Could Nick Saban take any Power 5 team to a national championship?

Many people upon learning I cover college football for a living often ask me, what do you during the offseason? I usually tell them, there's no offseason. Not with Signing Day, spring football, conference meetings and the like.I'm not going to lie, though. Late February is about as dead as it gets. I'm just happy that you guys send in mailbag questions to give me the opportunity...
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1 day ago

Michigan State Football: Spartans add Gillison to their 2018 Class

Michigan State head football coach Mark Dantonio and the Michigan State Spartans Football program received the good the news that Tight End/Defensive End Trenton Gillison decided to pick MSU over Ohio State tonight. Previously Gillison had last visited MSU in late October before coming back and making his decision after attending “Junior Day” on the Michigan State Campus. ...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Does Jalen Hurts have to sweat his job security at Alabama?

It’s a week until Signing Day, but in the meantime we’ve got some recent developments to address in this edition of the Mailbag.There appears to be an ongoing debate about the "honeymoon" status of Willie Taggart.  On one hand, he started out extremely well with recruiting and several coaching hires.  On the other, there are the workout and DUI incidents by his coaches (former...
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29 days ago

Michigan State football: Dantonio’s MSU has bounced back from rough seasons before

In this week’s isportsweb Detroit Free Press column, I talk about how Michigan State has been in the position before of having to overcome rough seasons in football. 2017 will be similar and the Spartans will rely on their “chip on the shoulder” mentality to try to attempt to get back to conference success.  It goes without saying that 2016 was not a good year for the Michigan...
January 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Five things we learned about Ohio State in win over Michigan State

Ohio State went to East Lansing looking to stay on track for the biggest of prizes. It left with it all in tact — but barely. Here are five things to take away from the close shave against the Spartans. 5. This game shouldn’t hurt OSU in the eyes of the CFP committee Of course many experts have come out of the blustery noise of all the social media to declare Ohio State unworthy...
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November 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Top 10 storylines for college football Week 12

It’s hard to imagine anything more exciting than what occurred last weekend, but college football Week 12 isn’t lacking intrigue. One team that had preseason championship dreams had them crushed early on. Now it has a chance to crush another team’s championship hope, but in order to do that it will need to figure out how to slow down one of the best players in college football...
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November 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Dantonio’s demeanor subdued following Michigan loss

EAST LANSING, MI – As you walk through the recently-redone Spartan Stadium complex, you see but a few photos. Two that stick out are glorious pictures; one of three Big Ten Championship rings – all earned in Mark Dantonio’s tenure as Spartan head coach – floating and glistening, begging to be seen; and another of Dantonio himself, standing wide-eyed and smiling hoisting up...
November 03, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jabrill Peppers returns fumble 87 yards for defensive PAT

Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio made a ridiculous coaching error at the end of Saturday’s rivalry game against Michigan, and Heisman candidate Jabrill Peppers took full advantage. Having cut the score to one touchdown, Dantonio called for a two-point conversion attempt. He chose…poorly. Mark Dantonio's decision to go for two at the end of the game ended exactly as...
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October 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Mark Dantonio knows Michigan State can beat Michigan

The 2016 Michigan State Spartans are in the running for being the most disappointing team in college football this season. A year after celebrating a Big Ten championship and reaching the College Football Playoff, the Spartans are entering the final weekend of October still looking for their first Big Ten win. Getting it this weekend will not be easy, as the No. 2 Michigan Wolverines...
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October 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Dantonio looking to 2017 and beyond

Michigan State football head coach Mark Dantonio will never openly admit to it, and understandably so. Michigan State football is in a downward spiral this season. Sure, he has acknowledged that the team is struggling at an unprecedented level this year, but he’ll never say in his press conference that he has thrown this season in the dumpster and set it on fire like many of the...
October 17, 2016  |  Discuss

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