Michigan State freshman wide receiver Justin Layne proved to have too much talent to sit and watch with his defensive talents.

Michigan State’s freshman wide receiver Justin Layne is making a move on the field. However, it's a move on defense that has the Spartans coaching staff excited to burn his redshirt and use his talents now. Spartans defensive coordinator Harlon Barnett explained the reasons behind putting Layne on the field now.

The Michigan State Spartans are pulling out all the stops this season as several freshmen have already taken the field.

One surprise out of the group is wide receiver Justin Layne who is now also taking reps as a defensive back.

Why did the Spartans put Layne on the field?

When did they know they would burn his redshirt?

Spartans defensive coordinator Harlon Barnett answered the question as to why Layne is on the field now.


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