MICHIGAN STATE SPARTANS NEWS

Spartans' QB Connor Cook still hungry after feasting in 2013

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- I'm having a hard time remembering an athlete more determined to avoid complacency than Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook. He had a stunning, breakout year in 2013 despite beginning the season on the bench. First, he had to unseat starter Andrew Maxwell and then hold off highly-recruited freshman Damion Terry for the job. But he got better each week...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: The Michigan State Basketball Team Went Water Tubing And Had An Awesome Time

The Michigan State men’s basketball team will look a little different next season. Gone are, arguably, the team’s top three players in Keith Appling, Gary Harris and Adreian Payne. The 2014-15 squad likely won’t have chemistry problems, though.  Most of the members of the current crop of Spartans recently spent some time together. They went water tubing and appeared to have...
Via College Spun
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

There’s A Huge Sign In Michigan Football’s Weight Room Reminding Wolverines That Michigan State Won The Big 10

Michigan State, behind Ohio State, is likely the second-most hated program for those that call Michigan’s football facility home.  The Wolverines appear to be using the Spartans success as motivation for the upcoming season, however.  Stephen Loszewski tells me that UM has a huge sign in weight room that reads, “MSU, B1G Champs. What are you going to do about it?” — Joshua...
Via College Spun
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Dantonio tweets photos of new Spartan Stadium addition and locker room

Michigan State head football coach Mark Dantonio is pretty proud of the $24.5 million renovation to the north side of Spartan Stadium which is set to be completed in the coming weeks.  On Tuesday, Dantonio tweeted out some photos of the addition including the locker room, new entrance and recruiting room. courtesy of Michigan State University
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State Unveils Newly Renovated Locker Room Complete With Grammatical Errors

May I interest you in an apostrophe? The Michigan State Spartans unveiled their new locker room and it’s a pretty sweet set up, save for the missing apostrophe on this sign. I’m sure Michigan fans will be happy to remind them with a resounding “can’t read, can’t write” chant very soon. #MSU2014 Part of the […] The post Michigan State Unveils Newly Renovated Locker Room...
Via Diehardsport
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State gets verbal commitment from Virginia WR Felton Davis III

Receiver Felton Davis III from Highland Spring, Va., has made a verbal commitment to Michigan State. Davis is a 6-foot-3, 175-pounder who has a composite national ranking of 615 from 247sports, which also rates him the No. 77 receiver in the nation and the No. 21 player in the state of Virginia. Davis, a Class of 2015 prospect, also holds offers from Virginia Tech, Louisville...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Michigan State Fan Reflects On A “Dream” 2013 Season, Looks Ahead To The Fall With This Hype Video

2013 was something of a dream season for Michigan State. The Spartans had one of the most fierce defenses in recent college football history, won a Big Ten title and their first Rose Bowl since 1988, and posted the most victories, 13, in program history. After a season like that, naturally there are some big holes to fill for Mark Dantonio and his staff, but every member of the MSU...
Via College Spun
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football 2014: 10 Things You Need To Know

Last season, the college football world talked about how great Jadeveon Clowney would be on the next level. This season, those same people may be talking about Michigan State’s Shilique Calhoun. The junior defensive end is playing in a league where pass rush is key against the corn-fed bigguns on the offensive lines in the conference. Calhoun could prove to be the first overall...
Via Football Nation
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Former MSU Commit Jayru Campbell Releases Rap Song

Former Michigan State commit and Cass Tech quarterback Jayru Campbell has released a rap son titled “Listen Up.” The song details his troubled past as he gets ready to serve a 60-day jail sentence for body slamming a security guard at school. [@MikeWScout] The post Former MSU Commit Jayru Campbell Releases Rap Song appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Retired Big Ten Official Calls Michigan-Michigan State The “Most Intense” Rivalry, Compares It To The Iron Bowl

(Flickr/missycaulk) Normally, any discussion of Big Ten football rivalries starts and stops with Ohio State-Michigan. When a game is played in front of over 100,000 people every year and is called “The Game”, that will happen. However, one retired Big Ten official, Bill LeMonnier, was a bigger fan of the Michigan-Michigan State rivalry, and thought that games between the Wolverines...
Via College Spun
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State release CB Ezra Robinson from Scholarship

Michigan State will begin defense of their Big 10 Conference Championship this Fall without CB Ezra Robinson.  Robinson who was expected to play a vital role for the Spartan defense and replace Darqueze Dennard has been released from his scholarship. The 6-foot, 178-pound Sophomore has asked for and received a release from his scholarship, MSU associate athletic director John Lewandowski...
Via NCAA Football Zone
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Mich. St. releases CB Ezra Robinson from scholarship

Expected to enter summer camp as one of a handful of contenders to replace All-American Darqueze Dennard, Ezra Robinson will instead continue his collegiate career somewhere other than East Lansing. In a very brief press release, Michigan State announced that Robinson has been granted a release from his scholarship and is free to transfer. No reason was given for the cornerback’s...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State receives commitment from 2015 prospect Larry "L.J." Scott.

Larry "L.J." Scott. Via ESPN.Michigan State landed the 8th member of its 2015 recruiting class on Thursday. Hubbard, Oh. high school rising senior running back Larry "L.J." Scott announced his commitment to the Spartans via Twitter.MSU committ!!! Happy with my decision really don't care what ppl think this about me!! Time to grind!
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July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Michigan State football season promo GET HYPED!

Michigan State football returned to national prominence in 2013. The Spartans are now back to what they were in the Duffy Daugherty era. Almost.  MSU went 13-1, 8-0 in conference and own the Big Ten title and the Rose Bowl. College Football Playoff berth is the next goal for Michigan State football, and it won’t be easy given all the talent that graduated on defense. One Michigan...
Via The Sports Bank
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: New Michigan State Football 2014 Trailer Features ’300′ Audio, Spartan Theme

Michigan State’s 2013 season was one of its best ever, with the Spartans going 13-1, and 8-0 in conference on the way to a Big Ten title and a Rose Bowl victory over Stanford. A repeat of that season would almost certainly have Michigan State in strong contention for a College Football Playoff berth, and that certainly has to be the goal in East Lansing. One Michigan State fan...
Via College Spun
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Michigan State’s Spartan Stadium Has Been Evacuated Due To A Bomb Threat

Michigan State’s Spartan Stadium and surrounding areas have been evacuated this afternoon following a bomb threat, according to a report by the Lansing State Journal.  BREAKING: Spartan Stadium & nearby areas evacuated due to bomb threat. Check for updates here: http://t.co/XSY6recnfx — Chris Solari (@chrissolari) July 2, 2014 #MSU Police are investigating a bomb threat...
Via College Spun
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

MSU’s Denzel Valentine Posts Heartfelt Message To Teammate Gary Harris Ahead Of NBA Draft

When all is said and done Thursday night, three former Michigan State Spartans (Adreian Payne, Gary Harris, Keith Appling) could be drafted onto NBA rosters. Arguably the player with the most upside is Harris, a shooting guard who chose to leave the university after just his sophomore season. In one of the more heartfelt moments we’ve recently seen on Instagram, his former teammate...
Via College Spun
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State considering $33 million in upgrades

The homes of Michigan State’s football and basketball teams could be getting spruced up soon. The school’s Board of Trustees voted Friday to authorize planning for two projects that would upgrade the Breslin Center and Duffy Daugherty Football Building at a combined projected cost of $33 million. Funds for the $28 million Breslin Center upgrade are expected to come from the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan-Michigan State Rivalry Has Taken To NBA Draft With Nik Stuaskas, Gary Harris

Nik Stuaskas and Gary Harris are both shooting guards. They both played college basketball in the state of Michigan, for Big Ten schools. Each spent two seasons in college before departing for the NBA. Stauskas and Harris both expect to be first round selections in the upcoming June 24 NBA Draft.  One, Stauskas, is a Michigan Wolverine, the other, Harris, a Michigan State Spartan...
Via College Spun
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State To Unveil White Helmet vs. Oregon?

It appears that Michigan State will be unveiling a new all-white look against the Oregon Ducks in September, including a new white helmet. Nothing official yet, but this ad looks pretty real. [@CUTESalad] [@Pulling69] The post Michigan State To Unveil White Helmet vs. Oregon? appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Michigan State’s Mark Dantonio’s “Michiganian Of The Year” Plaque

Mark Dantonio has had it pretty good over the last 12 months. The Michigan State coach led the Spartans to an 11-1 regular season, a Big Ten championship game victory against Ohio State, and a Rose Bowl win against Stanford.  Recently, Dantonio was named a “Michiganian of the Year” by the Detroit News. Here’s a photo of the plaque he received:  pic.twitter.com/PYYp2XZdxr...
Via College Spun
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State Commit Jayru Campbell apologizes but gets 60-day jail sentence that will extend into season

A judge sentenced Detroit Cass Tech football star Jayru Campbell to 60 days in jail, probation and community service today for an assault on a school security officer that was caught on video and widely circulated earlier this year. The 17-year-old must turn himself in July 28, which gives him time to complete summer school, then he will begin serving his time in the Wayne County...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 College Football Rankings: #11 Michigan State

Michigan State is coming off one of the best seasons in school history, winning 13 games and finishing No. 3 in the final Associated Press poll. The...
Via Athlon Sports
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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