Colson is the No. 184-ranked prospect overall and is now the third-highest-ranked commit in Michigan's class. He is a 6-foot-2, 220-pound outside linebacker out of Ravenwood High School in Brentwood, Tennessee, and was the No. 4-ranked prospect in the state of Tennessee.
Prior to Colson's commitment, Michigan held the 14th-ranked class overall. The Big Ten as a whole has been recruiting well so far in this cycle; Michigan is still behind Ohio State (No. 1), Minnesota (No. 8), Maryland (No. 12) and Iowa (No. 13) in the rankings.