Michigan State Football: WMU By The Numbers

We’ve made it. The long awaited return of college football, yes it is finally here. The Michigan State Spartans will debut their season tomorrow night at 7:00 PM against the Western Michigan Broncos. Many are excited to see the core of returning seniors for the Spartans and see if they have what it takes to make it to the 2nd annual College Football Playoff. Here are five statistics...
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SQ College Football Top-25 Preview: #4 Michigan State

The college football staff at SQ have put together a ranking of the top-25 teams heading into 2015. To get our readers prepared for the upcoming season, the staff has created a preview for each one of these teams. Baylor came in at #5, but today’s focus is on #4 Michigan State.Team: Michigan State SpartansLocation: East Lansing, MichiganSQ Ranking: 4th2014 Record: 11-2Finish...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Spartans 2015 Depth Chart

After nearly seven full months without playing a football game — the Spring Game notwithstanding — MSU gets it’s first taste of upcoming football in quite sometime. Before the beginning of Big Ten Media day on July 30th, the Michigan State Spartans released their preseason depth chart. After an offseason highlighted by landing 20+ recruits for the 2016 class, and low lighted...
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Potential breakout offensive player

Last week, fellow isportsweb contributor Matt Hoeppner and I gave you our potential breakout defensive player for the Michigan State football team this season. Today, we turn our attention to the offensive side of the ball. The offensive line is set, as it was selected as one of the top seven groups in the country. On the other hand, the skill positions emptied out with Jeremy...
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Draft Concludes With Highway Robberies

Part of Day 3 of the NFL draft involves finding the value picks.  That means collecting the talent either nobody knows about or the talent that slips through the cracks.  It’s not easy to do, even for the best GMs in the league.  So how did Ryan Pace do in his very first go-round as the man in charge of the Chicago Bears draft room? Pretty damn good. Okay, maybe that’s a little...
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May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears draftee sends farewell to Spartans

In the fourth round of the 2015 NFL Draft, the Chicago Bears selected former Michigan State Spartans running back Jeremy Langford with the No. 106 overall pick. After Langford was drafted he sent a heartfelt message to the Spartans faithful. I’m proud to be a bear and truly blessed to have this opportunity — Jeremy Langford (@J_Lang33) May 2, 2015 Thanks to all the Spartan...
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May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeremy Langford teams up with Matt Forte in Chicago

Would have better suited the Chicago Bears to go secondary here, but instead with the 106th overall selection in the fourth round, they select Michigan State running back Jeremy Langford. Langford is similar to Chicago Pro Bowl running back Matt Forte in a sense because he has the skills to not only run out of the backfield, but also can catch out of the backfield as well. Langford...
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May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: MSU becoming the Big Ten’s NFL Factory

According to an article written by Ben Axelrod, the lead Big Ten reporter for Bleacher Report, Michigan State is pushing to become the leading NFL factory in the Big Ten. Jeremy Langford, Trae Waynes 40-yard Dash Times “The Spartans’ rise to national prominence has coincided with the construction of a steady pipeline being built between East Lansing and the NFL. Michigan State...
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Colts Draft: #ManCrushMonday: Jeremy Langford

This week on Colts Draft: #ManCrushMonday we will take a look at Michigan State running back Jeremy Langford and why he would be a good fit with the Indianapolis Colts.I chose Langford, a running back, with this installment because he is a projected mid-round pick, and the fourth round is an ideal time for the Colts to select a running back to help re-tool their backfield.Although...
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February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Black History Month

Black History Month is a time for looking back and reflecting on the significance of achievements made by African-Americans throughout history. Scholars, activists, politicians, and even athletes are remembered and celebrated for what they contributed to this country. Most people would agree that sports have always been a large part of the general culture of the United States, and...
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan State Merchandise: vinyl and wall decals from Nudge Printing

As an alumnus of Michigan State University, I like it when I can support my alma mater and a local business at the same time. This is the first of what I hope to be many posts regarding MSU products made by local businesses. If you have a product you’d like me to feature, shoot me an email at I wanted to decorate my youngest kids’ bedrooms with Spartan colors...
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jeremy Langford 1-Yard Touchdown Run Gets Michigan State Within Six

At one time it looked like Baylor was going to blow Michigan State out of the water, but with 14 unanswered points in the fourth quarter the Spartans are within a touchdown of pulling out an incredible comeback.Should they do so they will become only the second team this season to overcome a 20-point fourth quarter deficit.You'll never guess who the other is....@SBNationGIF/TwitterRead more »
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January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

From The Spartan Sideline, Bears Edition: Baylor vs. Michigan State Preview and Prediction

The Michigan State Spartans will ring in 2015 by being in the nation’s football consciousness again, taking on the Baylor Bears in the Cotton Bowl, one of the New Year’s six elite bowl games. High-flying offenses will be the story, as will motivation. Baylor was passed over for a shot at the college football playoff, while Michigan State would love nothing more than to beat a...
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January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Cotton Bowl Staff Picks: Michigan State Football vs Baylor

Both teams participating in the 79th Cotton Bowl Classic were overlooked by the College Football Playoff Committee on selection Sunday. Baylor felt it had earned the right to be included in the four team College Football Playoff, but ended up as the first team out. Michigan State was jumped by Mississippi State in the final poll which cost the Spartans a berth in the Orange Bowl...
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 10 Michigan State wins at Penn State

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- R.J. Shelton returned the opening kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown and Jeremy Langford ran for 118 yards and two scores to help No. 10 Michigan beat Penn State 34-10 on Saturday night. The Spartans (10-2, 7-1 Big Ten, No. 10 CFP) won their third straight game and hit the double-digit win mark for the fourth time in the last five seasons under coach Mark Dantonio...
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November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State football preview: Penn State

Opponent: Penn State (6-5) Where: Beaver Stadium, University Park, Pennsylvania When: Saturday 3:30 pm TV: ABC/ESPN2 Preview Michigan State will close out its regular season on Saturday against Penn State. It will be the Spartans first trip to Happy Valley since 2010, when they knocked off the Nittany Lions 28-22 to win a share of the Big Ten championship. Overall, Penn State leads...
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State Spartans Roll With Senior Day Surprises, and Other Big Ten Scouting Notes

With an ailing secondary needing help, Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio turned to his offensive stars to give a special senior day performance. Both wide receiver Tony Lippett and running back Jeremy Langford logged snaps at cornerback as well as being major contributors on offense. The Spartans picked apart Rutgers 45-3, and the game was over by halftime, giving the Scarlet...
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November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Spartans crush Rutgers 45-3 on Senior Day

The Michigan State Spartans continued their quest for another double-digit win season under Mark Dantonio, and the team took care of business with a 45-3 routing of Rutgers on senior day at Spartan Stadium. It was a cold and gloomy day in East Lansing, but the mood around Spartan Stadium was upbeat as the seniors took the field for the last time. Taking on Rutgers for the first time...
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 10 Michigan St routs Rutgers 45-3

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Jeremy Langford and Tony Lippett celebrated senior day in style as No. 10-ranked Michigan State smashed Rutgers 45-3 on Saturday for its 40th win in four seasons and 51st in five. Langford, who played cornerback and wide receiver before returning to running back, rushed for 126 yards and two touchdowns. That stretched his streak of 100-yard games in conference...
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November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 10 Michigan State routs Rutgers, 45-3

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Jeremy Langford and Tony Lippett celebrated senior day in style as No. 10-ranked Michigan State smashed Rutgers 45-3 on Saturday for its 40th win in four seasons and 51st in five. Langford, who played cornerback and wide receiver before returning to running back, rushed for 126 yards and two touchdowns. That stretched his streak of 100-yard games in conference...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Staff picks: Michigan State Football vs Rutgers

Michigan State welcomes Big Ten newcomer Rutgers to Spartan Stadium tomorrow for senior day. The Spartans had an impressive showing last week and will look to build on that momentum as they finish up their 2014 home schedule. The game kicks off tomorrow at noon EST and will be televised on Big Ten Network. Max Lapthorne2014 prediction record: 9-1 The Spartans performance tomorrow...
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

From the Spartan Sideline, Scarlet Knights Edition: Rutgers vs. Michigan State Preview

The Michigan State Spartans rebounded in strong fashion last week, throttling the Maryland Terrapins on the road from start to finish 37-15. As a result, the team has begun to crawl back around the top 10 in the rankings. A strong finish is what they will need to ensure a top ten finish and an excellent bowl opportunity, and Saturday’s game would help them take another step in...
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November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Seniors deserve full stadium against Rutgers

If the Spartans manage to win their final two games of the season and their fourth consecutive bowl game, the seniors will be tied (with last years class) with the most wins for a senior class in Michigan State football history. With 42 wins in the past four seasons, the only teams in the Power Five conferences with that many or more in the same time  are, Oregon (47) Alabama...
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State football: Remembering the 2014 seniors

Eighteen Michigan State senior football players will be playing in their last game at Spartan Stadium this Saturday when the No. 11 Michigan State football team (8-2, 5-1 Big Ten) play host to the Rutgers Scarlet Knights (6-4, 2-4). Kickoff is scheduled for noon and will be televised on Big Ten Network. In commemoration of the second winningest class in program history, below is...
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Langford stabilizes Michigan State rushing game

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Michigan State senior running back Jeremy Langford played multiple positions early in his college career, bouncing around in erratic fashion. Now he's the most consistent running back in the Big Ten. ''He's one of those kids you feel is a success story (for) somebody that's just battled through a lot,'' MSU assistant and former running backs coach Brad Salem...
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November 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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