1. Draft, Graduation Leave MSU Defense with Voids to Fill

    "I wish he could stay another year," Michigan State junior defensive end Shilique Calhoun said of outgoing defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi — and no, that was not confirmation ...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 4 months ago 15 reads 0 comments

  2. Spartans' Seniors Leave Final Mark with Cotton Bowl Win

    Few people mention Marcus Rush and Mike Sadler in the same sentence. Yet perhaps the most critical plays of the seniors' careers came away from where they made their biggest impacts over the past four seasons...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 4 months ago 35 reads 0 comments

  3. Dantonio, Narduzzi Cap 11 Years with Emotional Win

    Mark Dantonio and Pat Narduzzi shared an incredible win, and a good cry, in the last of their days as employer and employee.....

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  4. Dantonio: 'I Would Not Be Anyplace, Anywhere More Happier'

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  5. QB Coach Brad Salem Plans on Returning to Spartans Coaching Staff

    Michigan State junior Connor Cook had tears in his eyes as he hugged quarterback coach Brad Salem near midfield as the team celebrated around them.....

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  6. Dantonio, Narduzzi Embrace After Bowl Win

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  7. Michigan State Starts 2015 Playoff Run with Epic Cotton Bowl Comeback Win

    Michigan State scored 21 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to beat Baylor in the 2015 Cotton Bowl, laying the foundation for a playoff run next season...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 4 months ago 20,567 reads 102 comments

  8. MSU Starting OL Kruse (Knee) Out for Cotton Bowl

    Starting MSU RG Connor Kruse, a fifth-year senior, is out with a knee injury suffered Monday. Big blow to the Spartans and Kruse...

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  9. Connor Cook Plans on Returning for Senior Year Regardless of Staff Change

    Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook said Monday he hasn't reconsidered his decision to return for his senior season, and he doesn't think a potential change on the offensive staff would affect his decision...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 4 months ago 45 reads 0 comments

  10. CB Darian Hicks Ready to Take on Baylor's Spread Attack in Cotton Bowl

    Sophomore cornerback Darian Hicks is looking forward to Thursday's Cotton Bowl against Baylor as much as any of his Michigan State teammates.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 4 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  11. MSU Players Irritated by Comments from Baylor Star DE Shawn Oakman

    Gamesmanship was alive and well at AT&T Stadium on Tuesday afternoon when Baylor and Michigan State held their Cotton Bowl media day sessions back to back.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 4 months ago 26 reads 0 comments

  12. QB Bryce Petty and Narduzzi Disagree on Spartans' Defensive Personality

    Pat Narduzzi thinks Baylor's Bryce Petty is a great quarterback, and Petty thinks Narduzzi and Michigan State have a very good defense.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 4 months ago 39 reads 0 comments

  13. MSU Fans Sound off on Harbaugh on Social Media

    What the Michigan State fans were saying this week on social media in the wake of Jim Harbaugh's hiring as Michigan's new head football coach.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 4 months ago 63 reads 0 comments

  14. Windsor: Dantonio's Silence on Harbaugh Says a Lot

    A year ago, he had the stage to himself, riding a wave of green-and-white buzz as it crested all the way to Pasadena. That isn't the case at the Cotton Bowl, where Mark Dantonio has to wonder whether he's on the stage at all...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 4 months ago 102 reads 0 comments

  15. Michigan State Braces for Baylor's Speed

    Baylor's offense is fast to the naked eye. Michigan State players could see that the first time they turned on the film, but the lethal levels of speed didn't totally sink in until the Spartans' defense saw the data spelled out on paper...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 4 months ago 14 reads 0 comments

  16. Michigan State's Narduzzi Keeps Focus on Cotton Bowl

    When Pat Narduzzi stepped to the microphone at the small podium inside the Omni Hotel in downtown Dallas on Sunday, the placard with his name had been covered up by a piece of paper with the words "Pitt Head Coach" scribbled across...

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  17. Riley May Be Next Bullough to Center Defense

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  18. Not Much Reaction from MSU Regarding Jim Harbaugh

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  19. Mark Dantonio Names Harlon Barnett and Mike Tressel as Co-DCs

    Michigan State lost its highly regarded defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi to Pitt, but Mark Dantonio won't be going outside of the program to find a new coordinator...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 4 months ago 705 reads 0 comments

  20. 5 Candidates to Replace Pat Narduzzi as Michigan State DC

    Michigan State just lost arguably the best defensive coordinator in college football. Not that Pat Narduzzi was going to stay at the assistant coaching level forever. His new job as the head coach at Pitt is well-deserved and perhaps long overdue...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 4 months ago 8,553 reads 12 comments

  21. Michigan State's Damion Terry Hopeful He Can Find His Way onto the Field

    EAST LANSING -- There was no surprise in the Michigan State quarterbacks meeting room about junior Connor Cook saying last week he'd made up his mind and plans to return for his senior season with the Spartans...

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  22. Senior Marcus Rush Says Incoming Talent Will Lift Program

    The Michigan State football weekend began on a high Friday night, when four-star defensive tackle Raequan Williams announced his plans to sign with the Spartans as part of the Class of 2015...

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  23. Baylor Doesn't See Cotton Bowl as Consolation Prize

    Since Michigan State found out it was playing Baylor in the Cotton Bowl, there has been plenty of talk about the opportunity that exists for the Spartans.....

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  24. MSU Aims to Extend School Record Bowl Win Streak

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  25. Report: MSU DC Interviewing for Colorado St., Pitt HC Jobs

    Last year, Michigan State defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi turned down the UConn head coaching job, but it is only a matter of time before he takes over a program...

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