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George Caratan, a kicker/punter from Oakdale (Conn.) St. Thomas, will attend Michigan as a preferred walk-on he announced Tuesday, according to 247Sports.

He also considered Penn State and Maryland.

"I think that Michigan fit me the best as a athlete and a person," Caratan told 247Sports. "I love the coaching staff of Michigan. They have been very kind me throughout of the process and they really trust my abilities."

Caratan will be in graduate school. He averaged 46 yards per punt, and 35 of his 41 kickoffs were touchbacks.