Football freep.com —  Price, Gleichert, Lyles and veteran Paul Lang make up the top four, with Dylan Chmura active as a redshirt freshman but also getting a look at fullback in the spring. If the progress Lyles made as a run blocker in the spring can continue, MSU’s offense will benefit because his presence on the field won’t be a dead giveaway anymore
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Football detroitnews.com —  As he enters his 20th season, Mannie has become a leader in his field and now runs an entire department, one that includes far more than a GA nobody could ever find. A staff of six work full time for Mannie, three on football. He also has a graduate assistant and two interns. “Our program has blossomed,” Mannie said. “It’s literally a strength and conditioning department as opposed to that guy over there, that Mannie guy all by himself.”
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Football statenews.com —  MSU football head coach Mark Dantonio gave his Twitter followers a glimpse of the Spartan Stadium renovations earlier today. The $24 million renovation to the north end zone of the stadium, scheduled to be completed before the start of the 2014 season, includes new locker rooms, a media center, a training room and recruiting lounge.
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Football detroitnews.com —  Last season Michigan State ranked second in the nation in total defense (252.2 yards) and third in scoring defense (13.2 points). Not good enough for the experts at ESPN Stats & Information. They say the Spartans, based on statistical analysis, won’t have one of the top 10 defensive units (pay site) in 2014.
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Football mlive.com —  Felton Davis III cut his list of 10 schools to one on Monday, the second day of his unofficial visit to Michigan State, explaining that "everything just clicked.'' A 6-foot-3, 179-pound Class of 2015 receiver out of Highland Springs, Va., Davis made his verbal commitment to play football for the Spartans on Monday night.
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Football mlive.com —  There are plenty of reasons for optimism with the Michigan State football team, but the one thing the Spartans figure to do best is stop the run. That's where every championship level defense starts, and that's why coordinator Pat Narduzzi likes to say it all starts up front.
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Football freep.com —  Several talented players will be vying to crack the rotation. Is Arnett really ready? Is AJ Troup healthy after a knee injury cost him the 2013 season? Will Monty Madaris make a move? And then there are veterans such as Andre Sims Jr. and young players such as Trey Kilgore, Tres Barksdale and Matt Macksood.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State's "No Fly Zone" added a new patrolman of sorts on Monday night when Class of 2015 cornerback Josh Butler, from Mesquite, Texas, made a verbal commitment to the Spartans. Butler, 5-foot-11 and 175 pounds, is ranked as the No. 31 cornerback in the nation by 247sports as well as the No. 47 player in Texas and 338th-rated player in the nation.
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Football mlive.com —  Receiver Felton Davis III from Highland Spring, Va., has made a verbal commitment to Michigan State, MLive.com has learned. Davis is a 6-foot-3, 175-pounder who has a composite national ranking of 615 from 247sports, which also rates him the No. 77 receiver in the nation and the No. 21 player in the state of Virginia.
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Football cdn.stationcaster.com —  Jim Comparoni of SpartanMag.com joins Huge to talk about the 2014 Spartan Football team.


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Football db.lsj.com —  As it looks ahead to the college football season, ESPN will be televising what it viewed as the top 25 games from the 2013 season. Michigan State had two games make the list – its Rose Bowl victory over Stanford and its win over Ohio State in the Big Ten Championship Game.
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Football freep.com —  Michigan State recently announced that ESPN commentator and former Detroit Free Press sports writer Jemele Hill will be the grand marshall for the homecoming parade, Sept. 26 in East Lansing.
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Football mlive.com —  Former Michigan State consensus All-American cornerback Darqueze Dennard began training camp with the Cincinnati Bengals today with the same mindset he carried with the Spartans. "What I have to do is be consistent and be the paler I was at Michigan State, and have no drop off,'' Dennard said on Sunday night's "Press Pass" show on Lansing's Fox 47 WYSM. "I'm very excited; I'm living a dream I've had since I was a kid, and I'm able to play a sport and get paid for it.
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Football m.espn.go.com —  Say what? The team that lost Bullough and Allen is still ranked first here? No, we haven't completely lost our minds. We just believe in the talent on hand -- and especially defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi's ability to mold it into something special.
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Football mlive.com —  t's no secret that offensive line play is at the root of any good offense, and with the start of Michigan State football's fall camp less than two weeks away it's worth a look at the Spartans' big uglies. State stayed relatively healthy on the offensive line last season and that led to the type of chemistry a team needs up front of compete for championships.
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