2015 NFL Draft: Vikings Select Trae Waynes With 11th Pick

The Minnesota Vikings have selected Trae Waynes at No. 11 overall in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft. Waynes—a 6’0″, 186-pound cornerback—earned first-team All-Big Ten and second-team All-American honors at Michigan State as a junior. Throughout his collegiate career, he registered 101 tackles, 13 pass breakups and six interceptions. Waynes started 27 games for the...
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Trae Waynes Taken No. 11 Overall In The 2015 NFL Draft

Former Michigan State defensive back Trae Waynes was taken at No. 11 overall by the Minnesota Vikings in this year’s NFL Draft. He’s the first defensive back taken. Congrats to former @MSU_Football star @TWaynes_15, who is selected No. 11 overall to the Minnesota Vikings. — Sean Merriman (@BTNSean) May 1, 2015 Waynes, one of the defensive stars...
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Melvin Gordon Posts Photo Collage With Fellow NFL Draft Prospect Trae Waynes, Calls Him A “Brother For Life”

Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon and Michigan State cornerback Trae Waynes are both Kenosha, Wisconsin natives, and despite going to different Big Ten powers, remain close friends to this day. They also both happen to be top prospects in the upcoming NFL Draft, which kicks off on April 30. Waynes and Gordon are both considered likely first round picks, and today Gordon posted...
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Fastest runner confused by not getting $100K from adidas

By Jason Rowan The runner who had the fastest 40 time at the NFL Scouting Combine cannot understand why he wasn’t one of the three fastest football players at the event to receive a $100,000 from adidas. After the NFL put the kibosh on adidas awarding the three fastest runners at the combine a Porsche for their fleet-footed heroics — a conflict of interest with the league...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Dantonio reacts to Trae Waynes’ 40-yard dash time (VIDEO)

Vine Michigan State cornerback Trae Waynes ran an official 4.31 40-yard dash which was good for the fastest of anyone in the 2015 NFL Combine.  To put it in perspective, the fastest officially electronically-recorded 40-yard dash at the Combine is Chris Johnson’s 4.24 in 2008.  So 4.31 is flying. Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio wasn’t all that impressed.  Or was he? You tell me.
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Cornerback Trae Waynes Wrote A Thank You To Michigan State In The School Paper

Michigan State’s Trae Waynes projects as one of the top cornerback prospects in the upcoming NFL Draft. Even though he’s leaving MSU a year early, Waynes clearly harbors a deep appreciation for the school and football program, and he showed his thanks in a letter written in the school’s newspaper. Here’s the link to the letter, posted on the State News’ website. Below is...
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February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

MSU Football: Which Ohio State quarterback should you be rooting for to start?

In the days since Ohio State’s national championship, the biggest talk has been about the Buckeyes’ quarterback competition. Who will next year’s starter be? Will it be preseason Heisman contender Braxton Miller? Will it be J.T. Barrett, who led Ohio State to an 11-1 record and a Big Ten Championship berth? Will it be Cardale Jones, the third stringer who has three starts ...
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan State Spartans eying College Football Playoff

Most Michigan State football fans would agree that the College Football Playoff was implemented a year too late. Had it been in place last season, the Spartans would have most likely earned a spot in it and had a chance to play eventual National Champion Florida State in a semifinal game. Michigan State will be vying for a chance to win the new College Football Playoff trophy“I...
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Five Michigan State football players named to award watch lists

Another day and another set of Michigan State football players showing up on the preseason watch lists for college football awards. Today, the preseason lists were unveiled for the Outland Trophy, which goes to the nation’s top interior lineman and the Bronko Nagurski Trophy that honors the nation’s top defensive player. Five different Spartan players showed up on the two watch...
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

MSU Football: Secondary preview

The “No Fly Zone” will have several new members in 2014 following the departure of Jim Thorpe Award winner Darqueze Dennard and safety Isaiah Lewis. It will be nearly impossible to replicate the success of the 2013 secondary, but this years defensive backfield still features some talented players. Trae Waynes will be one of the leaders of the Spartan secondary in 2014The most...
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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