4 months ago

What a way to start the class. Not only does Brown give Michigan State a big-time talent, but as a Michigan native, he serves as a recruiting tool for the Spartans to land others in the state. He shared his decision while on a visit to campus for Michigan State’s first practice of preseason camp.

Source: Land of 10

4 months ago

“I’m very confident in my abilities,” he said Monday. “I’m very confident in the position I’m in. I’m going to try to prove to coaches (they made) the right decision.” Dantonio hopes he did. All that’s riding on it is the final piece of his legacy at MSU. Because a quarterback can make that much difference, even on a young team that may struggle in other areas.

Source: Detroit Free Press

4 months ago

With just 12 seniors on the roster, Michigan State is in the middle of a youth movement to help erase last season as preseason camp for 2017 begins.

Source: Detroit Free Press

4 months ago

4 months ago

Michigan State women’s golf head coach Stacy Slobodnik-Stoll has announced the Spartans’ schedule for the upcoming 2017-18 season.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

4 months ago

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One of the words most commonly used by coaches and teammates to describe Brian Lewerke has been “calm,” generally followed by “cool and collected.” Despite being far from the most vocal player on the team, Lewerke has commanded respect from his teammates with an even-keeled confidence. Heck, the guy even cut his own hair. He let the top grow out but shaved the sides on his own. That’s the sign of someone who’s sure of himself and his abilities.

Source: Land of 10

4 months ago

“I think the first day of practice, everybody comes out here and puts their best foot forward, as we always do,” Dantonio said. “A lot of retention, as there always is. But [it’s] tough to judge people when you’re in shorts and things of that nature. I thought we did a lot of things out there, and we came back healthy.”

Source: Land of 10

4 months ago

Michigan State football opened the 2017 season with the Spartans’ first preseason camp on Monday at the John and Becky Duffey Practice Fields. With clear skies and temperatures in the mid-80s, the Spartans practiced for two-and-a-half hours in helmets, jerseys and shorts.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

4 months ago

Demetrius Cooper has progressed to the next stage of his reinstatement to Michigan State’s football program. The senior defensive end worked out with the Spartans today as they opened preseason practice, a week after coach Mark Dantonio said Cooper had to re-earn his scholarship as the third phase of his four-step return to the field.

Source: Detroit Free Press

4 months ago

One day with just helmets and no pads can make it difficult to truly assess a football team, and Michigan State Mark Dantonio was quick to point that out on Monday. But after the Spartans went through their first workout of preseason camp, it was clear there was different feeling.

Source: Detroit News

4 months ago

Michigan State track and field earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors, honoring both the men and women’s squads.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

4 months ago

Every football program in the country uses the time in May, June and July to get stronger and grow. They develop individually during early morning workouts and organized training activities to prepare for fall camp, and then a month later, the season. Michigan State has been preparing for games, but also added another priority to the list—impacting the community.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

4 months ago

Michigan State women’s basketball head coach Suzy Merchant announced the hiring of Maria Fantanarosa as an assistant coach on Thursday. Fantanarosa has an extensive women’s basketball background, including being the head coach of Miami (Ohio) from 1998-2013.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

4 months ago

Ben Carter was granted a sixth year of eligibility in May and will play for Michigan State in the 2017-18 season. Carter has not played in a game since midway through the 2015-16 season at UNLV and has since suffered two left knee injuries.

Source: Land of 10

4 months ago

Michigan State basketball forward Gavin Schilling is back on the court after missing the 2016-17 season with an injury. Schilling has been “fully cleared” and returned to the practice court last week, according to Jon Rothstein.

Source: Land of 10

4 months ago

Michigan State landed a big verbal commitment for its 2019 class Monday when offensive tackle Spencer Brown committed to the Spartans.

Source: Land of 10

4 months ago

Michigan State opens fall camp today and there are uncertainties about what the product on the field will be. Here are five storylines to watch as the Spartans begin practice.

Source: MLive

4 months ago

Michigan State’s football team reported for fall camp Sunday. Its first practice is scheduled for this morning, just shy of five weeks before the Spartans’ Sept. 2 opener against Bowling Green. Here are five storylines to watch between now and then:

Source: Lansing State Journal

4 months ago

It hasn’t taken long for former Michigan State football star R.J. Shelton to make his talent known at Minnesota Vikings’ camp this past week. He wasn’t drafted, but he signed shortly after the 2017 NFL Draft with Minnesota, the same team Josiah Price signed with.

Source: Spartan Avenue

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