Football freep.com —  Brian Lewerke is an indication of Michigan State’s expanding recruiting reach and may be a rallying point for its 2015 class. Lewerke, a 6-foot-3, 194-pound quarterback from Pinnacle High in Phoenix, verbally committed today to MSU, saying on Twitter: “I'm extremely excited to announce that I have committed to play college football at Michigan State University!”





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Lewerke appears to be another data point of MSU's shift from 'pass guy who can pass' (Cousins, Foles, Boisture, Maxwell) to 'pass guy who can also run a bit' (Cook, O'Connor, Terry, Campbell), as opposed to 'run guy who can also pass a bit'.

Michigan State gets commit from its top Class of 2015 QB target, Brian Lewerke of Phoenix MLive
Michigan State landed its top quarterback target on Saturday when Brian Lewerke announced he was committing to the Spartans with the intention of signing in the Class of 2015. Lewerke, a 6-foot-3, 195-pound pocket passer from Pinnacle High School in Phoenix, Ariz., had offers from Florida, Louisville, Duke, UCLA and Oregon State, among others.

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Football mlive.com —  For Jon Reschke, the game seemed fast when he first stepped on Michigan State’s campus last summer. He spent last fall working to slow it down. And now that he’s seen just how fast Michigan State’s top defensive unit is, he knows he can fit in.
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Football mlive.com —  Being in the right place at the right time is the mark of a great safety. Part of it is film study, another part of it is instinct. Michigan State junior RJ Williamson has proven himself in both capacities, and that's why the transition at strong safety figures to be the most seamless of the six position starters the Spartans lost from last season's defense.
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Football mlive.com —  "I would say I'm going to try and bring up my sack count, my tackles for loss,'' Michigan State defensive end Shilique Calhoun was saying a month ago "It's a new persona and a new attitude towards the game. I can't tell you the story yet … ''
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Football freep.com —  Jamal Lyles played the role of tight end in Michigan State's fall production of a 13-1 season and Rose Bowl championship. When it was over, the question remained: Would Lyles' future involve a return to defensive end, where he worked as a redshirting freshman in 2012 and until the second game of 2013? Those questions are over now.
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Football mlive.com —  Terry feels like he has made progress from where he was last season, when he redshirted as a freshman after very nearly playing. "I felt way better, just more comfortable and understanding more,'' Terry said, asked how his second football scrimmage of this spring compared to his first.
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Football mlive.com —  Darqueze Dennard was out running an errand when ESPN aired "Mel Kiper Jr. Mock Draft 4.0" on Thursday night. But even if Michigan State's unanimous All-American cornerback had been home watching television, he would not have been tuned in to see the latest on where he's projected to go in the upcoming NFL draft.
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Football freep.com —  Quarterback Brian Lewerke of Pinnacle High School in Phoenix is of the top recruits at his position in the nation for the class of 2015. The 4-star recruit was recently in East Lansing and was able to learn more about Michigan State and the Spartan program.
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Football detroitnews.com —  As the spring evaluation period begins and schools head out to visit top prospects across the country, Michigan State actually received a visit from one of their top targets as Cincinnati La Salle junior defensive tackle Jordan Thompson came to town.
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Football freep.com —  Joel Heath got an indoctrination to playing defensive tackle last season as part of Michigan State’s special speed package. It was a frightening, fleet-footed foursome for the Spartans’ foes to face — Heath and Lawrence Thomas paired together on the interior of the defensive line, with Shilique Calhoun and Marcus Rush flanking them. An entire front of defensive ends.
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Football mlive.com —  Max Bullough said he plans to be back in Spartan Stadium for the annual Green and White game at 2 p.m. April 26. Bullough, who has been training in California, revealed his plans to come back for the spring game during his interview on the "Moving the Chains" show on Sirius XM radio on Thursday. "I'm going back to watch my brother in the spring game next week and waiting for the draft,'' Bullough said, asked his plans between now and the NFL draft.
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Football msuspartans.com —  Bullough intercepts a pass for a touchdown return during Saturday's scrimmage, then performs at Monday's Spartan Academic Excellence Gala.
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Football freep.com —  Michigan State was able to get a look at one of the best athlete prospects in the Midwest of 2015 last summer: Justin Tranquill of Carroll High School in Fort Wayne, Ind.
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Football mlive.com —  Mark Dantonio has spent the past month challenging his Michigan State football team on the practice field. The Spartans head coach has now turned his attention to the Michigan State fan base. "I want to see 50,000 at the Green and White game,'' Dantonio said. "I think that's where this program needs to go.'' The annual Green and White game takes place at 2 p.m. April 26 at Spartan Stadium.
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Football mlive.com —  "The coaches are giving me a free rein to check,'' Cook said earlier this week. "More likely if it's a run play, checking to pass if they are going to blitz and we don't have enough guys to block. Then, if it's pass play, if they are bringing the house, maybe I can check to a run play.''
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