In recent years, Michigan State’s mantra behind recruiting has been doing more with less.
Players such as Le’Veon Bell and Darqueze Dennard, who were both two-star recruits coming out of high school, developed into nationally recognized names during their time in East Lansing.
Michigan State continued its football success on National Signing Day by getting a verbal commitment from Malik McDowell in front of his classmates and a live video feed that reached over 15,000 viewers.
McDowell, a 6-foot-6, 292 pound defensive lineman from Southfield, Mich is a consensus five-star prospect and the highest rated recruit in the state of Michigan.
With National Signing Day almost 24 hours away, the Michigan State coaching staff is feeling the most pressure since the Rose Bowl. Mark Dantonio and his staff are breathing a little easier Monday night as they earned a commitment from one of the top players on their radar.
Craig Evans, a 6-foot-3, 305 pound defensive tackle from Sun Prairie, Wisc., was originally a Wisconsin commit, but announced his decision to flip to MSU on Twitter Monday night.
Michigan State enjoyed their most successful football season of all-time in 2013, finishing 13-1 after defeating Stanford (11-2) in the 100th Rose Bowl Game.
Much of that success was due in part to one of the most dominant defense in the nation. The Spartans ended the season allowing just over 13 points per game along with an average of 86 yards rushing allowed per game.
PASADENA, Calif. - Even if it broke the bank, they traveled either way.
It was a rare occasion, for the Michigan State Spartan football team and its fans, to smell roses in Pasadena. The Spartans waited 26 years to make the Rose Bowl, and it was daunting.
But the spontaneity of the B1G Championship had no effect on Spartan faithful, as many students, alumni, and fans had their hearts set on the ‘grandaddy of them all’.
Meet the Spartan faces who traveled from a variety of different places, in the heart of LA Live. Read More…
PASADENA, Calif. – Completion.
It was the one word Mark Dantonio said throughout the entire season, and he was able to say it once more Wednesday night.
MSU defeated the Stanford Cardinal in a hard-fought nail-biter, 24-20, at the 100th annual Rose Bowl.
“The Rose Bowl to me is the pinnacle of what we do in the Big Ten Conference,” coach Dantonio said. Read More…
2013 has been a whirlwind of a year for Impact Sports. As one of the many firsts this year, fall marked the inaugural semester of The Pact – the only sportstalk show on FM-radio in the mid-Michigan area.
Hosted by Anthony “Fino” Serafino, the show has booked high profile guests from Lupe Izzo, to former MSU and NFL running back Todd “TJ” Duckett.
This week on the Pact, panelist and producer Lou DiVizio gives a look back on some of the most memorable interviews from 2013.
2013 has been a year of ups and downs for sports. There has been inspiring highs and devastating lows.
Below, Impact Sports looks at 10 of the biggest sports newsmakers of 2013. These newsmakers changed the human eye of sports this year and had an impact on the future of athletics.
Michigan State released a statement early Thursday morning that senior captain and All-Big Ten middle linebacker Max Bullough will stay home as his team travels to Pasadena, due to a “violation of team rules”.
Mark Dantonio announced early Thursday morning that senior linebacker Max Bullough would be suspended from next Wednesday’s Rose Bowl Game.
According to Dantonio, Bullough violated team rules that led to his suspension. Read More…
It has been six years since former Michigan running back Mike Hart called Michigan State their “little brothers,” and a lot has changed since then. Read More…
Couches are burning, and the Michigan State Spartans are returning to the Rose Bowl for the first time in 26 years.
Connor Cook struck quickly in the first half, throwing two touchdown passes as the Spartans took a 17-0 lead.
Then, the nation’s top defense let up 24 straight points. Read More…
After the craziness that was week 14 in college football, there is quite a bit of debate as to who should play in the BCS National Championship Game.
This weekend, most of the teams involved in the discussion are playing in their conference championship games. Read More…
MSU Football clinched at least a share of the Big Ten Legends Division title on Saturday against the Nebraska Cornhuskers.
Quarterback Connor Cook and the Spartans finally defeated Nebraska, for their first win ever in the Boneyard. The panel discusses the big win, MSU’s Big Ten title hopes, and the team’s strengths and weaknesses.
After a bye week in East Lansing, the 16th ranked Spartans are preparing for a huge matchup in Lincoln, Nebraska this Saturday against the 7-2 Cornhuskers.
Are the Spartans finally rolling?
Spartan Red Zone host Dan Tyler breaks down the recent victory against Indiana. He discusses the dominance of Jeremy Langford, and poses the question if the offense can continue. Plus, an exclusive interview with Josiah Price on his redshirt experience, and some of the big plays Price made last game. Read More…
“I think I have to start the deal with saying, is that the biggest pumpkin you’ve ever seen down in the lobby?”
The head coach was all smiles, after his Spartans defeated the Indiana Hoosiers last Saturday, 42-28.
However, he was back to business as usual. Read More…
After a tumultuous 2012 season, which ended with him watching his backup Connor Cook be the hero of the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl, Andrew Maxwell’s position at starting quarterback looked uncertain at best. Read More…
During today’s football media day at Michigan State University, the coveted starting quarterback position was still in question. Read More…