cissoko is already on many early national lists and is considered one of the truly elite prospects in the Midwest for the class of 2008.
He dominated as a sophomore at Cass Tech and then blew up as one of the top overall players at the Columbus NIKE Training Camp this fall.
Now he added an offer that proves his national merit.
"Boubacar Cissoko has been offered a full ride to the University of Michigan," Charleston Fobbs, the defensive coordinator at Cass Tech said. "He was just offered and that's a great offer for a great player and an even better kid."
Cissoko, who is 5-foot-9 and 175 pounds, attends the same school that five-star defensive tackle Joseph Barksdale does, so you can expect even more schools to jump on the offer bandwagon now that the Wolverines have showed up.
While his name might be hard to pronounce, college coaches better get used to it.
Cissoko was the talk of the defensive back position at the Columbus NIKE Camp. While he's not the tallest kid around, his great technique and ability to turn and run had college coaches asking who he was.
While there were other talented defensive backs in the camp, including names like Ohio State commitment Nate Oliver and Macedonia (Ohio) Nordonia cornerback Jordan Mabin, it was Cissoko that was all the talk.
Not bad for a guy that almost didn't get in the camp.
"I wasn't on the registration list, so I had to ask them to let me get in," Cissoko said. "I'm glad I got in. I didn't know what to expect. I knew that I had a chance to do well, but this well? I could tell people liked what they saw. I saw a bunch of coaches pointing and talking about me."
And the talk still continues and will over the next several months.