Football detroitnews.com —  Last spring, Darqueze Dennard became the first Michigan State defensive back taken in the first round of the NFL draft since Herb Adderley in 1961. It appears the Spartans won't have to wait another 50-plus years for it to happen again. Cornerback Trae Waynes is almost certain to go in the first round Thursday, with many analysts projecting him as high as No. 11 to the Vikings.
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Women's Golf onlyfans.cstv.com —  Gabby Yurik has qualified to play as an individual in the NCAA Women's Golf Regionals, the NCAA Division I Women's Golf Committee announced Monday night on the Golf Channel.
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Misc. statenews.com —  This season, the Spartans had six former players in the NBA, 23 players in the NFL and 15 in the NHL. That is a well-rounded representation across professional sports. All the more, MSU currently has three players battling in the NBA playoffs and eight in the NHL playoffs. When it comes down to a win-or-go-home scenario, former Spartans have the mentality and experience to thrive.
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Misc. statenews.com —  Whether it is Hollis or not, 2014-2015 has been a record-breaking year for MSU athletics. From cross-country and track senior Leah O’Connor winning the individual mile national championship with an MSU program record-setting time to men’s soccer goalkeeper Zach Bennett setting the record for most shutouts, it has been a year of broken records.
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Football michiganstate.247sports.com —  As Jeremy Langford was in the middle of a running back competition in the fall of 2013, he had a consistent comment about his approach. It was all about getting the four yards at a time. That became his goal with each carry, instead of focusing on finding his way to the end zone on every play, understanding the big runs would come.
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Football mlive.com —  "We lost a couple of stars, Keith Mumphery and Tony Lippett, but there's plenty of talent here, plenty of experience,'' Cousins said. "I don't see receiver being a position of concern going into the fall. It's just a matter of finding out who that star is going to be.''
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Football theonlycolors.com —  Trae made waves at the Combine for this impressive 40 time, but he was almost as impressive on the bench press. Strangely, Trae fared poorly in the 20-yard shuttle, and that's caused some over-thinking which I'll cover later. The major takeaway is that Trae is big and fast, and NFL GMs tend to like big, fast dudes.
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Football mlive.com —  Big Ten 2014 passing leader Connor Cook has found one speed that works for him on the football field — all out, with complete focus and a competitive edge that's razor sharp.
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Football highschoolsports.cleveland.com —  If Berea-Midpark head coach Ray Hradek is right about Joey Bachie, Michigan State is going to be getting one heck of a football player. "He's the best football player I've ever coached in 35 years," Hradek said. "He's the kind of kid where you can verbally explain something to him and he can go out and perform whatever it is you're talking about."
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