Search results for recruiting, 2013

Football theonlycolors.com —  Williams is clearly large, so large in comparison to most of his opponents and teammates, that one basically doesn't need the arrow before the play to point out where he is. Williams is the player you think he is on first look. He is able to push around his opposition on both sides of the field due to this physical edge alone, and you can see him regularly plow through double teams from two offensive linemen to get into the back-field.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State's Class of 2015 added another pillar by virtue of verbal commitment pledge on Friday night when Raequan Williams announced he's signing with the Spartans in February, according to multiple reports.
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Football detroitnews.com —  Friday is decision day for Chicago DePaul Prep defensive tackle Raequan Williams, a 6-foot-5, 280-pound senior who is considered one of the nation's best at his position. Williams told Scout's Beth Long that he is down to Iowa and Michigan State. While the Hawkeyes appeared to be in the catbird seat for much of his recruitment, Long believes the Spartans are due to add another piece to their 2015 class.
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Football freep.com —  Rivals 4-star and top 250 football recruit Raequan Williams of DePaul Collegiate High School in Chicago will decide which college he will attend tonight prior to his basketball game. The 6-foot-6, 280-pound prospect has an impressive offer list which includes Michigan State, Iowa, Oregon, Penn State, Arizona, Missouri and a host of other BCS programs.
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Football freep.com —  One of the top prospects in the Midwest for the class of 2016 is Eden Prairie (Minn.) linebacker Carter Coughlin. Rivals.com ranks the 6-foot-4, 205-pound prospect the No. 2 player in Minnesota and the No. 18 outside linebacker in the nation. Michigan State has been very active recruiting the Land of 10,000 Lakes the last few years because of the work of primary recruiter Brad Salem. This summer, Coughlin was able to camp at MSU and this fall the Spartans were able to have him on campus for the game against Michigan.
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Football freep.com —  Mark Dantonio has used this week to get on the road and recruit. He has stopped into the schools of several players that the staff is actively recruiting for the class of 2016 and had in-home visits with two players for the class of 2015.
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Football freep.com —  On Saturday Michigan State hosted numerous class of 2016 prospects on campus to watch practice and attend the Spartans basketball game. One of the players the staff was very excited to have on campus was quarterback Messiah DeWeaver of Trotwood-Madison High School in Ohio. The 6-foot-3, 200-pound prospect is one of the top quarterbacks in the nation for the class of 2016. Rivals.com rates him the No. 9 pro-style quarterback in the nation for his class and a four-star recruit.
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Football freep.com —  Trotwood (Ohio) Madison 2016 quarterback Messiah deWeaver is a four-star prospect, the No. 9 pro-style passer and No. 210 overall player in the junior class. He picked Michigan on June 18, over offers from Kentucky, Louisville, and others. On a trip to East Lansing on Saturday, he added Michigan State to the mix.
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Field Hockey highschoolsports.pennlive.com —  Greenwood junior forward Kelsey Keener knew before she left for the National Field Hockey Festival in Palm Springs, Ca., over Thanksgiving that Michigan State was likely where she wanted to play. But she waited until the Monday after Festival to make it official, and verbally committed last week to play for the Spartans after she graduates in 2016.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State doesn't play a football game this weekend, but the Spartans are in position to score some victories on the recruiting field. The Spartans are playing host to several top prospects this weekend, most all of whom will be unofficial visitors and watch Michigan State's football practice and attend the basketball game with Arkansas Pine-Bluff at Breslin Center on Saturday.
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Football detroitnews.com —  Saturday will be a busy sports day on the Michigan State campus. The Spartan football team has a bowl practice, and the basketball team takes on Arkansas-Pine Bluff in the afternoon. That made it the perfect opportunity to host a "Spartan Elite Day," which will allow top recruits the opportunity to take in both of those events, as well as take tours and spend time with the football staff.
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Football freep.com —  On Saturday, Michigan State will be holding a practice in preparation for their likely game vs. Georgia Tech in the Orange Bowl. This will be the eighth consecutive bowl appearance for MSU. The coaching staff will look to have several top recruits from around the Midwest in East Lansing to learn more about the program.
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Football freep.com —  Under Mark Dantonio, Michigan State has made a reputation of superior evaluation. Rivals.com recently updated its rankings. and two Michigan State commitments were elevated to four-star recruits.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State offensive line coach Mark Staten, whose group opened holes for Jeremy Langford to rush for 118 yards against a Nittany Lions' defense that entered the game ranked No. 1 in the nation against the run, had said a win on Saturday would mean a lot on the recruiting trail. "I recruit Pennsylvania, so it helps,'' Staten said last week. "For me, it means a lot because I've gotten to know a lot of the guys from Pennsylvania and their families, and I want them to, as we say in Michigan, be able to walk the streets.''
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Football freep.com —  Over the final three weeks of Michigan State's regular season, Darien Harris, Shilique Calhoun and Delton Williams all got to play against their home-state schools. It's something that Mark Dantonio and his staff want to impress upon recruits in the new-look Big Ten. East Lansing isn't a world away from the East Coast anymore.
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Football detroitnews.com —  Under Mark Dantonio and his staff, Michigan State has had a lot of success taking high school recruits with the ability to play multiple positions and find the best roles for them. Jeremy Langford and Tony Lippett are two consummate examples on this year's team. In the 2015 class, the Spartans have continued to recruit players who play multiple positions for their schools, and the most recent addition to that class, Houston Nimitz's Darrell Stewart, is just that.
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Football freep.com —  Last weekend, Michigan State hosted numerous class of 2016 prospects on campus for unofficial recruiting visits. The players were able to learn about Mark Dantonio's program and experience the game day environment in East Lansing.
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Football freep.com —  Given the chance to make a statement at the Nittany Lions’ expense in an area that serves as an important supplier of their talent, the Spartans would be wise to capitalize. This is a “program game,” Mark Dantonio said Tuesday, between programs whose shared interests include 2016 “four-star” quarterback Jake Zembiec of Rochester, N.Y.
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Football freep.com —  Michigan State has been Darrell Stewart's choice for several weeks now, but Spartans football coach Mark Dantonio wanted him to be sure about it. Typical of Dantonio's approach, he told Stewart to hold off on verbally committing until he was able to take an official visit to MSU. That happened during the weekend, Stewart's feelings only strengthened, and the Houston receiver is MSU's 14th commitment and third Texan in the class of 2015.
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