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Haven't seen a single qoute with any favorable comments on um at all. This is not quite, but is approaching the listing of um as "warm" on Brian Allen's profile after he was basically qouted as saying the um coaches were full of shit. Anything to sell subscriptions I guess.
That's true but, like you said, it's just a possibility.
If he were to get a big offer or two soon, you can bet this recruitment will play out. That's all I was trying to say.
I think the only offer that potentially could delay a decision is OSU. He seems pretty zoned in on MSU and OSU.
laconophilia is everywhere...
I agree. Although the article in October had 247 sources saying at this point an osu offer may not even hold him up.
This one could go on for awhile. QB's tend to committ fairly early and for the most part stick with their committments, but considering our biggest competition is Urban and our best connection is Narduzzi this one could stay interesting for awhile. I hate to think of it, but Narduzzi will get a HC job somewhere soon and Urban is a snake who will come after anybody whether they are committed to another school or not. This one could be far from done, IMO.
Narduzzi, our best closer, has a personal relationship with the family.
We're not a shoo-in, but there's no way Duzzi is part of why it might drag out. Good recruiters sell the program, not the person.
I believe you completely about Narduzzi selling the program, and I'm sure that's what he's doing. But if you think Narduzzi's presence at MSU isn't at least a small factor for Henderson and his family, then I think you're wrong. High school kids look towards schools based on a person here or there all the time. Sometimes kids follow their siblings, sometimes they follow their friends, sometimes they follow a coach. It's very obvious that getting Finley and Drake is helping us with Dawson. Finley and Drake haven't changed the foundation of the program yet, but their future presence at MSU is a clear factor in Dawson's consideration of us. I don't mean to get off topic, but that's just an example. I certainly don't think Narduzzi is telling him to hold on a committment or that he might be leaving, but it's a pretty well known possibility around the midwest and maybe even the country that Duzzi will be a HC somewhere soon.
I hope I'm wrong. But I don't think it's a factor we can completely ignore.
Curious if anyone sees Narduzzi as a successor to MD. Dantonio has a few years left for sure; however, he values continuity on his staff more than any team I've seen, and Narduzzi seems to enjoy being with Dantonio. Not sure its out of the question that MD, Narduzzi and Hollis have had this conversation, and a succession path has been defined that would keep Narduzzi at MSU.
He won't be his immediate successor. Narduzzi should have legit HC offers before Dantonio retires. No reason for Narduzzi to wait around.
Could be, but I can sense this topic would hijack the thread very easily. Just a heads up there.
I think the personal relationship Narduzzi has with the Henderson family is a big reason why he's high on MSU. Also, don't discount the pro-style system and the fact that the last 3 QBs at MSU have all found their way into the NFL. Maxwell having a strong '13 could make a difference if Henderson delays his recruitment, but it sounds like he's on the fast track.
Who knows, he could be Spartan in less than a week.
Michigan State does not and will not run the 3-4 defense.
Were Narduzzi the QB coach or OC, and his exit was imminent, I could definitely see your point. Being that he's the DC, and he isn't the hottest name out there for an HC job right now (definitely a candidate, but not the bees knees like last year), I don't think it will be a big factor.
Henderson is on campus.
Kid needs the Red Carpet Treatment!
Is he so going to commit today or what?
According to a discussion the other day on wolverine 247 we offered Deshone Kizer because we probably don't sit as well as we think with Henderson and they're experts so?
In all seriousness, I'd be happy with Kizer, Henderson, a reclassified O'connor, any one of those three guys would look great in the green and white. I honestly think it's 60/40 to the good Henderson commits this weekend or early next week following the visit. Just opinion. No facts.
They're idiots. They think that all they would have to do is offer Henderson, it would be over. We offered Kizer because we like him, and have always liked him. It would be stupid to just offer Henderson, regards what our chances were with him.
Some guy on that site said that he thinks that MSU is going to have problems soon at QB and should just start throwing out offers to any QB who might be interested.
This post was edited by HillSpartan 20 months ago
Pretty funny considering Tyler O'connor is on deck with Damien terry coming in and the possibility of a guy like Henderson or Kizer after that. Big trouble, yah.
Those dudes are one missed assignment away from having to put russel Bellamy back out there. Now that's trouble. In gardners defense he's been excellent for them. Hard to cheer against a Detroit kid even if he plays for them.
This digression is on me. Apologies.
So what happened with Henderson?
Nίκη για MSU
There was a paid Rivals article about his visit after the game, Chris Vannini summarizes it in his "recruiting roundup"
2014 four-star Virginia quarterback Caleb Henderson visited for the Northwestern game and said he had a good time. The additions of Rutgers and Maryland would seem to help MSU a bit, as more Big Ten schools would be closer for his family to visit when MSU plays. His decision is believed to be coming somewhat soon.
UM and OSU have been dropped from his list, according to his profile on here. It seems that a commitment is imminent, but we'll just have to wait and see. I would hate for a kid to rush a college decision, but it seems like Kizer's window for commiting to MSU is closing.
Werent the coaches going to watch Henderson throw this weekend?
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