Michigan State Football All-Dantonio team: Denicos Allen and Eric Gordon

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...
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Brandon Randle picks MSU

Michigan State has been on a roll recruiting, and it doesn’t seem to be stopping anytime soon. 2016 outside linebacker Brandon Randle from Battle Creek pledged to the Spartans today. After a run of defensive line commits a week ago, and 2017 WR Hunter Rison committing yesterday, the Spartans added Randle, who has been considered a Michigan State lean for a while. Randle brings...
June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan St hosts upset-minded Jacksonville St

This is no ordinary tuneup for Michigan State. The eighth-ranked Spartans open the season Friday night against Jacksonville State of the Ohio Valley Conference, but the Gamecocks are hardly pushovers. They reached the quarterfinals of the Football Championship Subdivision last year and are only a few seasons removed from a road win over a Southeastern Conference team. Their 49-48...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

MSU Football: Former Michigan State linebacker Denicos Allen has chance to prove himself in NFL

Denicos Allen was signed to the Carolina Panthers after he went undrafted in the 2014 NFL Draft. Does he have a chance for success? I discuss that topic in this week’s isportsweb Freep Column.  Spartan fans came into this year’s NFL Draft with a lot of excitement. Cornerback Darqueze Dennard was a possible top ten pick and there were several other players that were almost sure...
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions draft notes: Van Noy feels connection with Caldwell

ALLEN PARK, MICH. -- New Detroit Lions linebacker Kyle Van Noy had a feeling he could end up in Detroit after a candid conversation with coach Jim Caldwell. Van Noy, the Lions' second-round pick (45th overall) from BYU, arrived in Detroit Saturday and quickly donned a Honolulu blue golf shirt with the Lions' logo and met with the media. Both Van Noy and Caldwell mentioned a talk...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State defense appears primed for an encore

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- It was fitting that the Michigan State spring game began with an interception on the first play from scrimmage. Yes, the Spartans have lost a few big names off their sensational defense from a season ago, but coach Mark Dantonio isn't planning on a major drop-off. "We'll come up with turnovers and we'll compete," Dantonio said. "Our defensive staff will...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

MSU Football: Denicos Allen highlight video

Created by Matthew Pietrangelo, below is a highlight video of former Michigan State linebacker Denicos Allen during his time in East Lansing, Mich. Allen is eligible to be selected in the 2014 NFL Draft. The post MSU Football: Denicos Allen highlight video appeared first on isportsweb.
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos 7 Round Mock Draft

There's a fun site I use to do mock drafts. It has an engine. It's called and it is awesome!But using this engine and what I know about NFL Draft prospects, I effectuated a mock draft, that if it occurred in reality, come May, would load the Broncos up with so much young talent, in areas of need, that there'd be no stopping them.With the 31st pick in the 1st round...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Loopy's first ever premature 7-Round Draft for the Eagles (circa 2014)...

I don't normally get too involved in pre-Combine draft speculation.  But this year seems different. Maybe when you feel the Iggles are on the verge of a new championship trend, you get a little trigger-happy. Before I undress myself, let me pay respect to a fine article written by Jimmy Kempski and emceed by Tommy Lawlor which moreless followed up on my own dissatisfaction...
Via Eagles Eye
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State Linebacker On Twitter: “I’d Take Us Over Both These Teams”

While most of the country has been impressed thus far with Auburn’s first half domination of Florida State in tonight’s BCS National Championship Game, there is at least one who thinks neither team is the best in the country. Michigan State senior linebacker Denicos Allen took to social media to tell his followers that he’d take his Spartans over either of the participants...
Via College Spun
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Rose Bowl Preview: No.4 Michigan State Spartans vs. No.5 Stanford Cardinal

Rose Bowl – Rose Bowl, Pasadena,CA No.4 Michigan State Spartans(12-1) vs. No.5 Stanford Cardinal(11-2), 1/1/14 5:00 EST ESPN #RoseBowl100 between @MSU_Football and @StanfordFball! Who will take this home? — Rose Bowl Game (@rosebowlgame) December 30, 2013 The 100th Rose Bowl is going to be an all-out brawl on the field. No.5 Stanford Cardinal will travel...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

MSU Football: Top Ten moments of All-American defense

On Tuesday, the best defense in Division I college football received a little bit of recognition, as four defenders from the Big Ten Champion and Rose Bowl bound Michigan State football team (12-1) were named AP All-Americans. MSU senior corner back Darqueze Dennard was named to the first team, while sophomore defensive end Shilique Calhoun was named to the second team, and senior...
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

MSU Football wins Big Ten Championship, on to the Rose Bowl

Before the No. 10 Michigan State Spartans defeated the No. 2 Ohio State Buckeyes 34-24 to clinch a trip to their first Rose Bowl since 1988, there was a moment earlier in the game where it appeared the Buckeyes were going to steal the game. With less than 7:40 to go in the game, and Michigan State up 27-24, Ohio State’s Ryan Shazier blocked MSU punter Mike Sadler’s punt, giving...
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Michigan State wins Big Ten Championship

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Michigan State Spartans would like to extend a hearty thank you to Ohio State for helping them win the Big Ten championship. Not just because the Spartans beat them on the Lucas Oil Stadium field 34-24, but because of all the contributions the Ohio natives made for them Saturday. Those contributions wouldn't have been possible had the Buckeyes recruited players...
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December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Michigan State vs. Minnesota Preview: Spartans want BCS berth

Who: No. 11 Michigan State Spartans (10-1, 7-0 Big Ten) vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers (8-3, 4-3) What: Big Ten regular-season finale, Senior Day When: Saturday, Nov. 30, at noon (Big Ten Network) Where: Spartan Stadium (East Lansing, Mich.) Fun Fact: UNDEFEATED With a win on Saturday, the Michigan State Spartans have an opportunity to go 8-0 in the Big Ten for the first time in school...
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Local Big Ten Review: Saturday, It’s Time to Salute Michigan State’s Winning Senior Class Right

Even though it’s within the middle of a long holiday weekend and temperatures figure to be significantly below normal, that shouldn’t stop any serious Michigan State Spartans’ fan from flocking to Spartan Stadium for the season’s last game against the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Before anyone seriously decides to question the validity of what’s at stake or dares suggest that...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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