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LETTER: ‘Thank you’ to MSU from former defensive back Trae Waynes

LETTER: ‘Thank you’ to MSU from former defensive back Trae Waynes

Long time readers of Spartan Nation know that we have always heralded the character of Trae Waynes as much as his talent.  Going back to his time in high school.  Today he did something that once again demonstrated it.  CLICK HERE TO ENJOY!

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Michigan State Head Coach Mark Dantonio Signs Best Class Since His Arrival After Back to Back Top Five Finishes

Michigan State Head Coach Mark Dantonio Signs Best Class Since His Arrival After Back to Back Top Five Finishes

Mark Dantonio the MSU head football coach signed his best class since his arrival in East Lansing to be head coach and his elation couldn’t be contained today.  Here is the entire transcript of his thoughts on every player and on many issues around Spartan Football. COACH DANTONIO: We watched probably about 80 snaps there, [...]

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Answering your Michigan State Football Questions and Emails…

Answering your Michigan State Football Questions and Emails…

Answering your Michigan State Football Questions and Emails…   Hey Hondo, So what was the best thing about this year’s Cotton Bowl? Your new appreciation for Texas cuisine? Spartan fans want to know. Yours Texas Rick I love Texas, Rick and any time I get to eat at Pappasittos it is a good day. With [...]

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Spartans Announce Football Series With BYU

Spartans Announce Football Series With BYU

Spartans Announce Football Series With BYU   MSU kicks off the home-and-home series with the Cougars on Oct. 8, 2016, in Spartan Stadium.       EAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State Athletics Director Mark Hollis announced Wednesday, Jan. 21 that the Spartans have signed a contract for a home-and-home football series with BYU. The [...]

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Allen, McDowell Named FWAA Freshman All-Americans

Allen, McDowell Named FWAA Freshman All-Americans

Allen, McDowell Named FWAA Freshman All-Americans   Offensive lineman Brian Allen contributed at three different positions as a true freshman, while first-year defensive lineman Malik McDowell recorded 15 tackles, including 4.5 for losses.       EAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State offensive lineman Brian Allen and defensive lineman Malik McDowell have been named to [...]

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Spartan Football Announces Spring Football Start Date and Spring Game/Youth Clinic Date

Spartan Football Announces Spring Football Start Date and Spring Game/Youth Clinic Date

Spartan Spring Football practice kicks off on March 24 and the Spring Game/Youth Clinic is set for April 25 at the High Cathedral of the Spartan Nation: Spartan Stadium.

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Mark Dantonio asks, “Who was the Cotton Bowl MVP?” Hungry Michigan State Football Looks for More!

Mark Dantonio asks, “Who was the Cotton Bowl MVP?” Hungry Michigan State Football Looks for More!

Mark Dantonio asks, “Who was the Cotton Bowl MVP?” As Michigan State Football Looks for More! When the offensive and defensive MVP awards were handed out at the Cotton Bowl both winners were from Baylor. You can’t argue that the winners had great games, but that is highly unusual considering Baylor LOST the game. It [...]

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Spartans Head Coach Mark Dantonio In Last Cotton Bowl Press Conference Talks Game Strategy & More

Spartans Head Coach Mark Dantonio In Last Cotton Bowl Press Conference Talks Game Strategy & More

COACH DANTONIO: First of all, I just want to thank the Cotton Bowl for having us here. This has been a tremendous experience for us.   As a university, as a program, our players have had an outstanding time as well as our football family, football staff, wives and administration.   Also, I want to [...]

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Baylor Bears Head Coach Art Briles Thinks Cotton Bowl Opponent Michigan State: “One of the top Five, Six Teams in America!”

Baylor Bears Head Coach Art Briles Thinks Cotton Bowl Opponent Michigan State:  “One of the top Five, Six Teams in America!”

COACH BRILES: It has been a great week. And it is show time. The thing about bowl weeks, it’s kind of a challenge to you mentally, our players, our coaches to stay focused and keep a high energy level.   But our guys have maintained that, and the Cotton Bowl certainly made that easier to [...]

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Michigan State Coaches & Players Have Baylor on Their Mind Ahead of the Cotton Bowl

Michigan State Coaches & Players Have Baylor on Their Mind Ahead of the Cotton Bowl

QUESTIONS FOR HEAD COACH MARK DANTONIO   COACH DANTONIO: It’s a pleasure to be here at the Cotton Bowl. It has been very exciting all week. I can’t tell you what our hospitality has been like. It is an unbelievable experience for our players, coaches, families. And looking forward to a great challenge on Thursday [...]

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