2 days ago

Earlier in the summer, Birmingham (Ala.) Mountain Brook rising senior running back Harold Joiner named Michigan State his leader. Since then, a visit to LSU has made the Tigers the favorite in the minds of many recruiting analysts. The Spartans will have an opportunity to impress Joiner, an unusually sized 6-foot-3, 225-pound running back, as he is expected to take an official visit to East Lansing on Sept. 23 when MSU plays host to Notre Dame.

Source: Detroit News

2 days ago

Michigan State has 15 prospects committed to its 2018 class, with the hopes of adding at least five more. Those additions could potentially start coming before September hits. For now, let’s take a glance at where things stand with the 2018 class:

Source: Land of 10

3 days ago

Michigan State has 15 commitments for the class of 2018, which should increase to around 20 come National Signing Day in February. One position the staff has yet to address is running back. With Gerald Holmes set to graduate and LJ Scott a potential early departure for the NFL, the staff would like to add two players to the roster. Several prospects have emerged as high priority recruits for coach Mark Dantonio and his staff.

Source: DEtroit Free Press

3 days ago

Jacob Slade has 13 minutes and roughly 30 pounds on his identical twin brother, Zach, but the two-way Olentangy senior football standouts are inseparable. “We’ve been best friends, training partners and very competitive sibling rivals since we were little,” said Zach Slade, who at 6 feet 4, 240 pounds, projects as a defensive end and short-yardage running back for the Braves. Jacob (6-4, 270) will start at offensive and defensive tackle.

Source: Columbus Dispatch

5 days ago

Warinner is a three-star inside linebacker at Olentangy Liberty High School in Powell, Ohio — just about a 30-minute drive to Ohio State University’s campus in Columbus.

Source: The Only Colors

6 days ago

Michigan State currently has the nation’s No. 32 recruiting class and the eighth-best in the Big Ten, per the 247Sports composite rankings. The Spartans have 15 commitments and have been at that number since July 29.

Source: Land of 10

1 week ago

Mark Dantonio inherited a Michigan State program mired in a string of three straight losing seasons. In the 10 years that followed, Dantonio has posted a record of 90-42, won a trio of Big Ten titles and reached the College Football Playoff. So, how did he turn the program around? “You bring in certain individuals,” Dantonio said, “and they break the cycle for you.”

Source: MLive.com

1 week ago

Michigan State currently does not have a player from Missouri on its roster, but the Spartans hope to change that in the near future. One of their top St. Louis targets is Cardinal Ritter junior wide receiver Jameson Williams. When the Spartans opened fall camp in late July, many of the recruits visiting made relatively short trips from inside the state for visits. Williams came all the way from St. Louis.

Source: Detroit News

1 week ago

One of the top players on the board for Michigan State for the class of 2018 is guard Jacob Isaia of Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas) high school. The Under Armour All-America recruit will be taking an official visit to Michigan State this fall. “I will be at Michigan State the weekend of Sept. 30th, the Iowa game,” Isaia said recently. “My grandfather is being inducted into MSU Hall of Fame.”

Source: Detroit Free Press

1 week ago

Christian Jackson, a three-star cornerback out of Lassiter High School in Marietta Georgia, pledged to the Michigan State Spartans more than five months ago. Now it’s time for Michigan State fans to get to know him.

Source: The Only Colors

1 week ago

At first glance, Theo Day looks the part of a quarterback. Tall (6-foot-5) and lean with muscular arms, Day has a good quarterback frame. Once Day gets a football in his hand, well, he looks even more like a quarterback.

Source: MLive.com

1 week ago

Mark Dantonio and his staff have deep ties to Ohio and place a heavy emphasis on recruiting the state. Since Dantonio took over the program for the 2007 season, he has signed at least four players from the Buckeye State each year, topping out at eight in both 2012 and 2016. That record is in line to be broken this cycle as nine of the 15 players committed to the Spartans in the 2018 class are from Ohio.

Source: MLive

2 weeks ago

Can’t wait much for Michigan State football to get here? Is the Sept. 2 season opener too far away? Well, the next-best thing might just be prep football. You can keep an eye on recruits committed to play for Michigan State and others who might just end up in East Lansing. And you don’t have to wait until September. These are the best high school games for Michigan State fans to watch in August

Source: Land of 10

2 weeks ago

Michigan State has had an active summer full of recruiting successes. The Spartans’ 2018 class stands 15 commitments strong six months away from National Signing Day. Coach Mark Dantonio and his program likely have five or six spots remaining to fill since he said he would aim for 20 to 21 players in the class. Most of the work already has been completed.

Source: Land of 10

2 weeks ago

Michigan State continues to build its 2018 class and a key piece to the remaining spots is running back Elijah Collins. The University of Detroit Jesuit star is one of the Spartans’ top targets overall and certainly at his position.Collins, a 6-foot-0, 194-pound prospect, was present in East Lansing on Monday as the Spartans opened fall camp. He had a chance to watch practice and spend more time with the staff.

Source: Detroit News

2 weeks ago

The state of Michigan looks to be heavy on football talent when it comes to the class of 2019. Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio and his staff hosted an impressive group of in-state recruits on Monday

Source: Detroit Free Press

3 weeks ago

After just one season of varsity football, Davion Williams drew scholarship offers from more than a dozen universities, including Michigan State. So, the 2018 three-star cornerback from Belleville High School participated in the Spartans’ invite-only camp in June and committed to Michigan State before even leaving East Lansing. For all the twists and turns that come in recruiting, securing a verbal pledge from Williams was a clean process for coach Mark Dantonio.

Source: MLive.com

3 weeks ago

It’s that time of year when schools send official offers to their commits and top targets. Some schools get far more creative than others. Regardless, players appreciate them. Michigan State kept its digital offers short and sweet Tuesday morning. Have a look at the one sent to offensive line commit Dimitri Douglas of Saline, Mich.

Source: Land of 10

3 weeks ago

What a way to start the class. Not only does Brown give Michigan State a big-time talent, but as a Michigan native, he serves as a recruiting tool for the Spartans to land others in the state. He shared his decision while on a visit to campus for Michigan State’s first practice of preseason camp.

Source: Land of 10

3 weeks ago

Michigan State landed a big verbal commitment for its 2019 class Monday when offensive tackle Spencer Brown committed to the Spartans.

Source: Land of 10

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