2 days ago

Moses Douglass has not yet finished his sophomore year of school, but he’s already been on recruiting radars for several years. His lineage probably has a bit to do with it. Former Bears and Giants cornerback Maurice Douglass, who coaches his son at Springfield (Ohio), has plenty of recruiting contacts from both his playing and coaching days. But instead of trying to convince the younger Douglass to go to his alma mater, Kentucky, he’s showing him as many options as possible.

Source: Land of 10

3 days ago

Las Vegas (Nev.) Bishop Gorman offensive lineman Jacob Isaia does not know where is going to college yet, as his scholarship options continue to grow by the week. No matter what his final list of choices looks like, they are almost certain to include two schools he has family connections to, UCLA, where his father Sale Isaia played, and Michigan State, where his grandfather Bob Apisa played.

Source: Detroit News

4 days ago

Nate Martens doesn’t mind if it takes a while to get an offer from a school. His motivation isn’t to amass as many offers as he can. Rather, he prefers to build as many good relationships as he can to ensure he makes the right college decision.

Source: Land of 10

5 days ago

Michigan State finds itself in good position with four commits to its 2018 class, ranking the Spartans 23rd nationally (and sixth in the Big Ten) per the 247Sports Composite. Though it’s been a quiet last few weeks on the trail, coach Mark Dantonio and his staff are nonetheless off to an impressive start. At this point in the last cycle, MSU only had one verbal commitment.

Source: Land of 10

1 week ago

Michigan State was busy offering scholarships to football recruits for the class of 2018 on Thursday. Coach Mark Dantonio and his staff have targeted players from all over the nation. Here is a breakdown of the newest players with MSU scholarship offers

Source: Detroit Free Press

2 weeks ago

Jack Henrichs, a senior offensive tackle from Mequon (Wis.) Homestead, was offered preferred walk-on spot last month during his official visit to East Lansing. The 6-foot-7, 257-pound Henrichs accepted the PWO offer from the Spartans Saturday evening. Henrichs announced his commitment to Michigan State on Twitter.

Source: Spartan Tailgate

2 weeks ago

Offensive line prospect of  Las Vegas Bishop Gorman Jacob Isaia continues to see his stock rise. The 6-foot-3, 265-pounder has picked up several scholarship offers since Michigan State offered him in January.“I recently made two unofficial visits, to Georgia Tech and the University of Virginia,” Isaia told me. “I received an offer from UVA. Yesterday, I received offers from UNLV and Minnesota.”

Source: Detroit Free Press

2 weeks ago

Michael Furtney made the most drastic of changes in fandom as a young boy. He started off as a Michigan State fan, but things changed when his ex-Marine father decided to go back to school at Michigan. From them on, he rooted for the Wolverines. It looks like the Spartans have regained his favor, coach Mark Dantonio and his staff bringing the 2018 Milan (Mich.) offensive lineman in for three different visits this winter.

Source: Land of 10

3 weeks ago

Quarterback Theo Day’s journey to where he is now, ending his junior year as a Michigan State commit, was one that was filled with hard work and willingness to adapt. Day started only a couple games at Detroit Catholic Central as a sophomore, but generated recruiting interest with his camp performances. After transferring to Dearborn Divine Child and starting the season there and leading the team deep into the playoffs, he was offered by Michigan State and accepted shortly thereafter.

Source: Detroit News

3 weeks ago

One of the players that head coach Mark Dantonio and the Michigan State staff is actively recruiting for the class of 2018 is Henry Geil of Preble High School in Green Bay, Wisc. The 6-foot, 205-pound prospect already has a list of scholarship offers and looks poised to add more this spring. Geil already holds offers from Iowa, Iowa State and Syracuse. Michigan State will host him on campus in the coming weeks and he could add to his scholarship total.

Source: Detroit Free Press

3 weeks ago

Wayne Jones III hasn’t had to visit Michigan State to know what he likes about it. “It’s like DB U there,” he said at The Opening Regional Dallas over the weekend. The Owasso (Okla.) safety, rated a 3-star junior by the 247Sports composite, picked up an offer from the Spartans in November but has not yet taken a trip to East Lansing. Still, the Spartans continue to pursue him.

Source: Land of 10

3 weeks ago

Jaren Mangham has been traveling all over the country and picking up offers. Cincinnati, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi State and Missouri have all jumped in the race for the stocky Detroit Cass Tech running back. Florida, Florida State, Miami, North Carolina, Tennessee, UCLA and Wisconsin could get visits soon from the 4-star sophomore. Despite having ample time to get to know him well, neither Michigan nor Michigan State had offered — that is, prior to Sunday. Mangham made yet another trip to East Lansing, and Spartans coach Mark Dantonio pulled him aside after spring practice.

Source: Land of 10

3 weeks ago

Michael Furtney of Milan High School is one of the fastest rising prospects in the Midwest for the 2018 class. The 6-foot-5, 270-pound prospect was in East Lansing on the final weekend of February and received good news from Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio.

Source: Detroit Free Press

3 weeks ago

One of the most versatile prospects in Michigan for the football recruiting class of 2018 is Jaylan Franklin of Gibraltar Carlson. The 6-foot-4, 205-pounder was in East Lansing last weekend and received some good news.Franklin is rated a three-star prospect and the the No. 35 “athlete” recruit in the nation by rivals.com. His ranking could move higher in the coming months, as he gets a chance to showcase his skills at regional camps and combines.

Source: Detroit Free Press

4 weeks ago

A day after losing one of its top commitments to the 2018 class, Michigan State landed a three-star cornerback from Georgia. Christian Jackson of Marietta Lassiter announced on his Twitter account that he had committed to the Spartans.

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4 weeks ago

Michigan State hosted a junior day on Sunday which had many talented prospects at it. The event produced a commitment from Dearborn Divine Child quarterback Theo Day. New offers were also extended to several attendees: Xenia (Ohio) wide receiver Meechi Harris, Gibraltar Carlson athlete Jaylan Franklin and Milan offensive tackle Michael Furtney in the junior class, and Detroit Cass Tech running back Jaren Mangham in the sophomore class.

Source: Detroit News

4 weeks ago

Michigan State has its next quarterback. Theo Day, a three-star quarterback 2018 prospect from Dearborn Divine Child, announced his verbal commitment to Michigan State on Sunday night.

Source: MLive

1 month ago

It might not be too long before Michigan State has its next quarterback commit. The Spartans have reported offers out to three uncommitted quarterback prospects in the 2018 class, and two of them have taken recent visits to East Lansing.

Source: MLive.com

1 month ago

Michigan State will be hosting an impressive group of prospects this weekend as spring practice opens. Coach Mark Dantonio and his staff will have several players on campus that already have a Michigan State scholarship offer as well as a few who could be offered while in East Lansing.

Source: Detroit Free Press

1 month ago

Michigan State will have a large group of football recruits on campus Sunday. The recruits will attend the Spartan basketball game against Wisconsin and spend time with the staff. Currently, there are two juniors with offers who are slated to be there — Dearborn Divine Child quarterback Theo Day and Muskegon offensive tackle Antwan Reed.

Source: Detroit News

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