2 months ago

Ward explored the draft process as well. After working out for about eight or nine teams, though, he made his decision to return to MSU while armed with items he wants to improve on when his junior season arrives this fall

Source: Detroit Free Press

2 months ago

The offseason is only the dog days if you have nothing exciting to talk about. When you have 100 Mark Dantonio wins to sort out, that makes the offseason a little easier as we wait patiently. We rolled out wins 100-41 a few days ago, and we’ve got a batch of wins 40-26 to hold you over until we reveal the top 25 one-by-one.

Source: The Only Colors

2 months ago

The folks at Michigan State let Michael Fletcher know how much they wanted him in their football program but they didn’t push too hard in recruiting the big defensive end from Flint Carman-Ainsworth. That proved to be a wise strategy.

Source: MLive.com

2 months ago

There is something significant going on with Michigan State’s 2019 football recruiting class: It’s filling up. Like, by the hour.  Forget recruiting rankings for a moment — MSU is doing well, though not spectacular on that front. More importantly: Commitments you get this early are usually your top targets. Kids who were Plan A.

Source: Lansing State Journal

2 months ago

A busy two days in recruiting for Michigan State culminated with commitments from two of the top in-state prospects as Flint Carman-Ainsworth defensive end Michael Fletcher and West Bloomfield wide receiver Tre Mosley picked the Spartans on Friday. Fletcher and Mosley’s announcements came on the heels of Bolingbrook (Ill.) running back Anthony Williams Jr. committing earlier Friday, and Chicago Simeon wide receiver Alante Brown and Euclid (Ohio) running back Brandon Wright committing on Thursday.

Source: Detroit News

2 months ago

Fletcher, who is the highest-rated defensive end in Michigan, is the 14th commit in MSU’s strong 2019 class. He ranks as No. 394 nationally in the 247Sports Composite, as well as No. 25 amongst all defensive ends in the country and No. 11 in his home state.

Source: The Only Colors

2 months ago

West Bloomfield 3-star wide receiver Tre Mosley has committed to Michigan State football, he announced Friday afternoon on Twitter.

Source: Detroit Free Press

2 months ago

Mark Dantonio and the staff loved what they saw from him at Michigan State’s camp on June 20 and he earned an offer on the spot. He has been blowing up this summer and he can earn some early playing time right away — especially with the new freshman redshirt rule.

Source: Spartan Avenue

2 months ago

Quite possibly one of the quietest recruitments in Mark Dantonio’s tenure ended on Thursday evening as three-star physical running back Brandon Wright picked MSU over the likes of Boston College, Cincinnati, Indiana, Pitt and Purdue.

Source: Spartan Avenue

2 months ago

Michigan State’s late June recruiting bonanza is continuing. Anthony Williams Jr., a three-star running back from Bolingbrook, Illinois, announced his verbal commitment to Michigan State on Friday afternoon.

Source: MLive.com

2 months ago

German squad ratiopharm Ulm continued loading up for the new 7DAYS EuroCup season by announcing on Friday the addition of power forward Gavin Schilling on a two-year deal.

Source: Eurohoops

2 months ago

Handling the ball on the perimeter and mid-range jumpers are now part of Michigan State junior Nick Ward’s revamped game after hearing what NBA teams had to say about him this spring. He showed off both in Thursday’s Moneyball Pro-Am opener for Team Vintage in a 91-63 loss to Team Splatter.

Source: Spartan Tailgate

2 months ago

Michigan State’s 2019 football class received a boost on Thursday night. Alante Brown, a 3-star athlete and dual-threat QB according to 247Sports, announced his verbal commitment to the Spartans on social media.

Source: Land of 10

2 months ago

“Coach Izzo is such a genuine person, and so you learn who he is through the recruiting process. And he’s just very honest and upfront,” Terri Jackson said. “And you trust that when you drop your 17-year-old off for his freshman year, his summer workouts and summer school. And the honesty and the connection to Coach Izzo remains. It never changed for us, and it’s just something that we appreciated. And we didn’t abuse it.

Source: Detroit Free Press

2 months ago

“I didn’t like recruiting because coaches lied to me. They did stuff that wasn’t ever going to happen. Places like Ohio State had coaches that told me, ‘You’ll come in and play a ton as a freshman.’ When I was at USC, coaches walked around calling me ‘Big Daddy’ and they were grabbing juice for me. I’m used to doing that myself. My grandma was there and I was getting our food and drinks, but the coaches were trying to do it for us.

Source: WLUN – ESPN 100.9

2 months ago

Eleven seasons. Six double-digit win seasons. Three conference titles. One hundred victories. Those are just some of the numbers that have already cemented Mark Dantonio as one of the greatest coaches in Michigan State — and Big Ten — history. Tie in history-in-the-making with a long offseason and, folks, that just simply means we have to rank all 100 of Dantonio’s wins.

Source: The Only Colors

2 months ago

2 months ago

You don’t’ have to wait until November to see the 2018-19 Michigan State basketball team in action. All 12 scholarship Michigan State players are scheduled to participate in the Moneyball Pro-Am in Lansing, beginning on Thursday. That number includes the team’s five incoming freshmen, making their first appearances since enrolling in the school in June.

Source: MLive.com

2 months ago

Spectators packed the stands at Aim High Sports in Dimondale the past two years to watch Miles Bridges execute a seemingly endless stream of highlight-reel dunks. The former MSU star won’t be a part of this year’s Moneyball Pro-Am, which begins Thursday, but there’s still plenty of intrigue surrounding the annual summer league.

Source: Spartan Tailgate

2 months ago

Could Michigan State still reign as the Big Ten’s best team even after losing likely NBA Draft lottery picks Miles Bridges and Jaren Jackson Jr.? NBC Sports’ Scott Phillips thinks so, ranking Michigan State tops in his ‘Way-Too-Early’ Big Ten Power Rankings.

Source: Spartan Tailgate

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