Jacob Oden's future is so bright, to borrow a phrase, he's gotta wear shades.
The 2024 four-star athlete from Harper Woods announced his commitment on Thursday night via 247 Sports on YouTube, opting to stay in state and head to Ann Arbor to play for coach Jim Harbaugh and Michigan football.
When the time came to announce his choice, Oden turned to a prop: The "Turnover Buffs," donning a pair of Cartier sunglasses and a maize-and-blue visor.
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Oden, who is ranked as the No. 5 player in Michigan in 247 Sports' composite rankings, as well as No. 160 nationally and No. 17 at his position, selected the Wolverines from a final five which also included Michigan State, Iowa, Penn State and Tennessee.
Oden had offers from 37 Division I squads, including Arkansas, Colorado and Wisconsin.
This article originally appeared on Detroit Free Press: Jacob Oden, 2024 4-star ATH from Harper Woods, picks Michigan football