Does Adams Still Have Interest?

After being involved in a heated recruiting battle with many other top programs, the coaches at Michigan State received a big Christmas present when Bradenton (Fla.) Bayshore standout SirDarean Adams announced a commitment for the Spartans. However, it didn't end there.

"I committed to Michigan State right around Christmas because I thought it was the best visit and just the best situation for me," Adams said. "They want me to come in there and be the next great receiver for them. Plexico Burress and Charles Rogers, I wanna be next and I think I can. I liked my visit and the coaches are real cool."

However, when Adams announced for the Spartans, other coaches weren't ready to give up.

"After I committed, coaches from a bunch of schools called to see if it was true," he said. "I told all of them that I'm committed to Michigan State. The coaches from Miami and Georgia said they didn't care and since I was a great player or whatever, they were gonna keep recruiting me. They have. But the only school that I might also consider is Miami."

The talented athlete, 6-1 and 215 pounds, can play a number of positions. He said the Hurricanes aren't sure where he'd play if he signed with them.

"They're supposed to be at the school sometime this week," he said. "I don't know for sure right now but I might take a visit to there on the 30th. It's not easy turning away a chance to play there but Michigan State really impressed me."

Adams recently played in a local all-star game and was a little upset that he wasn't chosen for others.

"I saw those other all star games," he said. "I feel like they disrespected me. They didn't feel I was good enough or something? Come on now. I was playing receiver and I caught a lil spot pass on the first play of our all star game and took it 98 yards for a touchdown. That's OK because when I get to college, it's gonna be on. Everyone will know who I am."

Adams, who is working to improve his ACT score by two points, said he'll know later in the month whether he's going to visit UM or not.

"Maybe after I talk to them," he said. "Coach Kehoe keeps saying that I'm such a great player that it doesn't matter what I did so far that he's gonna keep recruiting me. He was telling me how much they want me."

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