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Michigan State was looking to add a player or two to its 2018 recruiting class, including the hopes of landing a wide receiver.

The Spartans did just that on Saturday when three-star Jalen Nailor of Las Vegas Bishop Gorman announced on Twitter that he had committed to play at Michigan State. He is the third receiver in the class and is expected to sign on Wednesday.

At 5-foot-11 and 170 pounds, Nailor is ranked the No. 136 wide receiver in the 2018 class, according to 247Sports.com. He committed to Arizona State in November, but after the Sun Devils fired coach Todd Graham, Nailor re-opened his recruitment and the Spartans moved in after originally offering him a scholarship last spring.

Nailor is the third receiver in Michigan State’s class, joining Javez Alexander of Sandusky (Ohio) and Julian Major of Pittsburgh Penn Hills. Nailor had 41 receptions for 807 yards and 12 touchdowns during his senior season, helping Bishop Gorman win its ninth straight state championship.

The Spartans signed 20 during the early signing period in December and had expected to add another couple of players by next week’s deadline. In addition to Nailor, Michigan State is also targeting a defensive tackle with Dashaun Mallory of Bolingbrook, Ill.