Football msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State football team held its 11th practice of the spring on Tuesday afternoon inside the Duffy Daugherty Football Building. Prior to practice, MSU head coach Mark Dantonio talked with reporters to provide an update on the Spartans.
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Football mlive.com —  Mike Sadler will miss the entire spring practice period after undergoing surgery following the 2013 season, Spartans coach Mark Dantonio said Tuesday. Dantonio didn't specify what Sadler had surgery on. “Mike will be back, we’re just holding him (out) through the spring based on the surgery he had,” Dantonio said.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State receiver Macgarrett Kings Jr. has been suspended for spring drills on account of an undisclosed violation of team rules, according to Coach Mark Dantonio. Dantonio said he does expect Kings back for the fall session, provided Kings remains in compliance with the program.
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Football freep.com —  Michigan State's Oct. 4 home game against Nebraska will kick off at 8 p.m. and be televised on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2, the networks announced today. That makes two night games for sure for the Rose Bowl champion Spartans next season, with the season opener at Spartan Stadium set for the evening of Friday, Aug. 29, with time and TV information to be announced. And there could be more. The Big Ten Network is expected to announce its primetime selections next week.
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Football mlive.com —  Collegespun.com recently ranked the top ten college football programs with the brightest futures, and Michigan State checked into the list at No. 7. The Spartans were one of only two Big Ten programs to appear on the list. The website credits consistency, with the Spartans turning in 11 wins in three of the last four years, and a coach who seems content at Michigan State. Dantonio received a raise and a contract extension after winning the Rose Bowl.
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Football mlive.com —  “I just think we can identify with each other because we go through struggles together,” Dantonio said. “We go through certain struggles as a coach at this level. It’s a people business, so there’s always people that you deal with, whether it’s players, whether it’s supporters, whatever it is. I just think the relationship was strong when I came here, and it’s just been strengthened."
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Football mlive.com —  The moment Connor Kruse knew he was becoming a trusted piece of Michigan State’s offensive front was when coaches asked him to line up, of all places, at tight end. The then-junior offensive lineman had gotten used to being shifted around different spots on the offensive line, filling in and providing depth during his three seasons in East Lansing.
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Football mlive.com —  Appearances can be deceiving, especially when it comes to interpreting spring football closed scrimmage statistics. All that was truly revealed about Michigan State football's second spring scrimmage on Saturday was the final score.
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Football freep.com —  Identity. That seemed to be the buzzword during Michigan State’s open practice last Tuesday afternoon. Quarterback Connor Cook mentioned it over five times to the media after practice and if he talked for a longer period of time, the number would have likely just increased.
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Football freep.com —  Through two scrimmages, Michigan State's leading tackler is a redshirt freshman safety who would appear to be a longshot to play much on defense this season - because Kurtis Drummond, RJ Williamson and Demetrious Cox are ahead of him.
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Football theonlycolors.com —  In what can only be called a major upset, the offense takes its second scrimmage in a row in the final moments, 38-37.
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Football mlive.com —  Senior safety Kurtis Drummond is one of two returning starters in Michigan State’s secondary, and has been identified as a likely team leader for the 2014 Spartans. Through two spring scrimmages, his play on the practice field has been leading the way.
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Football mlive.com —  Connor Cook came out of Michigan State’s first spring scrimmage saying he wanted to spend the next three weeks working on his accuracy after a 15-of-21 performance. A week and another scrimmage later, his completion percentage was lower in a 24-of-38 performance, and he threw another interception.
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