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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...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Bell leads the way for the Spartans on All-Big Ten teams

The All-Big Ten teams were announced Monday night, and there was good news for some Spartans. Leading the way for the MSU honorees was Le'Veon Bell — big surprise. The junior running back had 350 carries for 1,648 yards and 11 touchdowns. He also caught 30 passes for 154 yards and a touchdown. He ranked third in the country at 137.33 yards per game, while leading the...
Via Little Brother Blog
May 27, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
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...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
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. "...
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.
Via isportsweb.com
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 www.first-pick.com 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...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

5 Spring Positions to Watch: SAM Linebacker

Three-year starter Denicos Allen has graduated, so who is next for the Spartans at the SAM linebacker spot? One player likely has the spot cemented, but others are in the wings.
Via michiganstate.scout.com
March 24, 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? pic.twitter.com/emOa05Tzoc — 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...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
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...
Via isportsweb.com
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...
Via isportsweb.com
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...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
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...
Via isportsweb.com
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

College Football Week 12 – NFL Hopefuls to Watch & Why

Jeremiah Attaochu, OLB, Georgia Tech, Senior Height / Weight (lbs) – 6’3” / 242 Projected Round – 3-4 Georgia Tech @ Clemson – Thursday 7:30pm ET – ESPN The last two seasons, Jeremiah Attaochu started as a stand-up pass-rusher for Georgia Tech in their 3-4 base defense. Going into this season they switched to a 4-3 base defense and Attaochu has seen much more time with...
Via Overtime
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Dominant Michigan State defense loaded with prospects

With one month to go before the conference championship game, we're looking around the Big Ten for a team that can match up against the Ohio State Buckeyes. They keep chugging along as the winners of 21 straight games. Usually we would say Michigan would be that challenger, but not this season. Not after what Michigan State did to the Wolverines last week, recording seven sacks...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Allen embodies toughness of top-ranked MSU defense

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan State's top-ranked defense has built its reputation on certain characteristics this season. Speed. Toughness. Physicality. Violence. Senior linebacker Denicos Allen embodies all those traits and more. "You see a relentlessness with this group of guys," linebackers coach Mike Tressel said. "We've been a good defense in...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Allen embodies toughness of top-ranked MSU defense

(Eds: With AP Photos.) Michigan State's top-ranked defense has built its reputation on certain characteristics this season. Speed. Toughness. Physicality. Violence. Senior linebacker Denicos Allen embodies all those traits and more. ''You see a relentlessness with this group of guys,'' linebackers coach Mike Tressel said. ''We've been a good defense...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

The Tailgater: Best and worst of college football week 10

On the heels of back-to-back weeks rife with upsets, college football week 9 was a return to the status quo. The favorites to head to the National Championship Game (some combination of Alabama, Oregon, and Florida State) all won big, as did fellow unbeatens Baylor and Ohio State. Potential BCS-Busters Northern Illinois and Fresno State also stayed perfect, and did the Miami Hurricanes...
Via isportsweb.com
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Bell leads the way for the Spartans on All-Big Ten teams

The All-Big Ten teams were announced Monday night, and there was good news for some Spartans. Leading the way for the MSU honorees was Le'Veon Bell -- big surprise. The junior running back had 350 carries for 1,648 yards and 11 touchdowns. He also caught 30 passes for 154 yards and a touchdown. He ranked third in the country at 137.33 yards per game, while leading...
Via Little Brother Blog
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Local Big Ten Review: Michigan Must Rediscover Toughness to Salvage Respectable Season

Regarding the game itself, there’s not much more left to be said about the Michigan State Spartans’ dominating 29-6 victory over the Michigan Wolverines. Like many have already stated locally and nationally, it was a bloodbath from start to finish for the road team. Perhaps the most galling thing about the loss from a Michigan perspective, other than play calling and scheming...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

MSU Football: Everything you need to know about the Spartans and the BCS

The Michigan State Football 2013 Renaissance continues. Following the demolition of their in-state rival on Saturday, MSU found itself making the biggest jump in the BCS rankings this week, moving from 22 to 17. Unsurprisingly, the Spartans also made the largest moves in the actual polls this week as well, from 24 to 18 in the AP poll and from 24 to 19 in the USA Today poll. The...
Via isportsweb.com
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

PSA: Another little Sparty to the family

If you don't follow me on Twitter, or you ignore those same tweets on the sidebar, you may have missed that my wife and I had our third child last Thursday. Both mommy and little girl are doing well, especially after watching Shilique Calhoun, Denicos Allen and Michigan State's defense destroy whatever it was that Michigan claims to have put out on the football field. Yes...
Via The Victory Formation
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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