Search results for recruiting, 2013

Football landof10.com —  The news of former Ohio State outside linebacker commit Antjuan Simmons’ decision to reopen his commitment was met with a flurry of excitement on Michigan State’s end. “Already Know Where To Come,” Spartans running back commit Weston Bridges said to Simmons on Twitter in the wake of the news. “We need one more ‘backer, and he’s it,” on source close to Michigan State told Land of 10.
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Football freep.com —  The Michigan State football coaching staff has been on the road and extending scholarship offers to several prospects this week. One player was 6-foot, 315-pound defensive tackle Cam Goode of St. Johns College in Washington, D.C. Coach Ron Burton is the primary recruiter for Michigan State in D.C., and Goode is a player he is hoping to land in the 2018 class. Other schools that have offered him include Pittsburgh and Wake Forest.
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Football mlive.com —  The season may have ended prematurely for Michigan State, but recruiting always starts right on time. Sunday marked the beginning of a NCAA contact period, meaning coaches can travel to visit recruits at their schools or homes. The means Spartans coaches spread across the country to visit prospects during the two-week window.
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Football detroitnews.com —  It has been a busy first week of the contact period for Michigan State’s football staff. The Spartan coaches have been out on the road, setting the stage for a home stretch to National Signing Day (Feb. 1), which will kick into high gear during the month of December. The Spartans have already had in-home visits with two of their top remaining senior targets, Cleveland Heights wide receiver Jaylen Harris and Covington (Ga.) Newton linebacker Jaquan Henderson.
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Football freep.com —  Michigan State is looking for a stalwart offensive tackle for the football recruiting class of 2018, and Ryan Hayes of Traverse City West has emerged as one of the best players in the state. The Spartans offered a scholarship to the the 6-foot-7, 255-pounder on Monday.
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Football landof10.com —  Traverse City tends to go largely unnoticed in recruiting. Way up in the northwest corner of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, it’s surrounded by farmland and lakes, even though the city itself is fairly urban.
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Football landof10.com —  If your commits can’t make it to campus this late in the year because they’re still playing high school football, you take it as a positive. That’s been the case for several future Michigan State players who have made deep runs with their teams into their respective state playoffs. Let’s run down how they fared this weekend
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  Clarkston point guard Foster Loyer, son of former Detroit Pistons interim coach John Loyer, has verbally committed to Michigan State for the class of 2018. Loyer, listed at 5-feet-10 and 155 pounds, is rated a three-star recruit by rivals.com.
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Football landof10.com —  If your commits can’t make it to campus this late in the year because they’re still playing high school football, you take it as a positive.
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Football landof10.com —  Football season is ending, basketball season is beginning and recruiting just keeps rolling on. The coming months will be huge for both sports as programs try to land their last undecided targets before the regular signing periods. These predictions intend to shed a little light on how those efforts will go for Michigan State.
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Football freep.com —  Michigan State is slated to have an important official visitor on campus for the game against No. 2-ranked Ohio State in Tyler Johnson of Highland high (Gilbert, Ariz.). The 6-foot-4, 245-pound Johnson is a four-star recruit and the No. 155 player in the nation by Rivals.com.
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Football landof10.com —  Sometimes it can be tough to gauge the progress of recruits once they become seniors. Once they are committed to a school, there’s not as much incentive to post highlights consistently. In the case of Michigan State’s 2017 recruiting class, every member committed before August.
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Women's Basketball msuspartans.com —  Michigan State head coach Suzy Merchant completed her 2017 signing class with the signing of Sidney Cooks (Kenosha, Wisc./ St. Joseph). Cooks is a 6-4 forward who plays for head coach Lynell Collins at St. Joseph Catholic. She is currently ranked fifth overall and second at her position by ESPN HoopGurlz. In 2016, Cooks earned AP first-team All-State as well as USA Today first-team All-Wisconsin honors.
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Football freep.com —  One of the top uncommitted offensive line prospects in the Midwest is Thayer Munford of Massillon (Ohio) Washington. The 6-foot-6, 329-pounder is rated a three-star recruit by rivals.com and has a scholarship offer list that includes programs such as Alabama, Penn State, Tennessee, Pittsburgh and Louisville. On Thursday, he tweeted that he will be in East Lansing to watch the Spartans take on Rutgers on an unofficial visit Saturday.
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Football mlive.com —  The big prize is still in sight for Cody White, as well as his for his Walled Lake Western football team. The 6-foot-3, 190-pound three-star wide receiver, who is committed for Michigan State's 2017 recruiting class, was named among four finalists for MLive's Michigan High School Football Player of the Year award.
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Football landof10.com —  Hunter Echols had wanted a Michigan State offer for quite some time. He watched three-time first team All-Big Ten defensive end Shilique Calhoun, who racked up 26 sacks over his last three seasons with Michigan State. Calhoun is now with the Oakland Raiders, and Echols, a 4-star DE, likes his potential of filling that spot. “That really made me know I can see myself playing there at Michigan State, just being in that position right there — not wearing No. 89, though,” Echols told Land of 10. “Probably wearing No. 9 or something swaggy.”
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  While Michigan State basketball preps for its season opener in Hawaii later this week, back on the mainland, one of its top recruiting targets will reveal his future destination. USA Today announced Monday that Gary Trent Jr. will announce his school Thursday on ESPNU's Recruiting Nation between 6-7:00 ET, a day after the NCAA early signing period begins on Wednesday.
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Football freep.com —  Three-star linebacker Jaquan Henderson of Covington (Ga.) Newton took an official visit to Michigan State for the Michigan game last weekend. The 6-foot-1, 210-pound prospect is verbally committed to Tennessee but traveled with his family to learn more about the Spartan program. Henderson came away impressed and indicated that the Spartans are under consideration.
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Football detroitnews.com —  Zane Zandier is one of Michigan State’s top targets at linebacker, but high school opponents game planning for him have to worry about him in nearly every phase of the game.
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Football landof10.com —  We’ve still got a long way to go until National Signing Day rolls around Feb. 3, but that doesn’t mean it’s too early for a best guess at how this class might shape out. Based on chats with prospects and analysis of the recruiting process, here’s a projection of what Michigan State’s 2017 recruiting class will look like. Given how this season has gone and the impact it could have, does this meet your standards?
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