Dantonio: This is a two a day practice this Monday. Hondo: Mark could you update us on Connor Kruse post scrimmage please? Dantonio: Obviously he was injured a little bit, but I do not talk about the injuries if they are not season ending and it’s not season sending. He’ll be back, he’ll be O.K. [...]
Batman (Jack Conklin) and Bane (Shilique Calhoun) Working Together to Take Michigan State Football To New Levels of Success
Offensive linemen and defensive linemen are natural enemies. The two positions attract men of similar stature, but they have completely different goals. Offensive linemen wish to protect the quarterback, while defensive linemen wish to sow chaos in the backfield. That’s part of the reason why the relationship between Michigan State defensive end Shilique Calhoun and [...]
The Spartans return 46 letterwinners from last season’s Rose Bowl and Big Ten Championship team. EAST LANSING, Mich. – After a record-breaking season in 2013 that featured 13 wins and Rose Bowl and Big Ten Championships, Michigan State enters 2014 ranked No. 8 in the Preseason Associated Press Poll, released Sunday, Aug. 17. It marks [...]
Answering your Michigan State Football Questions and Emails… Hondo, I was fascinated to hear your explanation of “THE PLAY” from the Rose Bowl that Kyler Elsworth made. I have not heard that broke down like you did and I only caught the last 30 seconds. Could you explain it again in your Q/A article and [...]
Defense Holds On To Defeat Offense in Second Preseason Michigan State Football Jersey Scrimmage, 33-28
Defense Holds On To Defeat Offense in Second Preseason Jersey Scrimmage, 33-28 Darien Harris records an interception and six tackles, including a 2-yard loss, to lead the defense. EAST LANSING, Mich. – The defense held on to defeat the offense, 33-28, in the second jersey scrimmage of preseason camp Friday at [...]
Mark Dantonio Updates the Spartan Nation With The Latest Information on the Michigan State Football Program
Mark Dantonio: Going into the day before the scrimmage I think thus far summer camp has been good, banged up a little bit like everybody and we’re in the dog days sort of so everything is the same almost every day except change of pace, change of situation. I’ll just take questions. Q: Thought of [...]
Michigan State QB Connor Cook Talks About Several of his offensive teammates, the progress of the offense & More!
Michigan State QB Connor Cook Talks About Several of his offensive teammates, the progress of the offense and More! Cook: Going back from the season we had and the chemistry we built last year and then bringing it into spring and going into fall camp it’s just great. Knowing where guys are going to be [...]
Michigan State Head Coach Mark Dantonio gives you the latest Update on the Spartans from Camp today!
Michigan State Head Coach Mark Dantonio give you the latest Update on the Spartans from Camp today! Dantonio: I thought our guys had the opportunity to sit back and evaluate themselves a little bit yesterday (Sunday) and they had some time in the evening with their coaches as well. So that was a positive. We [...]
Celebrated Spartan Defense Gets Nasty When Michigan State DC Pat Narduzzi Turns the Dawgs To Vipers with Shilique “THE FREAK” Calhoun
Football is often described as art in motion. If that is true, then Michigan State defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi is an artist. Year after year, the veteran coach has sculpted dominant defenses at MSU. With the help of his assistants, Narduzzi has combined his great recruiting skills with his brilliant football mind to build a [...]
Spartan Nation Exclusive: Mark Dantonio Goes Back to Texas For Big Time Offensive Line: Tyler Higby!
The Michigan State football program had not brought in a recruit from Texas since 2007. In the span of two weeks this July, two Texans committed to MSU. Enticed by the “No Fly Zone,” West Mesquite cornerback Josh Butler decided on MSU first, on July 21. Tyler Higby, a standout offensive lineman [...]