1. Michigan State Seeks to Get Running Game Going During Bye Week

    EAST LANSING — Among Michigan State's priorities during its extra time off – followed by noon games Sept. 20 against Eastern Michigan and Sept. 27 against Wyoming – is a revving of the running game...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 11 days ago 223 reads 0 comments

  2. Dantonio Says Freshman LB Deon Drake Will Forgo This Semester at MSU

    Mark Dantonio says freshman LB Deon Drake will forgo this semester at MSU, look to get "squared away" academically to join team later. .....

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 12 days ago 83 reads 0 comments

  3. NFL Draft Expert: Spartans' Connor Cook Looks Like a First-Round Pick

    At least one NFL draft analyst believes that Michigan State junior quarterback Connor Cook could be a first-round pick next spring.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 13 days ago 120 reads 0 comments

  4. Michigan State Has Proven It Can Bounce Back After Frustrating Losses

    East Lansing — If there is a team that understands it's possible to bounce back from an early season loss, it likely is Michigan State.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 13 days ago 33 reads 0 comments

  5. For Michigan State's Defense, Limiting Big Plays Tops to-Do List

    By the time the 2014 season comes to a close, Michigan State's defense might be a lot closer to what it was in 2013.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 13 days ago 33 reads 0 comments

  6. WR Tony Lippett Third in Nation in Yards, Proving He's the 'Go-to Guy'

    Coach Mark Dantonio said during Tuesday's Big Ten coaches teleconference that he's not surprised to see Tony Lippett emerge as Michigan State's go-to receiver through two games this season...

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  7. Mark Dantonio: Mariota Might Have 'Pulled a Rabbit out of His Hat'

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  8. 5 Michigan State Football Players Who Are off to Slow Starts This Season

    Two games aren't much to draw on when it comes to evaluating a football team, but a bye week does present a convenient opportunity to scrutinize.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 13 days ago 10 reads 0 comments

  9. Dantonio: 'Missed Communications' Factored into Defensive Meltdown at Oregon

    Missed tackles, broken containment, blown coverages and misalignments are terms and words not normally associated with Michigan State's defense.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 15 days ago 168 reads 0 comments

  10. MSU Game with Eastern Michigan on Sept. 20 Will Start at Noon

    Michigan State's next football game will be a noon kickoff against Eastern Michigan on Sept. 20 at Spartan Stadium.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 15 days ago 66 reads 0 comments

  11. R.J. Shelton Leads Mark Dantonio's List of Players Who Stood out in Loss

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  12. Column: Michigan State Can Still Make College Football Playoff If It Wins out

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 15 days ago 149 reads 1 comments

  13. Michigan State Falls to No. 13 in AP Poll After Loss to Oregon

    Michigan State fell from No. 7 to No. 13 in this week's Associated Press college football poll following the 46-27 loss to Oregon...

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  14. Michigan State's Marcus Rush: 'We Let It Slip Away' by Not Tackling Mariota

    Marcus Rush couldn't put his finger on exactly when Saturday afternoon's Oregon game slipped away from Michigan State.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 16 days ago 108 reads 0 comments

  15. Connor Cook Sets Career Passing Highs Against Oregon

    The stat line is impressive: 29 completions on 47 attempts for 343 yards. All three are career highs for Michigan State junior quarterback Connor Cook.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 16 days ago 55 reads 0 comments

  16. Michigan State Coach Mark Dantonio Says 'We Stalled Out'

    Mark Dantonio said entering Saturday's game at Oregon that he'd learn how the 2014 Michigan State football team would respond to adversity.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 16 days ago 249 reads 0 comments

  17. Tom Izzo Will Be an Honorary Captain for Michigan State's Game Against Oregon

    Michigan State has a secret weapon for its showdown with Oregon in Eugene today. It's not a little-known player, nor is it a special play or formation that nobody has ever seen before...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 17 days ago 139 reads 0 comments

  18. How Mark Dantonio Built Spartans into Big Ten Juggernaut

    When former Michigan State senior associate athletics director Mark Hollis was asked to lead the search for the school's next football coach in 2006, he was given a near impossible ...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 18 days ago 229 reads 0 comments

  19. Michigan State Pursues Top QB Prospects Seth Green, Jake Zembiec

    With the arrival of Sept. 1 -- the first day colleges can have extended contact with juniors -- Michigan State was active in reaching out to top targets in the 2016 class.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 18 days ago 148 reads 0 comments

  20. Michigan State Hoping Stanford Games Provide Clues to Beating Oregon

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  21. Narduzzi: Only Pressing Factor Is How to Contain Marcus Mariota

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 18 days ago 93 reads 0 comments

  22. Mark Dantonio: Playing a Game Like Oregon Is the 'Next Step to Our Program'

    When Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio was first approached four years ago with the opportunity to schedule a home-and-home series against Oregon, he admits he had a decision to make...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 18 days ago 56 reads 0 comments

  23. MSU Preparing for Hot, Loud and Fast-Moving Environment in Autzen Stadium

    It will be hot and loud Saturday afternoon in Oregon's Autzen Stadium, and the Ducks' offensive players will be moving fast.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 18 days ago 45 reads 0 comments

  24. Cook Could Be the One to Carve Up Ducks

    Saturday's highly anticipated showdown between No. 3 Oregon and No. 7 Michigan State will feature a junior quarterback who's putting up impressive numbers, has a penchant for winning big games and should be considered a Heisman Trophy candidate...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 18 days ago 50 reads 0 comments

  25. Spartan Head Raked into an Oregon Field Gets Mark Hollis' Attention

    Take a lawn rake to a field of grass seed and put the results on the Internet, and you never know what might happen. .....

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 19 days ago 973 reads 0 comments