Spartans grab RB Vayante Copeland

Class of 2014 running back Vayante Copeland (Dayton, Ohio/Marshall) has committed Michigan State, according to media reports.

The 6-foot, 190-pound prospect also holds scholarship offers from Akron, Bowling Green, Cincinnati, Duke, Eastern Illinois, Illinois, Indiana, Kent State, Louisville, Minnesota, Ohio, Toledo and West Virginia.

Copeland is commitment No. 9 for the Spartans in the 2014 class.