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Posted On: 03/15/21 9:49 AM

One of the biggest questions to pose is what separates the average, from the good, from the great? Well, sometimes words aren’t necessary to know the answer. The following four players have stood out among the pack in Michigan’s class of 2022. It’s not always the skill set, but rather the athleticism and the innate tenacity to be great on the field. The list kicks off with the states top player, following in his older brothers footsteps to the division one level. 


Alex VanSumeren Alex VanSumeren 6'3" | DL Garber | 2022 State MI , 6’3, 270, Garber

The older VanSumeren, Ben, signed with the Michigan Wolverines, and recently transferred to play linebacker at Michigan State University where he seeks to earn a starting role. 

His younger brother, Alex, seeks to not only emulate but perhaps exceed the standards set by his big brother. Alex checks in at more than forty pounds bigger than Ben, allowing him to be an absolute monster on the defensive line. His size and strength on film is evident from the get go, and absolutely overwhelming for opposing players. What makes him unique though, is his relentless desire to get to the ball, and his

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