Four-star DE Donovan Jeter picks Michigan

The Detroit News
Donovan Jeter

Donovan Jeter, a four-star defensive end from Beaver Falls, Pa., on Sunday committed to Michigan’s 2017 recruiting class.

Jeter was in Ann Arbor over the weekend for Michigan’s game against Illinois and announced his commitment to the Wolverines via Twitter:

“First I want to thank God for continuing to bless me with these opportunities. I want to thank all the coaches that believed in me and offered me a scholarship. But after my official visit to Michigan, it was a tough decision but I feel like it’s best for me and my family that I continue my education and football career at the University of Michigan.”

Jeter committed to Notre Dame in September but decommitted from the Irish on Tuesday.

Jeter (6-6, 261 pounds) is ranked the No. 1 defensive end in Pennsylvania and No. 30 at his position nationally for 2017 by

Jeter takes Michigan's recruiting class to 18 players. He is the fourth defensive end commit, joining Ben Mason of Sandy Hook, Conn., Corey Malone-Hatcher of St. Joseph, Mich., and Luiji Vilain of Alexandria, Va.