Madison Southern junior running back Damien Harris announced his commitment to Michigan on Monday.
Harris — a 5-foot-11, 205-pound prospect — also had early offers from Kentucky, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Florida, Tennessee, Louisville and several others. He visited UK at least twice in the past few months, but the Wolverines were considered the heavy favorite in his recruitment.
ESPN ranks Harris as the No. 20 overall prospect in the class of 2015, the No. 3 running back, and the No. 1 junior from the state of Kentucky. 24/7 Sports considers him the No. 91 overall prospect in his class and the No. 10 running back.
Harris rushed for 1,911 yards and 37 touchdowns last season and was named to the MaxPreps.com sophomore All-American football team.
With two more seasons of high school remaining, Harris will not be able to sign with the Wolverines until February 2015.