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Michigan State recruiting: Michigan's Mr. Football Donnie Corley Commits

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With the graduation of Macgarrett Kings and Aaron Burbridge, the MSU receiving corps is due for a major overhaul in 2016 and 2017. Compounding the graduation of those seniors is the legacy of one Jay "Datbull" Harris, who had his scholarship offer rescinded and left MSU with just two receivers in the 2013 class. One of those receivers is R.J. Shelton. The other is Trey Kilgore, who has yet to see significant action.

On Saturday, during the 2016 U.S. Army All-American Bowl, all-everything Michigan wide receiver Donnie Corley decided to help in those efforts, choosing the Spartans over Ohio State and Michigan:

There will be significant opportunity for the 2016 wide receiver commits to the see the field immediately, and MSU has already stocked up with Cameron Chambers, Trishton Jackson, and Justin Layne. Still, Corley would be a crown jewel not only of the incoming wide receivers but also the class as a whole.

Corley's commitment to MSU jumps MSU into the top 15 classes for 2016, but also establishes MSU's ability to bring in meaningful, ready-to-contribute freshman. One year after L.J. Scott picked MSU over Ohio State, Corley has made it 2-for-2 and has a great shot to contribute as a true freshman. Here are his 2016 highlights: