June 28th, 2017

Alexander (6-foot-2, 195 pounds) is a quarterback for Sandusky High School. He told 247sports this week that his other scholarship offers were all to play quarterback, before Michigan State offered him as a wide receiver. Michigan State now has 12 commitments in its 2018 recruiting class. Eight of those players are from Ohio.

Source: MLive

June 28th, 2017

Josh Langford played like a freshman last year, which was disappointing even if he was a freshman. Coming into the season, he was hyped by a number of beat writers as being the best defender on the team with the offensive skill set to make a difference. Even Langford said early in the campaign that his goal was to become the next Denzel Valentine.

Source: Spartan Avenue

June 28th, 2017

Mark Dantonio is entering into his 11th season at the helm and appears to be nowhere near stopping. Players are buying into his message and there is reason for optimism in East Lansing.

Source: Spartan Avenue

June 28th, 2017

Michigan State wasn’t part of the original conference we know as the Big Ten. The Spartans replaced the departed University of Chicago in 1949 and became a full member in football in 1953. With that in mind, Land of 10 is unveiling our selections of the top 25 Michigan State football players since the Spartans began competing in the Big Ten. Players were evaluated solely on their performance at Michigan State.

Source: Land of 10

June 28th, 2017

After posting a record of 36-5 over the previous three years combined and coming off an appearance in the College Football Playoff, Michigan State finished 3-9 last season. The Spartans will look to regroup this fall and reclaim their spot as a Big Ten power, but it won’t be easy as they’re facing a difficult schedule featuring road games at Michigan and Ohio State, as well as a home date with defending conference champion Penn State.

Source: MLive.com

June 28th, 2017

The matchups for the 2017 Big Ten/ACC Women’s Basketball Challenge were announced on Wednesday morning in a joint release by the two conferences. In the 11th year of the event, Michigan State women’s basketball will travel to Miami on Thursday, Nov. 30 at the Watsco Center.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

June 28th, 2017

The Michigan State women’s soccer program announced its schedule for the upcoming 2017 season on Wednesday, June 28. The Spartans will kick off the 18-game schedule on Friday, August 18 when they host Niagara.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

June 28th, 2017

For most of this offseason, the most pressing questions on Michigan State fans’ minds were ones I couldn’t answer. But with the investigations wrapped up and some football talk finally coming out of the Duffy Daugherty Football Building, it’s time for the mailbag to make a triumphant return.

Source: MLive.com

June 27th, 2017

Jankoska, who was selected No. 9 overall by Chicago in the WNBA draft last month, was a little surprised she never got an opportunity to play in a game for the Sky. But she knows things were out of her control and views that situation just wasn’t meant to be.

Source: Lansing State Journal

June 27th, 2017

We’re in the midst of a period of rapid-fire recruiting news. An offer here, a visit there, commitments everywhere. Michigan State alone has added five players to its 2018 class since June 17.

Source: Land of 10

June 27th, 2017

Michigan State’s maligned secondary underwent a radical off-season overhaul.Many of those changes are not by choice. And safety Khari Willis knows those who remain in the defensive backfield have “a lot of opportunities in our room, to say the least.”

Source: Detroit Free Press

June 27th, 2017

When Khari Willis arrived at Michigan State in 2015, he joined a veteran team that won 24 games the previous two seasons combined. Despite making the switch from a dominant running back in high school to a newcomer at safety in college, the Jackson Lumen Christi product adapted quickly and played nine games as a true freshman, including three starts. Willis was primarily a backup again last season, but considers it a missed opportunity for him to make a bigger impact.

Source: MLive.com

June 27th, 2017

By the time Miles Bridges walked out of the gym at Aim High on June 30 last year, the Lansing Moneyball Pro-Am had become a must-see event. The rims were still rattling from his high-wire act on opening night when videos began circulating online of Bridges’ pass to himself off the glass for an alley-oop dunk.

Source: Lansing State Journal

June 27th, 2017

After finishing second for two straight years, the former Michigan State and Saginaw High star claimed the title Monday.

Source: MLive

June 26th, 2017

The 2017-18 Michigan State basketball team has a chance to be special.  The return of Miles Bridges made the Spartans the early favorite to win the Big Ten and even has them as the favorite to win the NCAA championship, but it could be likely-backup Matt McQuaid who puts this talented group over the top.

Source: Detroit Free Press

June 26th, 2017

Michigan State University Athletics Director Mark Hollis announced Monday the hiring of Mike Rowe as the new head gymnastics coach, effective July 1, 2017. Rowe, a Spartan graduate who has spent the last three seasons as assistant coach, was named interim head coach in February.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

June 26th, 2017

The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) announced its 2017 Scholar All-America Team with a record 997 student-athletes. Michigan State’s Madeline Sewell, who had a 3.7 GPA and participated in the NCAA Championships, was a first-team selection. The candidates must have achieved a 3.5 GPA or higher, and must have participated in their respective NCAA/NAIA/NJCAA Swimming and Diving Championships.
Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

June 26th, 2017

Bridges and incoming freshman Jaren Jackson Jr. both landed in the top 10 of Sports Illustrated’s list of top 20 NBA prospects for the 2018 draft, unveiled Monday. The 6-foot-10 Jackson ranks No. 7, while Bridges checks in at No. 9. That is, if they elect to enter the draft.

Source: Detroit News

June 26th, 2017

Michigan State has produced 56 draft picks since 2000, which ranks tied for 25th among all schools. Only four of those 56 have made a Pro Bowl, however, and only two have made more than one. Retired linebacker Julian Peterson, with five career Pro Bowls to his credit, led all former Spartans with 11 formula points.

Source: NFL.com

June 26th, 2017

Even after this terrible offseason and 3-9 campaign in 2016, some college football preview publications are still giving Dantonio plenty of credit. In fact, Athlon Sports ranked him the 13th-best head coach in college football for 2017. Per Athlon Sports, Dantonio’s drop in ranking from the top 10 last year was due to the Spartans’ 3-9 season in 2016.

Source: Spartan Avenue

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