Receiver Brad Hawkins opts out of UM freshman class

The Detroit News
Brad Hawkins

Brad Hawkins, a four-star receiver from Camden (N.J.), will not be joining the Michigan freshman class this season, opting to attend prep school at Suffield (Conn.) Academy.

Hawkins chose UM over Rutgers, Temple, Oregon and South Carolina. The 6-foot-2, 185-pounder was ranked No. 8 in NJ.com's Top 50 and rated the No. 38 receiver in the nation by Scout.com in the 2016 class.