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The Last Word Podcast: Rutgers preview, injury updates

Today on The Last Word Podcast, Tony Garcia joins Tyler Hayward to talk about the Michigan State football team’s trip out to New Jersey and update us on the injury report. Plus, Rutgers gets a huge piece of their offense coming back. To listen to the entire podcast, click here. If you have any questions regarding Michigan State athletics, send us an e-mail with your name, city...
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Michigan State Spartans vs. Rutgers Scarlet Knights: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the No. 4 Michigan State Spartans will hit the road to take on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights. Michigan State enters this one 5-0 while Rutgers is 2-2 on the season. Coverage of this game will air on the Big Ten Network beginning at 8:00 pm ET from High Point Solutions Stadium. The Odds: Michigan State is a 14 point favorite against Rutgers. The over/under for this contest...
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State 5-Star Commit Joshua Langford Reaffirms Loyalty To Spartans Amid Decommitment Rumors

Joshua Langford, a five-star shooting guard in the 2016 class, is committed to Michigan State.  Lately, though, there have been rumors that the 6-foot-5, 200-pound prospect out of Madison, Ala., could be wavering. Those rumors, according to’s Evan Daniels, are untrue. Langford told the recruiting analyst he’s “100 percent” committed to Michigan State.  There...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Questions: Playing down to the competition or just overrated?

Five Questions is a weekly feature here on The Majors East Lansing where two members of the staff will answer five questions about the Michigan State Spartans. This weeks commentators are TMSNX Contributor Dan Ray and TMSNX Vice President and TMSNX-EL Editor-in-Chief Adam “Dorf” Waltersdorf. So here we go! The post Five Questions: Playing down to the competition...
Via The Majors East Lansing
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Purdue film room

There wasn’t a whole lot of prettiness out of Saturday’s Michigan State win over Purdue, but we find some bright spots in this week’s film room.  Don’t worry, we will cover the bad as well, but let’s start with the more pleasant plays. This is one of several nice runs by LJ Scott this weekend.  He had a TD run early in the game by bouncing outside into the open lane on...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Dantonio notes, Depth Chart

The Michigan State football starting Offensive-line appears to have as much order as a shuffled up Rubik’s cube. The Spartans released their depth chart on Tuesday morning and there are potentially different players that could start at the five different spots. For the second straight week Conklin is listed on the depth chart at left tackle, although he did not dress a week ago...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan vs. Michigan State Kickoff Time, Channel Announced

In what could possibly be a matchup of two top 10 teams (and have College GameDay on scene), Michigan and Michigan State will kickoff their October 17th game at 3:30. The Michigan State-Michigan game next week has been set as a 3:30 p.m. kickoff. Will be televised on ESPN, ESPN2 or ABC. — Matt Pargoff (@MaizeBlueNews) October 5, 2015 The post Michigan vs. Michigan State Kickoff...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: LJ Scott named Big-Ten freshman of the week

For the second time in five weeks, Larry ‘LJ’ Scott, was named the Big Ten freshman of the week. The Spartans tailback racked up 146 rushing yards on 18 carries in the Spartans 24-21 victory over Purdue, the most by a Spartan freshman running back since Javon Ringer in 2005 when he had 194 yards at Illinois. L.J. Scott leads the Spartans in rush yards, yards per carry, and...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan up, Michigan State down in latest AP rankings

Michigan and Michigan State are two teams going in two different directions. Securing their second shutout in as many weeks, this time coming via a 28-0 road win over Maryland, the Wolverines moved up from No. 22 to No. 18 in the latest AP rankings. It’s the highest ranking for Michigan since October of 2013 and much deserving coming from a team that’s allowed zero opposition...
Via The Majors Detroit
5 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Rece Davis Releases His 4 College Football Playoff Teams After Week 5 Games

Last week, after the week four slate, Rece Davis had Ohio State, UCLA, Ole Miss, and Michigan State as his top four, when he did his weekly tweeting of his top 16 teams. Yesterday, both UCLA and Ole Miss lost, while Ohio State and Michigan State struggled against middling Big Ten programs. How has that impacted Davis’ groups this week? He unveiled his top four this morning. My...
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Michigan State drops to No. 4 in latest AP Poll

With their narrow win over an unranked Purdue team Saturday, Michigan State paid for it in the latest AP Poll. Narrowly escaping the Boilermakers with a 24-21 win, Michigan State fell two spots to No. 4 after spending two weeks at the No. 2 spot which was their highest ranking since 1966. Jumping Michigan State in the polls were TCU who takes over at No. 2 while Baylor, who the...
Via The Majors East Lansing
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Basketball has No. 1 2016 class

Now that five-star wing Miles Bridges has committed to the program, the Michigan State Spartans now have the No. 1 recruiting class for 2016. Evan Daniels of reported the update on Twitter. Michigan State moves to No. 1 in the 2016 class rankings with the addition of Miles Bridges. They now have No. 11, No. 19, No. 28 & No. 27 — Evan Daniels (@EvanDaniels) October...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State lands five-star recruit Miles Bridges

The Michigan State Spartans basketball team and head coach Tom Izzo landed a big-time player on Saturday afternoon, as five-star recruit Miles Bridges committed to the school. Bridges chose Michigan State over the likes of Indiana and Kentucky. The 6-foot-6 winger is rated as the No. 11 overall prospect in the Class of 2016. Bridges adds to a loaded Spartans roster which includes five...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Basketball Has No. 1 Recruiting Class With Miles Bridges Commitment

Tom Izzo is already one of the best college basketball coaches in history. What can he do with blue chip talent all over the floor? We’re about to find out. The Spartans landed their fourth blue chip player of the 2016 recruiting class moments ago, in five-star small forward Miles Bridges. With his decision, Scout has bumped Michigan State to No. 1 in their 2016 basketball team...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Michigan State’s LJ Scott puts ridiculous spin move on Purdue defender

LJ Scott is having himself a day against Purdue. Check out this move…. This is 235-lb LJ Scott putting a Purdue defender in the spin cycle. Wow. — Isaac (@WorldofIsaac) October 3, 2015 So far Scott has 2 TD runs in the first half. If you liked the spin move….here’s one of his TDs…. He’s a freshman! Watch @MSU_Football RB LJ Scott rumble his...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

5-Star Small Forward Miles Bridges Chooses Michigan State Over Indiana, Kentucky

Michigan State football looks to land its first Big Ten win of the season this afternoon against Purdue, but the basketball program has also picked up a big win today, on the recruiting trail. Five-star small forward Miles Bridges of Huntington Prep chose the Spartans over two other basketball powers, Kentucky and Indiana.  Miles Bridges has committed to Michigan State, he told...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: are the Spartans an elite football team or nah?

In this week’s isportsweb Detroit Free Press guest column, Sean Vergowven helps us determine if Michigan State is indeed an elite football program. You can catch our weekly guest column in the Detroit Free Press every Monday and, as always, preview the column here and continue reading through the link below. The word “elite” has been thrown around college football recently...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

MSU safety Mark Meyers pleads guilty to impaired driving

Michigan State Spartans safety Mark Meyers pleaded guilty to an impaired driving charge from back on September 6. Joe Rexrode of the Detroit Free Press reported the update. A junior from Toledo, Meyers was arrested on that date for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. He will be sentenced on October 21st. Meyers has also been on indefinite suspension since his arrest, and there...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Five Questions: Injuries hit hard as Big Ten play begins

Five Questions is a weekly feature here on The Majors East Lansing where two members of the staff will answer five questions about the Michigan State Spartans. This weeks commentators are TMSNX Contributor Dan Ray and TMSNX Vice President and TMSNX-EL Editor-in-Chief Adam “Dorf” Waltersdorf. So here we go! The post Michigan State Five Questions: Injuries...
Via The Majors East Lansing
9 days ago  |  Discuss

MSU star LT Jack Conklin out with knee injury

Michigan State Spartans star left tackle Jack Conklin injured his knee in the first half of the team’s game against Central Michigan and was unable to return to the game. Conklin’s injury was reported on Twitter by ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg and Mike Griffith of Michigan State standout left tackle Jack Conklin out right now with a knee injury sustained in first half...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Former MSU coach George Perles’ 14 bowl rings stolen

Former Michigan State coach George Perles and his wife were recently victims of a terrible burglary, as someone broke into their home and stole Perles’ 14 bowl rings along with a bracelet of Mrs. Perles that commemorated all 14 bowls. RJ Wolcott of the Detroit Free Press reported the theft. The burglary occurred when Perles and his wife were attending Michigan State’s game against...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Michigan State football coach Perles reports rings stolen from home

MERIDIAN TOWNSHIP, Mich. -- Former Michigan State coach George Perles says commemorative rings were stolen from his house while he and his wife went to a Spartans football game. Perles tells WILX-TV and WWJ-AM the theft took place earlier this month when they attended a game in nearby East Lansing. Perles says there's "a lot of sentimental value" in the rings from bowl games and...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Michigan State Basketball Has New Uniforms For 2015-16 Season

Michigan State football is not alone in receiving new uniforms for this season. While they are not as bold as the new look that the gridiron Spartans received, Michigan State basketball is also rolling out new uniforms for the 2015-16 season, courtesy of Nike. Big Ten Network’s Brent Yarina confirmed the new uniforms, which have fairly minor adjustments from last season’s look...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Loses Starting Defensive Back For Season With Neck Injury

If the Michigan State Spartans are going to compete for the Big Ten championship and a spot in the College Football Playoff, it is going to take place without one of their starting defensive backs. Vaynate Copeland, who cracked the starting lineup this season as a redshirt freshman, will miss the remainder of the year with a fractured vertebra in his neck. He suffered the injury...
Via Gamedayr
18 days ago  |  Discuss

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