Michigan St. withdraws offer to OL recruit after he visits Ohio State
Nothing is set in stone as far as recruiting goes until someone enrolls in school early or signs a letter of intent.
And while players flipping to other schools has seemingly become more and more common over the past few years, the past weekend offered a reminder it is a two-way street.
Scout.com reported Gavin Cupp, a three-star offensive line prospect from Leipsic, Ohio, was dropped by Spartans head coach Mark Dantonio after Cupp attended Ohio State's annual Friday Night Lights one-day recruiting camp at Ohio Stadium on Friday night and worked out for Ohio State coaches.
In the report, Scout recruiting analyst and Spartan Digest publisher Dave Berk noted Dantonio "takes the word commitment to heart."
Berk has covered Dantonio since his days as head coach at Cincinnati.
Cupp joined Michigan State's class, which is on pace to be by far the best of Dantonio's tenure in East Lansing, when he verbally committed more than two months ago. He picked the Spartans while also holding offers from Illinois, Minnesota, Pittsburgh and Cincinnati along with a handful of MAC schools.
Which of those offers are still good and which new ones might come remains to be seen, but the Detroit Free Press confirmed Monday he had lost his Michigan State offer.
Not long after news broke initially about Cupp's situation, another three-star offensive line recruit from Ohio -- A.J. Arcuri of Olentangy Liberty High School near Columbus -- reported receiving an offer from the Spartans.
Arcuri's other offers include Illinois, Indiana and Pittsburgh.
Very excited to have received an offer from Michigan State University!!?? pic.twitter.com/JIEdEOiPjV— AJ Arcuri (@ARCURIaj85) July 25, 2015
(H/T Spartan Digest)