Just days after returning from his second visit to Michigan State, Wasatch Academy center Mady Sissoko confirmed his commitment to head coach Tom Izzo and the Spartans in a special ceremony Tuesday evening.
After finishing 2-9 and a dismantling 56-7 loss to Skyridge in the first round of 5A playoffs last year, it left a bitter taste in the Phoenix mouth and they’ve used that as motivation to get better so they can compete with the best.
The 6-foot-9, 230-pound center who preps at Wasatch Academy revealed his top-four destinations Friday morning, and they include BYU, Michigan State, Kansas and Memphis, the international boarding school announced on Twitter.
Hamblin led a run of 17-unanswered points, including back-to-back touchdowns in the fourth quarter to tie the game, to help Syracuse stun two-time defending region champion Weber, 24-21 Thursday night.
"I've always come to these games, and I love the Provo ones. The crowd is extra, so many people come and it’s a big game. It’s not a championship or a playoff game, but I love the energy every time we play Provo."
Cedar Valley dropped to 0-2 Friday night with a 42-14 loss to Spanish Fork in the Aviators’ inaugural home game. But the final score is hardly a reflection of just how close the new school is to putting together a complete performance.
The in-state nominees include Bingham linebacker Sione Fotu, Timpview defensive back Logan Pili, Skyridge defensive end Ioholani Raass, American Fork linebacker Bodie Schoonover and Orem linebacker Noah Sewell.