Michigan State Football: 5 potential breakout stars for 2015

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3. DeAnthony Arnett, Sr., WR

There aren’t too many guys who get more attention and hype than wide receiver DeAnthony Arnett, who transferred from Tennessee, prior to each season. Arnett has been a guy who has all the potential in the world to be a great receiver, but nothing has come together for him in East Lansing since transferring after his freshman season.

As a highly-touted four-star receiver out of Saginaw, Arnett was looked at as a Michigan State lean before picking the Volunteers, surprisingly. Since joining the Spartans three years ago, Arnett has caught a total of six passes for 87 yards with no touchdowns to show for it.

Coaches have been raving about the senior wide out’s spring performance thus far in 2015, so it would be nothing short of a shock if he didn’t finally live up to the high expectations previously bestowed upon him.

If you look at what he brings to the table, you would be hard-pressed to find much that would tell you he’s a bust because he has speed, excellent route-running ability and the hands to make an elite wide receiver in the Big Ten.

However, the only thing that has held him back in the past was his ability to grasp the playbook, something that Dantonio has stressed the importance of in order to earn valuable playing time in his pro-style offense.

This will be the year Arnett breaks out and becomes the next big wide receiver star in the Spartans’ offense after three years of hard work in East Lansing. This will be the feel-good story of the year.

Next: 2. Madre London, Fr.(RS), RB