A year ago the Michigan State football team was trying to find themselves, and their offense in the early parts of the season. Coming off a disappointing 7-6 season where the offense was often criticized for holding the team back. No group took more heat than the MSU wide receivers.
Now it is a year later and the Spartan wide receivers are seen not as a weakness, but as a strength...
Repeating as conference champions is a feat that few teams are able to accomplish. Wisconsin was able to get to three straight Rose Bowls prior to 2013, but had it not been for sanctions against Ohio State and Penn State the Badgers wouldn’t have been able to keep that streak alive.
Between the division realignment and an overall tougher schedule, Michigan State is facing an uphill...
Connor Cook passed for a career-high 332 yards and hit Tony Lippett with a tiebreaking 25-yard touchdown pass early in the fourth quarter, leading No. 4 Michigan State to a 24-20 victory over No. 5 Stanford on Wednesday night in the 100th Rose Bowl.
Cook also threw a TD pass to Trevon Pendleton, and Jeremy Langford rushed for 84 yards and a score in the first Rose Bowl victory in...
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January 01, 2014
Spartan Digest spoke with wide receiver Tony Lippett following the Spartans loss to Michigan.
EAST LANSING, Mich. The Michigan State Spartans are coming off of a stellar 11-3 season.
They won the Big Ten Legends Division title. They reached the inaugural Big Ten championship game. They defeated the Georgia Bulldogs of the vaunted SEC, 33-30, in the Outback Bowl. They return 25 starters.
Around the corner, however, lies a big, hairy "but," which in non-metaphorical...
A tweet by redshirt freshman Tony Lippett in the wee hours after Saturday's loss in the Big Ten championship game to Wisconsin summed up the feelings of many at Michigan State.
"There is no way them bums down the street should go to a BCS game over us and that's real talk," Lippett, a defensive backreceiver, tweeted.
Actually, there is a way, and it happened....
Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio plans to move redshirt freshman Tony Lippett back to wide receiver next spring. Lippett has been used on offense and defense this season, but the majority of his playing time has been on defense as a cornerback.