Mark Dell commits to MSU

Farmington Hills Harrison wide receiver Mark Dell, a four-star prospect by, as expected, committed to Michigan State University in a press conference televised on ESPNU.

EAST LANSING - Farmington Hills Harrison wide receiver Mark Dell announced in a nationally televised press conference on ESPNU that he will indeed attend Michigan State University.

Dell, one of the state's top prep players chose Michigan State over his group of finalists which included Iowa, Purdue, Wisconsin and Missouri, but the Spartans with their spread offense and the presence of incoming Elite-11 quarterback Keith Nichol of Lowell, MI., was the deciding factor in the Spartans landing on of the Midwest top receivers.

Dell is rated the 26th best receiver in the nation by He told's Allen Wallace, "Michigan State has a slight edge because they are closer to home and it would be convenient for my parents to visit me. But we don't want to rush—we have enough time to decide which school is right," he said.

If Dell does indeed commit as expected he will join the newest Spartans commit, Kendall Washington, offensive linemen Jack Cornell, Darrell Davis-Budanauro and Paul Simkovich, linebacker George White, safety Quincy Landingham, tackle Vaughn Martin and Nichol.

Dell is MSU's third four-star commitment, joining Landingham and Nichol.

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