It was only a matter of time before the rest of the nation woke up and realized that Detroit McKenzie defensive end Nick Perry was one of the Midwest's top prospects.
The 6-foot-4, 220-pound destroyer of quarterbacks had been sitting for the longest time with only an offer from Michigan State, but now that the spring evaluation period has started, that's changed.
"I just got offered by West Virginia and Indiana," Perry said. "That means I've been offered now by four schools – Michigan, Michigan State, West Virginia and Indiana. Indiana and West Virginia just offered within the last two weeks."
That's the second time that Perry says he has a Michigan offer, but it's unclear whether or not the offer has been extended officially by the Wolverine coaches. But what is clear is that all four teams stand a good shot at landing him.
"Michigan, Michigan State and West Virginia are my top three teams," he said.
"They're all equal right now. I've been to visit Michigan and Michigan State, but I haven't been out of state yet. The Michigan campus was pretty cool. They had a really nice academic center. I didn't really get to take a full tour of the Michigan State campus, but I got to see their stadium. It was pretty big."
Perry said he wants to make sure that he's a true student athlete when he gets to college, and that'll be important in his decision.
"I just want to get an education first," he said. "I don't have a problem with playing right away."
Perry said he does have a few dream schools that he'd be interested in hearing from – Texas, USC and Florida. But in the mean time, he's focused on helping his team go as far as it can next season.
"I want to go to the state championship," he said. "I want to rack up over 100 tackles and ten sacks. I'd like to win defensive MVP."
As a junior he had 75 tackles and 11 sacks, allowing him to earn all-city and all-metro first-team honors.