MICHIGAN STATE SPARTANS NEWS

Michigan State Lands 2nd Commitment Of The Day, Ohio WR/DB Jonah Morris

Earlier today, when Michigan State landed a commitment from defensive back Austin Andrews, fellow future Spartan Cam Chambers tweeted that his team wasn’t done. Apparently, he was right, as MSU picked up its second commitment out of the state of Ohio just hours later, with the pledge of Akron product Jonah Morris. After a long time thinking and talking with my parents,I am Officially...
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State's Sims set to finish career elsewhere

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Michigan State wide receiver Andre Sims has been released from his scholarship so he can complete his final year of eligibility elsewhere after graduating last week. Sims earned a degree in journalism. Coach Mark Dantonio says the Spartans wish him the best of luck entering his final season. Sims caught 13 passes for 104 yards and a touchdown in three seasons...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

MSU Commit Cam Chambers On Recent String Of Verbals: “We’re Not Done Yet”

Michigan State landed a verbal commitment this afternoon from Ohio defensive back Austin Andrews. Andrews’ pledge was the eighth for MSU in 2016 and the first one for the Spartans since tight end Noah Davis committed on April 26. At the time, Davis was the fifth recruit in a span of five days to pick the Michigan State.  Erial (N.J.) Timber Creek four-star wide receiver Cam Chambers...
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Austin Andrews Commits To MSU

Michigan State is looking to have another big week recruiting wise. They are off to a good start, getting a commitment from 2016 CB Austin Andrews, a three star player from Columbus, Ohio. Andrews, who had offers from Boston College, Iowa, Louisville, Missouri, Pitt, and Wisconsin, visited Michigan State today with his Mother, and decided to commit. Andrews has impressive size for...
Via isportsweb.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Lands Commitment From 2016 Ohio Cornerback

Austin Andrews, a three-star cornerback in the class of 2016, has committed to Michigan State.  The 6-foot-1, 180-pound defensive back is ranked No. 68 player at his position by 247 Sports’ Composite Rankings.  Andrews is a Columbus, Ohio, native from St. Francis De Sales.  Austin Andrews just committed to Michigan State. — Paul Konyndyk (@Pkonyndyk) May 12, 2015 Andrews...
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State announces Andre Sims Jr. granted release

The Michigan State Spartans have announced that wide receiver Andre Sims Jr. has been granted his release to transfer. Sims will be a graduate transfer, so he is eligible to play immediately with one year of eligibility remaining. Michigan State announces WR Andre Sims Jr has been granted his release to transfer. Sims has graduated so is immediately eligible elsewhere. — Brian...
Via Campus Sports Net
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Pat Narduzzi still looking for ways to improve Pitt's roster in 2015

Most programs across the country have pretty much finalized their rosters for the 2015 season, but Pittsburgh head coach Pat Narduzzi is still on the prowl for more players to add, Sam Werner of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette notes. Since National Signing Day, Narduzzi has been active, adding transfer defensive linemen Dewayne Hendrix from Tennessee and Mark Scarpinato from Michigan...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Announces WR Andre Sims Jr. Has Been Granted Release To Transfer

Michigan State’s football program announced this morning that wide receiver Andre Sims Jr. has been granted his release so he can transfer.  Sims, who has one year of eligibility remaining, will be eligible to play immediately elsewhere, as he has graduated.  He had 10 career catches for 78 yards and a touchdown with the Spartans.  Michigan State announces WR Andre Sims Jr...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo Of Tom Izzo Holding ‘Whoop That Trick’ Rally Towel Going Viral

Looks like we know who Tom Izzo is rooting for in tonight’s Game 4 between the Memphis Grizzlies and Golden State Warriors. The Grizzlies, up 2-1 in the series over the No.1 seed Warriors, have a supporter in Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo. Two former Spartans, Draymond Green and Zach Randolph, are playing in […] The post Photo Of Tom Izzo Holding ‘Whoop That Trick’ Rally...
Via Diehardsport
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State's Cook in discussion as top prospect for 2016 draft

Could Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook be the top pick in the 2016 draft? NFL.com's Chad Reuter rated the Spartan No. 1 on a list of seniors with this caveat: They are rated by the interest Reuter has in watching them progress this fall. "Over the past two seasons, Cook (6-foot-4, 220 pounds) has led the Spartans to 24 wins, thrown for nearly 6,000 yards, and tossed 46 touchdowns...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State verbal commits working to build class

Matt Allen, an offensive lineman from Illinois set to follow in the footsteps of brothers Matt and Brian by playing his college football at Michigan State, is helping join the cause of expanding the Spartans' 2016 class. Not surprisingly, quarterback Messiah deWeaver is also a key part of this effort. Allen told MLive.com deWeaver helped get Ohio high schoolers Justin Layne and Joe...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan to Ohio State? It's academic

Recruits pick college for any number of reasons every year. Why did Michael Jordan, a four-star offensive line prospect from Canton (Mich.) Plymouth commit to Ohio State last week? Jordan told the Detroit Free Press the deciding factor over offers from his home-state schools was academics. More specifically: only Ohio State offers a combination of major and minor (international business...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Dantonio: Michigan State is selling results, not hope

This offseason, the Michigan State Spartans have quietly sat back while preparing for a run at a national championship. The Big Ten is more exciting than ever with the defending national champion Ohio State Buckeyes, James Franklin’s improving Penn State team and the Michigan Wolverines under Jim Harbaugh, but the Spartans are still one of the most talented teams. Despite not receiving...
Via Campus Sports Net
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Connor Cook could have been first round pick in 2015

The 2015 NFL Draft class was short on star quarterbacks, with Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota viewed as the only first-round prospects. Had Michigan State Spartans signal-caller Connor Cook decided to eter the draft rather than returning to school for his senior season, that may not have been the case. According to Rob Rang of CBS Sports, Cook could have gone in the first round...
Via Campus Sports Net
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Four-Star Offensive Lineman Chooses Ohio State Over Michigan and Michigan State Because of Academics

Here's something you don't hear everyday. A four star offensive tackle that plays high school football in Michigan by the name of Michael Jordan has decided to take his 6'6" 285 pound frame to Ohio State to play football rather than in-state power houses Michigan or Michigan State. The fact that Ohio State has poached a recruit from its rivals home turf is not the shocking part though...
Via FatManWriting
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan’s Jay Harbaugh Fires Back At Mark Dantonio On Twitter

Michigan State’s Mark Dantonio once again took a jab in the direction of Michigan when asked a question about the Wolverines getting most of the headlines recently. Via Coaching Search: “Hey, we just work at it,” Dantonio said. “Right now, we’re selling results. I’ve said this over and over. We’re selling results. Other people are […] The post Michigan’s Jay Harbaugh...
Via Diehardsport
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Caleb Swanigan to Purdue A Done Deal?

Five-star big man and McDonald’s All-American Caleb Swanigan de-committed from Michigan State yesterday, and it now looks as though he has already picked a new school. Per ESPN’s Dan Dakich, Swanigan committing to and signing a letter of intent to play at Purdue is a done deal. Swanigan to Purdue is done — Dan Dakich (@dandakich) May 8, 2015 Purdue was always on Swanigan’s...
Via Campus Sports Net
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Top prospect in Michigan reveals potential lean

The No. 2-rated prospect in the state of Michigan for 2016 announced Thursday he is headed out of state for college, but what about No. 1? The Detroit News reports Donnie Corley of Detroit King has offers from Michigan and Michigan State as well as out-of-state powers such as Georgia, LSU, Alabama and USC. Rated a four-star cornerback by Scout.com, Corely told the paper the type...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Dan Dakich: Caleb Swanigan To Purdue “Is Done”

Earlier today, five-star forward Caleb Swanigan made huge news with his surprising decommitment from Michigan State. Now, it appears that he will be playing for one of the Spartan’s Big Ten rivals, if ESPN’s Dan Dakich is to be believed. The broadcaster and former Indiana player and coach believes that Swanigan will be heading to Purdue. Swanigan to Purdue is done — Dan Dakich...
Via College Spun
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan commits to Ohio State Buckeyes

We all know the real Michael Jordan is a Tar Heel through and through, but in the football class of 2016 it’s the Ohio State Buckeyes that won over four-star offensive tackle Michael Jordan. Urban Meyer and his staff once again dipped in to the state of Michigan, pulling Jordan from Canton (MI) Plymouth high school. He becomes commitment No. 15 for OSU in a class that is vital...
Via Talking 10
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State gets verbal commitment from Michael Jordan (not that one)

Beating Jim Harbaugh, Mark Dantonio and Brian Kelly for a verbal commitment from Michael Jordan? Recruiting does not get much better than that for Urban Meyer. Well, OK, maybe if it were THE Michael Jordan, but Meyer surely is still happy to pull in a football player by that name who is rated the No. 2 overall prospect in the state of Michigan by Scout.com. Jordan is Ohio State's...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Purdue Associate SID Subtweets Caleb Swanigan After MSU Decommitment

Earlier this afternoon, news broke that Fort Wayne (Ind.) Homestead five-star big man Caleb Swanigan had de-committed from Michigan State, and that Purdue stood a strong chance at landing him.  Swanigan, whose nickname is “Biggie,” would be a major addition for the Boilermakers. Apparently, Purdue basketball SID Chris Forman agrees, as evidenced by his musical choice for a “Throwback...
Via College Spun
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Caleb Swanigan De-Commits From Michigan State

Five-star big man and McDonald’s All-American Caleb Swanigan has de-committed from Michigan State University. ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reported the story. Michigan State commit Caleb Swanigan has decommitted, source told ESPN. Hearing Purdue is strong for a landing spot. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) May 7, 2015 Swanigan only committed to the Spartans about a month ago, and seemed...
Via Campus Sports Net
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Five-Star Center Caleb Swanigan Decommits From Michigan State

Five-star center Caleb Swanigan announced his commitment to Michigan State in early April. However, after the Fort Wayne, Indiana product hadn’t signed his LOI in nearly a month, many began to wonder whether he would stick with the Spartans. Well on Thursday, Swanigan officially decomitted from Michigan State. Caleb Swanigan decommitted from Michigan State, a […] The post Five...
Via Diehardsport
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Elite 2015 center Caleb Swanigan decommits from Michigan State

One of the top recruits of the 2015 class has just decommitted from his school. 2015 five-star center has decommitted from the Michigan State Spartans, ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reports: Michigan State commit Caleb Swanigan has decommitted, source told ESPN. Hearing Purdue is strong for a landing spot. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) May 7, 2015 Swanigan […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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