Football detroitnews.com —  Michigan State has several committed players and top recruiting targets at The Opening, which is taking place at Nike Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon, this week. Through the first part of the week, several future Spartans and potential future Spartans are already making an impact.
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Football detroitnews.com —  Four-star receiver Donnie Corley of Detroit King was proudly wearing a Michigan State cap as he boarded a plane Tuesday morning at Metro Airport to attend The Opening, an elite recruiting camp in Oregon. No, Corley has not yet announced he is going to play for the Spartans. But he did board the plane with that MSU cap on with a handful of other players, including USC-bound five-star linebacker Daelin Hayes of Ann Arbor Skyline, Penn State-bound cornerback Lavert Hill of King, Michigan-bound lineman Michael Onwenu of Detroit Cass Tech, and uncommitted receiver Donovan Peoples-Jones of Cass Tech.
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Football detroitnews.com —  With odds of 25-1 to win the Heisman, Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook is the "best value" pick to claim the prestigious trophy this season, according to Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports.
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Football mlive.com —  "They told me the record, so going in that was my goal,'' said Panasiuk, a 6-foot-3, 290-pounder from Lake Park High School in Roselle, Illinois. "When I got that 40th rep, I was thinking, 'There's no way I can let up.' Then I got to 42, and that last rep was hard, but all the D-linemen around me were screaming in my face, so I had to get it done.''
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Football freep.com —  This has evolved into a position of strength for the Spartans, especially after the way Lyles, a junior, performed in the spring. He has long emphasized improving as a run blocker and appeared to make gains, giving him a better chance to be on the field in various situations. He can be a field stretcher with his speed and hands. Price, a junior, is already one of the Big Ten's best all-around tight ends.
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Football rimingtontrophy.com —  The Rimington Award is presented to the premier centers in each of the following divisions: FCS, Division II, Division III, and NAIA. The recipients of the Rimington Award are chosen by Jason Dannelly, founder of the Victory Sports Network.
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Football johnmackeyaward.com —  The John Mackey Award has released the 2015 John Mackey
Award Preseason Watch List. Given annually to the most outstanding collegiate tight end, the award recipient is selected by vote of the John Mackey Award Selection Committee and the 2015 John Mackey recipient will be announced on December 9, 2015 and then presented live on
December 10, 2015 at The Home Depot College Football Awards Red Carpet Show on ESPNU.
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Football mlive.com —  Most of the quarterbacks competing at the Elite 11 were ranked as four- or five-star prospects, but Messiah deWeaver has proven recruiting experts wrong by emerging among the top 18 in the nation.
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Football usatodayhss.com —  In this entry, we get an introduction to the camp from Huber Heights Wayne (Dayton, Ohio) quarterback Messiah deWeaver.
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Football isportsweb.com —  The Michigan State football team has had winning seasons for five consecutive years, while seemingly doing better each year than the next, with 2012 being the exception. Each season, before the year begins, one of the worlds largest sports betting sites — Bovada — comes out with its predictions on how many games each team will win.
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Football cbssports.com —  After zero first round picks over a 10-year span (2004-13), Michigan State has produced a top-25 selection each of the last two years with cornerbacks Darqueze Dennard (2014) and Trae Waynes (2015). And for the first time since the early ‘90s, there is an above average chance that the Spartans will have three straight years with at least one first rounder with several Michigan State prospects that are highly though of among NFL scouts for the 2016 class.
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Football freep.com —  Chase Goodbread of nfl.com writes: "The Spartans will be tough on defense once again, and quarterback Connor Cook will be a steady, veteran presence in close games. MSU will be strong on the line of scrimmage, especially offensively, and pass rusher Shilique Calhoun will harass Big Ten quarterbacks all season."
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Football maxwellfootballclub.org —  The Maxwell Football Club today announced its watch lists for the 79th annual Maxwell Award and the 21st annual Chuck Bednarik Award. The Maxwell Award, named in honor of Robert W. "Tiny" Maxwell, has been given to America's College Player of the Year since 1937. The Bednarik Award has been presented to the College Defensive Player of the Year since 1995.
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Football mlive.com —  The opening of "The Opening" produced precisely the sort of hype Nike was hoping for on Monday, with the 18 quarterbacks spotlighted by OregonLive.com and Bleacher Report. Michigan State 2016 commit Messiah deWeaver was one of the five "QBs Who Blew Up Day 1 of the Elite 11," according to Bleacher Report writer Michael Felder, a former defensive back at North Carolina.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State 2017 wide receiver commit Hunter Rison has gotten accustomed to being the son of a celebrity. In fact, the rising junior at Ann Arbor Skyline High School says he embraces the challenge of following in Andre Rison's footsteps at Michigan State.
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Football isportsweb.com —  Being loaded at so many positions means that maybe the weakest group for this team could be the strongest elsewhere. With that out of the way, we give you our weakest position groups for the upcoming football season.
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Football louisvillesports.org —  The Louisville Sports Commission today named R.J. Shelton among 44 multi-talented college football players to the 2015 Watch List for the Paul Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse. The Paul Hornung Award, now in its sixth season, is given annually to the most versatile player in major college football by the Louisville Sports Commission and football legend and Louisville native Paul Hornung, the Golden Boy.
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Football mlive.com —  Messiah deWeaver's name figures to come up a lot during the Elite 11 competition in Oregon this week, as the Michigan State 2016 QB commit been the MVP at Nike camps in suburban Chicago and Los Angeles en route to The Opening camp.
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Football mlive.com —  The first time Larry "LJ" Scott touched the football in a high school game, Hubbard faced a second-and-8 at its own 18-yard line against Poland Seminary High School. "We ran a toss right,'' said Ron Fox, the offensive coordinator at Hubbard. "LJ made four kids miss, cut back to his left, and made another four kids miss and ran it 82 yards for a touchdown. And Poland is not a slouch team.''
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Football theonlycolors.com —  This year reminds me a little bit of 2009, when A.J. Jimmerson, Caulton Ray, Glenn Winston, Ashton Leggett, Edwin Baker, Larry Caper, and Andre Anderson were all competing for time following the departure of Javon Ringer. That was a strange group, and so is the one competing for time now. There's the talented freshman (Scott), the talented guy with legal trouble (Williams) and then a mixture of somewhat similar guys who haven't distinguished themselves yet (Holmes, London, Harrell, Owens).
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