Ben VanSumeren is buying and selling maize and blue for inexperienced and white.
The linebacker from Essexville entered the switch portal one week in the past — hours after his brother, Alex, decommitted from Michigan soccer — and has discovered a brand new house with Michigan State soccer, he introduced on Twitter on Saturday afternoon.
Up till 2020, VanSumeren was largely deployed as a fullback, although he additionally took snaps at working again and practiced at tight finish. He transitioned to the opposite aspect of the ball, the place he performed 76 snaps in six video games and made two begins in losses to Indiana and Penn State.
The 6-foot-2, 253-pounder arrived in 2018 as a three-star prospect from Garber Excessive College.
He grew to become the eighth scholarship participant from U-M to enter the portal since September.
Alex VanSumeren is a defensive sort out ranked because the fourth-best recruit from Michigan within the 2022 class. He reportedly has affords from Penn State and Michigan State amongst different Energy 5 applications.
This text initially appeared on Detroit Free Press: Ben VanSumeren transfers from Michigan to Michigan State soccer