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Michigan football gets '23 commitment from four-star LB Semaj Bridgeman from Pennsylvania

Just a few days after Michigan football's recruiting class of 2023 took a major June hit, a commitment Friday restored some hope in Ann Arbor as July began.

With four-star linebacker Raylen Wilson of Florida decommitting Wednesday, the Wolverines' class had fallen to No. 55 nationally, and 13th in the Big Ten. But on Friday, Michigan added a four-star linebacker from Pennsylvania in Semaj Bridgeman.

Bridgeman, of Philadelphia's Imhotep Institute, pledged maize and blue via Twitter on Friday evening, issuing a statement along with an image of himself wearing No. 7 in Michigan gear. The 6-2, 230-pound defender is ranked as the No.