Search results for recruiting, 2013

Men's Basketball isportsweb.com —  The Michigan State basketball team is coming off of a season in which they know they should’ve done better, but now is the time to recruit the talent to get better. The Spartans are bringing in arguably their best recruiting class in the Tom Izzo era, but looking ahead to 2017, the Spartans could get even more young talent to add to the roster. Here are three 2017 recruits the Spartans would love to land.
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Football michiganstate.247sports.com —  Westerville (Ohio) South safety Dominique Long didn't take long to commit to Michigan State. Long was offered June 20 after camping two days beforehand and jumped in the boat Saturday.
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Football freep.com —  The Michigan State coaching staff has been busy this week evaluating recruits in a camp setting. A few players have performed well enough to earn an MSU scholarship offer.
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Football detroitnews.com —  Scholarship offers are being extended earlier and earlier in the recruiting process, but as this month of June has shown, there is still room for a prospect going into his senior year to earn new offers at college camps.
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Football michiganstate.247sports.com —  Any added sense of excitement or relief or whatever emotion Mustafa Khaleefah felt most deeply Wednesday morning surely came from knowing he had earned the news that had just come on a phone call with Michigan State. The 2017 Dearborn offensive tackle landed an offer from the Spartans, one that came after camping twice in the previous week to show what he could do and make his case that he is worthy of playing in East Lansing. And he found out he had done just that when he got a text from MSU offensive line coach Mark Staten, who put him on the phone with coach Mark Dantonio after he called.
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Football freep.com —  The Michigan State camp is one of the top evaluation tools for the football staff. The camp is always attended by many high-profile prospects. The last few years several players have earned offers with strong performances and that was the case again this year. Two players who earned offers were Westerville (Ohio) South defensive back Dominique Long and Dearborn offensive lineman Mustafa Khaleefah.
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Football mlive.com —  The Spartans earned verbal commitments on Monday night from two 2017 Florida defensive ends. Donovan Winter, of Bishop Moore Catholic in Orlando, announced his commitment to Michigan State on Twitter. He picked the Spartans over reported offers from Michigan, Tennessee and others. "When I was young I wanted to be a Spartan and now I am," Winter wrote. His commitments was followed soon after by a commitment from Lashawn Paulino-Bell, of St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Pompano Beach. Paulino-Bell has a host of reported offers, including from Georgia and Notre Dame.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  When Nojel Eastern visited Michigan State early last summer, he was confined to crutches. The four-star point guard from Illinois broke his ankle early last summer, soon after the Spartans had taken interest in him on the recruiting trail. The injury cost him a critical summer and affected him into his junior high school season. This year, Eastern was back at Michigan State for its Izzo Shootout team camp over the weekend. And more than a year removed from the injury, he was able to show Tom Izzo and the rest of the Spartans coaches that he's fully recovered.
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Football freep.com —  One of the things Dantonio is best known for is his coaching staff’s ability to find an unheralded recruit and turn him into a star. It has happened many times and narrowing it down to a Top 10 was pretty difficult.
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Football freep.com —  Muskegon has one of the most successful high school football programs in Michigan history. The Big Reds are poised for another run at a state championship and Andrew Ward is a big reason why.
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Football mlive.com —  In the three seasons before Mark Dantonio was hired, Michigan State posted a record of 14-21, including 4-8 in 2006 and a last-place finish in the Big Ten. A decade later, the Spartans are coming off their second Big Ten title in three years and a spot in the College Football Playoff.
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Football detroitnews.com —  While satellite camps have dominated football recruiting news for the better part of the last few months, Michigan State is gearing up for the prime time of its recruiting season this week. More than 1,000 prospects are expected to be on campus over the next four days as Michigan State hosts 28 teams in a seven-on-seven camp on Wednesday, as well as a big-man camp for offensive and defensive linemen.
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Football freep.com —  Historically, June is when Michigan State picks up a significant number of commitments. With Lake Park (Ill.) defensive lineman Jacub Panasiuk picking MSU on June 2, the Spartans are already off to a quick start. A look at some of the players that are high priority recruits for the Green and White.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  A drawn-out recruiting process for Michigan State's last remaining 2016 target still has no end in sight. Taurean Thompson, a four-star forward, wrapped up an official visit to East Lansing earlier this week, and returned to his native New Jersey. The visit was the third Thompson has taken: he has also taken trips to his other two finalists schools, Syracuse and Seton Hall.
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Football freep.com —  One of the top players on the Michigan State recruiting board for the class of 2017 is Orchard Lake St. Mary's wide receiver Kahlee Hamler. The 5-foot-9, 155-pound prospect was offered by MSU nearly two years ago after he had an impressive performance at camp. Since that time, a host of other BCS teams have jumped on board and extended him a scholarship including Michigan, Nebraska, Penn State and Wisconsin.
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Football highschoolsports.mlive.com —  If there is one thing that the top Detroit Cass Tech football recruits have, it is top-notch speed. In Saturday's Division 1 state championships for boys track and field, Cass Tech junior Donovan Peoples-Jones, Jaylen Kelly-Powell, Donovan Johnson and sophomore Kalon Gervin teamed up to win the 4x100 meter relay with a time of 42.26.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  Taurean Thompson’s visit to Michigan State is imminent. Whether or not Tom Izzo has a chance to land the talented, unsigned forward’s services for next season reportedly will be determined after their meeting. The 75th-best player in the 2016 senior class according to ESPN.com will visit MSU on Sunday and Monday, and he said he plans to make his decision this month.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State's defensive lineman pipeline from Chicago continues to deliver. Jacub Panasiuk, a three-star defensive lineman, announced his verbal commitment to Michigan State on Thursday at a ceremony at his high school.
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Football detroitnews.com —  Michigan State’s coaching staff extended new offers in the 2018 class this week, and one of the most interesting was the one to Huber Heights (Ohio) Wayne wide receiver L’Christian Smith. If the name of that school sounds familiar, that’s because the Spartans signed a quarterback in the 2016 class, highly-regarded Messiah DeWeaver, from Wayne High. It may also sound familiar because that’s the same school the Spartans found Jerel Worthy.
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Football freep.com —  Under Mark Dantonio, Michigan State has had some of the best linebacking corps in school history. And one of the players the staff is focused on for the class of 2018 is Ovie Oghoufo of Farmington Hills Harrison. The 6-foot-3, 207-pound prospect will be one of the top recruits in the Midwest next year.
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