Originally written on College Football Universe  |  Last updated 8/6/13
No. 20 Michigan State Spartans (7-6) Coach Mark Dantonio (seventh season, 51-28 at MSU, 69-45 overall)Returning Starters: 19, 9 offense, 7 defense, 3 special teamsRecruiting Rank: 38Strength of Schedule: 51 The Michigan State Spartans will look to return for a fourth straight winning season and seventh consecutive bowl appearance after finishing 2012 with a comeback 17-16 victory over TCU in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl."Six straight bowl games for us. The last two we were able to win," coach Mark Dantonio said. "There is a feeling, I think, among our football team of a foundation has been laid but we're still chasing a dream right now."   Senior Andrew Maxwell will be returning at quarterback after throwing for 2,606 yards with 13 touchdowns and nine interceptions in 2012. At the halfback position, redshirt freshman Riley Bullough is listed as starter on the depth chart and there will be competition between juniors Nick Hill and Jeremy Langford for playing time. It will be a chall...
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