(Note 1: If you haven't seen, MSU picked up a JC tight end for the 2012 class)
(Note 2: It appears 24/7 has been having some account issues, so I was unable to get any of their stuff for this roundup. MGoBlog had the same issue)
The Spring Game came and went without much excitement on the field, unless you count Sparty's rush attempt and fumble. But there was some excitement off the field as MSU hosted a number of top recruits. With spring camps over and current players leaving campus, recruiting might slow down a bit. Here's a look at how things went last weekend.
Williams to decide soon (Rivals) - Since MSU received the commitment of Erie (Pa.) quarterback Damion Terry, people have been waiting for his high school teammate, safety/athlete Delton Williams. Well, Williams told Rivals on Monday that he could be committing any day now. MSU would appear to be in the lead for Williams, who wouldn't tip his hand.
"(Terry was) a real big factor. You will probably find out how big of a factor here soon. I'm not trying to say too much because I don't want to say it and not do it, but I want to give you a heads-up it's possible in the next couple days."
Nation's No. 1 DT enjoys Michigan State (Rivals) - MSU has recruited Georgia quite a bit over the past few years, with Darqueze Dennard starting last year and Keith Mumphrey expected to be major contributor this year. Montravius Adams, the top defensive tackle in the Class of 2013, made the trip up to East Lansing for the Spring Game at the request of his former high school teammate Mumphrey.
"I had a good time. I really liked that Michigan State is a family-based school."
Adams said he probably won't make a decision until after his senior season. With USC and basically the entire SEC vying for him, it will be extremely difficult for MSU to get a commitment from him, but getting such a highly-ranked southern prospect up to East Lansing is something thing MSU wouldn't have been able to do a few years ago.
Still, you can dream.
Benenoch has new suitors (Scout) - MSU OT commit Caleb Benenoch is starting to pull in new offers, notably Arizona State, Purdue and Oklahoma State, the last of which has told Benenoch he could play guard. As his stock rises and more offers come in, it could be difficult for MSU to hold on to him. This will certainly be something to watch.
Warfield talks Spartan visit (Rivals) - Ohio defensive back Solomon Warfield was able to spend time with MSU's 2013 commits at the Spring Game. Warfield received an MSU offer during a visit a few weeks ago. The Spartans aren't taking many defensive backs in the class, so while Warfield doesn't have a timetable for a decision, MSU has offers out to other defensive backs so the spots could fill at any time.
Banks makes return trip to East Lansing (Rivals) - Illinois defensive back Jalen Banks took his last school visit for a while when he attended the Spring Game. The three-star prospect's stock has been on the rise, and it appears Banks won't be making a decision for a while, waiting for more offers. But when he does make a decision, MSU should have a decent chance at landing him.
"I haven't put rankings together yet, but I know when I narrow things down they are going to be there," Banks said. They are a great school, good football team and good academics. I am definitely considering them."
Miller comfortable at MSU (Scout) - Three-star Toledo offensive guard Matt Miller was able to make it up to East Lansing for the game after previously be unsure if he'd make it. Miller has offers from Miami (Fl.), Purdue, Illinois and others. His trip to MSU will be his last visit for a while. He doesn't have a timetable for a decision, but his day in East Lansing solidified his view of MSU.
"I can't really say it answered any questions with me. I'm pretty familiar up there and comfortable and it definitely raised my opinion a little bit. It's definitely good to see them and they looked good."
Top OT to camp at MSU (Rivals) - A Cass Tech player coming to MSU normally seems ridiculous. But with Michigan already stocked with top offensive line talent, tackle Dennis Finley is working his way up the rankings. Finley currently has offers from Purdue, Illinois and the in-state MAC schools, among others. He attended the Spring Game and said he would attend an MSU camp, which will be a good opportunity to earn an offer from the Spartans. His sister currently attends MSU and if the Spartans offer, they would be in a great position.
"Michigan State would definitely be one of the top schools that I would be interested in if I had an offer," Finley said. "School-wise, I am looking for good academics and the academic-support program. As for football, I am looking for a good atmosphere where the players and coaches get along and it is like a family."
Bullough keeping all options open (Scout) - Yep, there's another Bullough brother. This is the last one. While rising junior Max and incoming freshman Riley didn't sway away from the family's MSU legacy, 2014 defensive back Byron is going to keep all his options open. Max and Riley did the same thing, but both were the first commitment in their respective classes. With it so early in the 2014 recruiting cycle, Byron is willing to listen to everyone, including the Maize and Blue.
"I would definitely look at Michigan. They're obviously a storied program and I don't have any offers, so I'm willing to look at anyone who has interest in me."
In-state schools coming for Stewart (Scout) - Sturgis (Mich.) quarterback Chance Stewart will be one of the state's top prospects in 2014. Stewart attended the Spring Game and both MSU and U-M were set to visit him on Tuesday.
Snodgrass updates Spartans visit (Scout) - 2014 Ohio receiver Thaddeus Snodgrass enjoyed his time at the Spring Game and said he would attend MSU's camp in June, to go with a Nike camp next week and West Virginia's camp un June. Snodgrass liked what he saw in East Lansing.
"I was able to look around the campus a little bit," said Snodgrass. "I liked what I saw and really liked the football facilities and the area they have all their football championships in. I also couldn’t believe how big their weight room was."