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Mark Dantonio and #12 Michigan State (10-3) will face #18 Georgia (10-3) in the Outback Bowl tomorrow in Tampa, FL. During this season Dantonio has had his team watch videos of boxing great Muhammad Ali and among his fight preparations he discussed various training techniques, including wrestling an alligator. At a recent practice for [...]
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Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio spoke with members of the media following his teams Outback Bowl victory over Georgia in triple overtime. For Dantonio, the win gave him his first bowl victory as head coach of the Spartans.
Michigan State was down 16-0 at halftime before rallying for its first bowl win under Dantonio.
Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio spoke with the media for one final time before his team takes on Georgia on Monday afternoon.
Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio met with the media on New Year's Day morning for the final time before the Outback Bowl. Dantonio talked about the senior farewell at the end of Saturday's practice, the possibility of back-up quarterback Andrew Maxwell seeing action, and how the bowl week went in Tampa.
MSU 27, Georgia 20 Mark Dantonio has not won a bowl at Michigan State, but he has not had a team this talented or a matchup that is as winnable as this one. One of the best senior classes in MSU history will go out with a win over an SEC team. Georgia 27, MSU 10
Michigan State provided fans with another thrilling victory as Mark Dantonio earns his first bowl victory as head coach. Who earned game balls on defense for their efforts against Georgia?
Michigan State provided fans with another thrilling victory as Mark Dantonio earns his first bowl victory as head coach. Who earned game balls on offense for their efforts against Georgia?
Neither Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio nor Georgia coach Mark Richt was willing to predict a low-scoring Outback Bowl, even though both teams rank among the top five nationally in total defense. "Football's such a great game because it's unpredictable," Dantonio said.
As the sun is setting here in Tampa, Florida, the jubilant Spartans are still celebrating their first bowl game victory under Coach Mark Dantonio.
“It was a big win over a great team,” said Dantonio after the game.
The Spartans prevailed (photo by: David Harns/isportsweb.com)
And it was, indeed.
These games aren’t easy. They aren’t supposed to be when you are playing tough...
It’s the best college football day of the season and as it turns out, a 2-0-1 finish pretty much guarantees The Prohibitive Favorite a spot in the Cheddar Bay playoffs.
Pursuant to the special Cheddar Bay playoff rules implemented for the season’s final week, we’ll take these one at a time, posting each one by an hour before kickoff. So, the first pick of the day:
By FRED GOODALLAssociated Press
TAMPA, Fla. -- Down a touchdown with less than two minutes remaining and a long way to go, Kirk Cousins found a way to give Michigan State a parting gift.
A cornerstones of coach Mark Dantonio's rebuilding project, Cousins led a late rally in the fourth quarter and Dan Conroy kicked a 28-yard field goal in the third overtime to lift the Spartans...
Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio and Georgia coach Mark Richt each shed some light on questions about their respective two-deeps heading into today's Outback Bowl. Dantonio said Sunday he intends to play sophomore quarterback Andrew Maxwell -- next season's projected starter -- at some point during the game.