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Michigan’s spring game may be a noteworthy weekend besides what takes place on the field.

The Wolverines will host two elite 2018 targets in Las Vegas Bishop Gorman quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson and tight end Brevin Jordan.

In a tweet Sunday, Thompson-Robinson confirmed both will attend the April 15 game.

It’s a major opportunity for the Wolverines, who are still without a quarterback for the 2018 class.

While Signing Day remains 10 months away, the quarterback position is usually one of the first to fill up.

Ranked as the No. 4 dual-threat quarterback in the 2018 class, Thompson-Robinson (6 feet 1 1/2, 195 pounds) is the highest-ranked uncommitted QB as the nation’s No. 50 ranked player overall.

The top six pro-style quarterbacks are also committed to schools. Michigan had offered players in that group, but reportedly has targeted Thompson-Robinson for a long time.

The Wolverines’ biggest challenge is Thompson-Robinson’s primary Michigan recruiter, Jedd Fisch, is now the offensive coordinator at UCLA, and the Bruins are pushing for Thompson-Robinson as well.

The four-star’s mother is a Michigan alum and has a deep connection to the University. Thompson-Robinson has been adamant it won’t affect his final decision, but recently admitted to 247Sports that it would make her pretty happy. Either way, the Wolverines are a big factor.

“In terms of the quarterback position, Michigan has the NFL experience that could prepare me for the next level,” Thompson-Robinson recently told 247Sports. “That’s a big thing for me.”

He announced in late February he was getting close to making a choice but may not announce it publicly until well after he notified the school.

Jordan (6-3, 257) would also be a major coup for the Wolverines, who draw attention from top tight ends because of Jim Harabugh’s reputation for featuring them.

Ranked as the nation’s No. 3 tight end in the class and the No. 81 overall prospect, his relationship with Thompson-Robinson, shown by their desire to visit together, is notable.

Miami, Fla. and UCLA are among his other interested teams.

U-M currently has three players committed for the 2018 class: four-star offensive guard Emil Ekiyor, four-star safety Otis Reese and four-star defensive end Aidan Hutchinson.


Another QB prospect: U-M will also have Orlando (Fla.) Olympia four-star quarterback Joe Milton on campus for the spring game.

For Milton, the visit to Ann Arbor will be his first of the recruiting process. Michigan offered him in February after a strong performance at a Nike recruiting event in his hometown. He has since added scholarship offers from Florida and Georgia to go along with earlier ones from Tennessee, Miami (Fla.) and South Carolina.

“Coach Harbaugh coached my cousin in the NFL,” Milton recently told 247Sports. You may remember his name: Anquan Boldin, the current free agent who played for the Lions in 2016. “Coach Harbaugh is a great person and a great coach. I’ve talked to him a few times. He’s a really funny guy. I’m also talking to Coach Pep (Hamilton) almost every day. They’ve been recruiting me pretty hard.”

Special writer Steve Lorenz contributed.

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