The high school football season is in full swing, and that means Michigan State commits are in action. Check Land of 10 every Sunday as we spotlight the top performances of future Spartans.
It’s getting down to crunch time in the high school football season. Some may not have time to post highlights as they focus on their next opponents.
But we have collected video of some of the Michigan State commits who posted their film and who stood out over the weekend. Fans can get excited about the future just as they are pumped about the Spartans team of the present.
Quarterback Theo Day
High school: Dearborn (Mich.) Divine Child
The skinny: Theo Day wasn’t about to miss out on a Detroit Catholic League title. He completed 14 of 21 passes for 270 yards and 2 touchdowns, and he ran for 44 yards and another score Saturday at Ford Field. His Falcons beat Ann Arbor (Mich.) Gabriel Richard 34-20.
Wide receiver Javez Alexander
High school: Sandusky (Ohio)
The skinny: Javez Alexander, a high school quarterback but projected college receiver, threw for touchdowns of 35 and 65 yards as his Blue Streaks stayed undefeated on Friday, according to the Sandusky Register. He also ran for another score.
Defensive tackle Jacob Slade
High school: Olentangy (Lewis Center, Ohio)
The skinny: Michigan State likely will start Jacob Slade at defensive tackle, and he did his thing on Friday, clogging up Westerville (Ohio) South’s running lanes. But he excelled on the offensive line, opening holes and serving up pancakes galore as Olentangy won 48-14.
Linebacker Jeslord Boateng
High school: Dublin (Ohio) Coffman
The skinny: On senior night, Jeslord Boateng’s film seemed to show a player with an extra edge to his game. He long has been known as a super-athletic prospect, but he really flew around the field as Dublin Coffman stomped Westland (Galloway, Ohio) 49-0. It also is his birthday on Sunday, and watching Michigan State win the day before had to be a solid gift.
Offensive tackle Spencer Brown
High school: Walled Lake (Mich.) Western
The skinny: At 6-foot-6 and nearly 300 pounds, Spencer Brown is a nearly immovable force at the high school level. He and his offensive line were at their best on Friday, giving quarterback Sam Johnson the time to throw for 3 touchdowns and giving running back Kevin Jackson the lanes to run for 123 yards and a TD. Western took down rival Walled Lake Central 42-0, according to the Oakland Press.
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