February 14, 2007

Spartans offer All-American Ohio linebacker

As SpartanMag.com indicated in our recruiting breakdown the linebacker position is one of the most important recruiting priorities for the Michigan State class of 2008. The Spartans only signed 1 linebacker for the class of 2007, Greg Jones, and will graduate two starters after the 2007 season. One of the top players on the board for Coach Mark Dantonio and his staff is linebacker Brandon Beachum of Cardinal Mooney High School in Youngstown, Ohio.

Beachum is already listed as one of the top 100 prospects in the nation for the class of 2008 by Rivals.com. He will have a great opportunity to be ranked a 5-star linebacker prospect when the Rivals.com position rankings are released later this summer.

At 6-foot-1, 220-pound with 4.6 speed, Beachum posses the speed and power to be an early impact player at the next level.

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