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Michigan State 'Crootin Roundup: 2016 Five-Star Linebacker Commitment Watch

In this edition, could Daelin Hayes commit to the Spartans?

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Donnie Corley's Official Visit To Knoxville

Corley has already taken an official to Michigan State back in September for the Oregon game, his first of five available. A decision will be made following all five visits, with Michigan, Ohio State, LSU, Notre Dame and Southern Cal in the mix as well.

Corley, the third ranked overall 2016 prospect in the state of Michigan, visited Tennessee prior to his second official to Knoxville, but this was the first time that Corley witnessed a home game played at Neyland Stadium.

The atmosphere - that was probably the loudest game I ever went to. I haven't been anywhere with that. Other places are loud, but that was amazing.

Despite the favorable showing by Tennessee this past Saturday, Michigan State continues to be the front runner for a verbal commitment from Corley. That opinion hasn't changed since this past July. The 247Sports Crystal Ball prediction shows MSU sitting at 84%, followed by Michigan at 8%.

MSU Offers Ann Arbor 2017 RB/LB

Three-star junior Antjuan Simmons of Ann Arbor Pioneer has garnered 26 total scholarship offers, the most among the junior class in the state of Michigan. In a span of seven days starting on October 1, Simmons racked up four offers, highlighted by Kentucky, Arizona State and Michigan State.

MSU became the sixth Big Ten program to offer Simmons. Along with Ohio State, Wisconsin and Penn State, Simmons has offers from LSU, Tennessee, Miami and Notre Dame.

Simmons called the offer from MSU a blessing, placing them "very high" of his list.

It was a blessing! It's been a long process but of course it's not over we still have to get to know each other even more. My thoughts on the Spartans are very high! The program has really grown on me over the past year and it's just been great getting to know them.

At 6-foot-1, 205 pounds, Simmons is the No. 31 ranked outside linebacker in the country and No. 12 overall in the state of Michigan.

Daelin Hayes Places MSU On His List

Hurray! That's a good thing.

Not only is Hayes the No. 9 ranked senior outside linebacker in the country, but his currently resides not too far from East Lansing.

Currently attending Ann Arbor Skyline, Hayes recently decommitted from Southern Cal this past Sunday, in the aftermath of former Trojans head coach Steve Sarkisian reportedly asked to take a leave of absence due to an alcohol addiction.

Hayes' first official visit will be in South Bend this Saturday for the Notre Dame game, one of two schools that Hayes did not cut off contact with after committing to the Trojans. While Hayes has yet to set up an official visit with Michigan State, the Spartans remain at the top of his list.