Kaleel Gaines no longer on MSU football team

The Detroit News
Kaleel Gaines

Michigan State receiver / defensive back Kaleel Gaines is no longer on the team, an MSU spokesman confirmed to The Detroit News on Friday.

Gaines, from Frostproof, Fla., would have been a redshirt sophomore on the 2017 team.

He redshirted his freshman season in 2015 and appeared in one game last season, against Rutgers.

Gaines (6-0, 200) came to Michigan State as one of the top defensive backs in the nation, ranked the No. 88 safety in the 2015 class by Scout.com.

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