Essexville Garber’s Alex VanSumeren is first 2022 Michigan commitment
Essexville (Mich.) Garber defensive tackle Alex VanSumeren on Monday became the first commitment to Michigan’s 2022 football recruiting class.
VanSumeren (6-3, 275) is the younger brother of Michigan sophomore running back Ben VanSumeren.
"It’s hard to beat when you grew up a Wolverine fan," VanSumeren told The Michigan Insider. "They have world class academics, tradition rich football program, terrific coaching staff, and people. People are important."
As a freshman on Essexville Garber’s varsity this season, VanSumeren had 20 tackles for loss and 11 sacks. He is not yet ranked as a college prospect by 247Sports.
VanSumeren has also received offers from Kentucky and Central Michigan.