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He’s the most talented MSU offensive lineman in many years — “I mean, he’s dominant,” offensive line coach Mark Staten said — and is likely at some point to be MSU’s first drafted offensive lineman since Chris Morris in 2006, and first picked high since Flozell Adams went in the second round in 1998. At 6-6, 303 pounds and with quick feet, he is obliterating opponents and anchoring a line that has yielded four sacks, tied for fewest in the nation. And before Conklin decided to spend the fall of 2012 at Fork Union (Va.) Military Academy to improve his chances of a scholarship, he had one offer. Wayne State was willing to give him $2,000 per semester toward his tuition.