Our Michigan State Football Insider Matt Charboneau joined Ryan and Rico to discuss MSU football with Nebraska coming up this week. Will MSU prove themselves this weekend against a tough Big Ten opponent?
This week, on Impact Izzone, hosts Andrew Hayes and Blake Froling talk the latest news on the recruitment trail. Later, they will each give their take on the status of MSU’s big men following the loss of Adreian Payne.
On the latest episode of Spartan Red Zone, Impact Sports’ MSU football beat writer Bradley Allen fills in for Dan Tyler, and he and Andre Sims chat about the homecoming blowout against Wyoming, and preview the upcoming Nebraska game. Allen talks about why he thinks MSU will play Nebraska again in the Big Ten Championship game, and Sims breaks down the importance of winning their Big Ten opener.
"I don't know if our program's to the point where you ever want to be an underdog and yet we've been picked all over the map, and rightfully so," Izzo said Friday on a Michigan State-themed edition of Numbers Never Lie on ESPN2 "With Payne, Appling and Harris gone there's some holes there, but there's been holes other years we found a way to get back to a final four or either win a Big Ten championship or be right there knocking on the door."
Michigan State has received a verbal commitment from 6-foot-5 shooting guard Matt McQuaid of Duncanville, Texas, a guy who previously committed to Larry Brown and SMU, then decommitted and boiled things down to MSU and Creighton. For the rankings watchers, he's a four-star recruit, ranked No. 71 in the class of 2015 by rivals.com, No. 72 by scout.com and No. 67 by 247sports.com -- which now ranks MSU's 2015 class in the top 10 nationally.
Coming off a commanding 73-14 victory over Eastern Michigan, hosts Dan Tyler and Andre Sims talk about how the Spartans bounced back after a Week 2 loss at Oregon. Sims gives a detailed account on senior Tony Lippett’s leadership amongst the receiving corps, as well as how the defense practiced with a chip on their shoulders during the bye week. Listen to the latest edition of Spartan Red Zone to hear about these topics and more.