1. Video: Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio

    Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio knew his team would be in for a tough day against Purdue but was pleased with how the Spartans met the challenge and got the 45-31 road win.....

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  2. Connor Cook Throws Three TD Passes, Says 45-31 Win 'Frustrating'

    Connor Cook felt like the Michigan State offense played a pretty good football game -- for three quarters.....

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  3. Risky Fake Punt Backfires as MSU Prevails

    West Lafayette, Ind.— Mark Dantonio has never been afraid to take chances on the football field, building a reputation for calling trick plays in key points of a game...

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  4. Gamechanger: Spartans Survive Purdue Scare

    Michigan State survived a late Purdue comeback, winning 45-31. Tony Lippett had 138 receiving yards and a touchdown for the Spartans in the win...

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  5. Michigan State Holds off Purdue's Late Push

    Connor Cook threw three touchdown passes, Nick Hill ran for two scores and No. 8 Michigan State got a late interception return for a touchdown to hold off Purdue 45-31 Saturday...

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  6. Report: Class of 2015 Commit Josh Butler Suffers Knee Injury

    Michigan State Class of 2015 commit Josh Butler, from West Mesquite High School in Texas, has likely suffered a torn ACL that will end his senior season, according to a 247Sports report...

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  7. Michigan State Puts Extra Emphasis on Special Teams

    Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio likes to talk about how many games the Spartans have won in recent years behind strong special teams play.....

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  8. Dantonio Says Junior Ed Davis Will Be One of the Great LBs in School History

    Michigan State defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi may have declared Spartans middle linebacker Taiwan Jones the team's player of the game following the win over Nebraska.....

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  9. MLB Jones Has 'Flipped the Switch,' Accepting Challenge to Lead Defense

    It has taken to the halfway point of his senior season, but Michigan State middle linebacker Taiwan Jones is finally taking the type of ownership the Spartans' coaching staff has been hoping to see...

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  10. Receiver Aaron Burbridge Ready to Fulfill Potential

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  11. Michigan State's Rush Is 'Silent but Deadly'

    Early in the second half of a 27-22 win over Nebraska, Michigan State defensive end Marcus Rush slipped around the end of the offensive line and jarred the ball loose from the Cornhuskers' Tommy Armstrong Jr...

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  12. How Oregon's Loss Helped Michigan State's Playoff Quest

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  13. Dantonio: TV Potential, Could Be Considered by Playoff Committee

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  14. Michigan State to Use More Delton Williams After Third-Down Struggles

    In the postmortem of a large lead nearly blown against Nebraska, one thing has become clear to the Michigan State coaching staff.....

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  15. Narduzzi: LB Taiwan Jones Michigan State's 'Player of the Game' Against NU

    Coordinator Pat Narduzzi is a pretty tough critic when it comes to his Michigan State defense, so when he praises his unit, it's not taken lightly.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 6 months ago 33 reads 0 comments

  16. MSU Denies Clapping to Throw off Nebraska Offense

    Bo Pelini earned the slow clap Tuesday – the Nebraska coach managed to add some controversy to his team's 27-22 loss at Michigan State on Saturday.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 6 months ago 357 reads 1 comments

  17. Mark Dantonio Stands Behind Critique of MSU Fan Turnout

    Mark Dantonio brought out the note cards for this one – he knew he was going to be asked Tuesday about Michigan State fans, a growing story since he expressed his disappointment in some of them Saturday...

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  18. MSU LB Mylan Hicks out 5 Weeks with Broken Arm

    For the second straight year, Michigan State has lost a resurgent senior outside linebacker to a long-term injury.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 6 months ago 67 reads 0 comments

  19. QB Connor Cook Pushes Past Poor 2013 Performance vs. Purdue

    Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook can understand why Purdue coach Darrell Hazell might not have the highest opinion of his skills based on last season's game between the teams at Spartan Stadium...

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  20. LB Mylan Hicks out Roughly Five Weeks with a Broken Arm

    Mylan Hicks Broken Arm, out 5 Weeks. Cox Will Play Star in Nickel. Jalyn Powell to OLB. Frey Moves Up Chart...

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  21. No. 8-Ranked Michigan State Opens as 21 1/2-Point Favorite at Purdue

    Michigan State has opened as a 21 1/2-point favorite over Purdue in next Saturday's game in West Lafeyette, Indiana, according to VegasInsider.com.....

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  22. Montae Nicholson Grades Well but Not Guaranteed to Start at Purdue

    The 2014 season started with freshman Montae Nicholson recording a tackle on the opening kickoff of the game.....

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  23. Mark Dantonio: Feisty Nebraska 'Brings out the Competitor in You'

    Mark Dantonio doesn't mind saying he got a little fired up coaching Michigan State's 27-22 victory over Nebraska on Saturday night in East Lansing, but it was in a good way.....

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  24. Separation at the Top for Michigan State, Ohio State

    You can take much of what we predicted in the preseason and throw it in the trash. Please. (Rutgers at 4-8 and Michigan at 8-4? Bad, Brian, bad).....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 6 months ago 246 reads 1 comments

  25. Dantonio to Reevaluate Short-Yardage Strategy

    Michigan State struggled to pass with the usual consistency in Saturday's 27-22 win over Nebraska — Connor Cook was 11-for-29, using big plays to throw for 234 yards — but ...

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