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Football freep.com —  "It was a life moment," Dantonio said. "I think when Brad Salem recruited him (out of Kenosha, Wis., he) saw a guy and looked into the future on him. And so I wanted Brad to be there, he had been a big part of his life since he's been at Michigan State. And Harlon Barnett really helped develop him and really, day in, day out, he's in that meeting room with Harlon, coach Barnett. I wanted him to be there as well. So for all of us, it was a moment we wanted to be able to stand back and say: 'Wow, here we are.'"
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Football freep.com —  The Bears selected Michigan State star Langford early in Saturday's fourth round, one of three Spartans to be taken during the third and final day of the NFL draft. Tony Lippett went to the Miami Dolphins as a cornerback and wide receiver Keith Mumphery to the Houston Texans, both taken in the fifth round.
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Football michiganstate.247sports.com —  By the time next year’s NFL Draft rolls around, it will have been 16 years since Michigan State had two players picked in the first round. It is a streak that likely would have ended in the 2015 NFL Draft, but when Connor Cook and Shilique Calhoun elected to come back for their senior seasons, it left cornerback Trae Waynes as the lone first-rounder.
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Football freep.com —  Connor Cook could be a top-10 pick, while Shilique Calhoun, Jack Conklin also could be first-rounders next year
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Football michiganstate.247sports.com —  In the past few months of the NFL Draft process, Kurtis Drummond consistently heard the same thing. The former Michigan State safety was likely to go anywhere between Round 2 and Round 6 was the word. So as the final day of the draft – Rounds 4-7 – arrived Saturday, he woke up hopeful.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State had its second-largest NFL draft class of the Mark Dantonio era, with four Spartans among the 256 players selected between the 32 teams.
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Football msuspartans.com —  Michigan State fifth-year senior wide receiver Keith Mumphery has been selected by the Houston Texans in the fifth round (No. 175 overall) of the 2015 National Football League Draft on Saturday, May 2. Mumphery becomes the fifth Spartan wide receiver to be drafted in Mark Dantonio's first eight seasons as head coach.

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Football msuspartans.com —  Michigan State fifth-year senior and 2014 Big Ten Receiver of the Year Tony Lippett has been selected by the Miami Dolphins in the fifth round (No. 156 overall) of the 2015 National Football League Draft on Saturday, May 2. Lippett becomes the fourth Spartan wide receiver to be drafted in Mark Dantonio's first eight seasons as head coach


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Football freep.com —  Tony Lippett is taking his talents to South Beach. Miami took Michigan State's Lippett in the fifth round of Saturday's NFL draft with the 156th overall pick, the Dolphins' last in the 2015 draft. The team announced him as a cornerback. He will join former MSU teammate Dion Sims in Miami.
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Football msuspartans.com —  Michigan State fifth-year senior running back Jeremy Langford, who closed out his collegiate career with a school-record 10-straight 100-yard rushing games, has been selected by the Chicago Bears in the fourth round (No. 106 overall) of the 2015 National Football League Draft on Saturday, May 2. Langford becomes the fourth Spartan running back to be drafted in Mark Dantonio's first eight seasons as head coach.


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Football mlive.com —  Tony Lippett couldn't sleep, Mike Sadler wants to keep his phone line cleared, and Jeremy Langford, Taiwan Jones and Kurtis Drummond are huddled with close friends and family. It's the third day of the NFL draft, and outgoing Michigan State seniors can only watch and wait for their names to be called when the draft resumes at noon from Chicago (TV: ESPN, NFL Network).
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Football mlive.com —  Jones matured and became more focused each year at Michigan State, accepting a challenging move to middle linebacker as a senior that should benefit him in the NFL. Jones' physical tools are obvious, and teams would be correct to assume he has a higher ceiling.
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Football mlive.com —  Drummond carries himself like a pro on and of the field, and his high football I.Q. and tremendous work ethic suggest he'll adjust quickly to whatever scheme he gets drafted into. Drummond had the best vertical leap (39 1/2 inches) among the safeties at the NFL combine, and he plays the ball in the air well. The targeting rule seemed to hurt Drummond, who was much more of a hitter and headhunter before the rule came into effect.
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Football freep.com —  The second day of the NFL draft was quiet on the Michigan State front, after cornerback Trae Waynes went No. 11 in Thursday's first round to the Minnesota Vikings. No Spartans went in the second or third round. But Saturday should see some activity when the draft concludes with rounds 4-7. And the most likely MSU player to go next is running back Jeremy Langford, whom ESPN analyst Mel Kiper rates as the No. 1 running back still available and No. 9 overall player available.
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Football mlive.com —  Cornerback Trae Waynes became the highest draft pick of the Mark Dantonio era at Michigan State on Thursday night when Minnesota selected him with the 11th overall pick.
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Football freep.com —  Trae Waynes gave a one-word response when asked whether he can hold up physically against bigger NFL receivers. "Yep." Minnesota general manager Rick Spielman summed up his pick of Waynes in five. "Everything we were looking for," Spielman told reporters, shortly after the Vikings took the former Michigan State cornerback in the first round Thursday with the No. 11 overall pick.
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Football msuspartans.com —  Waynes is the second No. 1 pick selected from Michigan State under ninth-year head coach Mark Dantonio. He followed by a year, former defensive backfield counterweight Darqueze Dennard, who was chosen 24th overall by the Cincinnati Bengals. It's the first time the Spartans have placed cornerbacks in the opening round of back-to-back drafts and only the sixth time that's happened in the NFL. Waynes is also the highest-drafted cornerback in Minnesota franchise history, though he refused to characterize his rise from Bradford, where he wasn't even MSU's primary target, in terms of rags-to-riches.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State tailback Jeremy Langford figures to be on the edge of his seat when the NFL draft continues at 7 p.m. tonight with Rounds 2 and 3 from Chicago. Two running backs were selected in the first round on Thursday night, Georgia's Todd Gurley at No. 10 and Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon at No. 15, and that could signal that NFL teams are once again placing a higher value on the position.
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Football mlive.com —  Lippett has been projected as high as the third round or as low as the fifth round by various recruiting analysts at different times in the process, with ESPN analyst Mel Kiper Jr. projecting him as a fourth-round pick.
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