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Darqueze Dennard Is Pumped For Former Michigan State Teammate, Vikings Draftee Trae Waynes

After the last two NFL Drafts, Michigan State may be laying claim to the title of “Cornerback U.” Former Spartan great Darqueze Dennard was picked 24th overall by the Cincinnati Bengals in 2014, and now Trae Waynes has been picked No. 11 by the Minnesota Vikings. Naturally, Dennard is pretty pumped for his former teammate and fellow lockdown corner. Letsssssss goooo !!!!!!!...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Trae Waynes Drafted

The “No Fly Zone” has been pretty well intact the last four years at Michigan State. Trae Waynes has been a big part of that. Tonight, he began his NFL career with coaches Mark Dantonio and Harlon Barnett in Chicago with him. Waynes, who was the first defensive back taken in the draft at number 11 by the Minnesota Vikings, was the second straight Spartan defensive back taken...
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: NFL Draft: Trae Waynes

Trae Waynes – Cornerback – 2014 SECOND-TEAM ALL-AMERICAN (WALTER CAMP, SPORTING NEWS, ATHLON SPORTS) – 2014 FIRST-TEAM ALL-BIG TEN (COACHES, MEDIA, ESPN.COM, ATHLON SPORTS, PHIL STEELE) – 2014 THORPE AWARD SEMIFINALIST CAREER NOTES: Three-year letterwinner was a two-year starter at cornerback . . . collected 101 tackles, six interceptions and 13 pass break-ups in 36 career...
April 27, 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

Miami Dolphins set to meet with Michigan State cornerback Trae Waynes

The Miami Dolphins are set to meet with Michigan State cornerback Trae Waynes as part of their pre-draft process. This news comes courtesy of Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald.According to Jeff Hyde (Twitter: @Jeff__Hyde), an analyst for the PhinManiacs Draft Guide, Waynes has prototypical size and speed for the cornerback position.  He has good, long arms and great straight line...
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April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Fastest runner confused by not getting $100K from adidas

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...Read More The post Fastest runner at combine confused why he didn’t...
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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...
Via College Spun
February 11, 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

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