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PLAYERS: Max Bullough
At the Big Ten Media Days at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place on Thursday, there were several questions asked towards linebackers Max Bullough and Chris Norman asking how they have had such great success with containing Michigan’s quarterback Denard Robinson. “It’s about discipline when you’re playing a guy like that, that can hurt you in so many different ways and I think that’s what we’ve been able to kind of master when we’ve played them,” Bullough said. “If you trust your teammates and stay with the discipline on the defense, there’s no where to go, we cover up all the holes.” Max Bullough, Mark Dantonio, Andrew Maxwell, Chris Norman As a sophomore against Michigan last season, Bullough recorded 8 tackles, including 1 tackle for loss, half of a sack, and a forced fumble in the Spartans’ 28-14 victory. Norman led the Spartans in tackles in that contest with 10. He described Michigan State’s success against Robinson with one word: “hustle.” “Defense needs to be able to cover

Michigan State Football: Dantonio’s next dream has Maxwell in leading role

Junior quarterback Andrew Maxwell isn’t trying to fill anyone’s shoes this year. He’s just hoping that he can build on what the Spartans have achieved these past two seasons. Mark Dantonio “What you have to be careful of is putting that pressure on yourself to fill the shoes,” Maxwell said Thursday at the Big Ten Media Days. “Kirk (Cousins) and I are different people...

Dantonio likes MSU over U-M again

Michigan State is expected to finish behind Michigan this season, at least if you believe the media polls. Mark Dantonio doesn't. The Spartans have beaten the Wolverines four straight times, and Dantonio doesn't care if anyone outside East Lansing thinks they can make it five in a row. "I would say that they've been favored the last four years in a row, and they...

Michigan St. head coach Mark Dantonio is not amused with talk of Michigan as Legends' Division favorite.

What does Michigan head football coach Mark Dantonio think about the talk about in-state rival Michigan being the favorite to win the Big Ten Legends Division? Not much. "Well, why do you guys bring that up on me?" Dantonio said. "I would just say they've been favored pretty much the last four years. ... They do an outstanding job there. But it only...

Dantonio: B1G Media Day Transcript

The official transcript of Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio from Thursday's Big Ten Media Day.
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