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Michigan State Football 'Crootin Roundup: Making An Impact Within The State Of Georgia

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In this edition, find out which highly touted recruits from the Peach State enjoyed their time in East Lansing this past weekend

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MSU Close To Offering Warren De La Salle Running Back

Allen Stritzinger, fresh off his state championship clincher with the Pilots last season, is on the verge of receiving an offer from the Spartans. He already holds offers from Michigan, Cincinnati and multiple Mid-American Conference schools.

"Coach Dantonio said they are close to offering," Stritzinger said. "The staff just wants to see more in person gameplay of me. With the other coaches, we spoke general things like about how my season is going and and their game."

The 2017 recruit, a member of the "Pipeline Nine", was in attendance for Saturday's win over Oregon and said that the overall experience and atmosphere was great.

2018 No. 1 Ranked Running Back Enjoyed MSU Visit

He's only a sophomore, but already has garnered positive attention from the top schools in the Midwest. Jaelean Gill, the No. 1 ranked all-purpose running back nationally, told 247Sports that his visit in East Lansing this past weekend was so awesome that he went home to brag about it to his friends at school.

Gill said that there isn't a favorite for his services as of right now, but has an excellent relationship with the Ohio State coaching staff and will be in the race, as well as Tennessee, MSU and Penn State.

Gill is expected to visit Happy Valley this weekend and Knoxville on Nov. 7, according to Steve Wiltfong.

Recruiting Buzz In Georgia

Michigan State already has Messiah deWeaver as its quarterback of the 2016 class. Now, the program is looking for its 2017 class quarterback, which could be Chase Brice.

Brice, the No. 6 ranked junior pro-style quarterback nationally, had nothing but great things to say to Rivals.com about the campus and atmosphere during the Oregon game. It was Brice's first time visiting East Lansing.

Brice, who along with MSU and others, holds offers from Clemson, Virginia Tech and West Virginia, was one of three recruits from the state of Georgia who made the trek up north.

The other two, E.J. Price (2016) and Jamyest Williams (2017) are actually teammates of Archer High. According to 247Sports, the Spartans have landed in Price's top three after this past weekend. Price is the No. 7 ranked offensive tackle nationally and will play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

Williams has 38 offers to his name, with the Georgia Bulldogs and MSU speculated to be the leaders. He's the No. 6 ranked athlete in the country.

Latest Update On Detroit King Wide Receiver Donnie Corley

Until Corley finally verbally commits, the regional battle for one of the top recruits in the state of Michigan will continue to be filled with speculation. Will Corley sign with Penn State to join teammate LaVert Hill? Will both players sign with Michigan? Or will Corley create his own destiny by signing with Michigan State?

We all remember the time when Corley was close to committing to the Spartans this past July at The Opening, but his father wanted him to visit more schools. However, more than two months later, MSU remains the school to beat for Corley's services.

The No. 19 ranked wide receiver in the country arrived in East Lansing for his official visit this past Friday and didn't leave until Sunday afternoon, spending a good amount of time with coaches, players and commits from the 2016 class.

The 6-foot-2, 182 pounder is scheduled to take other officials with Michigan and LSU, among others, before announcing his decision.