Michigan State coach Mel Tucker continues to be aggressive recruiting the transfer portal. Illinois tight end transfer Daniel Barker announced his commitment to the Spartans via Twitter on Monday. Barker previously declared for the NFL draft but on Jan. 18 announced he was pulling his name out and entering the portal. He visited Michigan State over the weekend. Barker, 6-foot-4 and 250 pounds, had 64 catches for 827 yards and 11 touchdowns in 44 games over the last four seasons with the Fighting Illini.