7 hours ago

Julian Barnett is the highest-rated commit in Michigan State’s 2019 class and gaining more national attention. The four-star cornerback from Belleville High School earned a spot in the Nike The Opening Finals earlier this month and landed an invitation to the Rivals Five-Star Challenge for his performance at a camp outside of Chicago last weekend.

Source: MLive.com

7 hours ago

Michigan State just made the cut for one of the top prospects in the nation. Devontae Dobbs, a 2019 five-star offensive lineman from Belleville High School, included Michigan State in a top eight he announced via Twitter Friday night, along with USC, Georgia, Oklahoma, Clemson, Florida State, Auburn and Ohio State.

Source: MLive.com

1 day ago

The newest Spartan commit is a deadly pass-rusher who gets to the quarterback in the blink of an eye and he also has the smarts to drop back in coverage, knowing when to collapse on the pocket when there’s no one open down the field.

Source: Spartan Avenue

2 days ago

Luke Fulton, a three-star prospect from Youngstown (Ohio) Cardinal Mooney, revealed Thursday on Twitter his plans to play for Michigan State. He is the second linebacker to verbally commit to the Spartans, joining Clinton Township Chippewa Valley’s Marcel Lewis, and the second player from Ohio.

Source: Detroit News

2 days ago

Barnett went from just outside the top-100 to No. 70 on 247Sports. He’s also listed as the No. 9 cornerback and third-best recruit in the state of Michigan. In the composite, he’s now up to No. 53 overall and the seventh-best corner — he’s closing in on five-star status.

Source: Spartan Avenue

2 days ago

The month of May and the final weeks of the spring recruiting period have been fruitful for Huntington (Ind.) North offensive tackle Damon Kaylor. A 6-foot-6, 315-pound senior to be, Kaylor received three scholarship offers from Power 5 conference schools. Michigan State, his first Big Ten offer, started that run on May 10 and Boston College and Vanderbilt have followed since.

Source: Detroit News

1 week ago

Devontae Dobbs is a 6-foot-4 280 pound offensive tackle from Bellville Michigan. He plays for a great head coach, in Jermaine Crowell of Bellville High School. As a junior he helped lead his team to a 10-1 record, but their season ended sooner than they expected after falling to Canton in the state playoffs. Expect to see Dobbs and the rest of his teammates come back even more focused next season and challenge for a state championship.

Source: Saturday Blitz

1 week ago

Dwan Mathis is already ranked among the best recruits in the nation and he will soon go head-to-head with the top talents at his position. The 2019 four-star quarterback and Michigan State commit from Oak Park High School earned an invite Thursday night to the Elite 11 Finals, which labels itself as “the nation’s premier quarterback competition.”

Source: MLive.com

1 week ago

Michigan State is off to a good start in the Class of 2019 football recruiting with a class that is ranked No. 5 in the Big Ten and No. 25 nationally.

Source: Spartan Tailgate

2 weeks ago

Michigan State quarterback commit Dwan Mathis was offered by Ohio State recently, and on Saturday, when he attended the Nike Opening Regional in Canton, Ohio, many of the questions the media had for him centered around that offer and any potential interest in the Buckeyes.

Source: Detroit News

3 weeks ago

The 247Sports Crystal Ball may not mean much, but the last three predictions, all from respected recruiting experts, are in favor of the Spartans. Allen Trieu, Wiltfong and SB Nation’s Bud Elliott have supreme confidence in the Spartans landing the Flint-native. Michigan State it battling it out with in-state rival Michigan for the four-star prospect’s services and the Spartans seem to be taking the lead and not looking back.

Source: Spartan Tailgate

3 weeks ago

Robin Roberts. Steve Garvey. Kirk Gibson. Michigan State’s history of two-sport stars runs deep. Adam Berghorst and Jase Bowen hope to add their names to that list. They are 2019 football recruits for the Spartans, but both Berghorst and Bowen decided on MSU because they plan to play baseball as well once they arrive on campus.

Source: Detroit Free Pressl

4 weeks ago

“That has been my goal all along, to play both sports,” The 6-foot-6, 250-pound Berghorst said. “That was huge that they gave me that opportunity. I was excited about that. Both coaches are cool with me doing it. There is a guy in the Class of 2018 that is coming in to do it, and another one in (the Class of 2019) who is going try to do both as well, so they are good with it.” The rapport he built up with MSU’s football coach Mark Dantonio and baseball coach Jake Boss was crucial, too.

Source: MLive.com

4 weeks ago

Michigan State has their seventh verbal commitment of their 2019 football recruiting class, but also the second football recruit to also commit to the baseball team in Zeeland East’s Adam Berghorst. Berghorst (6-7, 245 pounds) received 16 scholarship offers for football as a defensive end, but is also a highly regarded pitcher. He joins Toledo Central Catholic’s Jase Bowen, who will play wide receiver on the football team and shortstop on the baseball team.

Source: Detroit News

1 month ago

“Michigan is a great program, a great school, but I love Michigan State,” Lewis said. “That’s where my heart was. As a fan, I always liked Michigan State.” The 6-foot-1, 217-pound Lewis, who holds 18 college offers and made his commitment before taking any official visits, believes he can excel in East Lansing and become an All-Big Ten-caliber linebacker.

Source: Detroit Free Press

1 month ago

In a certain way, the recruiting process for high school football athletes is a little like falling in love. When you know, you know. For three-star linebacker Marcel Lewis, Michigan State was the school he knew he wanted to play football at. “Michigan State, I just feel like they always showed me love,” Lewis said. “I know they are going to take care of me.”

Source: MLive.com

1 month ago

When Michigan State offered Clinton Township Chippewa Valley linebacker Marcel Lewis in January, the Spartans were his first Big Ten offer, and he immediately made it known it was an offer he had long waited for.

Source: Detroit News

1 month ago

Detroit Cass Tech’s Jaren Mangham, a 2019 4-star running back/linebacker, is “getting closer by the day” to picking a college football program. Mangham (6 feet 2, 210 pounds) said his finalists are Michigan State, Colorado, Florida, Florida State, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Texas A&M and TCU. He currently holds 48 college offers.

Source: Detroit Free Press

1 month ago

Detroit Cass Tech’s Jaren Mangham, a 2019 4-star running back/linebacker, is “getting closer by the day” to picking a college football program. Mangham (6 feet 2, 210 pounds) said his finalists are Michigan State, Colorado, Florida, Florida State, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Texas A&M and TCU. He currently holds 48 college offers.

Source: Detroit Free Press

2 months ago

Not long ago, Jase Bowen’s future was all but set to continue on the baseball diamond at Notre Dame after he finishes high school in just about a year, but an offer from #5 Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio and baseball coach Jake Boss to play both sports at the college level proved to be a game-changer for the two-sport star.

Source: Spartan Nation

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