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If this Michigan State highlight video doesn’t get you pumped, nothing will.

Andy H from the Red Cedar Message Board has outdone himself again. Do yourself a favor and watch this over 15-minute long highlight video that covers the entire coach Mark Dantonio era. Sit down and pull up a seat. It is totally worth your time. The post If this Michigan State highlight video doesn’t get you pumped, nothing will. appeared first on The Majors...
Via The Majors East Lansing
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cook disappointed not to be MSU captain, pledges to lead anyway

Among the curious news items of the past week was one from Michigan State regarding captains. More specifically the fact three-year starting quarterback Connor Cook was not among the trio of Jack Allen, Shilique Calhoun and Darien Harris, something Cook confirmed via the Lansing State Journal bothered him. "Obviously, I was disappointed, but we have the whole leadership council,...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan takes shot at Michigan State in recruiting graphic

Everyone likes to talk about the Michigan/Ohio State rivalry, but no one really recognizes the Michigan/Michigan State rivalry as “big”. However, it should be. The two teams absolutely hate each other because of them being in-state opponents. Their rivalry grew stronger with the most recent shot the Wolverines took at the Spartans. College Spun shared a picture of a recruiting...
Via Campus Sports Net
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Connor Cook on not being selected captain: ‘It stinks’

Connor Cook is considered one of the best quarterbacks in the country and a leader on Michigan State’s football team. Surprisingly though, the redshirt senior was not selected as one of the Spartans’ three captains for the season. Cook, who is one of 12 members of Michigan State’s leadership council, was bummed out not to be named one of the captains by his teammates. ...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State hype video for season opener

The No. 5-ranked Michigan State football team released a hype video on Twitter Tuesday, three days before their season opener against in-state rival Western Michigan on Saturday, September 5 in Kalamazoo at Waldo Stadium. Season-opening hype video from @SpartanVideo: #SpartyVids #Spartans #ReachHigher — Spartan Football (@MSU_Football) September 1, 2015...
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Photo: Michigan Takes Shot At Michigan State In Recruiting Graphic

The college football recruiting world is a no-holds-barred, do-whatever-it-takes kind of world.  You say whatever you need to say to land a high school prospect, even if it’s not entirely true. The latest example of this comes from Michigan, which sent the following graphic to Jaylen Kelly-Powell, a four-star cornerback from Detroit in the 2017 class. In the graphic, the Wolverines...
Via College Spun
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Ambry Thomas Gets A ‘Best Player In Michigan Go To Michigan’ Edit

Michigan and a handful of other schools – Michigan State, LSU and West Virginia – reached out to four-star WR/DB Ambry Thomas during the first day coaches could reach out to 2017 recruits. Thomas, ranked as the No. 2 prospect in the state of Michigan, shared some edits he was sent by each of the schools. [Click on the image to see them all] Appreciate all the love from Michigan...
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Photo: Michigan State’s Players Have New Personalized Locker Graphics, And They’re Awesome

Michigan State has added a tremendous feature to its locker room for the 2015 season. Each player now has a personalized graphic on his locker, showing the player’s likeness.  New personalized locker graphics have been installed in the Spartan locker room in Duffy Daugherty Football Building — Spartan Football (@MSU_Football) September 1, 2015 These...
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Video: Michigan State Releases Hype Video For Week 1 Contest vs. Western Michigan

Michigan State’s football team is three days away from beginning its 2015 season.  The Spartans kick off their season on Friday at 7 p.m. E.T. against Western Michigan at Waldo Stadium in Kalamazoo, Mich.  Spartans fans: get hyped up for the opener by watching this trailer Michigan State’s video production team released today.  Season-opening hype video from @SpartanVideo...
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Photo: Tom Izzo excitedly played the accordion in Italy

While the Michigan State Spartans didn’t have the best of luck in their exhibition games while in Italy over the weekend, the team knew that the main goal going over there was to get better and have fun doing it. At the team’s farewell dinner Monday night, head coach Tom Izzo showed he knew how to have a whole mess of fun. USA TODAY’s For the Win shared an awesome photo of...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Prophecies of the Oracle Reveal the Fate of the Michigan State Spartans in 2015

After consulting the Oracle at Sparta, (not to be confused with that charlatan in Delphi), I can report the following predictions about Michigan...
Via Athlon Sports
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Five Questions: No playoff equals failure?

Five Questions is going to be 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: No playoff...
Via The Majors East Lansing
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: a big weekend in Big Ten football

This is a big weekend not just for Spartan fans but for the Big Ten as a whole as some of it’s top teams take on other top teams in primetime games across the country. Similar to our poll last month (which are your favorite non-MSU Big Ten teams?), here is your chance to let us know which teams you will be cheering for and which teams you want to see lose on this opening weekend...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: 10 most indispensable players

By now, we all know the Michigan State football team will be without the All-American potential of Ed Davis. While players like Jon Reschke and Chris Frey will both step in for the Spartans at that linebacker spot for Davis, it will be difficult for them to replicate the success that Davis was poised to have this year. So we decided to rank the most indispensable players for the...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State falls to Georgian National Team, finishes 1-3

The Michigan State Spartans didn’t have too great of a trip over to Italy this weekend. The team finished their trip with a one-point loss to the Georgian National Team, which was their third straight in a four game trip. College Basketball Talk shared a highlight video from team’s match-up with the Georgians. The Spartans were down by 14 before charging all the way back to make...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Connor Cook’s athleticism is ‘often underrated’

Michigan State fans have high expectations after last year’s Cotton Bowl victory against Baylor and that have good reason with their star senior quarterback Connor Cook. Cook is garnering attention for national awards like the Maxwell Award, Davey O’Brien Award, Walter Camp Award, and he’s already considered a favorite for the Heisman Trophy. But what kind of interest is...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Three reasons MSU will make the CFP

Throughout the course of the upcoming Michigan State football season, I will take a look at three reasons why the Spartans will win each game, and three reasons why they will lose each game. We will then go back and look at how these reasons played out after the weekend. To be clear, these are not predictions, but rather a look at what will be deciding factors each week. Since there...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Students invited to watch practice, mingle with players

MSU students talk with Coach Dantonio during one of the student engagement opportunities earlier this year. The majority of the students in Michigan State’s football student section won’t see their Spartans live in action until the home opener against Oregon on Saturday, September 12th at 8pm — except for those who participated in at least one of the student engagement activities...
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NCB 2015 CFB Previews: Michigan State Spartans

The following statement is kind of wild: we trust the Michigan State Spartans now. Sparty, after years of playing second-fiddle to in-state rival Michigan, has secured for itself something I don’t think any of us ever anticipated: the benefit of the doubt. And it’s not hard to see why: Michigan State under head coach Mark [&hellip The post NCB 2015 CFB Previews: Michigan...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

How many regular season wins will Michigan State get in 2015?

Michigan State is heading into the 2015 season with a lot of promise. They have a top five national preseason AP ranking and high hopes when it comes to their postseason which perhaps could result in a playoff berth. But how many wins will the hype for Michigan State translate to? Despite the loss of defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi, can Dantonio and the Spartans live up to expectations...
Via The Majors East Lansing
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Basketball: Aaron Carter III with the “assist” at Michigan’s Adventure

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first in what I hope becomes a series of “good news” stories related to MSU — in this case, one young Spartan fan showing kindness to another. Enjoy. The Carter family from Holt, Michigan (15 minutes south of East Lansing) were just finishing up their day at Michigan’s Adventure, a 250-acre amusement park in Northern Michigan. As they were making...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Michigan State Spartans Betting Odds

The 2015 college football season is just weeks away, and the Michigan State Spartans are one of the teams that could shock the world and make it into the second edition of the College Football Playoff. If you’re interested in laying some money down on the team, BetDSI has released Michigan State’s season odds. The video below previews the betting action.
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Michigan State Football Shows Off Spartans’ New “Sports Medicine And Performance Center”

Michigan State’s athletic program has a pretty cool new building.  The Spartans have a new “Sports Medicine and Performance Center,” which opened on Aug. 3 and is located inside the Duffy Daugherty Football Building.  This afternoon, MSU’s football program showed off the new building. It’s awesome.   MSU’s Sports Medicine And Performance Center, located inside the...
Via College Spun
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Fan Drops “Bad Company” Hype Video For 2015 Campaign

Michigan State football is in the midst of one of its most successful runs in school history. The Spartans have won at least 11 games in four of the past five seasons, finished in the top ten in the rankings three of the past four years, and won a Big Ten title and a Rose Bowl. But in 2015, MSU fans want more. They want to be chosen for the second College Football Playoff.  This...
Via College Spun
26 days ago  |  Discuss

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