Football nj.com —  "Nick and I were freshman together at Michigan State, we both redshirted that year and got to know each other very well," Cousins explained on a conference call Wednesday. "We've followed each other from a distance ever since." The pair will meet at Lincoln Financial Field Sunday afternoon for the first time both as starting quarterbacks in the NFL since they were involved in a position battle to back up Brian Hoyer at Michigan State.
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Football mlive.com —  Prior to Oregon going up two scores on Michigan State, the Spartans handed the ball to Jeremy Langford on roughly two-thirds of their first down plays with him on the field. Langford gained 4 yards or more only three times out of the 14 first-down handoffs he took against the Ducks.
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Football spartansportsnetwork.com —  Will Tieman gets Coach Dantonio's thought about Saturday's opponent, Eastern Michigan


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Football isportsweb.com —  With the Oregon game in the rearview mirror, the Michigan State football team enters a fairly easy two week stretch to wrap up its non-conference schedule. The Spartans will take on in-state opponent Eastern Michigan this weekend, followed by Wyoming the following weekend before starting Big Ten play the first weekend of October.
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Football mlive.com —  “It was kind of the end of the third quarter when we stalled out on our run game,” left guard Travis Jackson said. “As an offensive line we take full responsibility for that up front and we’re really focused on finishing our blocks every play, taking each play at a time, we’ve just got to focus in and get every play done.”
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Football msuspartans.com —  Carl "Buck" Nystrom didn't know it at the time, but from 1951-56 he was being groomed as an emissary for Michigan State football of the future. Today, the member of MSU's newest Hall of Fame class is an ambassador for the Spartans' storied past.
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Football mlive.com —  Demetrius Cooper took the first step in his Michigan State career this past offseason when he went from three-star recruit to one of the program’s most promising young players with strong practices and a standout spring game performance. Now, his coach is challenging the redshirt freshman defensive end to make the next step by turning that potential into on-field production.
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Football mlive.com —  Linebackers coach Mike Tressel gave an honest assessment of the Spartans' defense and indicated the staff anticipates the team will respond from its shortcomings.
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Football freep.com —  Carl "Buck" Nystrom joins five others in the MSU Athletics Hall of Fame tonight, and if you haven't heard much about Nystrom before this, know two things.
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Football freep.com —  One of the top players still on the 2015 recruiting board for coach Mark Dantonio and the Spartan staff is LB/DE Cassius Peat of Corona Del Sol High School in Tempe, Arizona. The Michigan State coaches are looking forward to having a chance to host him on an official visit.
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Football msuspartans.com —  It's often said that nothing good ever comes from a loss. But what if during a 20-minute stretch of an especially high-profile defeat, you were arguably the best team in America, as Michigan State was two weeks ago at Oregon? And what if you've been through this drill before and came back even stronger?
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Football statenews.com —  Pound-green-pound has been the mentality head coach Mark Dantonio has built the program around since joining MSU’s sidelines in 2007. However, through the first two games, the normally reliable running game has been a cause for concern in East Lansing.
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Football spartannation.com —  Coming off the 46-27 loss at Oregon and subsequent bye week, the Spartans return home Saturday for a date with Easter Michigan at high noon on the Big Ten Network.
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Football msuspartans.com —  Flozell Adams never intended to be an absentee Spartan. After leaving Michigan State in 1998, he wanted to be an active participant, occasionally partaking in the events and trips that alums use to maintain their bond with alma mater. But, a little thing called a 13-year All-Pro National Football League career, first and foremost with the Dallas Cowboys, got in the way. Adams returned for the annual MSU football alumni golf outing every spring he could, but it just wasn't the same.

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Football isportsweb.com —  After a bye week that saw the Michigan State Spartans football team sitting out last Saturday, football in East Lansing is set to resume as the Spartans will take on Eastern Michigan at home Saturday afternoon.
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Football statenews.com —  MSU fans might not know much about the coach who will be on the opposite sideline of head coach Mark Dantonio, but Eastern Michigan head coach Chris Creighton has been said to mirror Dantonio's off-the-field personality. Both coaches spoke at the Sound Mind Sound Body camp in Detroit this past June, and Dantonio said he was very impressed with Creighton.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State right guard Connor Kruse could be back in the Spartans lineup as early as next week, according to offensive line coach Mark Staten. Kruse, a 6-foot-5, 325-pound senior, has been out since suffering a leg injury in Michigan State’s Aug. 16 scrimmage.
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Football spartansportsnetwork.com —  Will Tieman and Coach Dantonio talk about Senior Receiver Tony Lippett
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Football statenews.com —  Current MSU football players had the week off this past weekend, but a number of former Spartans carried on the program’s flag with impressive games in the NFL. Four former Spartan quarterbacks saw playing action in the NFL this past weekend, all of which leading their respective teams to victories.
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