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East Lansing, Mich— Coming into Friday’s game against Boise State the questions surrounding the Michigan State program were focused on the lack of experience from the quarterback and wide receiver positions.
Many Spartan fans didn’t know what to expect from junior quarterback Andrew Maxwell, as many were anxious to see how he would compare to former Spartans quarterback Kirk Cousins.
Wide receivers Bennie Fowler and Tony Lippett, also unproven, were looking to take hold of the starting receiver spots that have been up for grabs for most of the spring and summer.
Neither group got off to a great start.
Maxwell threw three first-half interceptions that really set the tone for the Spartans passing attack early.
The first interception came in the first quarter when Maxwell threw a great pass to Lippett who let the ball go right through his hands to Boise State’s Jamar Taylor. Maxwell put the ball exactly where it needed to be but the sophomore receiver wasn’t able to make a play. This i...
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While many might be worried about junior quarterback Andrew Maxwell and his receiving corps right now, which they shouldn’t, it must also be noted that the Spartans committed 10 penalties for 90 yards in their 17-13 victory over Boise State Friday night.
Tony Lippett had a rough night against Boise State, but did finish the game with 3 catches for 62 yards.
The four turnovers by...
It's not unusual for all eyes to be on the quarterback, but for Michigan State fans, a focus on Andrew Maxwell is necessary.Andrew Maxwell can make a big statement against Central Michigan. (AP Photo)
It's safe to say this weekend is big for Maxwell. After an up-and-down debut last Friday at Spartan Stadium, the new Michigan State quarterback has plenty left to prove...
Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio is not putting up with what several of his players tweeted Saturday night regarding Denard Robinson’s performance against Alabama.
“Our guys need to keep their mouths shut,” Dantonio said, “especially those that aren’t even playing.”
Mark Dantonio addressed the media at Spartan Stadium on Tuesday.
Walk-on safety Kyle Artinian, freshman...
If you were sitting on your behind watching Big Ten football all weekend, like I was, then this should come to no surprise that Michigan State RB Le’Veon Bell was named Big Ten Co-Player of the Week after his monstrous game against Boise State on Friday.
Le’Veon Bell attempts to make SportsCenter “Top 10 Plays” with an impressive hurdle over a Boise State defender in the...
This may just be a shock to everyone, but players for the Michigan St. Spartans do not like Michigan. I know, just a crazy revelation. A few Spartan players let anyone who followed them know about it during the Michigan/Alabama game. Many of them cracked jokes and ripped on Denard Robinson, as the Crimson Tide [...]
Michigan State quarterback Andrew Maxwell stood in front of members of the media on Tuesday and answered the tough questions in the aftermath of the Spartans win over Boise State.
Remember last fall when Michigan State players started playing on the Twitter and it made Mark Dantonio mad? Things improved from there, but MSU and Twitter are sharing headlines again. As we wrote about a few days ago, a couple Michigan State players took it upon themselves to analyze the Michigan-Alabama game. Were they better [...]
Michigan tailback Fitz Toussaint admits to letting his team and family down after an drunk-driving arrest last July. He was suspended for the Wolverines loss to Alabama. (The Detroit Free Press)
Bell makes Hiesman noise.
Heisman Trophy talk has already begun to surround Michigan State running back Le'Veon Bell. (The Detroit Free Press)
Transcript of Tuesday's media day with Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio.
Listen to the comments of Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio from Tuesday's, Big Ten Media teleconference.