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Jalen Watts-Jackson and Darien Hicks talk about their careers at Michigan State, funny Coach D stories, favorite MSU memories, and more. They also go in-depth with JWJ about the famous “Trouble With The Snap” play.

Listen to “Ep. 12: Jalen Watts-Jackson & Darien Hicks + MSU Recruiting” on Spreaker.

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Welcome to Inside the Locker Room, with your hosts Brian Mosallam & Jason Strayhorn! We have Michigan State Football Head Coach Mel Tucker joining to discuss the upcoming season.

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The numbers are staggering. Heading into fall camp, 40 of the 118 players (33.9 percent) on Michigan State’s roster weren’t with the team last season. That makes it very difficult to get a feel for the Spartans heading into the start of coach Mel Tucker’s second year leading the program. And it begins with a road trip to Northwestern on Sept. 3.

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Michigan State offensive tackle Jarrett Horst has been named to the Outland Trophy Watch List, the Football Writers Association of American (FWAA) announced on Tuesday.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

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The 2022 recruiting class just got a huge commitment from the 4-star wide receiver wide receiver, who made his announcement on Instagram Monday. The commitment comes just three days after announcing his top five that included Florida, Penn State, Tennessee and Kentucky.

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Kalon Gervin glowed when he learned that Michigan State football coach Mel Tucker hired his high school coach, Thomas Wilcher, to be the Spartans’ director of community and high school relations earlier this month. And the junior cornerback thinks bringing the legendary Cass Tech coach aboard will be a major boost for MSU’s recruiting in Detroit.

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With all of the changes to Michigan State’s roster during the offseason, the biggest question of the spring will still be unanswered when preseason camp begins: Who will be the Spartans’ starting quarterback when they travel to Northwestern on Sept. 3 to open the season?

Source: Detroit Free Press

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Xavier Henderson has a message for the rest of the Big Ten: Just wait until Sept. 3. That’s the day Michigan State kicks off the 2021 season, one that just happens to start with a Big Ten game that also happens to be against Northwestern, last season’s West Division champion.

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Mel Tucker feels the sense of urgency going into his second season leading Michigan State’s football program. “Lots of people tell me, ‘It’s like Year 1 for you.’ No, it’s not Year 1, it’s Year 2,” Tucker said Friday at his first Big Ten media day. “We gotta get this thing moving.”

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Two years ago, Elijah Collins was on top of the world. He was just a redshirt freshman for Michigan State football and he seemed to be a breakout star in an offense that desperately needed one. Collins put up some of the best rushing numbers since Jeremy Langford was in the backfield back in 2014, accounting for 988 yards and five touchdowns, truly breaking out against Western Michigan to steal the starting job from Connor Heyward.

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The annual two-day event, which was canceled last year due to the pandemic, is Thursday and Friday at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. It will be Michigan State second-year coach Mel Tucker’s debut at the event and a chance for him to preview a new-look team following a 2-5 season last year. Tucker will speak on Friday, along with a trio of Spartans in safety Xavier Henderson, wide receiver Jalen Nailor and defensive end Drew Beesley.

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The addition of Mel Tucker also brought in a great mind in offensive line coach and run game coordinator, Chris Kapilovic. Much has been made about his potential impact in taking this team’s run game to the next level, but time will tell.

Source: The Only Colors

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Michigan State junior running back Kenneth Walker III has been named to the Doak Walker Award Watch List, the PwC SMU Athletic Forum announced on Wednesday. The Forum annually presents the award to the nation’s top college running back.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

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Drew Jordan and Kendell Brooks arrived at Michigan State in the dead of winter from the same area in the South, yet miles apart in football experiences.

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Forty-plus days away from the 2021 season, Michigan State has picked up a head-to-head win over a Big Ten program. Three-star defensive end Chase Carter on Tuesday announced his commitment to the Spartans, ending a recruitment that came down to MSU and Iowa. The Minnehaha Academy (Minn.) standout is MSU’s 15th commitment in the class of 2022, and the first defensive lineman.

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Mel Tucker was a defensive back at Wisconsin and his foundation is as a secondary coach. Now heading into his second season as Michigan State’s head coach, he is facing a rebuilding project in the secondary, especially at cornerback.

Source: MLive.com

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