New Name on Spartans Radar

A new name is on Michigan State's recruiting radar in Ohio. has the latest on this under the radar prospect with great upside.

Turning over every stone has Michigan State in a good position and looking hard at Dayton (Ohio) Thurgood Marshall product Landon Brazille.

Brazille, who didn't play football this past season after transferring from another school, is looking to open some eyes on and off the field.

"I'm playing football this fall," said Brazille. "Right now I'm kind of liking football for college and just a little on basketball. I currently stand 6-foot-6, 225-pounds and will be playing defensive end and tight end this season.

"I'm taking the ACT on June 8th and have a 3.0 GPA."

While several programs have visited Brazille over the past month, he's making sure he attends the Spartans summer camp.

"Michigan State stopped by school and I've talked with Coach (Harlon) Barnett twice and have also talked with defensive line coach Ron Burton," said Brazille.

"I know for sure I'll be attending their camp in June and know about some of the guys from the Dayton area that have played there. But right now I know more about the basketball program than I do the football program so I need to do more research."

Brazille said he's quickly learned football could be his best ticket to college.

"I saw it coming based on my size," said Brazille. "People who play football in my class also saw it coming and have encouraged me to play."

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