Some have mentioned Cincinnati Moeller WR Monty Madaris as being a B.J. Cunningham (Westerville South) type player for Michigan State if Madaris were to end up in East Lansing. Will he?
Some have mentioned Cincinnati Moeller WR Monty Madaris as being a B.J. Cunningham (Westerville South) type player for Michigan State if Madaris were to end up in East Lansing.
made an official visit to Michigan State the weekend of Dec. 10 and it
went well. However, there have been rumblings that Madaris has been
waiting on a scholarship offer from Ohio State, and in the past few days
there have been rumors the Buckeyes have gotten involved.
Such is not the case according to Moeller coach John Rodenberg.
“No, there have been no calls from Ohio State,” Rodenberg said.
In addition to Michigan State, Madaris has made an official visit
to Cincinnati. He was going to also visit Michigan Jan. 13, Kentucky
Jan. 20 and Florida State Jan. 27.
“You can take Florida State off,” Rodenberg said. “It’s Michigan State, Michigan and Kentucky.”
Some have speculated that Madaris might be favoring Michigan, but Rodenberg said that is purely speculation.
“I don’t have any clue where he’s going,” Rodenberg said. “He’ll just wait until after the visits are over and then decide.”
The 6-foot-2 and 185-pound Madaris has been a varsity starter for
the Crusaders since his sophomore season. In his first year as a
starter Madaris caught 15 passes with two touchdowns.
Madaris had a break-out junior season. He caught 52 passes for
720 yards with seven touchdowns. Madaris was even better as a senior as
he caught 56 passes for 1,137 yards. He averaged 20.3 yards per catch
and had 16 receiving touchdowns and two rushing.
Madaris helped lead the Crusaders to the third round of the state playoffs and a final record of 9-4.
Check out Madaris in action courtesy of ScoutingOhio.com: