Magnuson has Big Ten leader

Erik Magnuson has a favorite and Michigan fans should be happy because the Wolverines lead for the four-star offensive tackle from Carlsbad (Calif.) La Costa Canyon.
"That's my No. 1 right now," Magnuson said.
The 6-foot-6, 275-pound prospect is planning to visit Michigan the weekend of June 9 and it's an important trip so he could get more familiar with the campus.
Magnuson, rated No. 34 nationally by, already has a good relationship with the Michigan coaching staff since he's known many of them when they were at San Diego State and getting to talk with offensive line coach Darrell Funk will be especially important.
Magnuson said he's not sure about a commitment at that time but getting to Ann Arbor is crucial for his future decision-making process.
"They're up there because I know the coaches so well," Magnuson said. "They've been at San Diego State and I've known them for a long time.
"I feel comfortable with them and I feel comfortable with where the program is going. They have good 2012 commitments already so I just feel comfortable with them up there."
Magnuson, who has no other unofficial visits planned, also has offers from Arizona, Arizona State, Boise State, Cal, Cincinnati, Colorado, Colorado State, Miami, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Oregon, Oregon State, San Diego State, San Jose State, Stanford, UCLA, Utah, Washington and Washington State.
He recently stood out as one of the top two offensive linemen at the Stanford NIKE Camp along with fellow four-star Kyle Murphy out of San Clemente, Calif. The upcoming visit to Michigan is big for Magnuson.
"I'm going there to check it out," Magnuson said. "I'm not saying I'm going to commit but I want to check it out.
"I have a really good relationship with coach Funk. They're running the pro-style offense now so that's good for linemen looking to go to the next level. They have rich football tradition and people there love football."