What To Like
Having watched Barksdale over the past two years the first thing that stood out was his ability to catch the football. Standing 6-foot-2, 183-pounds, Barksdale has a good frame and while not the fastest player on the field, is smooth in his cuts and not afraid to go over the middle.
What May Concern You
How many receivers will the Spartans have on their roster in 2012? After signing a strong class and adding a transfer, Barksdale will find a crowded position to fight through from walk-on status.
A great overall athlete, Barksdale is no stranger to the Spartans staff as he's camped at MSU in the summer and was being followed by the staff during the past year. Michigan State reached out to Barksdale and by doing so gave the talented wide receiver a belief he'll be given a chance to earn a scholarship at some point of his career.
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