Several Spartans met with the media inside the Skandalaris Football Center on Tuesday prior to Michigan State’s first spring practice. Click through for quotes from quarterback Brian Lewerke, safety Khari Willis, defensive lineman Raequan Williams, linebacker Joe Bachie and tight end Matt Sokol.
Forget the piles of snow still lining the edge of the Michigan State practice fields. It was the first practice of the spring on Tuesday afternoon, and it felt like it, both in terms of temperature and in the moods of the Spartans.
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Graham Couch and Chris Solari are ramping up for the Big Ten tournament in the Big Apple. But before that, Graham and Chris address the latest in the Yahoo! Sports reporting of Miles Bridges’ mother receiving improper benefits and how that’s affecting the Spartans (or not at all), before then moving on to previewing the Big Ten tournament.
It was a picture-perfect day to start spring practice for the Michigan State football team. Under partly cloudy skies and temperatures in the high-50s, the Spartans held the first of their 15 allotted spring workouts on Tuesday on the practice fields behind the Duffy Daugherty Football Building.
Michigan State already experienced offseason attrition with six players announcing they were transferring. There were more names missing when the Spartans opened spring practice on Tuesday afternoon. Safety Jalen Watts-Jackson, defensive tackle Kyonta Stallworth and cornerback T.J. Harrell were not listed on the roster provided by Michigan State.
When Michigan State wins 16 conference games, you have a lot of great games to look back on. Some were blowouts — six games were decided by 15 or more points. Some were also tight games, and you don’t win an outright Big Ten title without some late-game heroics and some comebacks sprinkled in there.
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Scott, Rob, and Danton recap the Notre Dame series, as well as preview the Big Ten Tournament. Guest are the seniors Dylan Pavelek, Carson Gatt, and Ed Minney.Feb 27, 2018
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“Only that I want to commit to being part of the solution,” he said. “I made my statement on how I feel about things. Hopefully we’re healing as a community and healing as a university. It’s a step-by-step process. A lot of time spring is the time for a new beginning, so I’ll use that in this case as well. It’s an opportunity to grow and get better at everything that we’re doing and looking at. I think (interim president) John Engler has done a great job thus far organizationally in terms of confronting the issue.”
Despite weeks of allegations and on-going investigations the first day of spring practice for the Michigan State Football team was as upbeat and energized as it could be.
Michigan State is taking a lot of heat off the field these days.On the field, nobody is doing it better when it comes to the basketball-football combination, according to Athlon Sports. For the third straight year, the publication lists MSU’s Tom Izzo and Mark Dantonio as the best coaching tandem for basketball and football for Power 5 conferences.
There is no reasonable argument that having the Big Ten men’s basketball tournament in New York City is good for Big Ten fans or players. It’s more than 500 miles and at least an eight-hour drive from every Midwestern fan base. And that’s an issue, because part of what makes a conference tournament a great road trip is the ability to leave town when your team loses and, if your team gets on a run, jump in the car last minute and buy cheap tickets off the losing fans as they leave. It’s a beautiful proces
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This episode features Seniors Gavin Schilling, LouRawls “Tum Tum” Nairn Jr. and Ben Carter reminiscing about their careers as well as highlights from the win over Illinois, the Senior Day Ceremony and celebration as the Spartans clinch the 2018 Big Ten Men’s Basketball regular season Championship.
Installment No. 12 in The Only Colors Commitment Spotlight series features running back Elijah Collins, a three-star commit from University of Detroit Jesuit class of 2018. Collins verbally committed to Michigan State in late September, following his unofficial visit to campus for the prime time matchup against Notre Dame the previous weekend.
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The Spartans will hold their first practice of spring football Tuesday in East Lansing, where expectations are high following a bounce-back season. MSU’s seven-win turnaround from 2017 set a program record, and Mark Dantonio’s team was able to flip the script — and then some — on the 2016 season by relying heavily on younger players across the board. With that, the Spartans start this spring with loads of returning talent ready to once again compete for championships.
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Hosted by Seth Newman, learn the career story of Jim Morrissey from building the pillars of a Rose Bowl team at Michigan State, to being part of the Super Bowl Shuffle, to playing as a rookie on the 1985 Chicago Bears’ defense and winning the Super Bowl. Morrissey discusses it all.
The outrage about Michigan State being slated as a No. 3 seed in the NCAA Tournament committee’s midseason bracket reveal may have subsided by now. But the Spartans don’t appear to be a No. 1 seed just yet, either.
Michigan State put the finishing touches on a resurgent season with a 42-17 win against Washington State in the Holiday Bowl. The 10-3 finish gave the Spartans their sixth double-digit victory season in the last eight years and set a program record for the biggest single-season improvement at seven wins.
Pepperdine (for the first time since 2012) in a three-game series. After starting the season out 0-4 against Fresno State the Spartans were searching for their first win in 2018. They would answer the bell in that respect, beating Pepperdine and winning the series 2-1.
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Recap of Wisconsin and celebration of Outright Big Ten Title. Preview of Big Ten Tournament. Special Guest: Freshman Forward Jaren Jackson Jr.
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