Football highschoolsports.mlive.com —  When Trishton Jackson asked the Michigan State coaches if he could play in the East-West All-Star Football Game, they had one bit of advice. "They told me to have fun," Jackson said. "That was it. Play, enjoy yourself, have fun." The West Bloomfield graduate followed the Spartans' advice, leading all receivers with six catches and helping the East earn a 20-14 win Saturday over the West in the 34th annual Michigan High School Football Coaches All-Star Football Game at Saginaw Valley State University.
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Football michiganstate.247sports.com —  As Kirk Cousins went through his career at Michigan State, he found he had Drew Stanton to reach out to at any time. At that point, it was just Stanton as a Michigan State quarterback in the NFL. He soon would be joined by Brian Hoyer and then Cousins, giving the Spartans a lot of representation at the next level. But after seeing the way he had the resource of Stanton at his hands, he now looks to be the same. “I’m always available and want to help in any way possible,” Cousins said. “I hope the coaches make sure those guys feel like can reach out. I want to be of any help to those guys that I can."
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Football shanahan.report —  A key debate point among Pro Football Hall of Fame voters basically applies to any athletics hall. “Can you write the history of pro football without him?” With that frame-of-reference, I bring up Michigan State’s Athletics Hall of Fame.
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Football michiganstate.247sports.com —  Westerville (Ohio) South safety Dominique Long didn't take long to commit to Michigan State. Long was offered June 20 after camping two days beforehand and jumped in the boat Saturday.
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Football freep.com —  The Michigan State coaching staff has been busy this week evaluating recruits in a camp setting. A few players have performed well enough to earn an MSU scholarship offer.
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Football detroitnews.com —  Scholarship offers are being extended earlier and earlier in the recruiting process, but as this month of June has shown, there is still room for a prospect going into his senior year to earn new offers at college camps.
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Football michiganstate.247sports.com —  Any added sense of excitement or relief or whatever emotion Mustafa Khaleefah felt most deeply Wednesday morning surely came from knowing he had earned the news that had just come on a phone call with Michigan State. The 2017 Dearborn offensive tackle landed an offer from the Spartans, one that came after camping twice in the previous week to show what he could do and make his case that he is worthy of playing in East Lansing. And he found out he had done just that when he got a text from MSU offensive line coach Mark Staten, who put him on the phone with coach Mark Dantonio after he called.
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Football freep.com —  The Michigan State camp is one of the top evaluation tools for the football staff. The camp is always attended by many high-profile prospects. The last few years several players have earned offers with strong performances and that was the case again this year. Two players who earned offers were Westerville (Ohio) South defensive back Dominique Long and Dearborn offensive lineman Mustafa Khaleefah.
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Football freep.com —  When Gholston returned to MSU on Friday to work last weekend’s Spartan Elite camp, he was blown away by the changes. Not just to the improved facilities at Spartan Stadium, which elicited a “whoo!” from the Tampa Bay Buccanneers defensive end, but also by the Spartans’ success that has continued since he was there. “I’m just extremely jealous, to be honest with you,” Gholston said. “I feel like we did have an opportunity to pave the way for everybody else. And they’ve got the ball rolling now. It’s exciting to watch.”
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Football msuspartans.com —  ichigan State offensive guard Brandon Clemons has been granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA, Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio announced on Tuesday. Clemons, who earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology in December 2015, has played in 32 career games. A three-year letterwinner (2013-15), Clemons participated in spring practice and is expected to be a significant contributor on the offensive line in 2016.
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Football mlive.com —  How did a Big Ten title and an appearance in the College Football Playoff affect Mark Dantonio's ranking among college football coaches? That depends on who's doing the rankings. The Sporting News and Athlon Sports both released their annual rankings of Division 1 head coaches on Tuesday, and both included the ninth-year Spartans coach in their top five.
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Football espn.go.com —  Michigan State’s defensive line has been one of the cornerstones of the program’s recent success. This year on the interior, former starter Joel Heath graduated, Damon Knox decided not to return for a sixth season of eligibility, Craig Evans left the team during spring practice and All-America candidate Malik McDowell has been preparing to spend more time at the defensive end position. The Spartans needed some help at defensive tackle, and they found it with Nebraska transfer Kevin Williams.

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Football isportsweb.com —  This season, the offense is replacing three offensive linemen, their top two receivers and the most productive quarterback in school history. With that, there are plenty of options for a breakout offensive player.
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Football mlive.com —  Before he talked about the NFL, Michigan State's success and his own decision to leave school early, William Gholston first wanted to talk about the room he was standing in. After arriving back in East Lansing late last week and participating in a golf outing, Gholston stopped by the media center at Spartan Stadium, opened in the summer of 2014.
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Football mlive.com —  The Spartans earned verbal commitments on Monday night from two 2017 Florida defensive ends. Donovan Winter, of Bishop Moore Catholic in Orlando, announced his commitment to Michigan State on Twitter. He picked the Spartans over reported offers from Michigan, Tennessee and others. "When I was young I wanted to be a Spartan and now I am," Winter wrote. His commitments was followed soon after by a commitment from Lashawn Paulino-Bell, of St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Pompano Beach. Paulino-Bell has a host of reported offers, including from Georgia and Notre Dame.
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Football freep.com —  Jeremy Langford entered the NFL much like he did at Michigan State, hoping to prove himself while stuck behind established stars. It didn’t take him nearly as long to become a pivotal part of the Chicago Bears’ future.
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Football freep.com —  One of the things Dantonio is best known for is his coaching staff’s ability to find an unheralded recruit and turn him into a star. It has happened many times and narrowing it down to a Top 10 was pretty difficult.
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Football onlyfans.cstv.com —  Former Michigan State quarterback Drew Stanton surveyed the well-appointed, state-of-the-art media center in the Spartan Stadium's recently renovated north end zone complex and marveled at the transformation. "We're in my old locker room," Stanton said of the area where he donned his uniform on game days from 2003-06 and which had remained largely unchanged from when Biggie Munn coached the Spartans in the 1950s.
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Football profootballtalk.nbcsports.com —  Defensive end Shilique Calhoun has signed with the Raiders, which leaves them with all seven of their 2016 draft picks under contract. The third-round linebacker agreed to a four-year deal with the team to cross out one item on the team’s to-do list before they get to training camp next month. Calhoun called it “a weight lifted off my shoulders” in a video on the team’s website.

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Football mlive.com —  Kirk Cousins and Drew Stanton both want to be a resource to young Michigan State quarterbacks, and help continue the program's recent pipeline into the NFL. And to the team's most recent NFL hopeful at quarterback, both have encouraging words.
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