Warren (Mich.) De La Salle's Jared Wangler committed to Penn State in May after a visit to State College, but an offer from his father's alma mater has given the linebacker something to think about.
Michigan came through with an offer for Wangler on Saturday, and the 6-foot-2, 215-pound linebacker says he has a decision to make between the two schools.
"I have grown up with Michigan and always been a Michigan fan since I was a little kid," Wangler said. "It's definitely something I am going to consider, but as of right now I have not made any decisions.
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"Penn State, I can't say enough about the program and the coaches. I really like it at Penn State.
"I speak with my position coach and Coach [Bill] O'Brien pretty [regularly]. I think highly of both of them. They are both great guys and seem like they are doing things the right way. They have the program going in the right direction and Penn State is definitely a great spot to be. I still feel strongly about Penn State."
Not only was Wangler's father a quarterback for the Wolverines in the early 1980's, but his brother is walking on with the football team and his sister is walking on with the basketball team starting this fall. The chance to play with his brother, as well as other friends, is something he is considering.
"I always loved playing with my brother and Shane [Morris] is up there too and I'm really close with Shane," Wangler said. "Ever since yesterday they have been texting me and calling me non-stop, telling me to go there."
Other schools like LSU and Indiana have also offered since Wangler committed to Penn State, but at this time he is only considering Penn State and Michigan. Discussions with his family are on-going, but Wangler hopes to have his plans set by the end of the summer.
"I kind of want to get it done with before the season starts," he said. "I really want to make my senior season about the team and not have to worry about where I am going to play in college."