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There’s a significant difference between playing true freshmen two years ago and this season. The NCAA adopted a new rule in 2018 that allows players who appear in four games or fewer in a season to take a redshirt for the year. The Spartans played nine true freshmen in 2018 but only three burned their redshirt. Of the 15 first-year players Michigan State used this season, seven burned their redshirt for the year.

Source: mlive.com