WEST LAFAYETTE – In what appeared to be a deja-vu of Michigan State’s near collapse against Nebraska, the MSU defense was forced to stop Purdue in the final minutes, holding on to a one-possession lead for dear life.
WEST LAFAYETTE – Connor Cook has connected with six different receivers in the first half at Purdue, throwing for 179 yards and two touchdowns. The No. 8 Spartans lead the Boilermakers 24-17 at halftime. Tony Lippett leads the way for receivers with five receptions for 119 yards and a touchdown, while Josiah Price added a touchdown of his own. Read More…
On this episode of Spartan Red Zone, host Dan Tyler is joined by beat reporter Bradley Allen again to talk more Spartan football following the victory against Nebraska and preview Saturday’s game in West Lafayette, Indiana against Purdue.
On the latest edition of Spartan Red Zone, Dan Tyler, Andre Sims and Brad Allen discuss the Spartans’ Big Ten opening win over Nebraska.
Sims gives the scoop on how the team prepared for the game, as well as how the team reacted when the Huskers made it close in the fourth quarter.
Tyler gives students tips on how to stay at the game longer and each guy gives their thoughts on the poor showing at the student section. Read More…
No. 10 Michigan State had several chances to put this one away early. They had more chances to put it away late. After failing to put the nail in the coffin, No. 19 Nebraska nearly stole an upset victory in East Lansing.
With 5:47 to go in the fourth quarter, the Spartans sat comfortably on defense with a 27-9 lead. Quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. threw a pass and safety Kurtis Drummond jumped in the air to get his hands on it – he had a clear path to the end zone. Read More…
Despite three turnovers, No. 10 Michigan State leads No. 19 Nebraska, 17-0, at halftime.
Connor Cook threw an interception on Michigan State’s first drive to Nebraska defensive end, Randy Gregory. In the second quarter, running back Jeremy Langford lost a fumble and wide receiver MacGarrett Kings Jr. muffed a punt. Read More…
Michigan State is set to face Nebraska for the fourth time in four years tomorrow, and it will be Mark Dantonio’s fourth time facing Nebraska in his career. Although it will only be their fourth meeting, Nebraska has quickly become a staple opponent for the Spartans in Big Ten play.
Hosts Dan Tyler and Bradley Allen welcome Eric Bertrand, sports editor at the Daily Nebraskan, to the latest episode of Spartan Red Zone.
Bertrand gives a bit of insight on the Huskers team, who is currently 5-0 and ranked No. 19 in the nation. Read More…
No more cupcake games for the Spartans.
After scoring 73 points against Eastern Michigan, and 56 points against Wyoming in back-to-back weeks, the red-hot MSU offense will see their first conference action against the Nebraska Cornhuskers, who are ranked no. 19 in the AP Poll, and no. 17 in the USA Today Poll. Read More…
On the latest episode of Spartan Red Zone, Impact Sports’ MSU football beat writer Bradley Allen fills in for Dan Tyler, and he and Andre Sims chat about the homecoming blowout against Wyoming, and preview the upcoming Nebraska game.
Another explosive offensive performance by the Michigan State Spartans led to a 56-14 win in their homecoming game against Wyoming. The Spartans finished with 533 yards of total offense and zero turnovers in the convincing win.
Unfortunately for Michigan State, with Big Ten play beginning next week, the days of convincing wins might be over from now until the end of the season. Read More…
Michigan State moved to 3-0 at Spartan Stadium with their 56-14 homecoming victory over Wyoming.
Jeremy Langford had his first 100-yard rushing performance of the season, the ninth of his career, finishing with sixteen carries, 137 yards and one touchdown. Connor Cook completed eight of 12 passes for 126 yards and two touchdowns alongside one rushing touchdown of his own.
Can you believe it is already homecoming week? The Spartans are set to play the Wyoming Cowboys this Saturday, and are 31-point favorites.
Here is some information about the Cowboys in this week’s Know Your Enemy installment.
Sixty-three players played in the first half. Seven freshmen defenders played at one time.
The No. 11 ranked Spartans bounced back after their a bye week following loss in Eugene with a 73-14 dominating performance against Eastern Michigan. Connor Cook, who only attempted six passes, ended up with 83 yards and two touchdowns. He also had a rushing touchdown of his own. Cook sat out the majority of the second quarter and the entire second half while MSU maintained a comfortable lead. Read More…
This week’s Athlete of the Week is Eke Ofili. A native of Asaba, Nigeria, Ofili is in his senior year as a Kinesiology major at Michigan State. He has just began his fifth year as a forward for the men’s club soccer team.
Earlier this month, Ofili became the all-time leader in points for MSU Club Soccer with 60 in his career. He is currently second all-time in goals scored with 24. Ofili won a NIRSA NCCS National Championship with the men’s club soccer team in 2012. Read More…
Two weeks after suffering a loss at Oregon, Michigan State football will hit the field in an in-state matchup against the Eagles of Eastern Michigan University.
In his weekly press conference on Tuesday, MSU head coach Mark Dantonio emphasized that the key goal is to win the game, as well as to live up to expectations.
In preparation for the game against Eastern, Dantonio noted that MSU’s opponent in this game will not roll over despite being huge underdogs.
Connor Cook and the Spartan offense responded to an early deficit against the Oregon Ducks’ high-speed offense. But they were only able to score three points in the second half, and ultimately fell short, losing 46-27.
Marcus Mariota led the Ducks on their first scoring drive after a Cook interception, with running back Thomas Tyner scoring on a one-yard touchdown run.