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Michigan State Football All-Dantonio Team: Trevon Pendleton

EDITOR’S NOTE: Mark Dantonio begins his 9th season at the helm of Michigan State’s football program this fall. In the coming weeks, the isportsMSU team will be putting together the “All-Dantonio Team” which will consist of the top players in the Mark Dantonio era, listed in a depth chart format. The criteria for selecting the players is their performance as a player at...
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Michigan State Football: Who starts at running back

Over the past few weeks, Matt Hoeppner and I, along with some help from Ryan McCumber, have whet your Michigan State football appetite by offering up a few players to keep an eye on when the season finally get here. We have already taken a look at a few potential impact freshmen, as well as a breakthrough candidate on both the offensive and defensive sides of the ball. Today,...
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Spartans lead Big Ten in experience heading into season

Based on Phil Steele's formula, no team in the Big Ten this season brings back as much experience as Michigan State. notes Michigan State comes in 27th nationally, edging No. 30 Ohio State. Michigan ranks No. 37 nationally and third in the Big Ten in Steele's formula that takes into account several factors, including not only members of the depth chart from last season...
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Michigan State among nation's best bets almost every week

How good will Michigan State be this fall?  Only time will tell, but the Spartans have the attention of oddsmakers in Las Vegas.  Per RJ Bell at, Michigan State is one of seven teams who are underdogs only once this fall.  Ohio State is favored by 12.5, although Bell notes that line has moved after the Buckeyes opened as 14-point favorites.  Oregon is also in the...
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IAKOW Mailbag 6/26/15: OL, Michigan State basketball series and McElwain discipline

Welcome to our first edition of the IAKOW Mailbag! This is the perfect opportunity for our readers to directly ask about whatever they want. We’ll try to do them once or twice a month; email me questions at any time to … Continue reading →
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Ohio State and Michigan State Could Both Make College Football Playoff in 2015

There is a lot of moving and shaking happening in the Big Ten these days. On the field, this league has taken a lot of flack over the years (...
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Michigan State unveils new uniforms with matte helmets

Nike, the leading innovator of uniforms for the NCAA, has just busted out their latest design for Michigan State University. So long are the days of the sheen and glossy looks for helmets, as Nike and the Spartans have collaborated for the new matte look. The new home jerseys and helmets are outfitted with their signature dark green with the Spartan logo on the sides of the helmet...
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Michigan State Basketball: Branden Dawson NBA Draft profile

With the NBA Draft taking place tonight and two Michigan State basketball players looking to continue their careers at the highest level, we are going to look at these prospects in a little more detail. Yesterday we picked apart Travis Trice and his best shot to make the league. Today, we do the same with fellow Spartan, Branden Dawson. Strengths: In some ways, Dawson is like Draymond...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Prospect primer: Connor Cook | QB | Michigan State

Going into the 2014 college football season, not many quarterbacks were being hyped as much as Connor Cook. The now senior quarterback for Michigan State finished his sophomore season in 2013 with nearly 2,800 yards and 22 touchdowns to only 6 interceptions. Those stats aren’t eye popping but what really got people’s attention was his play down the stretch in upset victories...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State football recruiting: why Khalid Kareem’s commitment to Alabama is good for MSU

Khalid Kareem was once committed to Michigan State. It lasted for less than a week. Today, Kareem chose Alabama after being considered a Michigan lean for about a month. Apparently, Michigan State was out of the running because they already had 4 defensive linemen committed, and it was a mutual decision between the MSU staff and Kareem. #Alabama commit Khalid Kareem said he appreciated...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

BSR Opponent Preview: Michigan State

Talking 10’s Andy Coppens joins Joe Dexter on Buckeye Sports Radio to preview the Michigan State Spartans, a team that will have a lot on the line when they meet up with Ohio State in the second to last game of the season. The post BSR Opponent Preview: Michigan State appeared first on The Buckeye Battle Cry: Ohio State News and Commentary.
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Spartans land 5-star guard Josh Langford

Less than a week after inking head coach Tom Izzo to an extension through 2020-21, the Spartans got more good news. According to ESPN’s Reggie Rankin, five-star prep guard Josh Langford out of Madison Academy in Madison, Alabama has chosen Michigan State over 247Sports’ Crystal Ball predictions of Kentucky, Michigan and Duke. [Read More at The Majors East Lansing]
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Target 2016 SG Josh Langford Commits to Michigan State

2016 shooting guard Josh Langford committed to Michigan State on Monday following an official visit to Lansing last week. The Alabama native is slotted as the No. 2 combo guard and No. 13 prospect overall in 2016, according to the 247 composite rankings. The news comes as a bit of a surprise as Kentucky was […]
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

5-Star SG Josh Langford Commits To Michigan State

Five-star shooting guard Josh Langford, who is rated as the 13th-best player in the class of 2016 according to ESPN, had offers from virtually every big-time college basketball program. Monday, he made the decision to attend Michigan State and play for Tom Izzo. Both Reggie Rankin of ESPN and Evan Daniels of Scout announced the news to their followers just moments ago. Breaking...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State self-reported recruiting violation

There have been some pretty big violations reported to the NCAA this summer. From Tennessee self-reporting violations of them making impermissible calls to a basketball player that led to the student’s departure from the school to North Carolina being investigated for inequality for athletes and regular students, there have been some pretty serious violations reported. Michigan...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Michigan OL Doug Skene Takes Shot At Michigan State For 2014 Rings

Last weekend, Michigan State’s football players received their rings that celebrate the 2014 season, during which the Spartans won the Cotton Bowl.  The tribute to the Cotton Bowl victory wasn’t the aspect of the jewelry that stood out, though. What stood out was the tribute to MSU’s victory against Michigan. The Spartans defeated the Wolverines, 35-11.  This seemed to upset...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

MSU softball coaches allegedly use ex-player as a target

Michigan State Spartans softball coaches Jessica Bograkos and Jacquie Joseph are set to face a police investigation. According to the Detroit News, former softball player Alyssa McBride reported that Bograkos threw softballs at her on two separate incidents with consent from head coach Joseph. Allegedly, McBride was being punished for making distasteful, off-the-record comments...
Via Campus Sports Net
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State’s Cotton Bowl Rings Remind Michigan Who’s King Right Now

Michigan State's Cotton Bowl rings from this past season have a friendly reminder for rival Michigan of who's king right now.
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Michigan fans respond strangely to Spartan’s Cotton Bowl rings

As is the custom after successful seasons, the Michigan State football team received their 2014-2015 rings this week. As is also customary, the rings feature quite a bit of bling — (do kids still say bling these days?) — while spelling out the season’s accomplishments. The Cotton Bowl trophy is replicated in diamonds on the top along with the Spartan logo and the words “Cotton...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: 2016 In-State LB Brandon Randle Announces Michigan State Commitment On Twitter

Michigan State has secured a commitment from Battle Creek (Mich.) Central linebacker Brandon Randle, he announced moments ago on Twitter.  Happy to announce I am officially commiting to Michigan state university #bearcatpride# #dreamteam16# #spartannation — B RAN (@brandonrandle7) June 14, 2015 Randle, a three-star recruit, is the No. 45 outside linebacker...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Joey Brunk picks Butler over Indiana, Michigan State

Four-star center Joey Brunk, out of the Park Tudor School in Indianapolis, has committed to Butler and spurned a myriad number of offers from schools like Indiana, Michigan State and Purdue. Brunk made the announcement on his personal Twitter page. After much consideration, I'm grateful to say I've committed to Butler University. Overjoyed to be a part of the bulldog family. #GoDawgs...
Via Campus Sports Net
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Butler Basketball: 4-Star Center Joey Brunk Commits To Butler Over Indiana, Michigan State, Others

Butler has picked up a huge commitment this morning, courtesy of Indianapolis (Ind.) Southport center Joey Brunk. The 6-foot-10, 215-pound four-star prospect chose the Bulldogs over offers from several Big Ten programs, including Indiana, Iowa, Purdue and Michigan State.  After much consideration, I’m grateful to say I’ve committed to Butler University. Overjoyed to be a part...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: WR Hunter Rison, An MSU Legacy, Is The Spartans’ First 2017 Commit

Ann Arbor (Mich.) Skyline WR Hunter Rison is the son of ex-Michigan State star and NFL wide receiver Andre Rison. The Spartans were the first program to offer the younger Rison back in April, and he elected to follow in his father’s footsteps by committing to Michigan State today.  The 5-foot-11, 183-pound Rison is the Spartans’ first commitment for the 2017 class. Blessed...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Four-star DT Naquan Jones commits to Michigan State

The Michigan State Spartans’ defense just continues to get stronger as the team continues to land commitments from players that won’t even suit up until the 2016 season. The latest to do that, with Auston Robertson and Josh King having done so most recently, is Class of 2016 defensive tackle Naquan Jones. A 6-foot-4, 286 pounder out of Evanston Township High School near Chicago...
Via Campus Sports Net
23 days ago  |  Discuss

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