LB Tyriq Thompson verbally commits to Michigan State

Wednesday August 6th, 2014

Tyriq Thompson, a three-star recruit from Detroit, Mich., has verbally committed to Michigan State, according to multiple reports.

Thompson is the No. 10-ranked player in Michigan and the No. 40-ranked outside linebacker in the class of 2015, according to the recruiting website

The 6-foot-1, 215-pound Thompson also drew scholarship offers from Iowa, Nebraska and Michigan, among other programs.

Thompson's father, Clarence Thompson, played for the Wolverines from 1993-95.

More: After smelling the roses, Michigan State looks to continue its climb

Michigan State's 2015 recruiting class, which is ranked No. 35 in the country by, now counts 13 verbal commitments.

The Spartans went 13-1 and won the Rose Bowl last season.

- Chris Johnson

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