Matt Hasselbeck’s Son Henry Hasselbeck Leaves Michigan State

Henry Hasselbeck, the three-star recruit from Michigan State 

Henry Hasselbeck, the three-star recruit from Michigan State, abruptly announced his resignation on Friday, one week after Jonathan Smith, an Oregon native, was named the quarterbacks coach.

Henry posted on social media site X, saying, “I had promised to play football at Michigan come June. Our season is gone, so I think it’s time to turn our attention back to recruiting.”

On June 30, the son of former NFL quarterback Matt Hasselbeck chose the Spartans over offers from UB, Pittsburgh, Boston College, and others. At the end of Xaverian Brothers High School in Massachusetts, he was dedicated to playing lacrosse in Maryland and is also a talented player. of the year prior.

Henry Hasselbeck

Henry said that as he reopens recruitment, Michigan is still a formidable opponent. He expressed, “My initial interaction with Brian Lindgren, the offensive coordinator, and quarterbacks coach, was truly remarkable, and I am enthusiastic about deepening my understanding of him and establishing stronger connections with the newly formed Michigan State coaching team.”

Their departures have affected the Spartans’ Big Ten scoring rankings, which were last (15.9 points per game), 13th in total yards (288.5 YPG), and 10th in passing yards (200.0 YPG). Freshmen Katin Houser, true freshman Sam Leavitt, and junior Noah Kim all left the team.

After leading by 191 points with Mel Tucker in the previous season, scoring just 191 points this season and concluding the second complete season behind 5-7 with a total of 4-8 points, The Spartans are currently undergoing reconstruction.


Henry Hasselbeck

Smith was formally dismissed from Oregon State last Saturday after falling short in his final two seasons with an 18-7 record at his alma mater. He replaced Tucker, who was fired in September as a result of a Title IX sexual assault probe.

Eight players have committed to the Spartans for the 2024 class thus far. Nick Marsh, a wide receiver from River Rouge High School in Michigan who is ranked 169th overall in the 2024 .

With all that has changed, I believe it is wise for me to start my recruiting process over again. I’d like to publicly thank the previous staff at Michigan State, especially Coaches Johnson, Kapilovic, Novak, and Reiling among others for initiating my interest in Michigan State.

2024 QB | 2023 D1 State Champion | 2022 Catholic Conference Offensive Player Of Year | Three-sport 1st-Team All-Star 

Lissa is a News Writer at USA Viewport . She has 2 year professional writing experience.