Football mlive.com —  Michigan State two-time All-American center and team captain Jack Allen has reached an agreement to sign with the New Orleans Saints, according to the school's football Twitter account. Allen is one of a number of Spartans' seniors headed to an NFL training camp via the free-agent route after the conclusion of the 253-pick draft.
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Football recruitingnewsguru.com —  In a Recruiting News Guru exclusive interview, I sat down with Lombardi to get the inside scoop on his commitment and what led him to pick the Spartans over the Hawkeyes.
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Football freep.com —  Players recruiting other players worked well for Michigan State’s class of 2016, and now a possible pass-catch combo of the future for the Spartans is starting things up for 2017. Ann Arbor Skyline receiver Hunter Rison committed to MSU for a second time on Thursday, and on Friday he was at MSU for an unofficial visit from West Des Moines (Iowa) Valley High quarterback Rocky Lombardi. Lombardi was resolved to throw many future passes to Rison by the time he headed home.
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Football espn.go.com —  The only returning starter on a defensive line flush with youth and talent, McDowell must lead the way. He shined in moments as a true freshman two years ago, then grew into a star last season, earning first-team All-Big Ten honors from ESPN.com. The next step for McDowell? An All-American and perhaps the top defensive player in the league as a junior. If not the best, McDowell might just as easily rate as the Big Ten’s most important defender in an MSU title chase.
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Football isportsweb.com —  As the Michigan State Spartans try to make the leap to become a consistent elite program they will begin to face the tough task many top teams do every offseason, losing their top coordinators. One year removed from the departure of Defensive Coordinator Pat Narduzzi the Spartans saw a small setback in defensive dominance, but really how important was Narduzzi?
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Football nfl.com —  The Browns and 49ers have held private workouts with Michigan State QB Connor Cook, according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport. The Browns hold the No. 2 overall pick in the draft, and need a quarterback arguably more than any team in the NFL.
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Football spreaker.com —  Jack and Carlton Valentine are joined by MSU All-American, NFL All-Pro and father of Hunter Rison, a second-generation recruit.




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Football mlive.com —  "David looks awesome, and he's working hard," Offensive line coach Mark Staten said. "David is (like former MSU player) Dan France in that he spent a year on the defense. Danny spent two seasons on the defense, and then he came over to the offensive line.
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Football statenews.com —  With MSU head football coach Mark Dantonio and the players usually in the spotlight, many people, including MSU director of football technology Matt Harper, do not always receive notoriety for their work..
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Football freep.com —  The three-star quarterback picked Michigan State over offers from eight other schools, including Iowa and Iowa State. “They produce quarterbacks probably better than any program in the country right now,” he said.
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Football mlive.com —  Quarterback Rocky Lombardi, from West Des Moines, Iowa, announced his verbal commitment to Michigan State via his Twitter account on Sunday afternoon. Lombardi, a three-star prospect ranked seventh in the state of Iowa according to 247Sports, received his scholarship offer from the Spartans last Monday and was on campus for an unofficial visit on Friday.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State could be on the verge of its first consensus top 20 recruiting class under coach Mark Dantonio with the signing of 4-star defensive end Auston Robertson last week. Three of the four recruiting services have the Spartans in the top 20 of the 2016 team rankings, with ESPN yet to have updated its team rankings with the addition of Robertson.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State will hold its first spring scrimmage today, and there's a very good chance there will be a lot of action out of players wearing the No. 9. Safety Montae Nicholson wears the number on defense, while midterm freshman receiver enrollee Donnie Corley wears it on offense.
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Football mlive.com —  EAST LANSING — Michigan State could be on the verge of more verbal commitments, the spring football recruiting push on with top prospects criss-crossing the nation on unofficial visits. Quarterback Rocky Lombardi of Valley High School in West Des Moines, Iowa, picked up a scholarship offer from the Spartans on Monday and is expected to attend MSU's limited spring scrimmage today.
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Football michiganstate.247sports.com —  Michigan State's recruiting momentum continued in a big way on Friday, as Hunter Rison recommitted to the Spartans during a visit to campus. The 2017 Ann Arbor (Mich.) Skyline wide receiver informed the coaches he is ready to follow in the footsteps of his father, former MSU and NFL wide receiver Andre Rison, and made his commitment again to MSU.
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Football spreaker.com —  Jack and Tom Crawford talk with Curtis Blackwell, MSU's third-year director of college advancement and performance, a former high school coach at Detroit King and Mackenzie, director of the Sound Mind, Sound Body camp for nine years, on football recruiting and trends
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Football mlive.com —  Hunter Rison described the feeling of his re-commitment to Michigan State on Friday as "refreshing," explaining how the Spartans have made him feel more at home than any of the other schools competing for his services. "Michigan State set a high standard, treated me like family from day one," said Rison, a 4-star receiver prospect in the 2017 class from Ann Arbor Skyline High School. "Throughout all of the other offers, no college or schools showed the consistent love like the Spartans, and that speaks volumes, so I'm sold on this commitment."
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Football detroitnews.com —  When an All-American center who started 47 games heads off to the NFL, it creates quite the void in an offensive line. That’s why Michigan State offensive line coach Mark Staten is spending plenty of time this spring tinkering will all of his parts, coming up with the best combination, after the loss of Jack Allen. That might even mean fifth-year senior Kodi Kieler, who has started 19 games at tackle, moving to the middle.
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Football spartannation.com —  When you are Mark Dantonio, your record itself speaks volumes. Anyone can look at past records and see the success. What most people don’t see is how Dantonio has made millions of dollars with his ability to get those amazing records because he knows how to develop talent.
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Football mlive.com —  Jack Camper, 6-5, 230 pounds, said Michigan State took note of him while recruiting his older brother, Blake, and the Spartans followed up to the extent that he decide to make an unofficial visit last month. "I just felt at home, and the coaches are genuine, they didn't try to wow me with anything, like 'oh the size of our stadium is this, or our fan base is so big,' " said Camper, who 247Sports rates as a 3-star prospect. "It's 'this is what we have, we produce results, and we win,' and all of the people there are phenomenal."
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