Mark Dantonio exited spring practice wanting Michigan State’s defense to discover “22 starters” by the 2019 season began. The Spartans are close. Players like Kalon Gervin and Shakur Brown in the secondary stood out during preseason camp behind the starters, which wrapped up Thursday. Naquan Jones and Jacob Slade appear primed for big backup seasons upfront. Noah Harvey and Ed Warriner competed to be senior Joe Bachie’s understudy — and eventual replacement next year — at middle linebacker.
Source: Detroit Free Press