Football michiganstate.247sports.com —  Mike Panasiuk isn't by any means short on confidence, but the true freshman defensive tackle had a moment early in fall camp when he realized he belonged at Michigan State. Before the Spartans put on full pads and were still in shells, Panasiuk described a play where he drove the center back and met sophomore running back LJ Scott, a guy who's proven he doesn't go down easy, in the backfield.
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Football michiganstate.247sports.com —  As a true freshman quarterback, there's a good chance Messiah deWeaver won't see a single snap in a game this season. While head coach Mark Dantonio has maintained this summer and into fall camp that all four quarterbacks will get an opportunity to compete for the starting job, realistically the three more experienced signal callers are all ahead of deWeaver.
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Football freep.com —  Michigan State’s freshman football class was validated in Champaign, Ill., last year. On Feb. 20, at the State Farm Center, future Spartans Josh King, from Hinsdale (Ill.) South, and Matt Allen, from Hinsdale (Ill.) Central, wrestled in separate high school heavyweight/285-pound divisions and kept advancing in their class.
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Football freep.com —  Donnie Corley got the early ink. The Michigan State freshman receiver arrived on campus in January and tore up the drills and scrimmages in the spring. Cam Chambers joined Corley on campus last winter, too, and spent the spring and summer studying the playbook and showing off the sort of physicality we see in receivers who’ve been around several years. Justin Layne is the speedster. “Fastest guy on the team,” said MSU receivers coach, Terrence Samuel. And Trishton Jackson is the sponge, showing an astute understanding of the offense the first few days of preseason camp. Though he can run, too. And go get the ball. And catch.
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Football detroitnews.com —  Preseason camp can be difficult for any true freshman, which makes the fact Michigan State had eight players enroll early and go through spring workouts all that more beneficial. One of those players was quarterback Messiah deWeaver.
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Football detroitnews.com —  Ever since Donnie Corley arrived on campus at Michigan State, he’s been impressing his coaches and teammates.
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Football msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State football team practiced in full pads for the first time during preseason camp on Wednesday under sunny skies and temperatures reaching 90 degrees. Following practice, Spartan head coach Mark Dantonio gave an update on the team to the media.
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Football michiganstate.247sports.com —  Michigan State freshman inside linebacker Joe Bachie was an early enrollee at MSU in January. Bachie feels having spring ball under his belt is helping him make the transition from high school to college a lot easier.
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Football michiganstate.247sports.com —  Demetrious Cox isn't afraid to admit the obvious. The fifth-year safety understands that the secondary didn't play up to par last season for a Michigan State team that still managed to win its second Big Ten title in three years and play in the College Football Playoffs. But Cox also isn't afraid to say that he's confident this year will be different.
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Football statenews.com —  It’s hard to criticize a team that went to the College Football Playoff last season, but it’s no surprise that MSU’s defense, more specifically the secondary, proved to be the team’s Achilles' heel in the College Football Playoff.
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Football mlive.com —  For Michigan State's "Dream Team 2016", things are getting very real. The Spartans incoming freshman class -- which gave themselves the dream team nickname during the recruiting process -- put on full pads for the first time on Wednesday, on the fifth day of Michigan State's spring camp. It marked the next step in their crash course introduction to college football.
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Football detroitnews.com —  Michigan State put full pads on for the first time Wednesday, and coach Mark Dantonio isn’t wasting any time getting his players acclimated to preseason camp. After four days of shorts and helmets, it’s full go for the Spartans as they continue to work toward the season opener Sept. 2 against Furman.
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Football freep.com —  Five days into training camp, Mark Dantonio and the Michigan State coaching staff are trying to evaluate which freshmen can provide immediate help. But because everything is new to them, it's an inexact science.
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Football isportsweb.com —  This year the Spartans are inexperienced on the entire offense and have little experience beyond the starters on defense. If the worst case scenario occurs for one of these guys, Mark Dantonio may have to wait before going “back-to-back.”
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Football mlive.com —  LJ Scott took the handoff from Connor Cook five yards deep in the backfield. The Michigan State running back cut to his right and absorbed the first hit from Iowa linebacker Josey Jewell at the 3-yard line. Scott kept churning his legs, brushed off a swipe at his thighs, was stood up by a pair of black and gold defenders and then spun his frame clockwise towards the end zone.
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Football mlive.com —  Whenever Demetrius Cooper returns to his neighborhood on the south side of Chicago, he does so with a message. Cooper, a junior Michigan State defensive end, will put on his green and white team gear and go looking for an audience. He might go to a classroom at his old elementary school, find a street corner with some teenagers on it, or to a park with young children.
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Football detroitnews.com —  They want people to believe they’re crazy, not just crazy good, and they’re quite convincing. They have the look, the energy and the attitude, the necessary edge for a Michigan State defense that keeps reloading.
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Football onlyfans.cstv.com —  Rather than dwell on the good old days, the players and coaches at Michigan State's Media Day were unanimously looking forward to the even better times yet to come.
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