1. How Faith and Hard Work Took MSU's Dantonio to the Rose Bowl

    EAST LANSING — “We made it.” Of the hundreds of text messages Mark Dantonio received in the hours after leading the Michigan State football team to its first Rose ...

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  2. OL Travis Jackson Expects 'Slobber Knocker' Rose Bowl with Stanford

    EAST LANSING — Michigan State junior offensive lineman Travis Jackson had an up-close look at Stanford in high school when he took a football visit to check out the Cardinal....

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  3. Spartans Say Program's Future Is Bright: 'Michigan State Is Here to Stay'

    EAST LANSING — Michigan State has six senior starters on the nation's best defense, three-fifths of the offensive line will have to be replaced and a Big Ten championship coaching staff could be raided by other teams...

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  4. Michigan State Football Recruiting: Welcome Aboard - David Hedelin

    Offensive tackle David Hedelin, San Francisco, Calif. (City College of San Francisco) JUCO - 6-foot-5, 285 pounds .....

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  5. Sadler Tweets Photo of Dantonio's Letter That Promised He'd Punt in Rose Bowl

    College football coaches make a lot of promises when recruiting players to join their programs. The sell recruits on early playing time, tell them that they can send guys to the NFL ...

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  6. Michigan Football: Will Brady Hoke's Wolverines Catch Mark Dantonio's Spartans?

    Michigan and Michigan State will always be measured against one another. That’s how it’s been for decades, and it’ll continue being a part of the classic college football rivalry until the game is no more...

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  7. Michigan State CB Darqueze Dennard

    Andrea Adelson talks to Michigan State cornerback Darqueze Dennard about the Spartans' upcoming game against Stanford in the Rose Bowl presented by Vizio.....

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  8. MSU Football Recruit Matt Sokol Ready to Enroll Early

    Matt Sokol plans to get a head start on his college career. The Rochester Adams senior and 2014 Michigan State tight end recruit will conclude his prep classes today and begin taking college classes at MSU when the winter semester starts in January...

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  9. What 4-Star S Montae Nicholson Means for Michigan State

    Standout safety Montae Nicholson revealed his collegiate decision Thursday afternoon, announcing Michigan State as his destination for next year...

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  10. 247Sports Defensive Coordinator of the Year: MSU's Pat Narduzzi

    Michigan State's 17-0 lead had evaporated quickly with Ohio State scoring 24 consecutive points over the second and third quarters to take a seven-point lead...

    Nick  Yokoyama Written by Nick Yokoyama about 7 months ago 32 reads 0 comments

  11. Michigan State Can Really Shake Little Brother Tag with Rose Bowl Win

    Little brother. That's the derogatory moniker Michigan State's worn since 2007, when Michigan running back Mike Hart stuck it on the Spartans after the Wolverines' comeback win...

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  12. Michigan State's Offense Steadily Improves over Season

    EAST LANSING — Looking back on a 34-24 win over Ohio State in the Big Ten title game, Michigan State co-offensive coordinator Dave Warner saw several chances missed by the offense...

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  13. Several in Running to Succeed Max Bullough

    EAST LANSING — Michigan State's focus is the Rose Bowl, Stanford, the chance to finish this season 13-1 and with a top-5 ranking for the first time in 47 years.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 7 months ago 30 reads 0 comments

  14. Peek into MSU's Future: Terry, Holmes Jr., Arnett Seen as Rising Stars

    EAST LANSING — When college football freshmen redshirt and do most of their work on a scout team, it's the coaches on the other side of the ball who see them a lot more in that first year...

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  15. 'You Hate to Break Up a Great Party,' Narduzzi Says About Staying Put

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  16. DE Shilique Calhoun 'Definitely' Committed to Michigan State

    Michigan State defensive end Shilique Calhoun said Tuesday that he "definitely" is going to return for his junior season...

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  17. Mark Dantonio on Texas Opening

    It took Mark Dantonio seven years to get Michigan State back to the Rose Bowl. He doesn't plan on leaving now. With Mack Brown resigning from Texas on Friday, lists immediately began circulating with potential candidates...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 7 months ago 56 reads 0 comments

  18. Dantonio on Texas Rumors: 'I See MSU as a Destination'

    Mark Dantonio on being mentioned as a candidate for the Texas job. "I see Michigan State as a destination, not a stop. That's how I see it...

    Nick  Yokoyama Written by Nick Yokoyama about 7 months ago 18 reads 0 comments

  19. From Hank to Max, Michigan State's Bullough Family Has Roses in Blood

    EAST LANSING — Hank Bullough is going to sit this one out. He has a ticket to the Rose Bowl to watch his grandsons play for No. 4 Michigan State (12-1) against No. 5 Stanford (11-2) on Jan...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 7 months ago 34 reads 0 comments

  20. Could Mark Dantonio Be on Texas' Short List for New Coach?

    Texas football coach Mack Brown resigned Saturday, after winning 158 games, two Big 12 titles and one national championship during 16 years with the Longhorns...

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  21. Michigan State Wants to Keep Pat Narduzzi, but It Won't Be Easy

    East Lansing — Midway through the third quarter of the Big Ten championship game against Ohio State, the Michigan State defense was in trouble.....

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  22. Ex-Spartans Kirk Cousins, LeVeon Bell Are Mark Dantonio's NFL Measuring Sticks

    While at Michigan State, Kirk Cousins and LeVeon Bell set a standard while embodying Mark Dantonio ’s coaching philosophy—and that of Spartans hoops coach Tom Izzo—of doing more with less...

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  23. Rose Bowl 2014: Key Storylines in Michigan State vs. Stanford Clash

    Much of the discussion surrounding the Big Ten and Pac -12 during the 2013 college football season centered around the explosive offenses of Ohio State and Oregon...

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  24. Rose Bowl Defenses: A Closer Look

    The Rose Bowl Game presented by VIZIO features two of the nation's best defenses with Stanford and Michigan State, so ESPN.com's Stats & Information, as is their wont, decided to take a closer look...

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  25. B1G bowl opponent primer: Stanford

    We conclude our look at Big Ten bowl opponents with an examination of the league's highest-ranked postseason foe, which appropriately awaits in the Grandaddy .....

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