Toledo adds first commit for 2019

Toledo’s on the board with its first commit for next year’s signing class. On Monday, in-state offensive lineman Michael Bergen announced on Twitter that he committed to the Rockets.

In an interview with, Bergen took an unofficial visit to Toledo on Monday — his fourth time there — and committed to coaches Jason Candle and Mike Hallett.

Bergen is rated a three-star recruit as an offensive tackle. The Avon, Ohio native is listed at 6-foot-5, 270 pounds and was a big target for Mid-American Conference schools with his 10 additional offers coming from: Eastern Michigan, Kent State, Bowling Green, Ohio, Akron, Appalachian State, Eastern Kentucky, Cincinnati and Purdue.

More Toledo targets for 2019:

  • Messiah deWeaver — quarterback, Dayton, Ohio, East Mississippi Community College/Michigan State/Wayne HS (Only offer since transferring from MSU to EMCC)
  • Richie Hagarty — defensive end/outside linebacker, Indianapolis, Ind., Cathedral (Also offered by Indiana, Boston College, Cincinnati and Miami-OH)
  • Jeremiah Burton — defensive tackle, Westerville, Ohio, Westerville North (Also offered by Kent State, Ohio, Miami-OH, Eastern Michigan, Buffalo and Ball State)
  • Charles Njoku — wide receiver, Wayne, N.J., Wayne (Also offered by Rutgers, Buffalo, Boston College, Wake Forest and Temple)
  • Shitta Sillah — outside linebacker, Middletown, N.J., Mater Dei (Also offered by Boston College, Rutgers, Syracuse, Duke, Buffalo, UMass, Virginia, Old Dominion, Central Florida and Kent State)
  • Brian Ugwu —outside linebacker/running back, Hillsdale, N.J., Hillsdale (Also offered by Pittsburgh, Syracuse, Rutgers, Temple, Boston College, Minnesota, North Carolina State, Duke, UConn, Kent State, Virginia and Buffalo)
  • Glover Cook — running back/slot receiver, Ocala, Fla., Vanguard (Also offered by Louisville, Cincinnati, UCF, Florida A&M, South Florida, Southern Mississippi, South Alabama, Missouri, West Virginia, USC, Boston College, Florida International, Arkansas, Florida Atlantic, Kent State and Kansas)

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