Football isportsweb.com —  The Fearsome Foursome, that’s what Mark Dantonio called them on Twitter. Michigan State added 4 top rated defensive lineman the last 4 days in Josh King, Auston Robertson, Mike Panasiuk, and Naquan Jones. All were expected to pick the green and white, and did. Michigan State has a top ten class in all recruiting services, and there is more to come.
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Football isportsweb.com —  With so many players that have significant playing experience being promoted to the starting lineup, we had quite a few options to choose from. Even with that being the case, our choices should not surprise you at all.
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Football mlive.com —  The process for changing Michigan State's football student section was kickstarted on that cold night against Nebraska last October, when the Spartans won a Top 25 game at home in front of a mostly empty southeast corner of the stadium. Eight months later, athletic director Mark Hollis says the school is close to announcing changes to the Spartan Stadium student section before the 2015 season.
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Football nfl.com —  Falcons coordinator Kyle Shanahan, who used to run Washington's offense, recently told ESPN.com's Vaughn McClure that Cousins still has a chance to be a "great quarterback some day." "Kirk's one of the sharper guys I've been around," Shanahan added. "He processes things so fast. He lets it rip. He's as tough as can be."
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Football spreaker.com —  Jack and Tom Crawford talk about MSU's continuing recruiting boom with MSU recruiting analyst for 247Sports Spartan Tailgate premium site, Sean Scherer.



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Football spreaker.com —  Jack and Tom Crawford talk with standout defensive tackle from Evanston Township High School and MSU verbal commitment this afternoon, Naquan Jones, the fourth defensive standout D-Lineman to pledge to the Spartans in the past 72 hours.



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Football msuspartans.com —  On the field, Mike Sadler was a master of his craft and one of the greatest and most productive punters in program history. In the classroom, he achieved an ever rarer feat, becoming the first student-athlete at Michigan State to earn Academic All-America honors four times.
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Football shanahan.report —  Air Force assistant football coach John Rudzinski grew up under two strict rules in Green Bay, Wis., before he left home for the Air Force Academy. But the guidelines were unrelated to military academy preparation. His father, former Green Bay Packers and Michigan State linebacker Paul Rudzinski, and his mother imposed their rulebook as Michigan State graduates. “I had to cheer for Michigan State and cheer against Michigan,” John said. “Those were the two rules in our house.”
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Football mlive.com —  "I've heard so much about coach Dantonio, he's a legendary coach, and coach Burton,'' Jones said, "and with this class coming in, I feel it's the best for me.'' Jones said fellow MSU 2016 commit Messiah deWeaver was the first of the recruits to contact him, but he also heard from others and became a part of the self-named "Dream Team 2016."
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Football btn.com —  A boffo unit with four starters back. Left tackle Jack Conklin is a former walk-on who is primed to be a first-round pick. Center Jack Allen plays with a nasty edge. His brother Brian, a freshman All-American in 2014, is penciled in at left guard with Travis Jackson gone. He’s a future star. The right side of guard Donavon Clark and tackle Kodi Kieler is a wall of flesh for a unit that is well-coached by Mark Staten. The Spartans’ front yielded just 11 sacks last season, the fourth lowest average per game (0.85) in the nation and the best in the Big Ten.
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Football 247sports.com —  There isn’t a coaching staff in the country happier than Michigan State right now when talking recruiting. And there certainly isn’t a position coach more excited than Spartans defensive line coach Ron Burton. It’s been a hell of a four days as Burton has moved up 310 spots to No. 7 in the 247Sports Recruiter Rankings.
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Football michiganstate.247sports.com —  Naquan Jones knew a while ago that Michigan State was where he wanted to go. But on Monday, the Evanston (Ill.) Township defensive tackle made his decision known – one he talked about with coach Mark Dantonio and defensive line coach Ron Burton back in April at the Nike Opening camp in Chicago. “I’ve always had high interest in Michigan State,” Jones said. “They were telling me how they could support me academically and what will happen with me and playing and who is coming in with me.
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Football isportsweb.com —  Michigan State University 2015 football commit Mufi Hunt has had a pretty exciting few days. On Tuesday, his soon-to-be collegiate coach — MSU’s Mark Dantonio — visited him and his family in their last big get together before he starts his two-year mission. On Thursday, he officially graduated from high school. “Things are pretty crazy right now,” he said. “It really hasn’t hit me yet. I still feel like I have school coming up.”
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Football mlive.com —  Some 2,000 miles and 40 hours later, Brian Lewerke plans to pull onto the Michigan State football campus and get an early jump on the rest of his football career Monday afternoon. The Spartans' 2015 quarterback signee from Phoenix, Arizona, told MLive.com Sunday night he made the drive across the country "so I can have everything I need right there'' as he begins conditioning with his new teammates.
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Football mlive.com —  Defensive tackle Mike Panasiuk jumped into Michigan State's 2016 recruiting class with both feet on Monday morning, announcing he plans to sign with the Spartans. Panasiuk, a 6-foot-3, 285-pounder from Lake Park High School in Roselle, Illinois, has been described as a no-nonsense sort of player who embraces contact on every play.
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Football espn.go.com —  So, uh, about that Michigan State decline ... You might remember some of the Chicken Littles who were dumping on the Spartans earlier this offseason. The arrival of Jim Harbaugh at Michigan and Ohio State's continuing dominance were about to squeeze Dantonio's program back to mediocrity, they squawked. Well, that message doesn't seem to be jibing with reality -- or recruits.
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Football mlive.com —  The roster of active NFL players coaching and counseling at Michigan State's elite football camp next Saturday is up to nine with the addition of Chicago Bears tailback Jeremy Langford. Curtis Blackwell, the Spartans' director of college advancement and performance, confirmed to MLive.com in a Sunday text message that Langford will attend.
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Football mlive.com —  Mark Dantonio doesn't waste words, and for those who follow him closely, messages are easily picked out each time he speaks. "You have to move forward with the process,'' Dantonio said during his appearance at RAS camp in Fort Wayne, Indiana, on Sunday. "If you want to be special, look into the future and develop a plan as you go forward."
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Football spartanavenue.com —  On 247Sports, the 2016 self-proclaimed ‘Dream Team’ shot up to No. 7 in the rankings after a No. 10 ranking last week. On Rivals, the Spartans moved up to No. 6 — also three spots from last week. Finally, in Scout‘s list, Michigan State is now No. 6 as well, climbing a couple spots. Expect this class to rise even more with a couple possible commitments on Monday afternoon. Four-star defensive tackle Naquan Jones is considered a MSU-lean and is deciding at 3:00 p.m. ET, four-star LB Jaquan Yulee at 6:30 p.m. ET and four-star DT Mike Panasiuk at 10 a.m. ET.
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Football mlive.com —  Dantonio told the 250 recruits at the RAS camp in Fort Wayne that Michigan State football must "reach higher" after back-to-back seasons ranked in the nation's top five.
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