Position-by-position breakdown of the Spartans entering preseason camp.
Complete transcript from Dantonio's press conference on media day.
Veterans Tyler O'Connor and Damion Terry are a combined 48-of-80 passing for 477 yards and four touchdowns in 29 career games.
MSU preparing for first scrimmage on Friday.
2016 SEASON: Redshirted . . . enrolled on Jan. 11, 2016, and participated in spring practice . . . completed 2-of-6 passes for 27 yards in the Green-White spring game; led the White on a nine-play, 58-yard touchdown drive in 4:41 in the second quarter of the spring game . . . was presented the Franklin D. Watkins Memorial Award by the National Alliance of African-American Athletes as the nation’s top African-American male scholar-athlete from the 2016 senior class on March 12 in Washington, D.C.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Rated among the nation’s top prospects by Rivals.com (No. 180) and 247Sports.com (No. 244) . . . ranked among the country’s top quarterbacks by Rivals.com (No. 8 pro-style), 247Sports.com (No. 11 pro-style), ESPN.com (No. 19 pocket passer) and Scout.com (No. 21) . . . listed among the Midwest’s top prospects by ESPN.com (No. 38) . . . rated among Ohio’s top seniors by Rivals.com (No. 5), 247Sports.com (No. 11) and ESPN.com (No. 15) . . . participated in the 2016 Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl in Carson, California . . . Division I All-Southwest District second-team selection in 2015 . . . accounted for 3,088 total yards and 35 touchdowns as a senior for Coach Jay Minton at Wayne High School in Huber Heights, Ohio . . . completed 166-of-280 passes (.593) for 2,924 yards, 32 TDs and four interceptions while leading the Warriors to a 14-1 record in 2015 . . . recorded eight 200-yard passing games, including three 300-yard efforts . . . threw at least one TD pass in 13 of 15 games . . . produced back-to-back 300-yard passing games against Reynoldsburg (18 of 29 for 306 yards and 4 TDs) and Springboro (16 of 24 for 315 yards and 3 TDs) . . . connected on 16-of-26 throws for 308 yards and two scores vs. Moeller . . . matched his season high with four TD passes vs. Beavercreek (10 of 18 for 244 yards and 1 INT) . . . rushed 103 times for 164 yards and three TDs as a senior . . . spent three seasons as the starting quarterback at Trotwood-Madison before transferring to Wayne for his senior year . . . participated in the 2015 Elite 11 Quarterback Camp in Beaverton, Oregon, prior to his senior season . . . accounted for 1,769 total yards and 31 TDs as a junior while earning Division III All-Ohio second-team recognition . . . hit 106-of-213 throws (.498) for 1,604 yards, 24 TDs and nine INTs in 2014 . . . posted two 200-yard passing games: vs. Bellbrook (5 of 14 for 207 yards, 2 TDs and 1 INT) and Sidney (13 of 21 for 218 yards and a season-high 5 TDs) . . . recorded at least one TD pass in 11 of 13 games as a junior . . . ran 84 times for 165 yards and seven TDs in 2014 . . . named Division III All-Southwest District second team as a sophomore . . . completed 137-of-231 tosses (.593) for 2,265 yards, 21 TDs and nine INTs in 2013 . . . produced four 200-yard passing games as a sophomore while leading Trotwood-Madison to an appearance in the state finals . . . set career highs for passing yards (366) and TD passes (6) vs. Clyde (16 of 19) . . . accounted for six scores (4 passing and 2 rushing) vs. Troy (15 of 20 for 298 yards) . . . hit 59-of-124 passes (.476) for 831 yards, 13 TDs and four INTs as a freshman while guiding the Rams to the state championship game vs. Toledo Central Catholic . . . his top performance in 2012 came vs. Sidney, completing 11-of-16 throws for 238 yards, three TDs and an interception . . . threw for 7,660 career yards and 90 TDs while compiling a 49-9 record (.844) in 58 career starts . . . won four regional titles while posting a 15-4 record (.789) in 19 playoff games . . . accounted for 106 career TDs (90 passing and 16 rushing) . . . maintained a 4.0 grade-point average and was a member of the National Honor Society . . . volunteered for several activities, including coaching youth football, assisting with the pep assembly and community clean-up, at Wayne High School . . . son of Dwight and Michelle deWeaver . . . born Dec. 27, 1996 . . . business major.