Could Spartans Be Looking At Moeller Again?

Since Mark Dantonio took over the Michigan State football program there has been one high school that has produced several talented former or current Spartans and that is Cincinnati (Ohio) Moeller. Could the Spartans be looking at another product of the Southwest Ohio program?

Cincinnati (Ohio) Moeller safety Sam Hubbard is a rare two sport standout having already earned a top ranking in lacrosse and giving Notre Dame a commitment in the sport during his junior year.

However, after a junior season that finished last Saturday night with Moeller winning a state championship, Hubbard may be looking to flip sports and pursue a college football career.

"I'm committed to play lacrosse at Notre Dame," said Hubbard. "But I'm now keeping my options open. It's going to be a hard decision I'll have to make but it's a good situation to be in."

Despite his success in lacrosse, Hubbard was feeling the effects of being on a top football team following his team's victory.

"This is the greatest feeling I've ever had," said Hubbard. "After 322 days of weight lifting and conditioning it all pays off in one night and to spend it with the people I see every day is no better feeling."

One program that has already started checking out the 6-foot-6, 210-pound safety is Michigan State. With the number of former Crusaders that have taken their football talents to East Lansing, Hubbard likes what he's heard about the Green & White.

"Michigan State has talked with my coach about me playing outside linebacker," said Hubbard. "We have a great connection with Michigan State with players like Greg Jones, Marcus Rush, Monty Madaris and now Shane Jones and they have a great atmosphere up there.

"I've talked with their linebacker coach who was in to talk with Shane and he saw my film so we'll see what happens."

While it would be easy to stay with lacrosse Hubbard is ready to kick start his football recruiting.

"I'm going to get my film out and try and talk with some coaches and see what happens," explained Hubbard. "I'll definitely consider playing football in college and understand attending any college is a privilege. But I'm interested in schools like Michigan State, Notre Dame, Stanford and Duke and feel all would be great options for me."

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