Football spartansportsnetwork.com —  Get to know Michigan State football alum and current Spartan Sports Network's football analyst Jason Strayhorn like never before as we discuss Spartan football and the upcoming NFL Draft.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State could be on the verge of its best NFL draft class of the modern era, with as many as five outgoing Spartans selected in the first five rounds according to Walterfootball.com mock draft. The outgoing class of seniors finished its career as the winningest in MSU history, scoring 43 wins in addition to winning two Big Ten titles and two New Year's Six bowls, including the Rose Bowl.
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Football espn.go.com —  The praise from Michigan State’s coaching staff started the week Donnie Corley arrived on campus. Head coach Mark Dantonio introduced the Detroit native and the Spartans’ newest play-making option at receiver back in January by saying he expected the rookie to make an immediate impact on the field this fall.
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Football 247sports.com —  The Cleveland Browns are targeting Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook in the first round according to Alex Marvez of Fox Sports. In Marvez's scenario, the Browns would trade back from No. 8 overall. Cook has not commonly been found in the first round of mock draft projections despite being considered the top prospect prior to the 2015 season.
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Football mlive.com —  Darien Clemons, a 2017 prospect who plays running back and linebacker in Piqua, Ohio, announced his commitment to Michigan State on Twitter on Tuesday night.
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Football isportsweb.com —  Michigan State football has always been know for developing players that weren’t highly recruited. The coaching staff has done it again as they have found a hidden gem at linebacker in Andrew Dowell.
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Football freep.com —  Fans got their first glimpses Saturday of Brian Lewerke and Messiah DeWeaver, the two newcomers in Michigan State’s quarterback competition. Both flashed their talents, which could have them competing for the Spartans’ starting job for years to come. And both displayed their youthfulness and inexperience during the Green and White spring scrimmage.
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Football freep.com —  Line play was the biggest area the Spartans’ defensive coaches wanted to see progress this spring, Tressel said. However, MSU played its spring game with a depleted front four.
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Football freep.com —  Lansing State Journal sports producer Dan Kilbridge, LSJ sports writer Chris Solari and LSJ columnist Graham Couch break down MSU's Green & White scrimmage on both sides of the ball. Who stood out in the Spartans' QB competition? How did the new defensive players perform? And what does the reported record crowd say about Mark Dantonio's program?



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Football espn.go.com —  Dantonio said, like he has many times before, that his program is built on players biding their time, paying their dues and then getting their chance to shine as seniors. He’s got faith that the same results will follow this year despite losing such a large group.
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Football spartanpodcast.com —  “It reaffirms what you’re trying to do,” Spartans football coach Mark Dantonio tells Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis on MSU Today in discussing his players and other Spartan athletes being recognized at MSU Athletics’ annual Academic Excellence Gala. “It can’t be all about football.
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Football mlive.com —  Aaron Burbridge came a long way at Michigan State, from a hyped-up freshman who didn't know all the plays his first season to team MVP on the nation's No. 6-ranked team. Burbridge was voted the Spartans Most Valuable Player after a senior season that saw him win Big Ten Receiver of the Year honors, his clutch catches against Oregon and Iowa helping make the difference in those pivotal victories over top 10-ranked teams.
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Football mlive.com —  Mark Dantonio won't tell you that Tyler O'Connor is the starting quarterback for the Spartans. But O'Connor will, though not necessarily directly. O'Connor's confidence is as unmistakable as you would expect from a fifth-year senior who has patiently waited his turn.
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Football freep.com —  Terry had a shaky start early, going 3 of 8 for 27 yards in the first half. It included another too-long deep pass to senior Shelton and another throw that was low and behind tight end Josiah Price. “Damion needs to continue to be consistent throwing the football,” quarterbacks coach Brad Salem said. “He has the ability to make some big plays with his legs. But his knowledge has come a long way, his understanding and comfort. It’s just we want to see more consistency from him.”
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Football freep.com —  Michigan State’s quarterback competition exists only because the coaches haven’t technically declared a starter. And because doing so before August would be counterproductive to a position group that’s better off attacking the summer on edge. But senior Tyler O’Connor is the Spartans’ starting quarterback. It’s his to lose on Saturdays this September. And based on the public data at hand — one Saturday in April, following one incredibly poised showing in Columbus last November — he’ll be MSU’s quarterback in October.
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