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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
O'Connor leans on advice from past MSU QB'sSo, yeah, I feel like I’ve seen it all. And obviously I haven’t experienced it
O'Connor leans on advice from past MSU QB's
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 28 minutes ago
So, yeah, I feel like I’ve seen it all. And obviously I haven’t experienced it to the level they have. But I told coach (Mark) Dantonio, coach (Brad) Salem, I’m willing to embrace it, whatever comes with it. “I’m excited for it, I really am. And... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Michigan State freshman Donnie Corley out to make a differencethis is a team with a championship mind-set and experience. It has won 11 games
Michigan State freshman Donnie Corley out to make a difference
Detroit Free Press / Posted an hour ago
this is a team with a championship mind-set and experience. It has won 11 games in five of the plast six years. Coach Mark Dantonio has won three Big Ten championships, producing 26 NFL draft picks. But it is living in the shadow of all the... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Lovie Smith feels the buzz as Illini approach openerconsumption.'' By contrast, rival Michigan State awarded Tyler O'Connor the jo
Lovie Smith feels the buzz as Illini approach opener
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 3 hours ago
consumption.'' By contrast, rival Michigan State awarded Tyler O'Connor the job last week and made the news public. Coach Mark Dantonio held a competition during camp, rotating turns with the first team, but O'Connor was considered the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
MSU's Jon Reschke: No first downs is goal vs. FurmanI had missed assignments. I need to be better. Of course, I think everyone need
MSU's Jon Reschke: No first downs is goal vs. Furman
Detroit Free Press / Posted 5 hours ago
I had missed assignments. I need to be better. Of course, I think everyone needs to have that mentality.” MSU head coach Mark Dantonio talks personnel and answers questions on the team's first opponent of 2016, Furman University. Video by Jeff... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
O�Connor takes over, eager to get started as Michigan State�s No. 1 QBgo at it 100 percent and bounce back from it. It�s tough being a quarterback at
O�Connor takes over, eager to get started as Michigan State�s No. 1 QB
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 6 hours ago
go at it 100 percent and bounce back from it. It�s tough being a quarterback at any level, especially at this level,� coach Mark Dantonio said. �He�s a competitor and he�s prepared himself for this moment and he�s got a great supporting cast around... Read more
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The State News
With students return, it's time to focus on MSU fall athleticstheir respective seasons with impressive wins. Here is a preview of those three
With students return, it's time to focus on MSU fall athletics
The State News / Posted 6 hours ago
their respective seasons with impressive wins. Here is a preview of those three major fall sports for the 2016 year. Mark Dantonio enters his 10th season at the helm of the Spartan football team — a season that has expectations through the... Read more
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The Oakland Press
O’Connor takes over, eager to get started as Michigan State’s No. 1 QBgo at it 100 percent and bounce back from it. It’s tough being a quarterback at
O’Connor takes over, eager to get started as Michigan State’s No. 1 QB
The Oakland Press / Posted 6 hours ago
go at it 100 percent and bounce back from it. It’s tough being a quarterback at any level, especially at this level,” coach Mark Dantonio said. “He’s a competitor and he’s prepared himself for this moment and he’s got a great supporting cast around... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Big Ten notes: Dantonio likes Michigan State's senior classFour days before the start of the 2016 season, Michigan State coach Mark Danton
Big Ten notes: Dantonio likes Michigan State's senior class
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 9 hours ago
Four days before the start of the 2016 season, Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio likes what he sees with his football team. The Spartans return 48 letterwinners and 12 starters. They have 24 players who are either seniors or graduate... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Big Ten notes: Dantonio likes Michigan State's senior classFour days before the start of the 2016 season, Michigan State coach Mark Danton
Big Ten notes: Dantonio likes Michigan State's senior class
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 9 hours ago
Four days before the start of the 2016 season, Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio likes what he sees with his football team. The Spartans return 48 letterwinners and 12 starters. They have 24 players who are either seniors or graduate... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Does the Hype Match the Reality for Harbaugh, Michigan?to quickly replenish their respective rosters. Over the course of the past four
Does the Hype Match the Reality for Harbaugh, Michigan?
Bleacher Report / Posted 10 hours ago
to quickly replenish their respective rosters. Over the course of the past four years, Meyer is 50-4 at Ohio State, while Mark Dantonio has won 11 or more games in four of the past five seasons in East Lansing—neither of which happens without head... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Michigan’s seniors itching to leave mark, reclaim Big Ten titleto the Spartans’ not-so-subtle social media dig last week that those who have s
Michigan’s seniors itching to leave mark, reclaim Big Ten title
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
to the Spartans’ not-so-subtle social media dig last week that those who have stayed at Michigan State for four years under Mark Dantonio during his first nine seasons have at least one Big Ten championship. There’s no shortage of motivation,... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Couch: Tyler O'Connor leans on advice from friend Andrew MaxwellSo, yeah, I feel like I’ve seen it all. And obviously I haven’t experienced it
Couch: Tyler O'Connor leans on advice from friend Andrew Maxwell
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
So, yeah, I feel like I’ve seen it all. And obviously I haven’t experienced it to the level they have. But I told coach (Mark) Dantonio, coach (Brad) Salem, I’m willing to embrace it, whatever comes with it. “I’m excited for it, I really am. And... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
After so much recent success, MSU football should be beyond trolling Michiganwhere they must prove they are one of those programs that doesn�t rebuild, but
After so much recent success, MSU football should be beyond trolling Michigan
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted yesterday
where they must prove they are one of those programs that doesn�t rebuild, but rather reloads. We know what kind of coach Mark Dantonio is, leading the Spartans to not only regional prominence, but national stature. No program develops its players... Read more
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The Oakland Press
After so much recent success, MSU football should be beyond trolling Michiganwhere they must prove they are one of those programs that doesn’t rebuild, but
After so much recent success, MSU football should be beyond trolling Michigan
The Oakland Press / Posted yesterday
where they must prove they are one of those programs that doesn’t rebuild, but rather reloads. We know what kind of coach Mark Dantonio is, leading the Spartans to not only regional prominence, but national stature. No program develops its players... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
isportsweb: Plenty of good signs surrounding MSUwill always be overshadowed by the Wolverines. The name and brand are simply to
isportsweb: Plenty of good signs surrounding MSU
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
will always be overshadowed by the Wolverines. The name and brand are simply too strong. Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio has steadily built his own brand during his first nine years at the school, but there is no denying the pull... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Alabama is everybody's No. 1, except hereO-line has to be replaced, but this is a program on the rise under Brian Kelly.
Alabama is everybody's No. 1, except here
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
O-line has to be replaced, but this is a program on the rise under Brian Kelly. Michigan State -- Some question marks, but Mark Dantonio has won at least 11 games each of the past three seasons. Washington -- Looking to move onto the national... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Albom: Michigan State's Mark Dantonio rejects flash, builds on valuesYou should smile more in news conferences, and 2) There’s a side of you they se
Albom: Michigan State's Mark Dantonio rejects flash, builds on values
Detroit Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
You should smile more in news conferences, and 2) There’s a side of you they see that others do not. Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio hears that advice. Smile more. Loosen up. Don’t let things bother you. But he shrugs and says, “I am what I... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
College football about who you choose to play, not who you muston nonconference scheduling. “A lot that’s determined now regarding playoff co
College football about who you choose to play, not who you must
Detroit Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
on nonconference scheduling. “A lot that’s determined now regarding playoff consideration,” said Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio, “is based as much on who you voluntarily choose to play earlier in the season as opposed to who you must play... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Michigan State making inroads with 2019 East Kentwood OLthe injury, the Spartans will almost certainly continue to recruit Hamler as ha
Michigan State making inroads with 2019 East Kentwood OL
Detroit Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
the injury, the Spartans will almost certainly continue to recruit Hamler as hard as they have the past two years. Coach Mark Dantonio has a track record of standing by players even when injured. Spartans like Javon Ringer, Edwin Baker, Grayson... Read more
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The Davison Index
Fat Guy Corner | August 25, 2016one of their more memorable seasons in school history. It ended with a loss to
Fat Guy Corner | August 25, 2016
The Davison Index / Posted 6 days ago
one of their more memorable seasons in school history. It ended with a loss to Alabama in the college football playoffs. Mark Dantonio has built quite the program in East Lansing. How about since 2010 MSU is one of only six schools from the Power... Read more
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Grand Blanc View
Lions look down-right awful | August 25, 2016one of their more memorable seasons in school history. It ended with a loss to
Lions look down-right awful | August 25, 2016
Grand Blanc View / Posted 6 days ago
one of their more memorable seasons in school history. It ended with a loss to Alabama in the college football playoffs. Mark Dantonio has built quite the program in East Lansing. How about since 2010 MSU is one of only six schools from the Power... Read more
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The Burton View
Lions look down-right awful | August 25, 2016one of their more memorable seasons in school history. It ended with a loss to
Lions look down-right awful | August 25, 2016
The Burton View / Posted 6 days ago
one of their more memorable seasons in school history. It ended with a loss to Alabama in the college football playoffs. Mark Dantonio has built quite the program in East Lansing. How about since 2010 MSU is one of only six schools from the Power... Read more
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Lapeer Area View
August 25, 2016one of their more memorable seasons in school history. It ended with a loss to
August 25, 2016
Lapeer Area View / Posted 6 days ago
one of their more memorable seasons in school history. It ended with a loss to Alabama in the college football playoffs. Mark Dantonio has built quite the program in East Lansing. How about since 2010 MSU is one of only six schools from the Power... Read more
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Swartz Creek View
Lions look down-right awful | August 25, 2016one of their more memorable seasons in school history. It ended with a loss to
Lions look down-right awful | August 25, 2016
Swartz Creek View / Posted 6 days ago
one of their more memorable seasons in school history. It ended with a loss to Alabama in the college football playoffs. Mark Dantonio has built quite the program in East Lansing. How about since 2010 MSU is one of only six schools from the Power... Read more
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Flint Township View
Lions look down-right awful | August 25, 2016one of their more memorable seasons in school history. It ended with a loss to
Lions look down-right awful | August 25, 2016
Flint Township View / Posted 6 days ago
one of their more memorable seasons in school history. It ended with a loss to Alabama in the college football playoffs. Mark Dantonio has built quite the program in East Lansing. How about since 2010 MSU is one of only six schools from the Power... Read more
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NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk
ECU transfer Kurt Benkert wins Virginia’s starting QB jobEarlier this month, Mark Dantonio stated that Michigan State was giving Cassius
ECU transfer Kurt Benkert wins Virginia’s starting QB job
NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk / Posted 6 days ago
Earlier this month, Mark Dantonio stated that Michigan State was giving Cassius Peat “an opportunity to work on his academics and get himself in order” as his status with the program was “in flux.” A week or so later? He gone. MSU confirmed... Read more
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NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk
Cassius Peat granted release by Mich. St., appears headed to JUCOEarlier this month, Mark Dantonio stated that Michigan State was giving Cassius
Cassius Peat granted release by Mich. St., appears headed to JUCO
NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk / Posted 6 days ago
Earlier this month, Mark Dantonio stated that Michigan State was giving Cassius Peat “an opportunity to work on his academics and get himself in order” as his status with the program was “in flux.” A week or so later? He gone. MSU confirmed... Read more
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MLive.com
Big Ten schools lead the way in athletic revenue at Michigan collegesspace for student athletes. Hollis, MSU's athletic director, said men's basket
Big Ten schools lead the way in athletic revenue at Michigan colleges
MLive.com / Posted 6 days ago
space for student athletes. Hollis, MSU's athletic director, said men's basketball coach Tom Izzo and football coach Mark Dantonio make a lot of money, but such compensation is a reality of the marketplace. "The value and brand that Tom Izzo... Read more
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The Alpena News
O’Connor named top MSU QBEAST LANSING (AP) — Tyler O’Connor is officially Michigan State’s No. 1 quarter
O’Connor named top MSU QB
The Alpena News / Posted 7 days ago
EAST LANSING (AP) — Tyler O’Connor is officially Michigan State’s No. 1 quarterback. Coach Mark Dantonio made that clear Monday. “I think Tyler O’Connor is our starting quarterback right now, he’s the No. 1 guy,” Dantonio said. “He’s had a good... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Writer: Michigan State overrated, will fail to meet expectationsYou would think by now that college football experts would know better than to
Writer: Michigan State overrated, will fail to meet expectations
Detroit Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
You would think by now that college football experts would know better than to bet against Mark Dantonio and Michigan State. But it's a new year, and that means a new slew of predictions for the 2016 season -- and more writers, including Dieter... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Price shuts down Rays...Carrasco blanks Athletics...Colts bolster secondary with CromartieVontae (VAHN'-tay) Davis is considered week-to-week with a sprained ankle. EAS
Price shuts down Rays...Carrasco blanks Athletics...Colts bolster secondary with Cromartie
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 7 days ago
Vontae (VAHN'-tay) Davis is considered week-to-week with a sprained ankle. EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio has named fifth-year senior Tyler O'Connor the Spartans' No. 1 quarterback. He has been the favorite to succeed... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
After 3 years of waiting, learning, O’Connor gets chancesomething the fifth-year senior has believed since the end of last season. Tha
After 3 years of waiting, learning, O’Connor gets chance
Detroit Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
something the fifth-year senior has believed since the end of last season. That belief, by the way, is one of the reasons Mark Dantonio and the MSU coaching staff gave O’Connor the job in the first place. He carried himself with the sort of mature... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
MSU Notes: 'Move Malik' the plan for McDowell up frontKnox left the program for good, leaving a question mark next to McDowell in the
MSU Notes: 'Move Malik' the plan for McDowell up front
Detroit Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
Knox left the program for good, leaving a question mark next to McDowell in the middle of the defensive line. However, Mark Dantonio on Monday alluded to the ability for the Spartans to be able to revive their “Move Malik” plan. “As we develop... Read more
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NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk
In getting passing grade, Travonte Valentine eligible to play for LSUand, prior to the Tommy Tuberville era, was coached by Butch Jones (now at Tenn
In getting passing grade, Travonte Valentine eligible to play for LSU
NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk / Posted 8 days ago
and, prior to the Tommy Tuberville era, was coached by Butch Jones (now at Tennessee), Brian Kelly (now at Notre Dame) and Mark Dantonio (now at Michigan State). The success those three coaches brought to the Bearcats elevated Cincinnati’s profile... Read more
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The State News
Dantonio names O'Connor as starting QB for season openerWith just 11 days until kickoff of the 2016 football season, MSU head coach Mar
Dantonio names O'Connor as starting QB for season opener
The State News / Posted 8 days ago
With just 11 days until kickoff of the 2016 football season, MSU head coach Mark Dantonio addressed the media Monday afternoon during preseason camp and named fifth year senior quarterback Tyler O’Connor as the starter for week one of the regular... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
3 Big Ten teams announce starting quarterbacksbulk of the snaps when the Scarlet Knights open up on the road at Washington on
3 Big Ten teams announce starting quarterbacks
Yahoo Sports / Posted 8 days ago
bulk of the snaps when the Scarlet Knights open up on the road at Washington on Sept. 3. Elsewhere in the Big Ten East, Mark Dantonio told reporters Monday that senior Tyler O’Connor will start when the Spartans open up against FCS Furman on... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Michigan State names Tyler O'Connor its starting QBEAST LANSING -- Tyler O’Connor said all spring and summer that he feels like th
Michigan State names Tyler O'Connor its starting QB
Detroit Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
EAST LANSING -- Tyler O’Connor said all spring and summer that he feels like the guy at quarterback for Michigan State. Mark Dantonio confirmed it today, saying the fifth-year senior will be under center when the 11th-ranked Spartans open their... Read more
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Deseret News
Peavler: Breaking down BYU's 2016 football scheduleto win. at Michigan State Michigan State is replacing seven players on offens
Peavler: Breaking down BYU's 2016 football schedule
Deseret News / Posted 8 days ago
to win. at Michigan State Michigan State is replacing seven players on offense, including QB Connor Cook. Head coach Mark Dantonio has yet to name a replacement, but odds are senior Tyler O'Connor will take over under center. After all, he... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
isportsweb: Yet again, Michigan State football flying under radarevery Monday. Follow Mike on Twitter @isportsMSU. Entering his 10th year at th
isportsweb: Yet again, Michigan State football flying under radar
Detroit Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
every Monday. Follow Mike on Twitter @isportsMSU. Entering his 10th year at the helm of the Michigan State football team, Mark Dantonio has indelibly marked the program with a blue-collar attitude; specifically, the belief that hard work, effort,... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
My AP Top 25 preseason college football ballot and columnMalik McDowell to dominate the interior defensively. The linebacking corps - le
My AP Top 25 preseason college football ballot and column
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
Malik McDowell to dominate the interior defensively. The linebacking corps - led by Riley Bullough - is exceptional. And Mark Dantonio and his staff are on par with what the staffs in Columbus and Ann Arbor. The key game for MSU to move up in the... Read more
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The Oakland Press
My AP Top 25 preseason college football ballot and columnMalik McDowell to dominate the interior defensively. The linebacking corps - le
My AP Top 25 preseason college football ballot and column
The Oakland Press / Posted 9 days ago
Malik McDowell to dominate the interior defensively. The linebacking corps - led by Riley Bullough - is exceptional. And Mark Dantonio and his staff are on par with what the staffs in Columbus and Ann Arbor. The key game for MSU to move up in the... Read more
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The State News
MSU ranked No. 12 in AP Preseason PollPoll, marking the third straight season the Spartans have garnered a spot insid
MSU ranked No. 12 in AP Preseason Poll
The State News / Posted 9 days ago
Poll, marking the third straight season the Spartans have garnered a spot inside the AP’s top 15 and the fifth time under Mark Dantonio that MSU has started the season in the AP Top 25. Earlier in August, the Spartans were ranked No. 11 in the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
MSU building rapport with King's Ambry ThomasNo. 2 prospect for 2017 by building a personal relationship When it comes to r
MSU building rapport with King's Ambry Thomas
Detroit Free Press / Posted 11 days ago
No. 2 prospect for 2017 by building a personal relationship When it comes to recruiting, Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio has always stressed that it is about relationships. This preseason, the coaching staff is working to get top... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
'Green and White Days' premier provides peek behind MSU curtainthat anybody that has that attitude cannot help but be successful.” Cut to sun
'Green and White Days' premier provides peek behind MSU curtain
Detroit Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
that anybody that has that attitude cannot help but be successful.” Cut to sunrise over Spartan Stadium. It’s as if coach Mark Dantonio is actually directing the Big Ten Network’s “Green and White Days: Inside Michigan State Training Camp.” The... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Will Michigan State's secondary return to ‘No Fly Zone’?first game. I can’t wait to play with my brothers again. It’s going to be a fun
Will Michigan State's secondary return to ‘No Fly Zone’?
Detroit Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
first game. I can’t wait to play with my brothers again. It’s going to be a fun year for all of us.” ■CAMP TALK: MSU coach Mark Dantonio was asked about younger players possibly hitting the wall after a grueling camp. “I think everyone hits the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
MSU, U-M football book excerpt: 10 seconds to historyhis senior season. Purdue and Iowa would later offer, and Wisconsin and Nebrask
MSU, U-M football book excerpt: 10 seconds to history
Detroit Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
his senior season. Purdue and Iowa would later offer, and Wisconsin and Nebraska would join the pursuit, but that day with Mark Dantonio ended Watts-Jackson’s search. “He talked about family, like coaches do, but you could look around and see he... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Michigan State interested in top 2018 Cass Tech LB Squarefrom Kentucky, Iowa State, Missouri, Syracuse and Cincinnati. “I talk with bot
Michigan State interested in top 2018 Cass Tech LB Square
Detroit Free Press / Posted 13 days ago
from Kentucky, Iowa State, Missouri, Syracuse and Cincinnati. “I talk with both Coach (Curtis) Blackwell and Coach (Mark) Dantonio," Square said. "The visit went great and I love the coaches, the players and how things run. They said I fit... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Meet the Spartans a fan favorite10 years.” Fans waited in long lines for autographs on a warm summer evening.
Meet the Spartans a fan favorite
Detroit Free Press / Posted 14 days ago
10 years.” Fans waited in long lines for autographs on a warm summer evening. They also had a chance to meet head coach Mark Dantonio, pose for photos with mascot Sparty and the MSU cheerleaders, snap selfies down by the playing field and get a... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
MSU's Dantonio on BTN: We're as deep as we've ever beenappearance. That was the assessment of the Big Ten Network crew who attended M
MSU's Dantonio on BTN: We're as deep as we've ever been
Detroit Free Press / Posted 14 days ago
appearance. That was the assessment of the Big Ten Network crew who attended MSU's practice today, one shared by MSU coach Mark Dantonio. "The m.o. for us is we've got guys who've played, other guys who we lost but a great foundation," Dantonio... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
MSU's Brian Lewerke happy for chance to compete at QBcamp, including during Saturday’s first scrimmage. While O’Connor and Terry hav
MSU's Brian Lewerke happy for chance to compete at QB
Detroit Free Press / Posted 14 days ago
camp, including during Saturday’s first scrimmage. While O’Connor and Terry have separated from the pack a bit, MSU coach Mark Dantonio said Lewerke is still pushing. Watching him practice and seeing how much he has absorbed allows the MSU... Read more
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