Michigan State football trending with 4-star 2023 RB Sedrick Irvin Jr.

Sedrick Irvin, Michigan State football Mandatory Credit: Stephen Dunn /Allsport
Sedrick Irvin, Michigan State football Mandatory Credit: Stephen Dunn /Allsport /

Michigan State football is making moves in future classes, including in 2023 with four-star running back and legacy recruit Sedrick Irvin Jr.

There’s a familiar name on Michigan State’s radar. The new coaching staff is staying focused on future recruiting classes despite not having a single commitment past 2021 and they even went as far back as 2023 to make some noise with a legacy recruit.

Over the past week, four-star 2023 running back Sedrick Irvin Jr. received a couple of Crystal Balls on 247Sports favoring the green and white.

One of those Crystal Balls was from Allen Trieu who is extremely plugged in when it comes to Big Ten recruiting even though Irvin Jr. is a Florida prospect.

If the name Sedrick Irvin sounds familiar, that’s because it is. His dad played for Michigan State from 1996-98 and posted three straight 1,000-yard seasons with the Spartans before leaving for the NFL and getting drafted in the fourth round by the Lions. He earned the nickname “Swervin'” Irvin because of his ability to bob and weave through traffic.

Irvin currently coaches his son at Gulliver Prep in Miami, Fla., and while Irvin Jr. is just a sophomore, there’s reason to believe he’s a special talent.

If he’s anything like his dad and Michigan State is able to land him, the Spartans will have their running back of the future and potentially one of the best in school history (his dad was just that).

This kid is fun to watch as he has great cuts, vision and speed and as a freshman, he made defenses at the prep level in Florida look silly. There’s a reason he’s a highly sought-after recruit in the 2023 class.

Mel Tucker is going to have stiff competition when trying to land him as he already holds 16 offers, but the Spartans are in good standing with him.

Irvin Jr. is ranked the No. 92 player in the 2023 class as well as the eighth-best running back, according to 247Sports. Keep an eye on this kid because he could follow his dad’s footsteps and become the Spartans’ running back of the future.

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