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Santa Margarita Catholic High School (California) athlete Collins Acheampong is one of the most intriguing prospects in the 2023 recruiting class.

The 6-foot-7, 254-pound edge-rusher put on a show as a freshman at Fairmont Prep, racking up 51 tackles, 15 tackles-for-loss and nine sacks.

But due to the COVID-19 pandemic and an early focus on basketball, Acheampong hasn't put on the pads since.

Still, he's one of the most coveted prospects in the entire West region.

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Well, he was.

On Friday, Acheampong announced his commitment to Michigan over fellow finalists LSU, Miami and UCLA:

“Michigan has a great football tradition and great academic reputation as well," he told 247Sports prior to his decision. " I really love the school and everything about it. I had a great official visit and really connected with the coaches. I took a lot of visits but the trip to Michigan was one of the best for me and probably the only one where I couldn’t find a single thing to complain about. They broke down exactly how they see me fitting in and feel I can come in and play the same position and have the same long term impact as Aidan Hutchinson and that’s pretty exciting.”