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Mel Tucker spent the past week making recruiting visits around the country, and Michigan State’s second-year head coach hadn’t yet met with his team when he hopped on a Peach Bowl video press conference Sunday evening. Just a few hours after the bowl assignment became official, Tucker said none of the Spartans had communicated their intent to skip the Dec. 30 game against Pittsburgh.

Source: Spartan Tailgate

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No. 10 Michigan State will play No. 12 Pittsburgh in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl on Thursday, Dec. 30 at 7 p.m. in Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, the College Football Playoff committee announced on Sunday afternoon. The game will be televised on ESPN as part of the New Year’s Six.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

3 days ago

Gravely, a 6-foot, 210-pounder from Glenville High in Ohio, did not play this season. In August, during preseason camp, coach Mel Tucker said Gravely was “not participating in team activities.”

Source: Detroit News

4 days ago

Turnovers. Turnovers. Turnovers. For all the good No. 22 Michigan State basketball has shown early in the season and in Wednesday’s 73-64 win over Louisville, the drumbeat of too many giveaways continues to dominate. That’s the bad news.

Source: Detroit Free Press

4 days ago

The Michigan State Spartans added to the program’s 2022 recruiting class on Wednesday after picking up two preferred walk-on commitments in offensive lineman Devin Runnels and punter Ryan Eckley.

Source: The Only Colors

4 days ago

Michigan State junior running back and Heisman Trophy candidate Kenneth Walker III has been named one of five finalists for the Walter Camp Player of the Year Award – the nation’s fourth-oldest college football honor – the Walter Camp Football Foundation announced on Thursday afternoon.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

5 days ago

Michigan State junior running back and Heisman Trophy candidate Kenneth Walker III has been named the Big Ten Ameche-Dayne Running Back of the Year, the conference announced on Wednesday afternoon. Walker is the first Spartan to win the award, which started in 2011 and is named after Wisconsin’s Alan Ameche and Ron Dayne.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

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The official bowl game announcements will come out on Sunday, but that doesn’t mean we can’t start looking ahead to what the experts are projecting for Michigan State. Here is where the major outlets have Michigan State heading for the postseason after they finished the year 10-2

Source: Spartans Wire

6 days ago

Michigan State redshirt freshman linebacker Cal Haladay has been named a Freshman All-American by The Maxwell Football Club. Haladay, who appeared in four games on special teams in 2020, emerged as a starting linebacker during preseason camp and went on to start 11 of 12 games this season for the No. 11/13 Spartans.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

6 days ago

Fifth-year senior defensive end Jacub Panasiuk was a second-team All-Big Ten performer as voted by both the league’s coaches and media, while senior safety Xavier Henderson and redshirt junior defensive tackle Jacob Slade picked up third-team honors from the media. Punter Bryce Baringer and return specialist Jayden Reed were consensus second-team All-Big Ten picks in those roles.

Source: Spartan Tailgate

6 days ago

Following a 30-27 victory over Penn State last Saturday to wrap up the regular season, the Michigan State football team moved up one spot to No. 11 in this week’s College Football Playoff Top 25.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

6 days ago

After leading Michigan State to a school-record eight-game turnaround, Spartan head coach Mel Tucker has been named the Big Ten Coach of the Year by both the coaches and media, the conference announced on Tuesday afternoon. In just his second year in East Lansing, Tucker became the earliest Spartan coach to record 10 victories in a season.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

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The school on Monday made public details of Tucker’s 10-year, $95 million contract extension, making him among the highest paid coaches in college football. If MSU fires Tucker at any point during the life of the deal, the school will owe him 100% of his salary, unless the firing comes with cause (because of a crime, NCAA violation or moral, in which the school would owe nothing.)

Source: Detroit Free Press

7 days ago
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7 days ago

Mel Tucker hit gold with Kenneth Walker III. Michigan State football’s coach is hoping to do the same with Jalen Berger. The Spartans landed a pledge from the Wisconsin transfer running back for next season. The 6-foot, 205-pound Berger made his announcement Monday afternoon on Twitter.

Source: Detroit Free Press

7 days ago

For the second day in a row, a Michigan State defensive back has hit the transfer portal. Graduate senior cornerback Emmanuel Flowers has entered his name in the portal, following redshirt junior Michael Dowell who entered the portal on Sunday.

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1 week ago

Following a 30-27 win over Penn State in the regular-season finale at Spartan Stadium, the Michigan State football team moved up one spot to 11th in the latest Associated Press Poll that was released on Sunday afternoon. The Spartans remained 13th in the USA TODAY/AFCA Coaches Poll.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

1 week ago

Michael Dowell, a redshirt junior safety who played in all 12 games this season for Michigan State, has entered the NCAA transfer portal. The 6-foot-1, 215-pound Dowell is sixth on the team in tackles this season with 40, which includes two tackles for loss, though he’s made just six in the last four games. He had one tackle in Saturday’s 30-27 victory over Penn State. He also has three pass breakups.

Source: Detroit News

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