Posted August 28, 2012 on
Kevin Hiatt of and Dave Berk of talk about Friday's game between Boise State and Michigan State in this special podcast.

Dantonio's Spartans ready for prime time

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Michigan States version of Friday Night Lights airs this week on ESPN, when the Spartans play host to Boise State in a game that will do wonders for the victors future Bowl Championship Series standing. And there's a definite buzz that comes with a big game played in prime time. Playing a night game here is special, Dantonio said Monday. We dont do it...

Pre-Season overrated teams: Michigan State

Last year was a pretty solid season for the Spartans. I had them ranked 16th in my final poll of the 2011 season, and they were ranked 11th in the AP poll and 10th in the USA Today Coaches poll. This year, however, will not have similar results.The Spartans finished 11-3 last year. Gone from that squad is three-year starter Kirk Cousins. Regardless who is coming in as the quarterback...

30 Teams in 30 days: #9 Michigan State University Spartans

Head Coach: Mark Dantonio (44-22, entering his 6th season) The Story: ”Before Mark Dantonio arrived in East Lansing…” It is just about time to put that saying to rest.  It may be difficult to believe, but Michigan State has now reached a bowl game in five straight seasons. John L. Smith failed to reach more than [...]

#10 Michigan State Spartans

Michigan State The Spartans and head coach Mark Dantonio are coming off of back-to-back 11 win seasons and a trip to the Big 10 championship game. This year they would like to actually win the Big 10 championship game and play in a BCS bowl instead of the Capital One. Dantonio is hoping that his very experienced offensive line can protect his new quarterback Andrew Maxwell. Maxwell...

Dantonio: Spartans Start The Chase

Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio stood in front of the gathered members of the media on Tuesday and got right to the point. The 2012 Michigan State Spartans are chasing a dream. What else did Dantonio have to say? Here is the transcript from the Q&A session.

Video: Jalyn Powell - Week One

Michigan State commit Jalyn Powell had 13 tackles in week one against Austintown Fitch. Here is the video of that and a breakdown of what we saw in the game film.

Video: Horton Talks Spartans

The success of Michigan State running back Le’Veon Bell is paying dividends as other big “power” backs have taken notice. In the 2014 class, Lakota West (West Chester, Ohio) running back Mikel Horton has noticed the success of Bell and has high interest in the Green & White.

Video: Bain Talks Spartans

This weekend Maquedius Bain made a trip to the Midwest to take part in special game for national television. Bain, who is from University School out of Florida is a Michigan State target and talks about his interest in the Spartans and if a visit could be in the future.

Wilcher Says Finley "Big" For MSU

The perception was that a Cass Tech kid would always be a tough pull for Michigan State, but offensive tackle Dennis Finley chose the Spartans on Sunday, and today, head coach Thomas Wilcher says it's not as unusual as people think.

Audio: Dantonio - Big Ten Teleconference

Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio took calls from the media during Tuesday's Big Ten Coaches Teleconference. Listen to the audio here.

In the Trenches With … ‘MSU Is Not Prepared for What’s Coming’

Michigan State opens its 2012 football season with an intriguing nonconference showdown against Boise State on Friday in East Lansing. Continue reading →

Breakdown: MSU Adds Two

Michigan State adds two commitments from the Midwest over the weekend. Here's a closer look at both of them, and what the Spartans are getting in Demetrius Cooper and Dennis Finley.

Mitchell Sets Official Visit To The Blue

Eleanor Roosevelt HS CB Elijah Mitchell (Corona, CA) was offered by Boise State a few months ago & just recently set-up his first official visit, to Boise in November to watch the Broncos battle Colorado State. He spoke to about his interest in Boise State & his recruitment thus far.

Video: Cooper On Decision

FOXSports NEXT caught up with Michigan State commit and Julian High defensive lineman Demetrius Cooper after he committed to the Spartans.
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