Football spartannation.com —  Once again, we find ourselves facing another opponent where my opening line is “The Spartans are truly facing themselves this week.” The Hoosiers offense scheme is dangerous, but their defense is horrible. Decimated by injury at the QB position, the Spartan defense should have a field day.
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Football freep.com —  Always great to get some thoughts from David Woods of the Indianapolis Star, an expert on many things, including Indiana Hoosiers football.
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Football youtube.com —  After losing three of the team's best players from last year to the pros, Coach Tom Izzo is now looking at Branden Dawson, Denzel Valentine, & Travis Trice to be the three that lead MSU this upcoming season.


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Football detroitnews.com —  Matt Charboneau of The Detroit News breaks down Saturday's Michigan State (5-1)-Indiana (3-3) game at Memorial Stadium (3:30 p.m. ESPN/WJR).
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State snuck up on the nation last season, not breaking into the Top 10 of the rankings until December. But that's not happening this year, and it's creating new challenges for coach Mark Dantonio. Dantonio and the No. 8-ranked Spartans (5-1, 2-0 Big Ten) are having to deal with pressures that come with being a favorite to make the College Football Playoff, such as scrutiny at each turn and speculation about the professional futures of its best players.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook has a lot to think about where his immediate playing future is concerned, according ESPN college football analysts Lou Holtz and Danny Kanell.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State had plenty of reasons to want a big game from Lorenzo White on Nov. 14, 1987. The Spartans were a win over Indiana away from clinching a Big Ten title and a berth in the Rose Bowl. And with more than 4,000 career yards, White was making a case for the Heisman Trophy in his senior year.
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Football theonlycolors.com —  With MSU looking to shed its fourth quarter hoodoo this week against Indiana, we sent some questions to Ben R. from SB Nation blog The Crimson Quarry.
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Football freep.com —  Michigan State is trying to put the finishing touches on its football recruiting class of 2015, and several players from Georgia are being targeted. Under coach Mark Dantonio, Michigan State has had tremendous success in the Peach State. First-round NFL draft pick Darqueze Dennard was from Georgia, as are four current players: wide receivers Keith Mumphery and Andre Sims Jr., defensive back Nick Tompkins and defensive end Montez Sweat.
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Football spartannation.com —  The Michigan State Spartans wear their top eight ranking with pride. They should. It is a reflection of the effort and work they put in and the determination of the Big Ten’s best coaching staff. That said, you can’t run from the elephant in the room.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State has had its hands full with Indiana before, trailing in each of the past two meetings before winning both games. The No. 8-ranked Spartans (5-1, 2-0 Big Ten) roll into Saturday's 3:30 p.m. game in Bloomington as a two-touchdown favorite over the Hoosiers (3-3, 0-2). ndiana will reportedly be starting its third-string quarterback, Zander Diamont, a freshman from Los Angeles.
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Football spartannation.com —  When Mark Dantonio arrived in East Lansing, the Spartan Nation was desperate for a bowl game. That was it. They just wanted to start every season with the honest anticipatory expectation that they were going somewhere warm in December or (hopefully) January to see MSU play a football bowl game. Mark Dantonio has stormed past those expectations to where now you can walk away with real “concerns” about double-digit losses on the road in conference play.
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Football detroitnews.com —  One of Michigan State's top remaining senior targets is Minneapolis De La Salle two-way lineman Drayton Carlberg. A 6-foot-5, 280-pound prospect who many schools are recruiting as an offensive lineman, but could potentially wind up on defense as well, Carlberg visited East Lansing on an official visit and saw the Spartans take down Nebraska.
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Football spreaker.com —  Jack and Rico Beard talk Spartan football with MSU director of college advancement and performance, Curtis Blackwell.


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Football statenews.com —  It's been more than seven years since football head coach Mark Dantonio took the job at MSU. With his 100th game approaching against Indiana on Saturday, he reflects on the progress the program has seen since 2007
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Football statenews.com —  On Saturday afternoon, No. 8 MSU won’t only be playing to remain in the College Football Playoff conversation, but for the Old Brass Spittoon. MSU (5-1 overall, 2-0 Big Ten) will travel to Bloomington, Ind. on Saturday to take on the Indiana Hoosiers (3-3 overall, 0-2 Big Ten) in its annual battle for the Old Brass Spittoon. Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m. at Memorial Stadium.
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Football mlive.com —  Mark Dantonio sounded more annoyed than concerned about not knowing which Indiana quarterback his Michigan State defense will face on Saturday in Bloomington when discussing it on his radio show on Thursday night. "It's always the unknown that bothers you a little bit,'' said Dantonio, who will be coaching his 100th game leading the Spartans (5-1, 2-0 Big Ten) in Saturday's 3:30 p.m. game against the Hoosiers (3-3, 0-2).
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Football spartansportsnetwork.com —  Recap of Purdue, Preview of Indiana. Player Interviewed, CB Darian Hicks and OL Connor Kruse
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Football mlive.com —  Detroit brought in a couple tight ends for tryouts, including former Michigan State player Kellen Davis, according to ESPN. Former Raiders tight end Richard Gordon also visited. Davis caught 60 passes for 789 yards and nine touchdowns in his four-year career with the Spartans. He was an All Big-Ten honorable mention as a senior in 2007, and selected by Chicago in the fifth round of the 2008 draft.
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