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Connor Cook on not being named Michigan State captain: 'It stinks'

Twitter/@MSU_Football Senior quarterback Connor Cook seemed like a shoo-in to be named a Michigan State captain to those of us outside of a program. Instead, the team went in another direction, naming Jack Allen, Shilique Calhoun and Darien Harris the Spartans’ three captains. Cook is clearly not happy about this, and spoke at length about it with Joe Rexrode of the Detroit...
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September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan State DE Shilique Calhoun Says The Whole Big Ten Has “A Collective Chip On Our Shoulders”

For decades, the Big Ten was probably the most formidable conference in college football, but its public perception has taken a hit in recent years as the SEC has reigned supreme. Last season was a big year for the Big Ten, however, as Ohio State won the national title and Wisconsin and Michigan State captured New Year’s Day bowl wins. According to Michigan State’s star defensive...
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July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Shilique Calhoun doesn’t regret returning to Michigan State

The 2015 NFL Draft kicks off on Thursday night at Auditorium Theatre in Chicago. One player who will be watching is Michigan State Spartans defensive end Shilique Calhoun. However, unlike hundreds of other players who will be tuning in, Calhoun will be doing so as a fan. Calhoun could have declared for the draft, but ultimately decided to return to Michigan State to finish out his...
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Green Team breakdown

The Green Team was on the losing end of a 9-3 final score in Michigan State’s annual spring game, but several of its players had noteworthy performances. Shilique Calhoun was the headliner of the bunch, as he finished the game with four sacks. Calhoun was in the backfield on almost every single play, which frustrated White Team quarterback Connor Cook to the point where he heaved...
April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Star DE Shilique Calhoun To Return To Michigan State For Senior Season

Michigan State’s rise to prominence the past few years has come largely due to its intimidating defense, which, again in 2014, was ranked in the top ten in the nation. Sunday, the Spartans got some great news regarding their 2015 unit. Star defensive end Shilique Calhoun, who many believe would be projected as a first-round NFL draft pick, officially announced that he’ll return...
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January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: How the Spartan defense can slow down the Ducks

Saturday afternoon in Eugene, Ore. will feature what could be the premier matchup of the college football regular season as No. 7 Michigan State travels to face the No. 3 Oregon Ducks. It’s a battle of opposing conferences and a battle of contrasting playing styles, a matchup that is being pegged as a game of offense vs. defense. The Ducks are known for their high-powered, high...
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State’s Shilique Calhoun gets his sack after 24-yard chase (Video)

No one will ever accuse Michigan State defensive end Shilique Clahoun of not having a high motor — on or off the field. The guy just doesn’t give up. Last season he burst on to the scene with a crazy opening week that arguably saved the Spartans from near embarrassment. There was no need for that on Friday night against Jacksonville State, but with his team up 45-7 and the Gamecocks...
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August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State football looks to handle being “the hunted”

Coming off of a 13-1 and Rose Bowl victory Michigan State isn’t going to surprise anyone this season. Mark Dantonio’s squad is going to have a target on it’s back in 2014, and at Big Ten Media Day Monday he shared how he plans on handling the expectations. “What we’ve tried to talk about is how we handle success, that’s going to be one of the biggest things we deal with...
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

MSU Football: Three must-win games for Spartans

The term must-win game is often overused in the world of sports, but in college football there are certain games that qualify as such. For Michigan State, the 2014 season will arrive with B1G and even National Championship aspirations. If the Spartans hope to achieve those lofty goals they will have almost no room for error, meaning they will have to to win some key games in order...
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Shilique Calhoun’s ‘Leadership Mask’ For Rose Bowl Doesn’t Arrive, Manufacturer Blames UPS

Christmas shoppers aren’t the only victims of UPS’ logistical issues during the holiday season. According to BadAss Masks, the “Leadership Mask” that Michigan State defensive end Shilique Calhoun was going to wear during the Spartans’ Rose Bowl matchup with Stanford was not shipped in time. The facemask manufacturer took to Twitter to blast UPS. ‘Leadership Mask’ that...
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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