16 hours ago

Mike Tressel knows what it’s like calling the plays. Of course, the last time he did that he was calling the offense in 2001 at Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa. Back then, Tressel was the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at the Division III school.

Source: Detroit News

17 hours ago

Few expected the turnaround season from Mark Dantonio and Michigan State’s football program delivered in 2017. Eroding culture and chemistry in 2016. Too many off-field, offseason issues. Too much attrition, and too many young players in prominent positions.

Source: Detroit Free Press

1 day ago

Paul Haynes proposed to his wife, Danita, at the Kellogg Center in East Lansing. Their third child, daughter Kennedy Rose, was born at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing. Haynes’ personal ties to the area were the product of his professional career and stint as a Michigan State assistant coach. He’s now recalling those signature life moments as he’s back with the Spartans after being hired Friday as the team’s new secondary coach.

Source: MLive.com

1 day ago

Michigan State hosted an impressive contingent of 2019 prospects last weekend. One of the players in attendance was Paw Paw offensive tackle Karsen Barnhart. Before the 6-foot-4, 282-pounder left campus, he got some good news from MSU coach Mark Dantonio.

Source: Detroit Free Press

2 days ago

Former Michigan State center Brian Allen will showcase his talents in the 93rd annual East-West Shrine Game on Saturday, Jan. 20 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. The game, which is being televised live on the NFL Network, will start at 3 p.m.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Sitee

2 days ago

An interesting tweak may be coming to Michigan State’s annual spring game. Lights.Nothing is finalized but Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio on Friday said the goal is to have the annual spring game on Saturday, April 7 and hopefully at night with a 5 p.m. kickoff possible.

Source: MLive.com

2 days ago

Michigan State true freshman Lashawn Paulino-Bell was suspended from the team for the Holiday Bowl. The defensive end is now no longer with the program.”Lashawn Paulino-Bell has decided to transfer … so he’ll be at a junior college this year,” Dantonio said Friday after speaking at the Lansing Center during the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association’s annual meeting. “There’s always going to be a little attrition.”

Source: MLive.com

2 days ago

The 2018 season is a ways away but the time of preparation starts now. As Michigan State prepares for 2018, we take a look at the offense.

Source: Spartan Avenue

2 days ago

Mark Dantonio said Friday he has filled one of the three open assistant jobs on Michigan State’s football staff and made official another promotion. Dantonio said Paul Haynes signed a contract to become the Spartans’ new defensive backs coach. Haynes was fired after five seasons as Kent State’s head coach in November, and former MSU assistant Don Treadwell was Haynes’ offensive coordinator with the Golden Flashes.

Source: Lansing State Journal

2 days ago

Michigan State set a program record for the biggest single-season improvement at seven wins with a 10-3 season and loses just three senior starters. The Spartans are slated to return 19 starters on offense and defense, along with a pair of specialists. Here’s an early position-by-position projection for Michigan State’s 2018 depth chart

Source: MLive.com

2 days ago

Clearwater Academy International head coach Jesse Chinchar has had a busy January. Colleges have been coming to see him and calling frequently for defensive end Habakkuk Baldonado, a rare athlete with speed and coordination in a 6-foot-5, 230-pound frame.

Source: Detroit News

3 days ago

If Michigan State’s 2019 in-state recruiting class were complete right now, it still would be one to marvel. And we stand more than a year away from National Signing Day for that group. Four 2019 recruits from Michigan among the 33 ranked in the 247Sports composite have committed to a school. Three have chosen Michigan State. All three — 4-star Belleville (Mich.) cornerback Julian Barnett, 4-star Oak Park (Mich.) quarterback Dwan Mathis and 4-star Walled Lake (Mich.) Western tackle Spencer Brown — rank among the top 10.

Source: Land of 10

3 days ago

Allen (6-foot-2, 302 pounds) was named second-team All-Big Ten three straight seasons and ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. believes Allen can be a late-round pick. “With Brian Allen, just a hard-working overachiever type, my ninth-highest rated center,” Kiper said Thursday. “Probably puts him in the late-round category, a late-rounder (or) priority free agent for Brian Allen.

Source: Detroit News

3 days ago

3 days ago

Two former Michigan State Spartans – Patriots quarterback Brian Hoyer and Vikings cornerback Trae Waynes – are preparing for NFL Conference Championships on Sunday, Jan. 21. Hoyer, a back-up quarterback for New England, will be looking to go to the Super Bowl for the second time with the Patriots. He also was a back-up quarterback on the Super Bowl XLVI team. New England hosts Jacksonville at 3:05 p.m. on CBS in the AFC Championship Game.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

3 days ago

After three days of practices for the annual East-West Shrine Game, Michigan State C Brian Allen and Northern Iowa WR Daurice Fountain, both on the East squad, have left two of the strongest impressions on NFL scouts among more than 100 prospects for the 2018 draft gathered here at the all-star game.

Source: NFL.com

4 days ago

Despite announcements from wide receivers Hunter Rison and Trishton Jackson within days of each other, Michigan State fans have little to no reason to be concerned. This is different. When you have an abundance of talent, some are bound to feel they’re being underutilized. And maybe they’re right.

Source: Land of 10

4 days ago

Michigan State football players are among those in the college football community offering prayers to the Washington State program after the death of Cougars player Tyler Hilinski. The quarterback played against Michigan State in the Holiday Bowl last month. Pullman Police Department officers found Hilinski, 21, in his apartment Tuesday night. Police are calling it a suicide investigation.

Source: Land of 10

4 days ago

Michigan State’s road to redemption this season started at home. The Spartans played their first four games in East Lansing and didn’t venture away from Spartan Stadium until October. That won’t be the case in 2018 as two of Michigan State’s first three games are on the road, including a trip to Arizona State.

Source: MLive.com

5 days ago

Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio and Paw Paw (Mich.) offensive lineman Karsen Barnhart initially thought they could walk through the Breslin Center concourse and out the regular doors.

Source: Land of Ten

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