1. Rose Bowl Performance Has Connor Cook Poised to Be Big Ten's Best QB in 2014

    Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook just put the nation on notice with his monstrous performance in the Spartans' 24-20 Rose Bowl victory over Stanford...

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  2. Rose Bowl 2014: Mark Dantonio Takes Place Among College Football's Elite Coaches

    Michigan State's Mark Dantonio has become one of college football's elite coaches almost overnight. A 24-20 win over David Shaw's Stanford program in the Rose Bowl on Wednesday solidifies his standing among the best in college football...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 4 months ago 5,467 reads 21 comments

  3. Rose Bowl 2014: Michigan State Saves New Year's Day for the Big Ten

    The Big Ten started New Year's Day 1-2, and Michigan State went down 10-0 early to Stanford in the Rose Bowl—if you listened closely you could hear the eulogy of the Big Ten being typed out all over the country once again...

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  4. Kyler Elsworth Named Defensive MVP of Rose Bowl

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  5. Cook Named Rose Bowl MVP

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  6. Mark Dantonio and Michigan State Reportedly Agree to New Contract

    Updates From Tuesday, Feb. 25 ESPN's Brett McMurphy details just how much of a raise Mark Dantonio will be receiving from Michigan State: Mark Dantonio receives revised contract, increasing salary from $1...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 4 months ago 17,364 reads 47 comments

  7. Is Mark Dantonio the Most Underrated Coach in College Football?

    When you talk about the most successful coaches in the Big Ten right now, there's a few names that come to mind. Urban Meyer at Ohio State has only lost one game in his two years in Columbus...

    Sean Frye Written by Sean Frye about 4 months ago 1,880 reads 16 comments

  8. Rose Bowl 2014: Key Matchups for Michigan State vs. Stanford

    It might be called the Rose Bowl, but don't expect anything flowery in this New Year's Day classic when No. 4 Michigan State (12-1) takes on No. 5 Stanford (11-2) in the 100th edition of the Grandaddy of Them All...

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  9. Dennard's Determination a Big Reason MsU Reached Its Rose Bowl Goal

    LOS ANGELES — Darqueze Dennard didn't like sitting home during the college football award shows, and wasn't happy Michigan State had fallen short in quest to get to the Rose Bowl...

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  10. Rose Bowl Notes from MSU's Dantonio

    LOS ANGELES -- The Rose Bowl Game presented by VIZIO is barely 48 hours away, and Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio held his final pregame news conference Monday morning.....

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  11. Video: Rose Bowl Coaches Ready

    Adam Rittenberg and Ted Miller react to the Rose Bowl Game coaches' press conference, where both coaches say their teams are ready to hit the field and prove 2013 was a successful season...

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  12. Michigan State RB Jeremy Langford Goes from Overlooked Recruit to Team's Closer

    LOS ANGELES — He is Michigan State's Mariano Rivera, or perhaps Francisco Rodriguez is more appropriate now that he's in Angels country.....

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  13. Mark Dantonio Never Lost Faith in This Michigan State Team, Connor Cook

    Before it gets really good, usually it gets really rough. Before most teams wear championship caps and lift heavy hardware, there are moments that stir doubt...

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  14. Connor Cook's Journey from the Bench to the Rose Bowl

    Connor Cook's journey from platooning also-ran to Rose Bowl starter began where it so nearly ended: on the sideline of the field at Notre Dame Stadium...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 4 months ago 9,270 reads 4 comments

  15. Michigan State LB Denicos Allen

    Michigan State linebacker Denicos Allen talks about Max Bullough's absence and defending Stanford in the Rose Bowl Game presented by VIZIO.....

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  16. Michigan State Offensive Coordinator Dave Warner

    Michigan State offensive coordinator Dave Warner talks about getting his team ready for the Stanford defense in the 100th Rose Bowl.....

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  17. Through Good and Bad Times, Michigan State Does What Is Needed to Win

    LOS ANGELES — Some 114 players walked into a hotel ballroom in downtown L.A. on Sunday morning for Michigan State's media day. Players with a shot at the NFL and players who will never get beyond the scout team in college...

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  18. MSU Close to Announcing Raises After Hollis-Dantonio Discussion

    LOS ANGELES — Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis has discussed the specifics of football coaching staff raises with coach Mark Dantonio and expects more than half of the Rose Bowl to be green for Wednesday's game between MSU and Stanford...

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  19. Michigan State “We Are the Ones” Hype Video Is Making the Rounds

    Considering that Michigan State hasn't reached the Rose Bowl since 1988, you'd expect the Spartans fan base to want to savor every moment between now and January 1st...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 4 months ago 143 reads 1 comments

  20. No One Could Feel Worse About Suspension Than Max Bullough

    Max Bullough told us many times this season what a Rose Bowl would mean to him. That he'd waited to play in one all his life. That he wanted to get there to uphold his family's legacy...

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  21. Teammates View Max Bullough Suspension as Motivator for Rose Bowl

    ANAHEIM, CALIF. — The Michigan State football party was coming up on three straight weeks, a rollicking celebration of the Spartans' first Rose Bowl in 26 years — and then ...

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  22. Pat Narduzzi 'Anxious' About Playing Without MLB Max Bullough in Rose Bowl

    LOS ANGELES —Pat Narduzzi said he's anxious to see what the Michigan State defense can do without two-time All-Big Ten middle linebacker Max Bullough running his No. 1-ranked unit...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 4 months ago 124 reads 0 comments

  23. Michigan State on Max Bullough Suspension; 'We're Gonna Rise Up and Play'

    ANAHEIM, CALIF. — Mark Dantonio mostly stuck with the official statement on Max Bullough's Rose Bowl suspension today at a Disneyland news conference, though when asked how Michigan ...

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  24. Elsworth Likely 'Next Man Up' for Spartans

    LOS ANGELES — The Michigan State media guide bio of Kyler Elsworth leads as follows: "Fifth-year senior will see significant playing time at linebacker...

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  25. Rose Bowl 2014: Max Bullough's Suspension Gives Glimpse to MSU's Future on D

    Life without Max Bullough was going to happen soon, but it will be happening sooner than anyone in green and white would've imagined—as the two-time Michigan State Spartans captain is suspended for the Rose Bowl ...

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