Eastern Michigan's 2016 recruiting class is starting to take shape with the recent additions of DE Justice Williams and LB Max Roberts.
Roberts hails from Delaware, Ohio and currently attends Hayes HS. He chose the Eagles over reported offers from Villanova, New Hampshire, and Fordham. He announced his decision shortly after visiting EMU on Sunday afternoon.
"I feel that EMU is going to be special and they're going to turn things around and I want to be apart of that. I believe in what coach Creighton is doing and I think all the other guys that have committed feel the same way."
The 6-foot-1 215 pound linebacker is being recruited as an outside linebacker and says he will play either the rover or stud position with the Eagles.
About a week ago, EMU also landed defensive end Justice Williams. Williams is a hometown kid who hails from Belleville, Michigan and attends Belleville HS. His commitment was first reported by The DZone, a site that covers high school football in the state of Michigan.
Here's what Williams told Hustle Belt shortly after committing.
"One thing I like about EMU is that it's close. I'm from Detroit and it's only a 20 minute drive from home. My family will be able to come to games. Also, just like me EMU is an unfinished product. I could be apart of a could group that could turn the program around. Eastern gets a bad rap but they have good people in their program who are ready to make a change and I feel that the sky is the limit for them."
Toledo also reportedly offered Williams earlier in the process and he's a hard worker who fits coach Creighton's #ETough mentality. Williams will either play defensive end or linebacker at the next level.
Although Williams does not have any junior year highlights, check out Roberts' highlights below courtesy of Hudl: