Surprise team in the hunt for Wayne Hills quarterback Kevin Olsen

By Bryan Fischer | Blogger
By MaxPreps' Stephen Spiewak

Kevin Olsen, one of the nation's top quarterbacks, is a wanted man.

The University of Miami, the alma mater of his brother Greg, appears to be the frontrunner for the Wayne Hills (Wayne, N.J.) signal-caller, while Olsen has also shown interest in Auburn, South Carolina, and a few others.

However, there appears to be a surprise team entering the fray for the nation's No. 37 recruit.

Michigan State has emerged on Olsen's radar, and the 6-foot-3, 195-pound quarterback is going to give the Spartans a serious look, MaxPreps has learned.

There are a number of attractive selling points for Michigan State.

Mark Dantonio's pro-style offense has created a strong track record of NFL-ready quarterbacks recently, including Drew Stanton and Kirk Cousins.

Additionally, with Cousins graduating, the depth chart will likely be friendly to Olsen, giving him an opportunity to push for early playing time.

If he were to sign with Michigan State, Olsen would give the Spartans arguably their most highly-touted recruit of the last decade.
 
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