John Legend’s Nephew Michael Brown-Stephens Commits to Minnesota
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John Legend’s Nephew Michael Brown-Stephens Commits to Minnesota

Minnesota football gained a new fan on Wednesday in Grammy award winning singer John Legend. The talented artist happens to be the uncle of Minnesota recruit Michael Brown-Stephens, who signed his national letter of intent on the first day of the early signing period.

The three-star wide receiver attended Springfield High School and is one of Minnesota’s 24 commitments in the 2019 recruiting class.

His uncle noted in his tweet recognizing Brown-Stephens’ accomplishment that he might pose a problem if the Gophers play Ohio State in the future, as Legend is a Buckeyes fan. Legend also tweeted that Brown-Stephens was the same nephew who broke his Grammy award in 2010.

The signing day proved to be fruitful for Minnesota as they landed a new wide receiver and potentially a new, very famous, fan.

December 21, 2018

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