2 days ago

Bryce Baringer and Jayden Reed will compete this week in front of NFL coaches, scouts and personnel at the Reese’s Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama. Baringer and Reed will practice all week against the top seniors in the nation as they look to improve their draft stock. The week culminates with the 74th annual Senior Bowl on Saturday, Feb. 4 at 2:30 p.m. ET in Hancock Whitney Stadium. NFL Network will provide coverage all week from Mobile and will televise the game live.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

4 days ago

At least four more Michigan State football players facing misdemeanor charges for a skirmish inside the Michigan Stadium tunnel will likely have their cases dismissed in exchange for community service and other conditions, lawyers said Friday.“It’s going to happen outside of court,” said Max Manoogian, an attorney for Angelo Grose. “There is going to be no criminal responsibility whatsoever. There are no admissions being made, no pleas being tendered,”

Source: Detroit Free Press

6 days ago

Michigan State head football coach Mel Tucker has named Diron Reynolds as the program’s defensive line coach. Reynolds, who has more than 25 years of coaching experience both at the NFL and Power 5 levels, previously spent the past seven seasons (2016-22) as the defensive line coach at Stanford. He has coached on multiple championship teams, including winning a Super Bowl ring with the Colts, and has worked with numerous All-Americans, NFL Draft picks and All-Pro players.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

7 days ago

Michigan State has added a strong addition to the 2023 recruiting class with the addition of Tarik Ahmetbasic. The Chippewa Valley standout announced that he was coming to Michigan State as a preferred walk-on through his social media early this morning.

Source: Spartan Tailgate

1 week ago

A month after Michigan State signed its latest recruiting class, the midyear enrollees are officially with the program. The Spartans on Friday announced the addition of eight members of its 2023 signing class along with 11 transfers from the portal, who are all enrolled for the spring semester.

Source: MLive.com

2 weeks ago

His time with MSU football was marred by injuries, but helped him develop resilience. Troup now hopes to make his career mark as an actor.

Source: KAR Public Media

2 weeks ago

Just a few days before leaving home, Cole Dellinger had yet to pack. The 2023 four-star offensive lineman from Clarkston High School who signed with Michigan State in December wasn’t concerned because he didn’t plan on bringing much and it was a short trip. Dellinger was more excited about taking the next step in his life as an early enrollee with the Spartans.

Source: MLive.com

3 weeks ago

Michigan State has added another transfer to their roster, picking up a commitment from Mason Arnold, who has spent the last two seasons at Ohio State as a long snapper. MSU had problems at the long snapper position in 2022, and the staff feels that bringing in Arnold can stabilize the position.

Source: Spartans Wire

3 weeks ago

The award, presented by St. Luke’s Health, recognizes an individual in the world of college football whose notable contributions and positive influence have helped define the ways we enjoy, watch and engage in sports, and whose life is exemplary of a champion through the display of characteristics for which Coach Paul “Bear” Bryant was known, such as integrity, perseverance, determination, and grit.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

3 weeks ago

Seven former Michigan State Spartans – Bengals linebacker Joe Bachie, Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins, Buccaneers defensive lineman William Gholston, Vikings wide receiver Jalen Nailor, 49ers long snapper Taybor Pepper, Eagles cornerback Josiah Scott and Seahawks running back Kenneth Walker III – are preparing for the NFL Playoffs, which start this weekend (Jan. 14-16) with the Super Wild Card round. A total of 17 former Spartans saw action on active NFL rosters this season.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

3 weeks ago

Two Michigan State rookies in the NFL have been busy making names for themselves all season long. Kenneth Walker III led all rookie running backs with over 1,000 rushing yards and Connor Heyward made some truly clutch plays for the Steelers.

Source: Spartan Shadows

3 weeks ago

Jeff Pietrowski is changing schools but staying in the Big Ten. The former Michigan State junior starting defensive end announced his transfer commitment to Wisconsin via Twitter on Monday. It was a quick turnaround after entering the portal on Friday.

Source: MLive.com

3 weeks ago

Nick Samac confirmed what coach Mel Tucker said he expected. The Michigan State senior starting center announced via Twitter on Sunday that he will return to the Spartans in 2023. Samac has one season of eligibility left due to the extra year the NCAA provided athletes in 2020 because of COVID-19.

Source: MLive.com

4 weeks ago

Michigan State football’s most experienced defensive end appears to be leaving the program. A team spokesman Friday confirmed Jeff Pietrowski has entered his name into the NCAA transfer portal. The third-year edge rusher played in 23 games as a Spartan. He suffered a lower left leg injury during the first quarter of the third game of 2022 at Washington and missed the rest of the season, though he was in uniform but did not play at Michigan on Oct. 29.

Source: Detroit Free Press

4 weeks ago

Each year, the best high school football players in the nation are invited to All-American games, whether it be the Under Armour or Army event. This year, Michigan State football had a couple of representatives in the former as Jordan Hall and Stanton Ramil took part in the Under Armour All-American Game. And both four-star Spartan signees drew a ton of praise from scouts and recruiting experts.

Source: Spartan Shadows

4 weeks ago

Mel Tucker appears to have at least one coaching vacancy to fill. Michigan State football defensive line coach Marco Coleman reportedly is leaving to return to his alma mater Georgia Tech, according to a report from rivals.com site JacketsOnline.

Source: Detroit Free Press

4 weeks ago

It appears Elijah Collins’ career at Michigan State has come to an end. The running back from University of Detroit-Jesuit, who was the Spartans’ leading rusher as a redshirt freshman in 2019 before COVID-19 and injuries slowed his progress, has entered the transfer portal, a team spokesman confirmed on Wednesday.

Source: Detroit News

4 weeks ago

Turns out Keon Coleman won’t be playing basketball after all this winter. Coleman will stick with the Michigan State football team for offseason workouts and conditioning after spending the past week practicing with the Spartans, basketball coach Tom Izzo said in a statement Tuesday.

Source: Detroit Free Press

4 weeks ago

Another Michigan State player has decided to explore his options in the transfer portal. Defensive back Tate Hallock, a redshirt junior who has been in the program for four seasons, has entered the portal, a team spokesman confirmed on Monday. Hallock, the son of former Spartan fullback and linebacker Ty Hallock, played in 18 career games, including eight in 2021.

Source: Detroit News

1 month ago

Jayden Reed continues to check the boxes someone in his position wants to be checking. Already invited to the Senior Bowl, which is considered the premier showcase all-star game for senior prospects, Reed now has been invited to the 2023 NFL Scouting Combine, according to a post on his personal Instagram account.

Source: Spartan Tailgate

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