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(Eds: APNewsNow. With AP Photos.) By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer Le'Veon Bell was a part-time running back his first two seasons at Michigan State, competing for carries with Edwin Baker and trying to make the most of his opportunities.
In the first game of this season, he seemed like the Spartans' entire offense at times.
Baker left the team after last season, leaving Bell as the team's top rushing threat. In Michigan State's 17-13 win over Boise State on Friday night, Bell had 44 carries for 210 yards and also caught six passes. It was one of the most impressive first-week performances by anyone in the country.
The 11th-ranked Spartans play at Central Michigan on Saturday.
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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.
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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 [...]
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)
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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)
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 [...]
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.
Grand Blanc (Mich.) senior defensive end Daniel Davis visited Michigan State for their home opener on Friday, and the Spartans are continuing to recruit him.
One of the newest members of Michigan State’s recruiting class Demetrius Cooper visited during the Spartans game against Boise State. After some rest, Cooper talked with Spartan Digest about his first visit since becoming a Spartan.
Michigan State junior running back Le'Veon Bell posted a record night against Boise State and earned Offensive Co-Player of the Week honors.