7 months ago

Make it three commitments in two days for Michigan State football. Three-star cornerback Steffan Johnson on Tuesday announced he is joining the Spartans’ 2021 recruiting class. The 6-foot, 160-pound Johnson plays quarterback at Venice (Florida) High, where he’s teammates with MSU cornerback commit Charles Brantley, but is coming to MSU as a defensive back. He is the 19th commitment for the Spartans in the 2021 cycle.

Source: Spartan Tailgate

7 months ago

Michigan State has received a commitment from Independence Community College offensive tackle Brandon Baldwin. Baldwin, a 6-foot-7, 315-pound prospect, is originally from Southfield (Mich.). Baldwin prepped at Southfield A&T and went to Independence after high school.

Source: Spartan Tailgate

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7 months ago

Mel Tucker landed his second four-star recruit and Michigan State football’s second win in two weeks over Michigan football. Oak Park defensive tackle Rayshaun Benny announced Monday he will join the Spartans 2021 recruiting class. He joins New Jersey offensive lineman Geno Van DeMark as the first two four-star prospects for the Spartans under first-year coach Tucker.

Source: Detroit Free Press

7 months ago

After putting the finishing touches on his 2021 recruiting class, it looks like coach Tucker is ready to get started on his 2022 class. His first commit? Offensive guard Kristian “Big Dooley” Phillips. The Spartans offered Phillips back in August and that offer bore fruit for MSU on Sunday when Phillips announced his commitment on Twitter.

Source: Spartans Wire

7 months ago

Corey and Justin talk to MSU safety commit Michael Gravely Jr. from Cleveland, OH. He talked about why he chose MSU, what he liked from the win versus Michigan, what he expects from the Spartans for the rest of the season, and who his top 5 favorite rappers are.

8 months ago

On Tuesday night, 2021 3-star safety Jah’Von Grigsby has officially de-committed from Michigan State Football and has reopened his recruitment. Grigsby, who comes out of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, was the No. 6 ranked player in the Spartans’ 2021 recruiting class so this is certainly a blow to Tucker’s 2021 class, but these ups and downs are to be expected in an environment where coaches and players aren’t able to visit in person as often as in years past.

Source: Spartans Wire

8 months ago

Anyone who lines up across from Detroit Loyola’s Derrick Harmon is probably thinking the same thing head coach Kevin Rogers did when he first met his star lineman. “This guy’s huge! He’s extremely huge, extremely huge,” Rogers said, in an all-caps sort of way.

Source: Detroit Free Press

8 months ago

Back in June, we covered Michigan State Basketball and Tom Izzo’s interest in dual-sport athlete Trejuan Holloman. Around this time last year, he was offered by MSU to join the basketball team. Now, Holloman has also received an offer to play for MSU football. Holloman announced the offer in a tweet Thursday afternoon.

Source: Spartans Wire

8 months ago

Mel Tucker, an Ohio-born defensive back, has gone back to his home state to add secondary help in Michigan State’s 2021 recruiting class. Three-star safety AJ Kirk has committed to the Spartans, he announced Tuesday on social media. The Dublin Coffman (Ohio) senior is the 16th commitment in MSU’s 2021 recruiting class.

Source: Spartan Tailgate

8 months ago

4-star MSU target Rayshaun Benny, along with his high school teammate & current MSU commit Davion Primm, sit down with Justin Thind and Corey Robinson of SpartanMag.com. Benny is on the verge of announcing his college commitment and he breaks down his recruitment on the podcast.

8 months ago

Watson said he immediately connected with Tucker, a former grad assistant under Nick Saban at MSU, hired from Colorado in February. “He’s a really good guy, he’s really nice, he cares about his players,” Watson said. “He wants to win. Once they offered me, I committed two days after I talked to them. After I got off the phone, I just knew that’s where I wanted to be. He was really honest and I liked everything about what he said. I really wanted to go and talk with him before I made my decision.”
Source: Detroit Free Press

9 months ago

Justin & Corey talk to MSU OL target Ru’Quan Buckley about his recruitment and his off-the-field interests. Plus, they go into detail about other recruiting efforts that the Michigan State staff is making, including Antonio Gates Jr, Rayshaun Benny, and other 2022 in-state targets.

9 months ago

From high school teammates to Michigan State football teammates. Audric Estime, from Montvale, New Jersey, announced Sunday that he is committing to the Spartans’ 2021 class. That means the running back will continue to follow St. Joseph Regional High offensive lineman Geno VanDeMark, who committed to MSU on Aug. 22.

Source: Detroit Free Press

9 months ago

It might have taken longer than some expected, but Michigan State got its man. Three-star safety Jah’Von Grigsby from Scotlandville High in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, announced on Friday his commitment to Michigan State.

Source: Detroit News

10 months ago

Dearborn Fordson junior Antonio Gates Jr. has set a commitment date of Oct. 10 and if the predictions from recruiting analysts hold true, that will be a good day for Michigan State. As of now, the Spartans are the perceived favorite for Gates Jr., a 6-foot-3, 185-pound wide receiver rated a four-star prospect by 247Sports.

Source: Detroit News

10 months ago

Michigan State landed its top-rated recruit to date of the 2021 class on Saturday when four-star offensive lineman Geno VanDeMark announced he was committing to the Spartans. The 6-foot-5, 295-pound tackle from Montvale, N.J., is ranked the No. 160 player in the nation by Rivals.com and chose Michigan State over the likes of Rutgers, Arizona State, Tennessee, Ole Miss, and Nebraska after developing a solid relationship with offensive line coach Chris Kapilovik.

Source: Detroit News

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10 months ago

Nashville Pearl-Cohn head coach Tony Brunetti has known Alex Okelo for a long time but has only gotten to coach him for a short period of time. Okelo, a 6-foot-6, 217-pound defensive end, recently gave a verbal commitment to Michigan State over offers from 11 other schools. Those offers came after he played his first season of high school football as a junior.

Source: Detroit News

10 months ago

At the moment, Tucker’s 2021 class is ranked 13th out of 14 teams in the Big Ten and 68th nationally in the 247Sports rankings. And when you take a look at MSU’s uncommitted recruiting targets, that doesn’t seem too likely to go up much, with most of the prime candidates in the 3-star range.

Source: Lansing State Journal

10 months ago

In Okelo the Spartans have found an under-the-radar talent with huge upside. He’s the type of player Mark Dantonio made his hay on at MSU. He’s the type of player a new coach who is looking to start building momentum on the recruiting trail–like Tucker at MSU–needs to find and develop.

Source: Spartans Wire

10 months ago

Mel Tucker is dipping into the Volunteer state in his quest to build his 2021 recruiting class. Three-star defensive end prospect Alex Okelo out of Pearl-Cohn in Nashville has committed to Michigan State.

Source: Spartans Wire

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