Search results for recruiting, 2013

Football freep.com —  One of the best all-around football players in the Midwest for the class of 2017 is Scott Nelson of U-D Jesuit. The 6-foot-2, 185-pound prospect was in East Lansing on Thursday and received good news while on campus. “Coach Dantonio offered me and I got to talk to him in his office," Nelson said. "They like my ball skills at DB and my ability to tackle. I really liked being able to tour the facilities. I got to talk to some of the coaches and current players.”
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Football detroitnews.com —  Detroit Cass Tech safety Jaylen Kelly-Powell was in East Lansing on Wednesday, and after taking a tour and meeting with the staff, was offered a scholarship by the Spartans. He now has more than 30 offers after a junior season in which he earned Detroit News All-Metro Detroit honors after making 62 tackles and intercepting three passes, and also scoring three touchdowns as a running back.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  On Wednesday, Michigan State extended scholarship offers to Detroit Cass Tech's Jaylen Kelly-Powell and Jordan Reid. The 6-foot, 180-pound Kelly-Powell will to continue the reputation of Cass Tech standouts in the secondary. He already has over 20 scholarship offers and Rivals.com ranks him the No. 21 safety prospect in the nation for the class of 2017.
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Football mlive.com —  Dantonio has said he judges his classes on the back end, and the 2010 and 2011 signing classes can make their case via their win totals and NFL status.
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Men's Soccer msuspartans.com —  Michigan State men's soccer head coach Damon Rensing announced the addition of four student-athletes as part of the 2016 recruiting class. The class includes Giuseppe Barone (Grand Rapids, Mich.), Michael Beckett (Holly, Mich.), Michael Pimlott (Farmington, Mich.) and Michael Wetungu (Rochester Hills, Mich.).
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Football detroitnews.com —  With Signing Day completed, we take a closer look at Michigan State’s class of 2017 recruiting. Recruiting for this class will receive more attention from MSU fans now, but it is a group the Spartans have been working on for months, and in some cases years, already. Here are some of the names to know
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Football freep.com —  With the ink not even dry on the class of 2016, here is a look at our very early top 10 players in Michigan for the class of 2017. Next year's class looks to be exceptionally strong, especially at wide receiver. Michigan State will be a major player with the majority of recruits.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State landed its best recruiting class of the Mark Dantonio era on paper, but the Spartans head coach has made it clear he cares more about how his teams look on grass Saturday afternoons. "I think on days like this people forget that the bottom line here is you need to win football games and compete for championships, and we're doing that on a regular basis here," Dantonio said during a live BTN interview. "What we do with our class is what excites you."
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State didn't close the 2016 recruiting season with a strong final push, but 247Sports national recruiting director Steve Wiltfong said Spartans fans shouldn't lose sight of the big picture. "You could be bothered by one day out of 365, they didn't make a splash (Wednesday)," Wiltfong said on national signing day, "but this is a class to be excited about."
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Football isportsweb.com —  There were no last minute adds like Malik McDowell, Cassius Peat or Mufi Hunt. There was no professional wrestler who drops wives like Jim Harbaugh drops recruits. There was no number one recruit in the country or Lavert Hill. In fact, it was probably the most uneventful signing day that the Michigan State football team has went through in some time.
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Football mlive.com —  Think of the 20 things you want most, wish for them, and imagine your wishes granted. Got it? OK, now make three more wishes. Chances are, if your first 20 wishes came true, you'd feel pretty happy and satisfied even if the last three didn't.
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Football detroitnews.com —  Curtis Blackwell followed the Summer Swarm. He took note of his rival’s star-studded Signing Day party. And Wednesday, after a relatively low-key affair inside Spartan Stadium, Michigan State’s recruiting coordinator had no qualms about tipping his cap.
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Football freep.com —  If college football programs were judged solely on the excitement they could generate on signing day, Michigan State would have been a miserable operation Wednesday. There was no late-breaking drama — other than losing a four-star defensive end. No big-time last-minute additions. No pizzazz of any sort. Just a no-frills press conference with Mark Dantonio announcing his latest recruiting class. And a staff quietly celebrating progress.
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Football freep.com —  Here comes Michigan State with its overlooked, undervalued, overachieving, underrated football players, out to prove grit beats glitz.It was already overblown, this idea that MSU wins in spite of its roster, but now it just won’t fly. After years of outperforming the rankings assigned to his classes by recruiting analysts, coach Mark Dantonio has his third straight top-25 class — his highest-ranked and the most celebrated haul at MSU since he was an assistant for Bobby Williams in 2000.
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Football theonlycolors.com —  Other than the news about Auston Robertson, it has been a relatively quiet signing day for Mark Dantonio and the Spartans. All nineteen remaining commits have either enrolled early, or have signed their letters of intent. As it currently stands, MSU's class is #21 in the nation and #4 in the Big Ten, behind Michigan, Ohio State, and Penn State.
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Football freep.com —  Michigan State made late runs at two high-profile players at a high-need position, but both decided today to go elsewhere. The official Auburn football account announced the signing of Prince Sammons, a defensive end from Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy. MSU made a late push for the 6-foot-8 Sammons, who also could play offensive tackle in college. And Rivals.com reported that defensive end Karamo Dioubate of Philadelphia had dropped MSU from his list of finalists. MSU also got in late on the former Penn State commitment, who was down to South Carolina and Temple at the end, according to Rivals.com.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State's 2016 football recruiting class, expected to be the highest ranked in the Mark Dantonio era, has been more than three years in the making entering today's national signing day. The Spartans have stayed on point from the targeting of top Midwestern prospects to the process of evaluating, recruiting and signing the prospects.
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Football msuspartans.com —  MSUSpartans.com is your headquarters for official signing day coverage with live announcements, signee video highlights, bios, photos and more throughout the day.
Per NCAA rules, the MSU Athletics Department will announce a signee when the program has received and MSU Athletics Compliance has verified the signee's National Letter of Intent. Signees are not officially Spartans until approved and then listed on this page.
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Football freep.com —  College football has two seasons, and Wednesday is the annual national holiday for the one that never really ends: recruiting season. The Spartans typically aren’t darlings on National Signing Day, which is why the Sporting News this week ranked MSU the No. 1 “overachieving program” in terms of recruiting rankings vs. on-field results. But it looks like MSU might score an imaginary victory on National Signing Day, as well. Depending on late movement, Dantonio’s 10th recruiting class could end up as his first ranked in the national top 10, which would make it MSU’s first that high since 2000.
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