3 non-starters who can make a huge impact on Michigan State football in 2024

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2. Brennan Parachek, TE

Oregon State transfer Jack Velling will get top billing at the tight end position, and rightfully so. Velling set a school record with 11 touchdowns from the tight end position and earned second-team All-Pac 12 honors. He will already have a connection with fellow Oregon State transfer quarterback Aiden Chiles and Michigan State football will finally get meaningful, consistent production from a tight end.

But this will also attract a lot of attention and will need backups to set in, especially during two-tight end formations.

Last year as a freshman, Brennan Parachek grew into a consistent tight end, playing in eight games, and tallying 93 offensive snaps. He made key grabs, including three catches for 32 yards on third-down plays.

He was ranked the top tight end out of Dexter High (Mich.), and with a 6-foot-5, 250-pound frame, he and Velling have the potential to be a defensive coordinator's nightmare for the next couple of years.