Caleb Swanigan the truth about what really happened…

Many rumors have been circulating about the recruitment of five star big man Caleb Swanigan and his commitment and then de-commitment to Michigan State University. On his Twitter account he posted on April 10th 2015 “Next year I will be going Michigan State university. Once a spartan. Always a Spartan”. However, much has changed since that tweet and many fans of Michigan State want to know why. On May 6th Tom Izzo said, “I really can’t talk about it but we’re kind of going through a little bit of a thing, football’s been through it,” Izzo said on “The Drive with Jack Ebling” on 92.1-FM in Lansing. “So nothing I’m worried about but I just can’t talk about it, guys.” Well then came the confirmation shortly after that he took “MSU Commit” off of his Twitter bio. The sirens and tweets by so called ESPN experts confirmed Swanigan’s
de-commitment from the Spartans. First let’s address the myth’s and lies as seen below

1. Roosevelt Barnes is making Caleb go to Purdue: Absolutely FALSE
His legal guardian, former Detroit Lions and Purdue linebacker Roosevelt Barnes acting as Swanigan’s legal guardian had signed the Letter of Intent to Michigan State and was just waiting for the Caleb’s signature. Caleb’s own father were completely fine with Caleb going to Michigan State and not a living soul knows his mom’s stance, but that’s not saying she is against her son going to MSU.

2. Swanigan demanded a chef, private apartment, only play the four, and at least 30 minutes a game and Izzo said adidos! Mostly FALSE
Has our source said that Caleb may have been a little stuck up, yes. However, he never told Izzo that he wanted his own personal chef and for him to live in a private apartment. It is known that Caleb is not a big fan of cafeteria food, yes and would he have like to have his own dorm room with no roommates, yes but not the outrages lies that have been spread. Now what may be true is that Caleb wants to play the 4 rather than the five and that he doesn’t want to sit the bench but the words, “I have to play the four and I have to play at least 30 minutes every game” never came out of Caleb’s mouth.

3. Swanigan to Purdue is a done deal! False
No one believes this to be true. Who knows where he lands next but nothing is a done deal.

Finally the truth!!!
According to our source that main reason he de-committed is that he did not want to come up to East Lansing this summer. He wanted to report in August right before their trip to Italy. Caleb really wants to spend time in Indiana with his friends, etc. and travel a little as well. It is known that Izzo highly prefers that his players after their month off, come up to East Lansing and prepare for the season, just ask Gavin Schilling. Caleb does have that “One and Done” mentality and that “I expect to be the big man on campus” but that does not make him a bad guy. That just makes him a teenage basketball recruit in the year 2015 that many schools would kill (like Purdue) to have on their team. No one is going to change the way Tom Izzo recruits and one thing is for sure, Izzo never 100% promises any recruit unlimited playing time and Izzo wants “gym rats” players and live, eat, and breathe basketball.

What’s next? The Division I basketball late signing period runs from April 15 to May 20. There is a very slight chance that Izzo calms down and Caleb realizes that the grass is not always greener on the other side. One thing is for sure, Caleb is not talking and only he knows what he is going to do. Until his signs on the dotted line, we will all wait and see.

3 Responses to “Caleb Swanigan the truth about what really happened…”

  1. [...] This is a Michigan State blog I have never heard of before, so take that for what it is, but they have theories on why he left Michigan State: [...]

  2. Chris Webber says:

    “I’ve known coach Izzo — I consider him a friend — I’ve known him since I was about 15 years old,” Webber said. “I love coach Izzo, because when he goes into kids’ houses and he talks to kids and he says what he says and he makes them promises, he holds true to those promises. Tom Izzo is one of the best men that I know.”
    He said that Izzo followed through on a promise to recruit his brother, even after Webber chose the Wolverines.
    So, Patrick said, “if I gave you a mulligan, knowing what you know now … ”
    “Don’t do that … don’t do that … don’t do that,” Webber said. “The truth is this. I don’t want to answer that, honestly, in the mood that I’m in.”

    “Tom Izzo knows how I got to Michigan,” Webber told the Daily. “He knows if he (had been) the coach at Michigan State, I would have gone to Michigan State. If anyone were to ask him, he would tell you. He cried when he didn’t get me in, and I cried when I didn’t go there.”

  3. Administrator says:

    https://colleges.niche.com/rankings/best-campus-food/

    Caleb we are #24, we can serve better food!!!

Leave a Reply