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`EAST LANSING, MI - NOVEMBER 28: Nick Samac #59 of the Michigan State Spartans hoists Jayden Reed #5 of the Michigan State Spartans in the air after a touchdown during the second quarter at Spartan Stadium on November 28, 2020 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Nic Antaya/Getty Images)

Michigan State snagged their highest-rated football prospect of the 2022 season so far on Monday (July 26).

Dearborn Fordson wide receiver Antonio Gates Jr. took to Twitter to announce that he’s committing to be part of MSU’s recruiting class of 2022.

Gates picked Michigan State over Florida, Penn State, Kentucky and Tennessee.

Gates is the son of legendary NFL tight end Antonio Gates.

He’s the 16th commit for MSU for 2022 and the second wide receiver, in addition to Jaron Glover from Florida.

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Anne Erickson's love for music drew her into radio, and she started shortly after graduating from MSU. She has a passion for rock and metal, plus local music. She also fronts the band Upon Wings. Email Anne at erickson@WRIF.com and tweet at her @AnneErickson!