Football foxsports.com —  On Saturday, eighteen Michigan State Spartans will walk on the field at Spartan Stadium for the final time as college football players. MSU's game against Rutgers marks the last home game of the season, and the senior class will be recognized in a pregame ceremony for its contributions to the football program since stepping foot in East Lansing.
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Football freep.com —  Mark Dantonio is pulling in $5.6 million this year, making him the second-highest-paid college football coach in the country, according to a new database compiled by USA TODAY Sports. Dantonio trails only Alabama's Nick Saban, who is making $7.2 million in 2014. Dantonio's pay is inflated by a $2-million stay-bonus that kicked in when he remained on the job through Jan. 15, 2014. That bonus was put in place in 2011. Dantonio got a raise this summer, bumping his salary from just less than $2 million
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Football statenews.com —  Senior year is an emotional time for any college student, whether they are on the field or in the stands at Spartan Stadium during fall Saturdays. For running back Nick Hill, his time in college will culminate Saturday when No. 10 MSU (8-2 overall, 5-1 Big Ten) takes on Big Ten newcomer Rutgers (6-4 overall, 2-4 Big Ten) for senior day.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State commit Khari Willis of Jackson Lumen Christi finished his standout high school career with 412 rushing yards in his team's 27-26 regional final loss to Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central. Willis's performance came on 50 carries with two touchdowns and shattered the school record he previously held.
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Football freep.com —  Calhoun — whose 15 sacks are ninth all-time in MSU history — isn't ready to make that decision just yet. Any thought of his future, he said, won't take place until after the season. And in the present is his present: that chance to face his home state school he followed as a kid and a number of guys he has played against growing up a short drive away down the Garden State Parkway.
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Football detroitnews.com —  Senior Day is tough on a head coach, especially for Michigan State's Mark Dantonio, who on Saturday will watch potentially the winningest senior class in school history play its final game at Spartan Stadium.
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Football freep.com —  Mark Dantonio wants the Big Ten to get a team into the College Football Playoff, even if it is not Michigan State representing the conference. On Tuesday, Dantonio said he would "absolutely" love it when asked whether he would like to see Ohio State get into the inaugural four-team playoff. The seventh-ranked Buckeyes defeated the No. 10 Spartans, 49-37, on Nov. 8 at Spartan Stadium.
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Football collegefootball.ap.org —  Michigan State senior running back Jeremy Langford played multiple positions early in his career, bouncing around in erratic fashion. Now he's the most consistent running back in the Big Ten.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State moved up from No. 12 to No. 11 in the College Football Playoff selection committee rankings released Tuesday night on ESPN2.
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Football freep.com —  "Really when we took him, we looked at him and said the guy can return punts, so he's got great ball skills," Dantonio recalled Tuesday of Bell, who prepped at Madison High in Groveport, Ohio, near Columbus. "The guy was a dynamic player at linebacker. (Coaches said) we'll take him as a tailback, but I know if it doesn't work, he can still play linebacker. That's why we took him."
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Football freep.com —  Mark Dantonio wants the Big Ten to place a team into the College Football Playoff, even if it's not Michigan State. Dantonio on Tuesday said he'd "absolutely" love it when asked if he would like to see Ohio State get into the inaugural four-team playoff. The seventh-ranked Buckeyes defeated the No. 10 Spartans 49-37 on Nov. 8 at Spartan Stadium.
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Football mlive.com —  Mark Dantonio's not exactly sure what these re-tooled bowls of the previously designated "BCS" level are called -- he's prone to refer to them as "Power Six," but he knows he wants Michigan State to play in one. The "selection committee bowls" are four of the six bowls in the College Football Playoff rotation that do no feature a semifinal matchup, and as the No. 10-ranked team in the nation, the Spartans would be destined for one if the season were to end today.
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Football impact89fm.org —  The guys are tired after a long weekend out in Maryland, but Dan Tyler, Bradley Allen and Andre Sims give you another episode of Spartan Red Zone! The three talk about their experience in Maryland last Saturday on and off the field.
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