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There aren’t many electric incoming freshmen like Javez Alexander in Michigan State’s 2018 recruiting class. The early enrollee spent his time at the high school level in Sandusky, Ohio, as a quarterback. So why would he make an excellent punt returner for the Spartans?

Source: Spartan Avenue

1 day ago

Former Michigan State Football player (DB) Mark Meyers and (LB) Matthew Eleweke are launching a nationwide AP later this summer, with their partner, that they hope will revolutionize the college education experience of all students.

Source: Spartan Nation

2 days ago

Michigan State sophomore defenseman Tommy Miller has been selected to compete in USA Hockey’s 2018 World Junior Summer Showcase, which will take place July 28 – August 4 in Kamloops, British Columbia. Miller is one of 42 players that will be auditioning for a spot on the U.S. National Junior Team that will take part in the 2019 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship, Dec. 26, 2018, through Jan. 5, 2019, in Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

2 days ago

It’s only the month of June and Michigan State players are already in mid-season mode. During Friday morning’s practice, they partook in a team tug-of-war and strength coach Ken Mannie was the referee. As you can imagine, practice got a little rowdy.

Source: Spartan Avenue

3 days ago

The Michigan State football program has undergone a youth movement and that could continue this fall due to a new NCAA rule. A new policy adopted this week by the NCAA’s Division I Council and announced Wednesday allows players to participate in up to four games in a season without losing a year of eligibility. The rule goes into effect this season and will likely impact true freshmen the most.

Source: MLive.com

3 days ago

ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg wrote the following about why he chose Penn State as the most important game, “No Michigan? No Ohio State? Here’s the deal: For those games to truly matter in Michigan State’s quest to win the East Division, the Spartans must first get through Penn State on the road.

Source: Spartan Tailgate

3 days ago

t I am back and it feels good to be back with Spartan football starting up here in a couple of months and there are a lot of things to be excited about coming into the 2018-2019 campaign. Six of the past eight seasons, MSU has tallied ten or more wins. I expect another ten + win season, the team is

Source: isportsweb

4 days ago

The academic roadblock that kept Mallory’s college future in limbo can be traced back to his freshman year at Bolingbrook. He was at a new school with new coaches, new demands of his time and a ninth-grader on the varsity squad. “At the time I’m like ‘I’m a varsity player here. What do I need to worry about?'” Mallory recalled. “I thought that was probably like the coolest thing and I got kind of big-headed at the time.”

Source: MLive.com

4 days ago

Michigan State head women’s basketball coach Suzy Merchant announced Wednesday the addition of Desmond Young to the support staff as Assistant to the Head Coach. Young’s duties will include leading the video coordination team that breaks down film for scouting purposes, as well as MSU practice and game film. He will also be assisting with recruiting throughout the course of the year.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

4 days ago

Although #1Michigan State is losing a skilled big man in Jaren Jackson Jr. to the 2018 NBA Draft, the Spartans are getting another in its 2018 recruiting class in Marcus Bingham Jr., who has drawn comparisons to Jackson after an impressive high school career.

Source: Spartan Nation

4 days ago

With trips across the country and a pair of high-profile home matchups, Mark Dantonio’s team could have a memorable season on the cards. The Spartans kick off their season on a Friday night, starting against Utah State on Aug. 31 at 7 p.m. on Big Ten Network. Here’s the entire schedule, ranked for difficulty.

Source: Impact Sports

4 days ago

Long before Drew Naymick grew to be a 6-foot-10, 250-pound basketball player, he used to waddle around as a youngster, carrying a plastic baseball and plastic bat and hitting off a tee. While the former Michigan State shot-blocks leader and North Muskegon native is known for basketball, his other passion was baseball.

Source: MLive.com

4 days ago

Bridges will spend the two weeks leading up to the draft crisscrossing the country to work out for a handful of different teams. On Monday, Bridges participated in a group workout with the 76ers. He said there that the 76ers were his father’s favorite team growing up. That workout came after a reported workout last week in Chicago. Bridges said he still has workouts scheduled with the Clippers and Hornets before the draft.

Source: MLive.com

5 days ago

Athlon has ranked the Big Ten college football coaches for the 2018 season with, as expected, Mark Dantonio getting plenty of respect. Ohio State’s Urban Meyer is at the top of the list, but Dantonio comes in No. 2.

Source: Spartan Tailgate

5 days ago

When Green agreed to his five-year, $82 million deal in 2015, he did so at a discounted rate. Golden State had just won its first title in 40 years, and Green’s prolific career was starting to take off. But he left $12 million on the table with the goal of accumulating more on-the-court success.

Source: ESPN

6 days ago

Michigan State has cleared some of the first hurdles on the road to landing two of its primary 2019 recruiting targets. Five-star prospects Keion Brooks and Isaiah Stewart both released top 10 lists in recent weeks and included Michigan State. The lists represent the first steps in the two high-profile prospects moving toward a commitment.

Source: MLive.com

6 days ago

According to some, former Michigan State forward Jaren Jackson Jr. could be a player that teams are trying to trade up to select in the 2018 NBA Draft. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Jackson Jr. had a great workout with the Phoenix Suns and that teams may move up to try to take him.

Source: Land of 10

6 days ago

The matchups for the 2018 ACC/Big Ten Women’s Basketball Challenge were announced on Monday morning in a joint release by the two conferences. In the 12th year of the event, Michigan State women’s basketball will host Virginia on Wednesday, Nov. 28 after two-straight seasons playing in a road game for the Challenge.
Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

6 days ago

Michigan State football has made plenty of headlines this offseason in the recruiting world, even adding another commitment last week. Mark Dantonio has done a heck of a job growing his 2019 class while simultaneously working on jumpstarting his 2020 group.

Source: Spartan Avenue

6 days ago

Spartan Nation recently caught up with Fulton to discuss his commitment to the Spartans and the 6-foot-3, 215-pound star linebacker said that by the end of his visit on May 24th, he felt it was the right time for him to end his recruitment and choose Michigan State and was able to tell Dantonio in person.

Source: Spartan Nation

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