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Mark Dantonio sets theme for Michigan State in 2015

Michigan State head football coach Mark Dantonio has set a theme for the Spartans’ 2015 campaign, and he shared it with the Spartan Sports Network’s Seth Newman on Thursday at Big Ten Media Days in Chicago. This year’s Spartans squad is being told to “reach higher.” Dantonio says theme this year is "reach higher" — Seth Newman (@Spartan_Radio) July 30, 2015 Two words...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan taxidermist recreates football rivalry

LANSING, Mich. (AP) A Lansing-based taxidermist used the longtime rivalry between Michigan State University and the University of Michigan as inspiration for his latest creation. Nick Saade, a full-time taxidermist for 18 years, recently made a football display with 22 stuffed chipmunks wearing little Spartan and Wolverine helmets. The chipmunks are mounted to a small-scale football...
Via AP on Fox
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State to begin season with Holmes, London at RB

The Michigan State Spartans are set to open their 2015 season with a Sept. 4 matchup against the Western Michigan Broncos. It is a game that should be an easy win for the Spartans, but more importantly will give them a chance to evaluate their running back position. At this point in time, Gerald Holmes and Madre London listed as co-starters, with both LJ Scott and Delton Williams...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio on expectations for QB Connor Cook

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Via Fox Sports Detroit
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Taxidermist recreates Michigan State-Michigan football rivalry with dead chipmunks

It's not a particularly slow news day for Michigan, Michigan State and college football at large. The first preseason rankings were released, and MSU came in at No. 6 overall. Michigan received a vote to make the Top 25, too, but did not crack the list.  Otherwise, however, fans across the state of Michigan look to find creative ways to keep busy before the actual season begins...
Via Fox Sports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mark Dantonio Reveals The Theme For The 2015 Michigan State Football Season

Michigan State football’s 2015 season has a theme.  What is it?  Spartans’ coach Mark Dantonio revealed it today at Big Ten Media Days in Chicago.  Dantonio says theme this year is “reach higher” — Seth Newman (@Spartan_Radio) July 30, 2015 What are the Spartans reaching for? A Big Ten title and a College Football Playoff berth, perhaps. Michigan State opens its 2015...
Via College Spun
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: No “wholesale changes” for the student section

There will be no “wholesale changes” for the students who attend Michigan State football games this upcoming season, but there will be multiple improvements to their experience. That is according to Paul Schager, Associate Athletics Director for External Operations at Michigan State, who spoke with isportsweb on Tuesday. The biggest questions regarding the Spartan Student Section...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Meet the Spartans scheduled for August 18

The 13th edition of the annual “Meet the Spartans” event has been scheduled for August 18th. The event is scheduled from 5-8pm and will take place in Spartan Stadium for the third straight year. A picture from the “Meet the Spartans” event in a previous year (Photo Credit: msuspartans.com) This event offers Spartan fans with the ultimate opportunity to engage with Spartan...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Pulls Offer From Recruit Who Attended Ohio State Camp

Michigan State pulled a scholarship offer from a 2016 offensive line recruit who attended a camp at rival Ohio State.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Suspended Michigan State RB Delton Williams Will Re-Join The Spartans Next Month

Michigan State junior running back Delton Williams, who has been suspended from the program since March for having a weapon on campus, will re-join the Spartans next month.  Michigan State RB Delton Williams, suspended for possessing weapon on campus in March, will rejoin team next month Mark Dantonio says — Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) July 27, 2015 #MichiganSt RB Delton...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Spartan fans have a mixed response to Oregon color scheme plan

There is a pretty big game coming up this fall between 2014 national-runner up Oregon and Michigan State. It’s a pretty hot ticket. Everything you need to know about the game can be found right here, including the instructions on how to turn Spartan Stadium into an alternating sea of green and white. As far as I can remember, this hasn’t been tried before in Spartan Stadium...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Freep Column: Michigan’s Hackett, Michigan State’s Hollis can’t be compared

In this week’s isportsweb Detroit Free Press column, I take a look at recent public comparisons between Michigan State Athletic Director Mark Hollis and the University of Michigan Athletic Director Jim Hackett. Preview the column below and continue reading at the Detroit Free Press by clicking the link. With the recent disparities in the Nike contracts between Michigan and Michigan...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: AJ Arcuri planning to visit MSU

Michigan State is now looking for another offensive lineman after Michigan State’s staff reportedly pulled OT prospect Gavin Cupp’s offer. The Spartan staff quickly offered OT prospect AJ Arcuri out of Ohio, who has been interested in Michigan State for a while and reportedly had an impressive camp at MSU last month. Arcuri is visiting Michigan State today according to 247Sports...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Spartans Football Preview: 2014 establishes MSU on national stage

The Michigan State Spartans’ 2014 season could be described as the ultimate roller coaster. After a Week 2 collapse the Spartans cruised until meeting up with Ohio State and losing a slugfest, only to somehow end up the season beating the team that just missed out on the inaugural College Football Playoff. In the end, the season went from out of the national title picture, to out...
Via Talking 10
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State pulls offer from recruit who visited Ohio State

Gavin Cupp, a three-star offensive lineman in the 2016 class, made a costly visit to Ohio State’s Friday Night Lights event, it appears. According to a report by Scout.com, Michigan State Spartans head coach Mark Dantonio decided to pull Cupp’s scholarship when he learned the player attended the event. Cupp had previously committed to the Spartans, but will now need to find a...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Michigan State Grad Jemele Hill Pokes Fun At Art Briles For Baylor’s Cotton Bowl Loss To MSU

There’s only one thing worse than losing the Cotton Bowl by one point, and that’s going on a sports talk show to discuss the upcoming season only to have the co-host remind you of last season’s loss with a little playful trash talk. Baylor head football coach Art Briles was a guest on ESPN’s His & Hers Thursday afternoon, and co-host Jemele Hill – a Michigan State grad...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Mulder is selling his RUSTIC Flagstaff, Arizona home

Former Major League All Star and Michigan State pitcher Mark Mulder is selling his Flagstaff, Arizona home while looking to upgrade within the area.  The home can be described in four words: 1) rustic; 2) ski lodge (two words); and 3. rustic.  So darn rustic.  The most rustic.  A female between the ages of 15 and 35 would call it “like super rustic”. It’s a decent house...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Michigan State Will or Won't Make the College Football Playoff in 2015

Michigan State enters the 2015 season on the back of two of the most successful campaigns in program history. Over the past five seasons, the...
Via Athlon Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the Toughest Games on Michigan State's College Football Schedule in 2015

Despite the departure of a bevy of NFL talent and their defensive coordinator over the last couple of seasons, the Michigan State Spartans are still...
Via Athlon Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Plaxico Burress rips Nick Saban for complaining about draft grades

Plaxico Burress played for Nick Saban at Michigan State, and the former NFL wide receiver never got over Saban’s decision to leave the Spartans to take a job at LSU. So when Saban made headlines on Wednesday by complaining about NFL Draft grades, Burress had to make sure he got his two cents in. While...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Get Pumped Up For Spartan Football With This Fantastic Fan-Made Hype Video

Michigan State’s fantastic 2014-15 season flew under the radar a bit because of the emergence of Ohio State in the Big Ten, but the Spartans had a great year in their own right. MSU won 11 games—the fourth time in five years that they won at least that many games—and defeated Baylor in a wild Cotton Bowl 42-41. One Michigan State fan is ready for the season to kick off in...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State DL commit breaks bench press record

When high school athletes are looking to get recruited by colleges, they will go to combines and recruiting events. At these events, especially in football, it is commonplace for prospects to take part in a bench press competition where you see how many times you can rep 185 pounds. It isn’t really a contest, but the athletes make it into one and one future Michigan State Spartan...
Via Campus Sports Net
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Commit Mike Panasiuk Breaks The Opening Bench Press Record

Back in the day if a high school football player wanted to get noticed by college coaches he had to play like a beast during his season, and hope that the tapes he sent out were actually watched. That is not the case nowadays. Now they have tons of camps like The Opening were the best of the best can be tested against each other. Beat the best and you'll get noticed.Lake Park (IL...
Via FatManWriting
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Michigan State DL Commit Mike Panasiuk Broke The Bench Press Record At The Opening

Michigan State four-star defensive tackle commit Mike Panasiuk is a large (6-foot-3, 285 pounds) young man. He’s also got plenty of strength to go along with that girth, as he showed out at The Opening today. The Roselle (Ill.) Lake Park product broke the event record for most reps on the 185-pound bench press.  Broke the opening bench press record of all time — Big Baby (...
Via College Spun
22 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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