2 months ago

Mel Tucker has scored his first commitment from his home state of Ohio. Three-star safety Michael Gravely Jr. of Cleveland (Ohio) Glenville announced his commitment to the Spartans on Thursday. He is the 11th commitment in Michigan State’s 2021 recruiting class.

Source: Spartan Tailgate

2 months ago

Anytime a new coach takes over a program, that first recruiting class tends to be fairly underwhelming. Add in the fact that Michigan State’s Mel Tucker got a later start than most – he was hired on Feb. 12 to replace Mark Dantonio, who retired after 13 seasons leading the Spartans – and it would be fair to say he and his staff would be playing catch-up in building their 2021 class.

Source: Detroit News

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2 months ago

Michigan State’s recent commitment from tight end Kameron Allen out of North Forney (Texas) is a sign the Green and White will have staying power in recruiting the Lone Star State. The Spartans signed safety Darius Snow and running back Donovan Eaglin out of Texas in the 2020 class, but there were family connections with Snow, and Eaglin was recruited by Terrence Samuel, who is no longer on the staff.

Source: Detroit News

2 months ago

Hampton Fay remembers pressing his face to the fence and using his hands like claws to hold on for dear life. Nothing throughout his childhood was going to separate him from watching Aledo High School football on autumn Friday nights. Growing up in Texas, high school football serves as the measurement of success. Starting on the varsity team equates to becoming royalty; youth players like Fay yearn to join them.

Source: Detroit Free Press

2 months ago

Recruiting has had an unusual set of circumstances for newly-hired Michigan State Spartans head coach, Mel Tucker, and his entire staff. Of course, Tucker didn’t take over until Feb. 12, which already put him behind schedule, then of course, the whole COVID-19 situation shut down campus, making it impossible for recruits to visit and check out the atmosphere and facilities.

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Listen to “* Hampton Fay, 2021 MSU Football Commit (QB)” on Spreaker.

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2 months ago

Michigan State football has landed a second defensive back out of Florida for the class of 2021. Three-star cornerback Charles Brantley of Venice (Florida) High has committed to the Spartans, he announced Thursday. Brantley is MSU’s 10th commitment in the 2021 class, which already includes Miami Gulliver Prep’s Gabe Nealy, who will play cornerback in East Lansing. Brantley picked MSU over offers from Florida State, Indiana, Louisville, Pittsburgh, Maryland, Kansas, and more.

Source: Spartan Tailgate

2 months ago

Kameron Allen, a three-star tight end from North Forney High in Forney, Texas, committed to Michigan State 2021 recruiting class on Wednesday. Allen (6-foot-5, 220 pounds) was also offered by Arizona, Boise State, and San Diego State, among others. Allen is ranked the No. 51 tight end nationally for 2021 by the 247Sports Composite. Allen’s commitment brings MSU’s total to nine for 2021. He is the first tight end in the class.

Source: Detroit Free Press

2 months ago

In this Episode, 2021 Michigan State Quarterback commit Hampton Fay talks about his commitment this week to Michigan State, as well as why he believes OC Jay Johnson can take his game to the next level.

3 months ago

New Jersey offensive lineman Kevin Wigenton II becomes the Spartans’ eighth commitment for 2021, announcing his intentions Monday via Twitter. His other finalists were Maryland, Pittsburgh and Tennessee among more than a dozen offers.

Source: Detroit Free Press

3 months ago

In Fay Michigan State is getting a big, fast and strong athlete, who already possess some of the more nuanced skills required of playing quarterback in college. He is an impressive prospect, and only becomes more impressive once the proper context is given to his story. So let’s do that right now.

Source: Spartans Wire

3 months ago

The timing might have come as a surprise – the announcement happened just minutes after the 2020 NFL draft ended on Sunday evening – but the Michigan State football team has landed its quarterback for the 2021 class. Hampton Fay, a 3-star QB from Fort Worth (Texas) All Saints Episcopal, announced his verbal commitment to the Spartans on Twitter.

Source: Lansing State Journal

3 months ago

Tyson Watson had several options to weigh as a college football recruit, but there was one that stood out. The Warren-Mott lineman, who received offers from multiple Big Ten teams plus the likes of Tennessee and Iowa State, saw himself first and foremost in the green and white of Michigan State. “It really wasn’t that tough (of a decision),” Watson said Wednesday. “I knew where I wanted to be.

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3 months ago

MSU has one possible draft pick this weekend from its offense — quarterback Brian Lewerke, who is considered a late-round or priority free agent prospect. Lewerke’s arm strength and understanding of the game make him intriguing. His accuracy and in-play decision-making might be why teams pass. If Lewerke is not selected, offensive lineman Brian Allen, taken by the LA Rams in the fourth round in 2018, will be the only MSU offensive player selected in the last four years.
Source: Lansing State Journal

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3 months ago

The podcast returns with analysis on MSU football’s new commits, whether hoops can land Mane and Brooks, and NFL draft talk.

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Michigan State’s recruiting momentum continued on Monday as the Spartans received a verbal commitment from Hyattsville (Md.) DeMatha Catholic cornerback Antoine Booth. Booth (6-0, 180 pounds) is commitment No. 6 for head coach Mel Tucker and his staff. He is also the second defensive back in the group. That Tucker himself played the position was part of Booth’s decision to be a Spartan.

Source: Detroit News

3 months ago

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