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Five For Fighting — Sleeping Beauties: Don’t Sleep On These Senior Football Signees

By: SCOTT BURNSTEIN, December 27, 2022, 12:40 pm

FIVE FOR FIGHTING — The Top 5 Sleepers In The MHSAA’s December ’22 Football-Signing Class



1 Tommy Donovan (South Lyon RB/WR) — Signed with Illinois State, Donovan is a workhorse dynamo who does it all and makes it look easy

2 Nick Nielsen (Warren De La Salle OL) — Signed with Youngstown State, Nielsen is a road grader with grit, intelligence and flawless technique

3 Luke Fletcher (Port Huron Northern DE) — Signed with Eastern Michigan, Fletcher plays a lot like Aidan Hutchinson, pure poison coming off the edge

4 Bryce Eliuk (Linden LB) — Signed with Eastern Michigan, Eliuk exhibits a bull in a china shop style sideline to sideline and a motor that never halts

5 (tie) Jacob Booth (Swartz Creek OL) — Signed with Central Michigan, Booth can maul in pass protection and run blocking with equal devastation

5 (tie) Mekhi Jenkins (Royal Oak RB) — Signed with Central Michigan, Jenkins is the definition of a diamond in the ruff and as versatile as he is quick

HM: Eastern Illinois-signee Nic DeSanto (Riverview Gabriel Richard OL), Western Michigan-signee Razah Townsend (East Kentwood DE/LB), Western Michigan-signee Luke Zanotti (Bay City Central OL), Central Michigan-signee Matt Nehf (DeWitt OL), Central Michigan-signee John Burke (Sault St. Marie OL), Central Michigan-signee Rory Callahan (New Boston Huron TE), Kansas-signee Jameel Croft (Detroit King CB)