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Michigan State 'Crootin Roundup: 2016 Commits Tweet Big Ten Championship Win

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In this edition, these incoming recruits express their excitement via social media over MSU's win over Iowa

Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports

Latest Update On Top 2017 Michigan Recruit

If Michigan State wants to grab a local recruit away in OLB Antjuan Simmons (Ann Arbor Pioneer) from the SEC, Pac-12 or its Big Ten rivals, they must hold together that established relationship, which began on Nov. 22 of last year when Simmons first visited the campus.

Simmons has visited East Lansing twice this season for the Penn State and Oregon games, totaling his unofficial list to nine since Sept. 12 with both Michigan, Notre Dame, Ohio State and Tennessee.

As the offseason gets underway, Simmons, during an interview with Rivals.com on Sunday, said that he hopes to visit more national schools like Kentucky, LSU and UCLA.

Simmons is the No. 13 ranked junior in the state of Michigan by the 247Sports Composite Rankings.

MSU Cracks Top Two Of 2016 OLB Daelin Hayes

We know the story of Hayes' limited but eventful high school career, beginning with him transferring from Orchard Lake St. Mary's to Ventura St. Bonaventure in California before his junior year, shortly after he verbally committed to Southern Cal.

When his senior season was cut short due to a shoulder injury at Ann Arbor Skyline, Hayes decommitted from the Trojans in the wake of the Steve Sarkisian firing.

Hayes, the four-star outside linebacker, began to focus on the midwest with his recruitment process, specifically Michigan State, Notre Dame and Ohio State. However, being that the Buckeyes did not schedule a visit to Hayes' home in Ann Arbor leaves only the Spartans and Irish in pursuit of the senior recruit.

MSU head coach Mark Dantonio had his visit with Hayes on Monday morning, with Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly arriving that night, according to Steve Wiltfong of 247Sports.

Tweets, Tweets and More Tweets

The feeling of watching your future team win the Big Ten championship is something that only the 18 commits from the upcoming 2016 class will appreciate.

Spartan Tailgate's Mike Wilson posted the reactions from a select group of the commits, highlighted by four-stars Josh King and Cameron Chambers.