, the No. 8 recruit nationally according to 247Sports
, has committed to Michigan.
Paramus Catholic's Twitter account tweeted the news that Peppers was Michigan-bound, selecting the Wolverines over Stanford, Penn State, Rutgers and others.
"I'm just looking over everything, making sure that I'm sure about what I'm going to do, about where I'm going to go," Peppers told MaxPreps on Tuesday.
The 247Sports Crystal Ball
unanimously predicted Peppers to pick Michigan.Read more about Peppers' pick on 247Sports
Peppers burst onto the scene as a freshman starting for the varsity team at Don Bosco Prep. In his first game against Gilman, Peppers made a critical interception.
He later went on to capture MaxPreps National Freshman of the Year
honors and duplicated the feat as a sophomore
Check out Peppers' Top 10 highlights here
Last year, after transferring to Paramus Catholic (N.J.)
, Peppers earned Junior All-American honors after leading the Paladins to a Non-Public Group IV state title, starring on both offense and defense.
He has a chance to play either at the next level, but most likely projects as a defensive back.Read about Peppers' musical talents and how he's handled the recruiting attention
Peppers seemed to fall in love with Michigan on a trip he took there during the spring with Paramus Catholic head coach Chris Partridge and teammate Juwann Bushell-Beatty
, who committed to Michigan several weeks later.
He joins a recruiting class that already features the likes of Drake Harris
and Mason Cole
. Amazingly, Michigan is still in the mix for multiple other blue chip recruits, including Adoree' Jackson
, John Smith
, Da'Shawn Hand
and Malik McDowell