Search results for recruiting, 2013

Football freep.com —  Michigan State will be hosting a large contingent of class of 2016 prospects on campus this weekend. Below is a list of some of the players that are expected to be in East Lansing on Saturday and are on the Spartan recruiting radar for the following year.
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Football detroitnews.com —  It's Michigan week. That means a high number of visitors in East Lansing on Saturday when the Spartans take on the Wolverines. There will be three official visitors; two are already committed -- quarterback Brian Lewerke and offensive lineman Tyler Higby. The third is Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) St. Thomas Aquinas defender Chris Hart, who Scout.com southeast manager Chad Simmons says is a safe bet to be a contributor.
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Football freep.com —  Michigan State will host multiple class of 2015 prospects on official visits this weekend. Below are some details on the players who will be on campus.
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Football espn.go.com —  Michigan State coaches joke that they never see recruits wear their hats. That's a reference to those overhyped press conferences where highly-ranked prospects announce their college choices by putting on a team's cap. The Spartans often aren't involved in those mega-sized recruiting battles, at least not early on. They prefer to take their time, evaluate players as much as possible and find the right fits for their system.
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Football mlive.com —  While a number of Michigan State football recruits battle injuries in the latter portion of the season, a pair of running backs continue to put up huge rushing yards. 2015 Hubbard, Ohio running back Larry Scott's team trailed for the first time all season after one quarter of play Friday. But 116 seconds after its opponent kicked a field goal, Scott scored his first of four touchdowns, en route to a day of 241 rushing yards.
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Football freep.com —  When Michigan and Michigan State meet Saturday in East Lansing, it will be for the Paul Bunyan Trophy. The Spartans will hope to retain Paul after their 29-6 victory in Spartan Stadium last fall, and Michigan will try to win him back for just the second time since 2007. When it comes to recruiting, the battles might be just as fierce – if a bit less publicized.
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Football freep.com —  Michigan State is trying to put the finishing touches on its football recruiting class of 2015, and several players from Georgia are being targeted. Under coach Mark Dantonio, Michigan State has had tremendous success in the Peach State. First-round NFL draft pick Darqueze Dennard was from Georgia, as are four current players: wide receivers Keith Mumphery and Andre Sims Jr., defensive back Nick Tompkins and defensive end Montez Sweat.
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Football detroitnews.com —  One of Michigan State's top remaining senior targets is Minneapolis De La Salle two-way lineman Drayton Carlberg. A 6-foot-5, 280-pound prospect who many schools are recruiting as an offensive lineman, but could potentially wind up on defense as well, Carlberg visited East Lansing on an official visit and saw the Spartans take down Nebraska.
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Football freep.com —  Quarterback recruiting is always a priority and 2016 is no different. The Spartans are looking to bring in an elite prospect that can battle for a starting position after a red-shirt season. Jake Zembiec of Aquinas Institute High School in Rochester, New York is at the top of the recruiting board for head coach Mark Dantonio and the Michigan State staff.
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Football mlive.com —  A little bit of chemistry has helped 2016 Michigan State wide receiver commit Cameron Chambers boost his production. In his first three games combined, Chambers had eight catches for 105 yards. In the last two games, he's had more than 100 receiving yards and a touchdown in each. That included a six-catch, 117-yard effort with a touchdown Friday in Timber Creek's 27-29 win over Kingsway.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Former Michigan State player Travis Walton may be moving on to the professional ranks after taking a job with the Idaho Stampede in the NBDL. But his influence is still helping the Spartans in his hometown.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State Class of 2015 commit Josh Butler, from West Mesquite High School in Texas, has likely suffered a torn ACL that will end his senior season, according to a 247Sports report.
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Football freep.com —  Michigan State does not have a lot of scholarships left for the class of 2015. With the remaining spots the staff is focused on a few select prospects at key positions. Defensive end Rashod Berry of Lorain High School in Ohio is one of the players the Spartan staff is closely evaluating. This past weekend the 6-foot-3, 235-pound Berry was in East Lansing for an unofficial visit.
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Football freep.com —  Numerous top recruits for the class of 2016 visited East Lansing to watch the Spartans play the Nebraska Cornhuskers last weekend. Their feedback was positive, and Michigan State is sitting in a strong position with several of them:
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Football detroitnews.com —  The majority of the recruits who visited Michigan State for last Saturday's win over Nebraska came from in-state or the Midwest. A couple who were not were there for their official visits, meaning the school can pay for their travel. That Malik Barrow, a junior, and thus unable to take official visits at this time, came up to the game from Florida on his own demonstrates his level of interest in the Spartans.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State quarterback commit Brian Lewerke has been selected as a Semper Fidelis All-American and will be recognized before leading his Phoenix Pinnacle High School team in its homecoming game against O'Connor High School on Friday night.
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Football mlive.com —  Brian Lewerke, the three-star Pinnacle (Ariz.) High School star committed to the Spartans, accounted for seven total touchdowns, four through the air and three on the ground, in his biggest game of the season Friday.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Just before starting official practices for the 2014-15 season, Michigan State coach Tom Izzo made a quick trip to Minnesota to extend the Spartans' latest scholarship offer. Amir Coffey, a four-star shooting guard from Hopkins, Minnesota, received an offer from the Spartans last week, according to multiple reports.
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Football detroitnews.com —  With an important in-conference home game against Nebraska coming up on Saturday, it will also be a key recruiting weekend for Michigan State. Two of the Spartans' top remaining targets in the class of 2015 will be making their way to campus: Tempe (Ariz.) Corona Del Sol linebacker Cassius Peat and Minneapolis De La Salle offensive lineman Drayton Carlberg.
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Football freep.com —  With a prime time game against No. 19 Nebraska on Saturday night, the Michigan State coaching staff is preparing to host some of the top recruiting prospects still on the board for the class of 2015. How these visits go will have a lot to do with how the recruiting class finishes up.
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