Big Ten Upset: How the Michigan State Defense Can Lead the Spartans to Victory over Ohio State

At a neutral site, the Spartans and the behemoth of a program that is Ohio State will battle. Out-manned, possessing less talent, and underdogs despite a nearly perfect season, the Spartans will put the Buckeye’s immortality to the test. With Urban Meyer in command, this Ohio State’s team hasn’t lost a game. Scoring 40 points or more in six of their last seven games...
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December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Michigan St. defense is RIDICULOUSLY GOOD, allows -50 yards

Michigan St. has established themselves as the best team in their division for a little while already, but yesterday they turned it up a notch. Right now, they look like a lock for the Big Ten Championship game where they will very likely meet Ohio State. And Michigan St. looks exactly like the team that could end the Buckeyes winning streak, currently the longest in all of college...
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November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Michigan State @ Wisconsin Recap: Offensive Frustration, Futility, And Functionality

Through three quarters of football this game looked entirely like every other disheartening game we have had to endure this season. The defense was doing everything it could to keep the team in the contest but the offense kept proving itself lacking. Nothing displayed this continuing problem more clearly than when Marcus Rush blocked a punt in the second quarter and set the offense...
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October 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Marcus Rush Post Game

Saturday’s loss to Ohio State was a hard one to take for Michigan State linebacker Marcus Rush. While Rush sees the teams improvement, he also knows they let one get away. spoke with Rush following the game.
October 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Spartans' front still tough to crack

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Michigan States defensive front seven turned heads last year, when the Spartans led the Big Ten in both rushing and total defense. In MSU's 2012 season opener, the group -- which defensive end Marcus Rush says calls the Spartan Dogs -- served notice that it could be even better than a year ago by shutting down traditional offensive powerhouse Boise State...
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September 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Expect to see ... Boise State edition

Football is back and for Michigan State, it means a big first game against Boise State. What a way to open the season. Top 25 opponent. Under the lights on Friday night. National television. It's go time. Here is what to look for: 1. Sacks of SouthwickWill Gholston, right, and Marcus Rush have big roles to play against Boise State. (State News Photo) Boise State only allowed...
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August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Rush Has New Level Of Comfort

After an impressive first year on the field, sophomore defensive end Marcus Rush enters 2012 with a new level of comfort as a Michigan State Spartan.
August 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Football. Rush Named FWAA Freshman All-American

Michigan State defensive end Marcus Rush, who ranked third on the team in tackles for loss (12 for 45 yards) and sacks (4 for 23 yards), has been named Freshman All-American by the Football Writers Association of America. Rush is one of two Big Ten players selected to the 28-man team, joining Northwestern safety Ibraheim Campbell.
January 09, 2012  |  Discuss

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