May 18, 2007

Glenville CB taking a close look at Spartans

The state of Ohio is always loaded with talent and now high school in the Buckeye State has produced more high profile recruits the last 5 years than Cleveland Glenville. Players like Ted Ginn Jr., Troy Smith and Donte Whitner were all Glenville products. Michigan State had little success recruiting Glenville under Coach John L. Smith, but look for that to change with Mark Dantonio at the helm. Coach Dantonio's Ohio recruits run long and deep and you can be sure he will make recruiting Glenville a top priority.

Glenville High School is once again loaded with talent for the class of 2008 and the Spartan staff is actively recruiting a few key prospect from there. Last night caught up with cornerback Donnie Fletcher from there. The 6-foot-0, 170-pound defensive back prospect already has a host of offers and is hoping that the Spartans come through next.

Fletcher indicated that if the Spartans do extend him an offer they would certainly move up near the top of his list of teams he is considering. Fletcher already has offers from fellow Big Ten programs Purdue, Illinois and Indiana as well as schools like Boston College, Pittsburgh and Cincinnati.

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