"Nobody's safe right now. We don't have a B.J. Cunningham, a Keshawn Martin, that's been established." --MSU wide receivers coach Terry Samuel (Sept. 5, 2012)Freshman Aaron Burbridge looks downfield in his debut against Central Michigan. (Detroit News Photo)
As the search for a big play wide receiver continues, Michigan State turned to some new options against Central Michigan. Some very new options.
True freshmen Aaron Burbridge and Macgarrett Kings saw the field for the first time in the Spartans' 41-7 win and, barring injury, no longer will redshirt this year.
Each had two fourth-quarter receptions, but more importantly, made people miss after the catch. Message received.
Behind the clear-cut number one receiver Bennie Fowler, the competition remains open. But among a bevy of options such as Tony Lippett, DeAnthony Arnett, Keith Mumphery, Andre Sims Jr. and Jeremy Langford, some things are starting to take shape.
Firstly, Langford appears headed b...