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MSU coaches make the difference for Gaines

When it came down to making his decision, the Frostproof (Fla.) defensive back was sold on the staff in East Lansing, which put the Spartans over the likes of Alabama, Auburn and Florida State.

Kaleel Gaines held offers from the likes of Alabama, Auburn and Florida State, but when it came down to it, Michigan State was his choice. The Spartans separated themselves above all the rest for the Frostproof (Fla.) defensive back for one big reason. “The coaches, the coaches, the coaches,” he said. “They really contacted me a lot and we talked two or three times a month and I was on the phone... Recommended Stories