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Football thesportsbank.net —  NFL Draft guru Mel Kiper Jr did an ESPN conference call with the nation’s media and the one college program that kept coming up was…Miami? Notre Dame? USC? Nope. Someone from the SEC? No, it was a Big Ten program. Ohio State? Michigan? Neither, it was Michigan State football actually. Yes, the Spartans are loaded with prospects; for both the 2015 NFL Draft and 2016 NFL Draft.
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Football mlive.com —  It was a familiar story for outgoing Michigan State defensive end Marcus Rush at the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl. The numbers didn't necessarily show it, but Rush had a dynamic impact in Team National's 17-0 win over Team American in the all-star game played in Carson, California on Saturday.
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Football mlive.com —  Marcus Rush, Michigan State's all-time starts leader and one of the more prominent heroes of the Cotton Bowl, has been announced as a player in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl game.
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Football detroitnews.com —  Defensive end Marcus Rush, starting in his school-record 53rd game, had a blocked field goal and a half-sack all in the final two minutes of the game. And wide receiver Keith Mumphery, a guy often overshadowed by teammate Tony Lippett, grabbed the winning score on a 10-yard strike from Cook with 17 seconds to play.
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Football mlive.com —  Spartans' fifth-year defensive end Marcus Rush, who expects to be making his program-record 53rd career start, said he can already see the uptick in talent improving the program. "It's changing the program for the better with these more talented guys coming in,'' said Rush, himself a three-star recruit in the Class of 2010. "It's not just the talent of the players, it's our coaches, and how they change them into big-time players.''
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Football freep.com —  Rush entered his senior season known as an underrated player, but after playing his best ball in 2014 as one of the Spartans' most valuable defenders and still getting little recognition for it, that tag means even more. So last week, when Rush was left off the media and coaches All-Big Ten first and second teams — he was honorable mention for a fourth straight time — Calhoun tweeted to him: "You'll always be first team All BIG 10 and first team All American to me. Thanks for the help over the years. #BIGBrother#Dawg"
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Football freep.com —  Rush has been a starter since his redshirt freshman season of 2011, a key part of some of the nation’s top-performing defenses in that time. Defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi has been calling Rush an underrated part of that defense for years now. He’s eighth in MSU history with 33½ tackles for losses and 14½ sacks.
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Football msuspartans.com —  Marcus Rush's keys to longevity are simple. Do your job well and stay healthy, said Michigan State's fifth-year senior defensive end and resident Iron Horse. On Saturday night, against Ohio State in a showdown for first place in the Big Ten East Division, Rush is planning to make his 49th career start, in 50 games, for the Spartans and tie linebacker Eric Gordon (2007-10) and offensive guard Joel Foreman ('08-11) for the school record.
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Football mlive.com —  Rush, a senior defensive end who signed with Michigan State out of Cincinnati's Moeller High School, said the Spartans from Ohio have the same sort of motivation to play the Buckeyes as MSU's Michiganders have against the Wolverines.
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Football detroitnews.com —  Marcus Rush remembers his redshirt freshman camp like it was yesterday. It was late in the summer of 2011, and the Spartans had just come off an 11-win season and a share of the Big Ten championship. For Rush, there were no grand plans of becoming an All-American or taking college football by storm. All the 6-foot-3, 250-pound defensive end from Cincinnati wanted to do was get some playing time.
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Football freep.com —  "Shilique Calhoun and Marcus Rush are playing as good as anybody in the country right now," MSU defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi said of the junior and the senior, both of whom may be in the NFL next fall. "I mean, those two guys, Marcus Rush has been playing good all year. Shilique started off a little slow, but the last two weeks he has been really on point. He's back to where he was, I think."… (Rush), that guy just doesn't make many mistakes. The guy has had a great year. He's played like an All-Big Ten player for all five games."
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Football espn.go.com —  The redshirt senior has had as much success slipping past the spotlight as he’s had slipping past opposing linemen during his long career at Michigan State. “Not a lot of people talk about him. He’s one of those silent but deadly type of guys,” said Shilique Calhoun, Rush’s more boisterous counterpart on the opposite end of the defensive line. “He won’t say much. You won’t know he’s coming, but it happens in an instant.”
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Football youtube.com —  Seniors Travis Jackson, Marcus Rush and Taiwan Jones talk getting past the bye week and the obstacles they'll face against Eastern Michigan.


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Football mlive.com —  Marcus Rush couldn't put his finger on exactly when Saturday afternoon's Oregon game slipped away from Michigan State. But Rush, a senior defensive end who starred with 11 tackles including 2.5 tackles for loss, said it likely was on one of those occasions when Ducks QB Marcus Mariota slipped away from the Spartans' defense at Autzen Stadium.
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Football msuspartans.com —  Marcus Rush owes it all to his big brothers. Like a lion cub taught to pursue prey by roughhousing with its older siblings, the Michigan State defensive end with the self-explanatory last name had no choice but to compete at a very young age.
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Football youtube.com —  Marcus Rush, Shilique Calhoun and Tony Lippett talk about creating an experience at Oregon, the toughness of the Ducks and keeping a level head in a "hyped" game.

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Football theonlycolors.com —  If there was one area where Michigan State drastically improved statistically on defense from 2012 to 2013, it was pressuring the quarterback. Although quarterback hurries can be a nebulous stat, the Spartans had drastically more hurries in 2013 (66) then they had in 2012 (34). This increase in defensive pressure can also be seen in an increase in sacks in 2013 (32) than 2012 (20).
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Football mlive.com —  Should he stay healthy this season, he could finish with at least 52 starts, which according to Spartans coach Mark Dantonio would give him the most in school history. Joel Foreman and Eric Gordon are currently tied for the school record with 49.
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