Football mlive.com —  Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio will only speculate that his 2016 senior class is the most talented of his tenure. As Dantonio said last week, he's not ready to "anoint" anyone. The record books will ultimately tell the story, as far as what the Spartans can accomplish as a team in 2015, and where the players end up in the 2016 NFL draft.
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Football michiganstate.247sports.com —  In the past few months of the NFL Draft process, Kurtis Drummond consistently heard the same thing. The former Michigan State safety was likely to go anywhere between Round 2 and Round 6 was the word. So as the final day of the draft – Rounds 4-7 – arrived Saturday, he woke up hopeful.
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Football michiganstate.247sports.com —  Michigan State had four players drafted, but plenty more are landing opportunities to head to camps after going undrafted on Saturday.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio preaches "Faith, Family and Football,'' and on Saturday night, departing team captain Kurtis Drummond applied the Spartans' team philosophy.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State had its second-largest NFL draft class of the Mark Dantonio era, with four Spartans among the 256 players selected between the 32 teams.
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Football msuspartans.com —  Michigan State fifth-year senior wide receiver Keith Mumphery has been selected by the Houston Texans in the fifth round (No. 175 overall) of the 2015 National Football League Draft on Saturday, May 2. Mumphery becomes the fifth Spartan wide receiver to be drafted in Mark Dantonio's first eight seasons as head coach.

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Football msuspartans.com —  Michigan State fifth-year senior and 2014 Big Ten Receiver of the Year Tony Lippett has been selected by the Miami Dolphins in the fifth round (No. 156 overall) of the 2015 National Football League Draft on Saturday, May 2. Lippett becomes the fourth Spartan wide receiver to be drafted in Mark Dantonio's first eight seasons as head coach


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Football freep.com —  Tony Lippett is taking his talents to South Beach. Miami took Michigan State's Lippett in the fifth round of Saturday's NFL draft with the 156th overall pick, the Dolphins' last in the 2015 draft. The team announced him as a cornerback. He will join former MSU teammate Dion Sims in Miami.
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Football freep.com —  That phone call, the one he's waited for his whole life, might not come for Arthur Ray Jr. He's well aware of that. The NFL draft is far from a certainty, as many of his former Michigan State teammates learned last year. And he's far from a sure bet to make it to the league, even as a free agent.
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Football msuspartans.com —  Michigan State fifth-year senior running back Jeremy Langford, who closed out his collegiate career with a school-record 10-straight 100-yard rushing games, has been selected by the Chicago Bears in the fourth round (No. 106 overall) of the 2015 National Football League Draft on Saturday, May 2. Langford becomes the fourth Spartan running back to be drafted in Mark Dantonio's first eight seasons as head coach.


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Football mlive.com —  Tony Lippett couldn't sleep, Mike Sadler wants to keep his phone line cleared, and Jeremy Langford, Taiwan Jones and Kurtis Drummond are huddled with close friends and family. It's the third day of the NFL draft, and outgoing Michigan State seniors can only watch and wait for their names to be called when the draft resumes at noon from Chicago (TV: ESPN, NFL Network).
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Football mlive.com —  After seven rounds and 256 picks in the NFL draft, the moving and shaking will begin on the free-agency circuit. Michigan State figures to have a handful of those free-agent signees this evening. Players like receiver Keith Mumphery, punter Mike Sadler, defensive end/linebacker Marcus Rush, linebacker Mylan Hicks, tailback Nick Hill and offensive lineman Travis Jackson might be better off as free agents than draftees.
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Football mlive.com —  Jones matured and became more focused each year at Michigan State, accepting a challenging move to middle linebacker as a senior that should benefit him in the NFL. Jones' physical tools are obvious, and teams would be correct to assume he has a higher ceiling.
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Football mlive.com —  Drummond carries himself like a pro on and of the field, and his high football I.Q. and tremendous work ethic suggest he'll adjust quickly to whatever scheme he gets drafted into. Drummond had the best vertical leap (39 1/2 inches) among the safeties at the NFL combine, and he plays the ball in the air well. The targeting rule seemed to hurt Drummond, who was much more of a hitter and headhunter before the rule came into effect.
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Football freep.com —  The second day of the NFL draft was quiet on the Michigan State front, after cornerback Trae Waynes went No. 11 in Thursday's first round to the Minnesota Vikings. No Spartans went in the second or third round. But Saturday should see some activity when the draft concludes with rounds 4-7. And the most likely MSU player to go next is running back Jeremy Langford, whom ESPN analyst Mel Kiper rates as the No. 1 running back still available and No. 9 overall player available.
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Football freep.com —  Mark Dantonio is used to giving speeches to college students, but the room will be a bit larger than normal on May 10. Dantonio will give the commencement address to MSU's College of Education at 3:30 p.m. that day at Breslin Center, MSU announced today.
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Football spartanavenue.com —  Heading into the recruiting long-haul, class of 2016 three-star athlete from Ohio Jonah Morris is happy to have been offered by one of his top schools: Michigan State. The Spartans offered the up-and-coming prospect on Wednesday and they’re hoping to get a commitment from the two-way player in the near future.
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Football mlive.com —  Cornerback Trae Waynes became the highest draft pick of the Mark Dantonio era at Michigan State on Thursday night when Minnesota selected him with the 11th overall pick.
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Football freep.com —  Trae Waynes gave a one-word response when asked whether he can hold up physically against bigger NFL receivers. "Yep." Minnesota general manager Rick Spielman summed up his pick of Waynes in five. "Everything we were looking for," Spielman told reporters, shortly after the Vikings took the former Michigan State cornerback in the first round Thursday with the No. 11 overall pick.
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