Mark Dantonio and the Michigan State Spartans don’t often find players on the transfer market, but one star wide receiver was too good to pass up.
Former Western Michigan wide receiver Jayden Reed announced his plans to transfer from the Broncos earlier this spring. It didn’t take him long to find a new home.
Reed took to Twitter on Thursday afternoon to announce he’s headed to East Lansing to further his collegiate football career.
“I’m home. Spartan Nation what’s good?” Reed said on Twitter.
— j.reed13 💂🏾 (@JaydenReed5) May 23, 2019
Reed led Western Michigan with 56 catches for 797 yards and eight touchdowns. After leading the team in receiving, he was named to the Football Writers Association of America Freshman All-American team and was a second-team All-MAC selection.
The former three-star recruit committed to WMU over Central Michigan and Miami. He also flirted with Iowa during his recruitment.
With his move to Michigan State, Reeds joins former high school teammate Payton Thorne – a three-star quarterback for the Spartans.
Unless he receives a waiver from the NCAA, Reed will have to sit out for the 2019 season. However, he has plenty of eligibility left to take advantage of the move up to a Power-5 program.
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