Mel Tucker and Michigan State University received a commitment from the top prospect in the state of Oklahoma this week. 2023 All-American Bai Jobe from Community Christian School in Oklahoma has verbally committed to the Spartans. According to 247Sports, Jobe is a four-star prospect and the No. 8 edge rusher in the country.
1st off Thank GOD, My Parents for allowing me To Come to America,To my Parents The Bonds for Leading, Teaching & guiding Me. Thanks To Coach Mac for Being The Best HS coach I could Ask for. S/O to Coop for Pushing Me
With That I’m COMMITTED @msu_Football 💚🤍@southside_2win pic.twitter.com/ruahsQaMFX
— Bai Jobe (@22_bmj) July 7, 2022
Past Spartans to participate in the All-American Bowl includes the likes of Brian Allen, Quavaris Crouch, and Jaden Mangham.
Only 100 football players receive the honor of putting on the All-American Bowl jersey each year. Each player selected to participate will culminate their high school careers at the All-American Bowl.
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