Michigan State added yet another late member to its recruiting class of 2012 on Sunday night.
Blinn (Texas) Community College tight end Jamare Mills committed to the Spartans over an offer from Cincinnati. He was on campus Saturday for the Green and White spring game.
The 6-foot-6, 260-pound Mills was a member of the class of 2011 and drew interest from MSU at that time, but no offer. After spending a year at Blinn, Mills has three years of eligibility remaining, and an available redshirt year.
He had offers from Duke, Minnesota and a few MAC schools out of Dublin (Ohio) Scioto High School.
His highlights from his senior year show Mills as an offensive and defensive lineman which, given his size, could mean the staff envisions him as an offensive lineman.
If Mills remains a tight end, it seems unlikely at this point that Michigan State will try to add a tight end recruit to the class of 2013, given that Mills will be the third recruit at the position in the 2012 class -- joining Evan Jones and Josiah Price. If he is kept as a tight end, he probably could come in and contribute right away at the position because MSU has little depth behind Dion Sims -- and it would allow for both the incoming true freshman to be redshirted.
Mills makes 21 members in the class of 2012.