He has some interest, and was enthused at the time, but that's when Michigan was one of, if not, his best offer.
Over the last 3-4 years Michigan usually lands kids where UM is clearly their best offer/one of the best, or alternatively, the dream school.
I think that changed a bit in 17, as Livers had options and I think Poole would've had more options had he waited. Coincidentally I think this is the best class we've had since 13. Have to beat other schools out instead of taking leftovers if that makes sense.