September 20, 2007

Spartans in the running for nation's best player

He is arguably the best high school player in the country and the good news for Michigan State is that Jeannette, Pa., quarterback Tyrelle Pryor has the Spartans among the list of schools he is interested in.

A 6-foot-6, 225-pounder with 4.35 speed in the 40-yard dash, Pryor has a unique blend of skills that is comparable to former Texas star Vince Young.

Pryor is ranked the No. 1 dual threat quarterback in the nation and the No. 1 overall player in the Class of 2008 by Rivals.com.

Michigan State is on a select list of schools in the running for Pryor. Others on the list include Penn State, Ohio State, Michigan, Notre Dame, Tennessee and Alabama.

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