Bring on the Buckeyes. Despite a sputtering offense, #10 Michigan State and the spectacular Spartans defense grinded out an ugly 14-3 victory over Minnesota on Saturday, remaining perfect in Big Ten play heading into Saturday’s critical showdown with #2 Ohio State for the Big Ten Championship. With the Legends Division crown locked up, the Spartans [...]
While the Nation Talks MSU vs. Ohio State the Humble, Mature and Focused Spartans Only Have Eyes for the Gophers
For the second time in three seasons, Mark Dantonio’s Spartans are in the Big Ten Championship game. With a 30-6 victory over Northwestern on Saturday, Michigan State clinched the Legends Division title and earned the right to play Ohio State in Indianapolis, Indiana on December 7 for the privilege in the Rose Bowl. The feat [...]
Michigan State fans witnessed a rare role reversal on Saturday. Instead of the Spartans’ stout defense bailing out the offense, it was the offense’s onslaught that saved the defense’s subpar day in a 41-28 victory over Nebraska. The MSU defense allowed the Cornhuskers to rack up 392 total yards on offense, yielding 132 [...]
Since returning from a concussion to take the starting reins at quarterback for the injured Michael Vick, Nick Foles has lit up opposing defenses. Following his seven touchdown performance last week against the Raiders, the Eagles’ second-year signalcaller torched the Packers for 228 yards and three touchdowns on Sunday. He completed 12 of his 18 [...]
With His Priorities Right Off the Field, 2014 MSU Football Commit Enoch Smith Keeps Proving Good Things Happen to Good People!
The accolades keep rolling in for Enoch Smith The class of 2014 Michigan State commit continues to bring in awards for his excellent play at defensive tackle in his senior season at Mount Carmel High School in Chicago. The dynamic athlete recently caught up with Hondo S. Carpenter, Sr. on Spartan Nation Radio. Smith revealed [...]
Highly Sought After 2014 RB Madre London Has Made his Choice and Mark Dantonio and the Spartans Are in the Hunt!
One of the best running backs in the country in the 2014 recruiting class could be bound for East Lansing. Madre London told Spartan Nation that, “I made a decision, and will be announcing my choice very soon.” London talked with Hondo S. Carpenter recently on Spartan Nation Radio about his tour of campus during Homecoming [...]
More than a Football Player, the Talented & Humble 2014 DE Football Recruit Darius Slade, “Loves” What Dantonio/Narduzzi doing in East Lansing!
Mark Dantonio has already stockpiled his 2014 recruiting class with three defensive linemen. But he sure wouldn’t mind opening up another slot for one of the most well-rounded defensive end recruits in the nation, Darius Slade. Since Spartan Nation last caught up with the Montclair, New Jersey native four months ago, Slade has visited East [...]
As the leaves turn brilliant colors and begin to fall to the ground, the NFL is in full bloom. With week six of the season nearly behind us, the winners have separated themselves from the bottom feeders, with numerous teams mingling in between. Many Spartans have also distinguished themselves as stars and dependable players. Of [...]
Izzo’s Lone 2014 Commitment Lourawls “TUM TUM” Nairn Was Well Worth the Wait! Against all odds, a skinny youngster from the Bahamas followed his basketball dreams all the way to East Lansing. Emerging from the mean streets of his hometown with exceptional speed and a hard work ethic, Lourawls Nairn worked his way up from [...]
Two former Spartans are beginning to experience significant success in the National Football League, particularly in the Rust Belt. The NFL is TRULY a business and their performance has made NFL betting very interesting. Pittsburgh Steelers running back LeVeon Bell and Cleveland Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer are getting a shot at the starting role at [...]