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Michigan State Football: Bowl culture has changed for the Spartans under Dantonio

As the No. 8 Michigan State Spartans start preparation for the Goodyear Cotton Bowl, where they will face the No. 5 Baylor Bears, you can’t help but notice how the bowl culture of the Spartan football program has changed. When the Spartans take the field at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on New Years Day, it will be a school record eight straight bowl appearance for Michigan...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Spartans looking past disappointments, focusing on Bears

With a 10-2 record and a trip to the Goodyear Cotton Bowl in the near future, there is a surprising amount of disappointment surrounding Michigan State's football season. That just shows how much the expectations have risen in East Lansing. After winning a school-record 13 games last year, including a 24-20 victory over No. 6 Stanford in the 2014 Rose Bowl Game and a 34-24 win over...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Freep Column: Cotton Bowl matchup not ideal for MSU

Baylor? Kansas State? In this column? Believe it! Read this Monday’s Freep Column here. Coming into the first-ever College Football Playoff “Selection Sunday,” Michigan State had a pretty good idea of where it would end up. Most pundits were predicting the team to go to the Orange Bowl and face No. 12 Georgia Tech and maybe have an outside chance of facing No. 7 Mississippi...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Spartans set to take on No. 5 Baylor in the Cotton Bowl

The regular season of college football officially ended last night, and today teams found out where they will be heading for their bowl game, as the new college football playoff format is set for its first season. The No.8 Michigan State Spartans will take on the No. 5 Baylor Bears in the Cotton Bowl at AT&T Stadium on New Year’s Day at 12:30 EST. Mark Dantonio and his No...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State’s Mark Dantonio ‘Absolutely’ Wants Ohio State To Make The CFB Playoff

Michigan State and Ohio State have developed a bit of a rivalry over the past couple of seasons. Last year, the Spartans handed the Buckeyes their first loss of the season in the Big Ten Championship Game, eliminating Urban Meyer’s squad from BCS National Championship Game contention. This year, OSU got revenge, defeating Mark Dantonio’s team in East Lansing and pushing them...
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November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Did Mark Dantonio guarantee a win over Ohio State?

It wasn’t a Joe Namath-type guarantee – it wasn’t even close to that, really – but Michigan State’s Mark Dantonio kind of, sort of proclaimed that his Spartans will defeat Ohio State Saturday night.  The Michigan State coach appeared on ESPN’s First Take this morning, with the show broadcasting live from the East Lansing campus. As Dantonio made his way onto the...
Via College Spun
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: An Upset Mark Dantonio Goes Off About “Little Brother Stuff”

Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio’s Spartans were dominant today in their performance against rival Michigan, but after the game, he MSU headman was not all smiles. In his post-game press conference, Dantonio explained why his team scored in the final minute despite holding a 17-point lead and went on a rant about all of the “little brother stuff” that Michigan has been...
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October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan vs Michigan State Football Trailer 2014 ᴴᴰ

Michigan week. If you are a Michigan State sports fan, you are very active in these short 7 days. Its a time where everyone in Michigan chooses a side, and fans become very active in talking smack to the other team. Twitter fights, real fights, vandalism. Quite the beautiful time really. If for some reason you aren’t completely hyped up in the heat of all this behavior, I may...
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Affleck addressed Michigan State's football team

Academy Award-winning actor Ben Affleck may be more known as a baseball fan, but he’s apparently got some love for those who throw the pigskin around too. Thursday, Michigan State tweeted out a photo of the Gone Girl star speaking to the Spartans’ football team ahead of their clash with Indiana this Saturday. Mark Dantonio seems to be enjoying what he’s hearing. Ben Affleck...
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October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Michigan State recruit Jayru Campbell body slams security guard (Video)

Watch the shocking cell phone video. Detroit police have four star Michigan State football recruit Jayru Campbell in custody after he reportedly body slammed a Detroit Cass Tech High School security guard. 
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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