Football detroitnews.com —  Connor Cook earned Big Ten championship and Rose Bowl MVP honors while leading Michigan State to two straight bowl victories. But the Michigan State quarterback is hardly resting on his laurels. He'll be a senior this fall, and already is putting plenty of expectations on himself and his team — and anything less than a championship will be a huge disappointment.
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Football mlive.com —  Recruiting is never over, it just cycles forward, and Michigan State football had at least three unofficial visitors at Breslin Center on Wednesday night. Donnie Corley, a much-coveted receiver from Detroit's Martin Luther King High School, was among the handful of prospects from the 2016 class seen sitting with MSU players in the student section during the Spartans' 72-66 win over Purdue.
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Football detroitnews.com —  Michigan State may have gotten in with running back Chris Evans at the right time. An elusive, versatile player in the R.J. Shelton mold, Evans received an offer from Indiana during the season, and since then, has accumulated a handful of others. But the sentiment around Indianapolis is that the Ben Davis High junior has still been under-offered.
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Football freep.com —  One of the most intriguing football recruits in Michigan for the class of 2016 is Detroit Renaissance offensive tackle Alaric Jackson. The 6-foot-7, 285-pound Jackson has seen his stock take off this winter and he holds scholarship offers from Illinois, Kansas, Nebraska and Kentucky.
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Football freep.com —  One of the local players that Michigan State is taking a close look at for the class of 2016 is Canton linebacker Jalen Cochran. The 6-foot-4, 225-pound prospect already has multiple offers on the table and is poised to pick up more. "I have offers from Toledo, Miami of Ohio, Iowa, Eastern Michigan and Buffalo," Cochran said. "I am hearing from Michigan State, Purdue, Bowling Green and Michigan. Michigan State shows the most interest."
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Football usatoday.com —  USA TODAY Sports has assembled a talented team of prospects to chronicle their paths to the NFL draft. Today's entry is from Michigan State cornerback Trae Waynes, a first-team All-Big Ten pick and Jim Thorpe Award semifinalist who could be the first cornerback selected.
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Football freep.com —  Michigan State football player Macgarrett Kings Jr. is in trouble with the law again. Kings, who will be a senior receiver in the fall, has been charged with drunken and disorderly conduct and obstructing, resisting, hindering or assaulting a police officer, according to East Lansing 54-B District Court documents. Both are misdemeanors punishable by up to 93 days in jail and $500 in fines.
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Football espn.go.com —  Tuesday's winter workout at Michigan State was an easy day for the coaching staff. Most of the Spartan assistants quietly stalked the outer edge of conditioning drills or watched with crossed arms as their players took over control. Two-thirds of the way through their version of the dreaded annual college football tradition of winter conditioning, Mark Dantonio and the rest of the Michigan State coaches like to hand the reins to the team's new leaders.
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Football mlive.com —  Some NFL general managers at the combine recently supposed that Michigan State's Connor Cook might have been the first quarterback taken in the upcoming draft had he declared himself eligible. Meanwhile, holed up in a meeting room inside the Duffy Daugherty Football Building, Cook was watching last season's video clips and cursing himself.
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Football statenews.com —  Everyone that follows the MSU football team closely certainly knows the last name Bullough but there is another family rapidly spreading roots in East Lansing, the Allen family.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio doesn't toss many verbal bouquets to new players, so when he said signee Cassius Peat had a chance to play as a true freshman, it raised eyebrows. After all, the Spartans bring back five starters front a front seven that led the nation in run defense, and MSU's defensive line is considered one of the deepest and most formidable in the nation.
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Football freep.com —  It was All-American vs. projected first-round pick, Jack vs. Jack, and Michigan State senior Allen was determined to hang with MSU junior Conklin. The anchors of what should be one of college football's best offensive lines in 2015 lined up for the shuttle run at midfield of MSU's indoor practice facility Tuesday, and the 6-foot-3, 295-pound Allen was step for step with the 6-6, 303-pound Conklin.
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Football sportingnews.com —  Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell went on a Twitter rant Tuesday night in which he called out ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. and other NFL Draft analysts. The rant appeared to a response to Kiper's opinion of Michigan State cornerback Trae Waynes. ESPN's Big Ten account tweeted out a link to Kiper's analysis and Bell, a former Michigan State player, retweeted it. After that retweet, Bell went on a tirade about Kiper and his colleague Todd McShay.
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Football feeds.bleacherreport.com —  The Spartans' rise to national prominence has coincided with the construction of a steady pipeline being built between East Lansing and the NFL. Michigan State alums now litter professional football, including three starting quarterbacks last season and the NFL's second-leading rusher.
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Football detroitnews.com —  The start of spring practice is still three weeks away, but that doesn’t mean the Spartans are on vacation. They are in the midst of their winter conditioning program, and Tuesday, went through another of strength coach Ken Mannie’s workouts at the Duffy Daugherty Football Building.
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Football mlive.com —  A handful of former MSU players are going through the Spartans' winter conditioning workouts alongside the current players, taking advantage of celebrated strength and conditioning coach Ken Mannie.
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Football videos.mlive.com —  Connor Cook was the Big Ten's leading passer last season and looks to challenge many of Kirk Cousins' all-time passing marks this season. Cook said he's more comfortable calling audibles at the line now that he has two years worth of starting experience to draw from. Cook will head to California on Saturday to work with renowned QB guru George Whitfield.


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Football mlive.com —  The start of Michigan State's spring football drills is still three weeks away, but the Duffy Daugherty Football Building has been buzzing with activity.
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Football michiganstate.247sports.com —  Sicklerville (N.J.) Timber Creek Class of 2016 wide receiver Cameron Chambers committed to Michigan State in August. The 6-foot-3,195-pound Chambers has a 94.2 rating in the 247Sports Composite. The four-star, No. 5 prospect in New Jersey was the first commitment in the class and joined by Illinois offensive lineman Matt Allen recently. So it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that last week Chambers received an invitation to play in the 2016 U.S. Army All-American Game.
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