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MSU's Williamson unlikely to play in Big Ten championship game

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio says safety RJ Williamson is practicing again, but he probably won't play in this weekend's Big Ten championship game against Iowa. Williamson hasn't played since Oct. 3 and he needed surgery on a torn bicep. The fifth-ranked Spartans are hoping the senior will be back for a bowl or playoff game after this week's showdown...
Via AP on Fox
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Michigan State Football Recruiting: Naquan Jones recommits to MSU

After decommitting from MSU in early November, Naquan Jones had decided to recommit to Michigan State, which he announced on Tuesday night on the Drive With Jack radio show out of Lansing. The four star defensive tackle out of Evanston, Illinois, originally committed to Michigan State in early June. He was a part of what was called the “fearsome foursome” which made up of defensive...
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4-Star DT Naquan Jones Re-Commits To Michigan State

Three weeks after he de-committed from Michigan State, Evanston (Ill.) Township four-star defensive tackle Naquan Jones has re-committed to the Spartans.  Jones announced his decision on “The Drive with Jack”, an afternoon radio program on WQTX in Lansing.  Evanston (Ill.) DT Naquan Jones announced he is once again committed to #MichiganState on @DrivewithJack:
Via College Spun
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Is A 6-Point Underdog To Michigan State

We’re now a little less than 24-hours away from one of the Louisville basketball team’s biggest matchups of the season Pitino and the Cards will take on the No. 3 ranked Michigan State Spartans on Wednesday evening in East Lansing. This matchup is part of the annual ACC – Big Ten challenge. According to Vegas
Via The Cardinal Connect
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Michigan State Football: Big Ten Football Championship Game App

Are you going to the Big Ten Championship Game in Indianapolis this Saturday to cheer on the Spartans as they take on the Iowa Hawkeyes? If so, you need to take the time to download the app for the game. The app is available for download on either Google Play or the App Store. Specifics about the following information are available on the app: A map of Indianapolis Parking information...
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State apologies to recruits for being unable to visit

The Michigan State Spartans are getting ready for a Big Ten Championship game that also includes a likely spot in the College Football Playoff to the winner. Because of that, coaches in the program are a little bit preoccupied. So much so that they will be unable to travel and meet with the “talented recruits” across the country. They apologized with a video that doesn’t seem...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Michigan State Basketball Posted A Heartwarming Birthday Tribute To Lacey Holsworth

Many college basketball fans are familiar with the touching story of Michigan State basketball and Lacey Holsworth. Holsworth passed away tragically in April 2014 after a long battle with cancer, but before she died she developed a special friendship with ex-Spartan star Adreian Payne and the entire MSU basketball family.  Holsworth would have been 10 years old today, and the Spartans...
Via College Spun
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Urban Meyer could lose up to $300k in bonuses thanks to Michigan State

Thanks to their loss a couple weeks ago to Michigan State, Ohio State is missing out on a chance at the Big 10 championship and is all but out of the running for the College Football Playoff. Urban Meyer however, is missing out on about $300,000 in bonuses (ouch!), according to Columbus Business First. Due to that one loss Meyer won’t be collecting: Big Ten East Division champion...
Via Campus Sports Net
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Michigan State Apologizes To “Talented Recruits All Over The Nation” For Being Unable To Visit This Week

For many coaching staffs, this week is prime recruiting time, as the regular season is over for most teams. Michigan State’s coaches have to deal with a little thing called the Big Ten Championship this week, however, so they’ll be unable to hit the road, as they prepare to face Iowa in Indianapolis. The MSU staff decided to apologize to the nation’s “talented recruits...
Via College Spun
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Michigan State Football: Penn State film room

Finally, a game that doesn’t involve Spartan fans biting their nails into the late stages of the game.  For probably the first time all year, Michigan State went out and put a hurting on someone and put them away early, allowing fans to spend the fourth quarter making travel plans to Indianapolis.  Lots of fun stuff to choose from this week so let’s get right to it. This first...
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The best hoodie from Penn State vs. Michigan State

College games are usually the best venues for spotting some of the most creative signs and fan attire. This held firm during Saturday’s Penn State vs. Michigan State game when Justin Spiro of the wore this hoodie to the game which featured a modified Penn State logo with the words ‘nothing to see here’ on the front and Jerry Sandusky’s mug shot on the...
Via The Majors East Lansing
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Mark Dantonio makes history with win over Penn State

Michigan State beat Penn State yesterday to clinch the Big Ten East, and coach Mark Dantonio made history in the process. With the win, the longtime Spartans general became the first in Big Ten history to win 11 games or more in five of six seasons. Dantonio was previously tied with Ohio State’s Jim Tressel and Michigan’s Fielding Yost as the only coaches in the conference to...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Highlights from Michigan State’s B1G East clincher against Penn State

Connor Cook threw for 248 yards and three touchdowns while senior center Jack Allen capped off Michigan State’s thrashing of Penn State as the Spartans went on to a 55-16 win over the Nittany Lions. The win clinched the Big Ten East for Michigan State earning the Green and White a date with the undefeated Iowa Hawkeyes in the Conference Championship Game in Indianapolis next weekend...
Via The Majors East Lansing
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Michigan State Football: What went wrong in the Big Ten Championship ticket allocation

The Spartans breezed to a victory today over the Penn State Nittany Lions 55-16. East Lansing is counting down the moments to next Saturday night against the Iowa Hawkeyes. Students are just waiting to get their first opportunity to get their hands on the tickets to get inside the Lucas Oil Stadium. At approximately 8:42 pm, a email from the Michigan State Athletic Department was...
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Michigan State is Peaking at the Right Time

It took a while, but the Michigan State Spartans are beginning to round into form. Isn’t this what champions do? They win first and foremost, but as the season goes on, things begin to click until the chances for really big things ramble up to the doorstep. That seems to be what’s happening in East Lansing. It’s what happened in Columbus last year, and it’s what has happened...
Via The Student Section
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State QB Connor Cook Not Done Tossing Passes After Penn State Game Ends

There were concerns over Connor Cook's shoulder going into Saturday's game against Penn State, but there was no way he was going to miss his final regular season game. As it turns out he and his shoulder were just fine, and he had a heck of a day completing 19 of 26 passes for 248 yards and three touchdowns in a 55-16 win.With the win, the Spartans earned a spot in the Big Ten title...
Via FatManWriting
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New Michigan State hype video ahead of Penn State game

On the eve of a potential Big Ten East clinching game against Penn State, Michigan State head coach posted this short but sweet hype video ahead of tomorrow’s big contest. #ReachHigher — Mark Dantonio (@DantonioMark) November 27, 2015 Coming off a huge win over the defending National champs Ohio State Buckeyes last weekend in Columbus, the Spartans have...
Via The Majors East Lansing
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Students should cherish this senior class the most

As the Spartans get ready to play Penn State at Spartan Stadium on Saturday, everything that is on the line for the team on Senior Day serves to symbolize the success this program has had over the last four years. It’s no secret that, if the Spartans are able to defeat Penn State on Saturday, they will represent the Big Ten East division in the conference championship game. A...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

4-Star WR Cam Chambers Signs Papers With Michigan State

Michigan State’s 2016 class is finally becoming a reality.  2016 four-star wide receiver Cam Chambers, out of Timber Creek High in Sicklerville, New Jersey, officially signed his papers during the Thankgiving holiday to become a student-athlete at Michigan State. The 6-foot-3, 195-pounder is rated as a top-50 wide receiver by 247 sports, and has been committed to MSU since 2014...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Izzo earns 500th win, Valentine earns 2nd triple-double as Michigan State tops Boston College

It was quite a Thanksgiving night for the Michigan State Spartans. First, Denzel Valentine netted his second triple-double of the season with 29-10 and 11 in a 99-68 Michigan State win over Boston College is the Wooden Legacy. However it was Tom Izzo’s legacy that was further cemented as the longtime Spartan head coach notched his 500th career win becoming the 8th division one...
Via The Majors East Lansing
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State trolls Michigan with ‘The Game’ parody

Oh, good ole rivalry week. This weekend in college football, many of the fiercest rivalries across the nation will be playing out on the field. There will be plenty of in-state rivalry games, but the Michigan State Spartans and Michigan Wolverines will not be going head-to-head after facing off earlier in the season. That doesn’t mean the two schools will not be taking shots at...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Fan Trolls Michigan With Fake “The Game” Hype Video

Per usual, ahead of the big rivalry matchup between Ohio State and Michigan, there have been plenty of hype videos created to tease the contest. Well, one Michigan State supporter came up with a different take on The Game. Spartan Paisan created a 90-second hype clip that pays homage to Michigan State’s victory over the Wolverines earlier this year. It takes until about the 40...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

TBDBITL Report: Reviewing Michigan State

While the football game on Saturday was disappointing for Ohio State fans, halftime as always did not disappoint. Fans at the game got a special treat as the Spartan Marching Band made the trip to Columbus for the game meaning those in attendance got to see the two best marching bands in the Big Ten perform. The Spartan Marching Band led off halftime and as a couple people on...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State kicker Michael Geiger does great celebration after kicking game-winning field goal

Michigan State dealt a huge blow to Ohio State’s College Football Playoff chances after defeating them 17-14 in Saturday’s game. The Spartans held the Buckeyes to just 132 total yards and five first downs in the game, and that’s certainly a recipe for success. With the game tied at 14-14, Michael Geiger had a chance to lift the Spartans to victory with a 41-yard field goal...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 Michigan State commitment sends message to fans in wake of de-commitments

It’s been a tough week for the 2016 Michigan State recruiting class. Over the course of that time, 2016 defensive tackle Naquan Jones, 2016 running back Abdul Adams, 2016 athlete Jonah Morris and 2017 receiver Hunter Rison have decided to withdraw their commitment from the Michigan State football team leading to nervousness in East Lansing as well as plenty of questions as to...
Via The Majors East Lansing
17 days ago  |  Discuss

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