2 months ago

“Urban Meyer is a great coach, he’s doing a great job at Ohio State, but Jim Harbaugh hasn’t done anything yet,” Frey said of the Michigan coach during an appearance Monday evening on The Drive with Jack and Tom on WQTX-92.1 FM in Lansing “and he needs to beat Ohio State or Michigan (State) before they can even give him any respect.”

Source: MLive.com

2 months ago

“The basement” has become a metaphor for cyber-driven dysfunction, a teenage wasteland below ground. The Allen basement, in Hinsdale, Ill., is an exception. It is the headwater for a long stream of large people in Michigan State uniforms. On Saturday, it contributed its second son to the NFL.

Source: Orange County Register

2 months ago

Feeling confident about the Spartans upcoming football season? Well, how confident? Like, “Take out a bank loan bet they’ll win at least nine games” confident? BetDSI just dropped their over/under win totals for the Big Ten, and our Spartans have their line set at 8.5 regular season wins.

Source: The Only Colors

2 months ago

The Vikings announced on Monday that they have exercised their option on Waynes’ contract for the 2019 season. The option is guaranteed for injury only and sets Waynes up to make a base salary of just over $9 million.

Source: ProFootballTalk

2 months ago

Michigan State is entering a crowded recruiting field for a highly touted prospect in South Carolina guard Josiah James. But the Spartans have a leg up over every school in the country in one category: they are his father’s alma mater. Michigan State offered a scholarship to James, the five-star guard, on Sunday, according to his AAU team.

Source: MLive.com

2 months ago

Obviously, the next draft is still a year away and a lot can happen between now and then but here’s a projection for Michigan State’s top five senior draft prospects for 2019, as well as a look at some of those with remaining eligibility who could potentially leave early:

Source: MLive.com

2 months ago

Michigan State baseball was nipped by Maryland, 5-3, Sunday afternoon at McLane Stadium at Kobs Field, as the Terrapins took the key three-game Big Ten Conference series, two games to one.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

2 months ago

Michigan State had just one player — center Brian Allen — taken in this year’s NFL draft. Keeping the Spartans’ draft streak alive next year shouldn’t be as dramatic. ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. said earlier this month that the Spartans “will have several” NFL prospects next year at this time. And depending on how this season goes for a number of MSU’s juniors, it could be more.

Source: Detroit Free Press

2 months ago

“That has been my goal all along, to play both sports,” The 6-foot-6, 250-pound Berghorst said. “That was huge that they gave me that opportunity. I was excited about that. Both coaches are cool with me doing it. There is a guy in the Class of 2018 that is coming in to do it, and another one in (the Class of 2019) who is going try to do both as well, so they are good with it.” The rapport he built up with MSU’s football coach Mark Dantonio and baseball coach Jake Boss was crucial, too.

Source: MLive.com

2 months ago

Michigan State has their seventh verbal commitment of their 2019 football recruiting class, but also the second football recruit to also commit to the baseball team in Zeeland East’s Adam Berghorst. Berghorst (6-7, 245 pounds) received 16 scholarship offers for football as a defensive end, but is also a highly regarded pitcher. He joins Toledo Central Catholic’s Jase Bowen, who will play wide receiver on the football team and shortstop on the baseball team.

Source: Detroit News

2 months ago

Chris Frey has an NFL home. The former Michigan State linebacker announced via Instagram that he has agreed to a free-agent deal with the Carolina Panthers.

Source: Detroit Free Press

2 months ago

Brian Allen was standing beside his brother, Jack, at their family’s home in Illinois when the call arrived. They gave each other a fist-bump. Finally, the family could celebrate an NFL draft pick.

Source: Detroit Free Press

2 months ago

The streak lives on. Michigan State’s impressive NFL draft streak lives to see another year as senior center Brian Allen was chosen No. 111 overall by the Los Angeles Rams in the fourth round.

Source: Spartan Sports Page

2 months ago

In less than 24 hours, Cole has managed to flip three players from some of college hockey’s traditional power houses to play in East Lansing. The commit spree started on Wednesday when news broke that Cole and Christian Krygier, two defenseman from Novi, Michigan had decided to decommit from the University of Wisconsin and commit to Michigan State. They are the younger brothers of Brock Krygier, a defenseman who played for the Spartans from 2012-2015.

Source: Impact Sports

2 months ago

“I think it’s always important you challenge yourself for who’s your leaders,” Dantonio said. “We have more leaders right now than we’ve had in the past. Who’s your leaders, what’s our chemistry like? Those two things I think are very positive right now.”

Source: MLive.com

2 months ago

Gerald Holmes isn’t on many NFL draft boards, but the running back hopes his pro day workout impressed a team enough to pick him.

Source: Lansing State Journal

2 months ago

The Big Ten champion Michigan State women’s golf team will take part in the NCAA Austin Regional, it was announced on Wednesday evening by the NCAA. The Spartans are the No. 3 seed in the Austin Regional and will play May 7-9 at the University of Texas Golf Club.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

2 months ago

Former Spartan Lourawls “Tum Tum” Nairn Jr. did not have the same path of playing basketball compared to his teammates. After moving from his home in Nassau, Bahamas when he was only 13 years old, he continued his new passion on a path that he said he knew God had made for him.

Source: The State News

2 months ago

Mark Dantonio shifted the topic to tackling when he felt it was important to address his wardrobe. Speaking to high school coaches at the Horatio Williams Foundation on Wednesday night in Detroit, the Michigan State coach pointed out he had just returned from Columbus, Ohio, for a ceremony remembering former Ohio State coach Earle Bruce, who died Friday at age 87.

Source: MLive.com

2 months ago

“Michigan is a great program, a great school, but I love Michigan State,” Lewis said. “That’s where my heart was. As a fan, I always liked Michigan State.” The 6-foot-1, 217-pound Lewis, who holds 18 college offers and made his commitment before taking any official visits, believes he can excel in East Lansing and become an All-Big Ten-caliber linebacker.

Source: Detroit Free Press

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