MICHIGAN STATE RUMORS

Former Michigan State star Keith Appling arrested for possession of loaded AK-47

Former Michigan State basketball star Keith Appling was a big part of the Spartans’ program from 2010-2014 and has been playing in the D-Leauge ever since he graduated. Unfortunately, he has been picked up for pretty serious charge and it could affect his future in the NBA. According to WXYZ’s Justin Rose, Appling was arrested in a Dearborn, Michigan strip club for possession...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Former Michigan State Star Keith Appling Arrested At Strip Club With Loaded AK-47

Keith Appling starred for the Michigan State Spartans from 2010-2014, and has played in the D-League since going undrafted following his senior year. Unfortunately, the latest news on the former Spartan guard does not have to do with his basketball career. According to WXYZ’s Justin Rose, the Detroit native was arrested in a Dearborn strip club while carrying a loaded AK-47. Bad...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State QB Cook biggest name still on board

A draft that has featured just about everything enters its final day and last four rounds with some intrigue remaining. So far, there have been bizarre drops and megatrades early on, a run on players from national champion Alabama on Day 2, and a fascination with Ohio State Buckeyes - a record 10 so far - throughout. Even a placekicker, Robert Aguayo of Florida State, went in...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jack Conklin mom Jennifer Jackson conflicted about crying

To cry or not to cry, that is the question for Jack Conklin’s mom, Jennifer Jackson. Conklin is an offensive tackle from Michigan State, and he is expected to go in the first round of the draft. As such, he was invited to be a part of the red carpet festivities for the NFL Draft. NFL Network interviewed him and talked with his mom, Jackson, about her crying conflict. “I’m...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio Running Back Weston Bridges Commits To Michigan State With Dramatic Video

Michigan State has produced some fantastic running backs in recent years, including Pittsburgh Steelers star Le’Veon Bell and Jeremy Langford, who impressed as a reserve for the Chicago Bears last season. Next up: Akron, Ohio native Weston Bridges. The Copley High School star committed to the Spartans this afternoon, over offers from Indiana, Purdue, Rutgers, and Syracuse. He made...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

isportsMSU Red Cedar Report: Spartans in the NFL (Part I)

On today’s isportsMSU Red Cedar Report, isportsweb contributor Ryan McCumber joins Tyler Hayward to talk about the 17 Michigan State Spartans that will try to latch on to NFL teams this seasons. Are they being undervalued or overrated? Where will they get selected in the draft? Plus, what Spartans are likely to stick on a 53-man roster when the season rolls around? To find out...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler O'Connor tries to fill Connor Cook's shoes at Michigan State

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Tyler O'Connor has been keeping a list of goals in a spot near and dear to any 22-year-old's heart."The background of my phone has been the goals that I've had for this spring," the Michigan State quarterback said. "I do feel like I've accomplished those things, so I feel very good."O'Connor wrapped up spring practice Saturday, throwing for 138 yards and...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football Recruiting: Players to watch for (freep column)

Michigan State had a big showing at their spring game on Saturday, drawing 51,000 fans and many recruits. While there haven’t been any official commits yet, there likely will be some within the next week or so. The Spartans already have seven commitments for the 2017 class: Cody White, Jack Camper, Kevin Jarvis, Hunter Rison, Matt Carrick and Rocky Lombardi. To read the rest of...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Baseball: Spartans Slip Sunday, What’s Next?

The Michigan State baseball team took on the Indiana Hoosiers this weekend with the ability to take a firm lead on the Big Ten regular season standings. Michigan State was unable however, as they lost two of three at home against the Hoosiers. FRIDAY: A home run by Jordan Zimmerman in the fourth inning gave Michigan State the 1-0 lead, which they held until the sixth. A leadoff...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Releases Highlight Reel From Green-White Spring Game

The Michigan State Spartans won the Big Ten and reached the College Football Playoff in 2015. Needless to say, the 2016 edition has high hopes after such a successful year. Saturday, the program played its annual Green-White Spring Game, which was won by the white squad, 14-11. The contest was actually the highest-attended spring game in school history. Saturday night, the school...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Check Out This Awesome Michigan State “Blackout” Concept Uniform

Michigan State has been known to mix it up in the uniform department in the past – they even unveiled a bronze alternate kit a few years back. But we haven’t seen anything quite like what Next Gen Uniforms came up earlier this month.  The below uniform, which is just a concept, has a black base with green lettering, numbers, shoulder stripes and pant streaks. The helmet is awesome...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Spring game recap

Mark Dantonio and Michigan State held their annual finale of spring practice with the Green/White game inside Spartan Stadium on April 23rd. The Michigan State Spartans played against each other as part of the Green or White teams infront of an announced crowd of 51’000 fans, a Michigan State record. The scoreboard was first lit up at the 6:43 mark of the first quarter with a 42...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

O'Connor trying to emerge as Cook's successor at Michigan St

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Tyler O'Connor wrapped up spring practice Saturday, throwing for 138 yards and a touchdown in Michigan State's spring game. His Green team lost 14-11 to the White team, but O'Connor put up the best passing numbers of any of the quarterbacks. With Michigan State needing to replace NFL-bound star Connor Cook, the spotlight will be on O'Connor as the season...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL scout: Jeff Driskel ‘more talented than Cook’

The quarterback position is a very confusing one this year. Other than the three quarterbacks that will likely get taken in the first round, it is hard to tell where some of these talented players will get drafted this year, but one quarterback seems to be sticking out above the rest and that is Louisiana Tech’s Jeff Driskel He transferred into Louisiana Tech out of Florida after...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Ten Spring QB Battle Update: Michigan and Michigan State

Welcome to our newest addition to the talking10 family — talking10TV. Throughout the summer and in to the fall we will be unveiling a number of shows to hopefully inform and entertain you, the fan of the Big Ten and your team within. Up first is a look at the hottest position battles in the spring, the eight quarterback battles happening throughout the conference. In this segment...
Via Talking 10
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Spartans take big blow to DL depth as Craig Evans, Montez Sweat leave program

Michigan State has built its reputation on terrorizing defenses, and it culminated in a berth in the College Football Playoff this past season. However, things are going to be just a bit more difficult with the news that defensive tackle Craig Evans and defensive end Montez Sweat have left the program “for personal reasons.” Given this is a defensive line still having to replace...
Via Talking 10
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State loses two defensive linemen

The Michigan State Spartans are hoping to return to the College Football Playoff for the second straight season, but first they will have to address some departures along the defensive line that delivered a hit to the team’s depth. Late Monday night, Michigan State sent out a press release announcing sophomore defensive linemen Craig Evans and Montez Sweat have left the program...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Denzel Valentine posts awesome tribute to father

Former Michigan State star guard Denzel Valentine will next be drafted into the NBA, likely as a first-round pick, but he took to Instagram today to post a loving tribute to his father, Carlton, who played four seasons at Michigan State under the legendary Jud Heathcote.   One of the main reasons why I am how I am and The reason why I wear #45, happy birthday @vtine45
Via Campus Sports Net
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State’s Deyonta Davis declares for 2016 NBA Draft

As the deadline for underclassmen to declare for the 2016 NBA Draft approaches, another name has been added to the pool of draft eligible players. The latest edition is Michigan State’s Deyonta Davis. Michigan State announced that Davis would be declaring for the draft on Tuesday afternoon. Davis will sign with an agent, so he forgoes the remainder of his college eligibility. “I...
Via Campus Sports Net
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Michigan State’s Tom Izzo and Denzel Valentine visit Dancing With the Stars

The Michigan State Spartans may not have been dancing as long as they hoped in the recent NCAA men’s basketball tournament, but head coach Tom Izzo and star guard Denzel Valentine got a chance to keep their dancing shoes on anyway. The two stopped by rehearsals for Dancing With the Stars on Thursday. South Carolina women’s basketball palyer A’ja Wilson joined them. The three...
Via The Comeback
25 days ago  |  Discuss

AP accidentally names Denzel Washington Player of the Year

Back in the 1970s, Denzel Washington, now one of the most famous actors on the planet, played basketball at Fordham for head coach P.J. Carlesimo. Apparently, he was so successful, that decades later, he’s being recognized for his greatness. …or, the AP just made a fairly big typo. Thursday, the Associated Press named its Player of the Year, which is actually Michigan State’s...
Via College Spun
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Michigan State Forward Javon Bess to transfer

Tweet This is the second reported transfer out of the Michigan State program in the last hour, this time it’s Sophomore Forward Javon Bess. Michigan State's Javon Bess will transfer, source told @CBSSports. Two years of eligibility remaining. — Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) March 28, 2016 This one doesn’t come to as a surprise either as it was reported earlier that...
Via The Majors East Lansing
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee: An NCAA tourney moment to savor

Kermit Davis and Middle Tennessee certainly attained college basketball immortality on Friday afternoon in St. Louis. Yet, we all know that for the likes of the Blue Raiders and their coach, their immortality belongs to one season, one special point in time, one frozen moment unlikely to be reduplicated. Yes, other No. 15 seeds will beat No. 2 seeds — that will be repeated in...
Via The Student Section
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Safe to call Spartans first round NCAA oust worst loss in program history?

There is no way to sugar coat it. Michigan State's 90-81 loss to Middle Tennessee State is the worst loss in program history. It suddenly and abruptly ended the season for one of Tom Izzo’s more talented teams, and the career for one of the program’s most unique talents. It was a historically bad loss not just in Michigan State history, but in the history of the NCAA Tournament...
Via isportsweb.com
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Izzo emotional in interview talking about Denzel Valentine

Tom Izzo nearly cried in an interview talking about his senior Denzel Valentine, who had a great regular season but lost in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. After Michigan State lost to Middle Tennessee State, Izzo conducted an interview with Dana Jacobson and got emotional: "Thank you. I love you, man." - Tom Izzo to Denzel Valentine https://t.co/w7fKEbDfHG #MarchMadness...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss
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