Collins Acheampong, a 2023 four-star edge rusher from Santa Margarita Catholic in California, announced his commitment to the Michigan Wolverines on Friday.

Acheampong is the No. 298 ranked prospect in the class of 2023, the 17th-ranked athlete and No. 17 recruit in the nation, according to the 247Sports composite rankings. The 6-foot-7, 254-pound prospect hails from Ghana and originally moved to the United States to pursue a basketball dream before transitioning to football.

Acheampong is a unique prospect in the sense that he hasn’t played a lot of football, so there isn’t a ton of film available on him to break down. In fact, the only season of football he has played was in 2019 before his high school shut down the football program.

Luckily, he is transferring to one of the toughest leagues in all of high school football — the Trinity League in Southern California. He will play against the best of the best and be able to refine his skills before getting to the college level.

It’s no secret he will have to be developed to become a force as a pass rusher, but his upside is tremendous. Where he could end up by the time his playing days are done at Michigan has to have the coaching staff excited.

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