Football freep.com —  From linebacker to fullback to defensive tackle to defensive end – Lawrence Thomas has made the move outside after a breakout junior season in the middle of Michigan State's defensive line. That's not to say today's spring football depth chart revelation means Thomas is locked in as an end in the fall. But his versatility and the Spartans' depth inside explains why he is listed in the No. 1 end spot vacated by Marcus Rush and across from Shilique Calhoun.
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Football freep.com —  Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin has been a frequent visitor to Michigan State pro day in recent years. He went in 2013, when the Steelers took running back Le'Veon Bell in the first round. He went last year, when Darqueze Dennard was a first-round pick. And he went last week to watch cornerback Trae Waynes.
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Football mlive.com —  Quarterback prospect Messiah deWeaver told MLive.com on Tuesday that he's planning an unofficial visit Michigan State this weekend. The four-star prospect (Rivals.com) from Wayne High School in Dayton's Huber Heights school district said he has 15 scholarship offers, and he hears from recruiters by phone or through social media channels most every day.
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Football onlyfans.cstv.com —  Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio previewed spring practice at a press conference on Tuesday inside the Breslin Center. Dantonio talked about his philosophy on spring practice, the leadership from the senior class, and the mindset of the team following back-to-back top-five finishes in 2013 and 2014.
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Football detroitnews.com —  "We're here to stay. And I think that's something we've got to constantly say to our football team and preach to it -- you're going to be measured on what you do next. And there's basic expectations now from our players who have left and from Spartans in again, that we need to continue to raise our level of play."
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Football msuspartans.com —  Michigan State, which capped off an 11-2 season with a dramatic 20-point comeback win over No. 4 Baylor in the 2015 Cotton Bowl Classic, begins its ninth spring practice under head coach Mark Dantonio on Tuesday, March 24. The Spartans will conclude their 15 spring practices with the annual Green-White Spring Game on Saturday, April 25 at 2 p.m. in Spartan Stadium. The spring game will be televised on BTN.
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Football isportsweb.com —  Today kicks off the start of Spring Practice for the Michigan State football team. In advance of Mark Dantonio’s press conference marking this great day, MSU athletics released the spring depth chart along with some notes. There are not too many surprises from the depth chart but there are a few items of note.
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Football isportsweb.com —  While the men’s basketball team is getting ready for it’s fourth straight appearance in the Sweet Sixteen, there’s some other big news in the world of Michigan State athletics – the beginning of spring football practice. The Spartans will start their first of fourteen practices before their fifteen and final practice, the Green and White Spring Game, which will take place April 25 at Spartan Stadium.
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Football freep.com —  Dantonio announced that running back Delton Williams was suspended indefinitely after he was charged with brandishing a firearm, a misdemeanor. He announced only that receiver Macgarrett Kings Jr. will be punished internally after Kings was arrested Feb. 28 for kicking an East Lansing parking vehicle, then resisting arrest.
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Football mlive.com —  Coach Mark Dantonio opened his ninth year of spring football drills at Michigan State on Tuesday expressing aspirations to build on what he feels is a strong foundation.
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Football espn.go.com —  Dozens of current Michigan State players gathered at the team’s indoor practice facility last week to watch their former teammates on pro day, eager for their chance to get back on the field as well. The extended winter conditioning sessions, which stretched well into March for the Spartans, are finally over and it’s time to bring out the footballs again. Head coach Mark Dantonio has always used perceived slights to motivate his team through the offseason.
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Football mlive.com —  Staten, who was with the Cincinnati Bengals (1993) and New England Patriots (1994) during a brief NFL career, said he had four reconstructive surgeries on the knee along with five arthroscopic procedures. "They said I'll be ready to roll in about two weeks,'' Staten said at MSU's pro day last Wednesday, navigating the Duffy Daugherty football building with a cane.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State opens spring football drills today with plenty of reasons for optimism but also some questions. The Spartans have been a top 10 preseason pick for the 2015 campaign in the early-bird polls coming off the program's first back-to-back top five finishes since 1965-66. The program features 24 seniors and an incoming signing classes with potential impact players.
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Football statenews.com —  When you think of some of the biggest named players to come out of Michigan State as of late you think of running back Le'Veon Bell, quarterback Kirk Cousins, cornerback Darqueze Dennard and cornerback Trae Waynes. These guys have more in common than their former team, they all happen to be lower-end mostly two-star recruits.
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Football mlive.com —  It's been a bumpy offseason for the leading returning receiver in what Michigan State receivers coach Terrence Samuel refers to as his "frequent fliers club,'' so there's probably no one looking forward to the start of spring drills more than Macgarrett Kings Jr. Discuss »
Football bleacherreport.com —  A combined record of 24-3 over the past two seasons should help head coach Mark Dantonio's cause, as should the return of multiple players who could have otherwise entered the NFL draft. Michigan State will have its work cut out for it this season, but a strong spring could go a long way toward securing a third consecutive successful season for the Spartans.
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Football freep.com —  Michigan State starts spring football practice Tuesday and ends it with the April 25 spring game at Spartan Stadium. Joe Rexrode looks at five story lines for the Spartans this spring.
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Football freep.com —  "It would be nice," said Michigan State's Jeremy Langford, who is from Wayne and attended Westland Glenn. "Hometown, my family could go see me whenever. So that would be good because they've been watching me since I was playing as a little kid."
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Football mlive.com —  "I feel like I'm in the mix, (and) I feel like I'm a great running back,'' said Langford, who has been projected as anywhere from a third-round pick to a sixth-round pick. "Every year, I felt like I got better, and the sky is the limit for me.''
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