April 3, 2013
Detroit DE checks out State
Roney checks out State
One of the players that was in East Lansing this week to learn more about the Spartan program was defensive end Dylan Roney of Detroit Catholic Central High School. Find out the details.The 6-foot-2, 235-pound prospect has been hearing from a host of programs this spring. Just about every MAC school and the majority of Big Ten schools have been in contact. Central Michigan, Western Michigan and Toledo have already extended him a scholarship offer.Michigan State is looking to add a couple of defensive ends to the class of 2014 and Roney is on the short list of players they are closely evaluating. The fact that Roney plays for a program like Catholic Central is a positive factor in his recruitment. The Shamrocks play one of the toughest schedules in the Midwest so the measuring the level of competition is not difficult.As far as his visit to Michigan State this week, Roney uad the following to say.Things went real good, Roney said. Coach Dantonio said he wants to see me at camp. If I do well there they could offer or they may want to see my first few games in the fall.The Spartans ha e used camp as their main evaluation tool sine the arrival of Coach Dantonio. Last year alone they waited until after camp to offer players such as Dennis Finley, Trey Kilgore, Demetrius Cooper and Dylan Chmura.As far as when he will make a colle decision, don't expect anything soon. Roney is anxious to go through the May Evaluation period and June camps to see where he stands and what additional offers he receives.If the Spartans do decide to offer it will certainly get heavy consideration."I have lots of friends that attend there as well as some friends that are already on the football team. I have always wanted to play football in the Big Ten for one of the best programs.Roney's primary recruiter from Michigan State is Coach Brad Salem and he will definitely be visiting Catholic Central next Month. It is likely by that time that a few additional schools will have offered. SpartanMag.com will continue to keep in contact with Roney and report the details as they unfold. Sent from my Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Smartphone
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