August 7, 2006
U-M visit probable in the fall for Edwards
If you list the schools that Orlando (Mich.) Edgewater safety Lorenzo Edwards has visited thus far in the recruiting process and then asked someone to name the No. 1 thing those schools have in common, football tradition would probably not be the most likely answer.
Those schools certainly have football traditions, but what they are most recognized for as a group testifies to the four-star prospect's dedication to his principles.
In the last four months, Edwards and his father have taken unofficial visits to Northwestern, Notre Dame, Michigan, Clemson, Duke and Wake Forest. Now, that list of schools in and of itself (although each fields a BCS Conference football program) is probably most recognized from a cultural standpoint for its academic reputation.
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