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Chmura: Ohio State and MSU playing with plenty at stake

November 9, 2018

I sometimes wonder if there’s a team in all of football with more friendly rivalries than Michigan State. Although to be fair, it can be hard to define what qualifies as a rivalry in the first place. You can ask five differe...

Chmura: Michigan State is its own worst enemy

October 8, 2018

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- It was fourth-and-1. Four minutes to go. Michigan State trailed by 3 points. Brian Lewerke received the snap and handed it off to Connor Heyward. Heyward went nowhere. And that’s the MSU season in a nut...

Chmura: Utah State was tough – but not for the reasons you think

September 4, 2018

Opening day never is easy for Michigan State. Regardless of how high the expectations are, this program seems to thrive on giving fans their weekly heart attack every game day, no matter who their opponent is. “We certainly...

Willekes, defensive line looking to repeat ’17 success a year later

August 20, 2018

The Spartan Red Zone crew continues its positional previews this week with a look at Michigan State's defensive line. For the most recent look at the offensive line and tight ends, Kyle Turk has more here. Michigan State’s defensive line situation is simple. They have three excellent returning starters, but one ...

Talented trio of MSU receivers ready for more in 2018

August 16, 2018

If you had to describe Michigan State’s receiving corps in one word, it would probably be “potential.” The Spartans return a deep class with three key wideouts including Felton Davis III, Cody White and Darrell Stewar...

SRZ: LJ Scott finally has the spotlight to himself. What’s next?

August 15, 2018

The Spartan Red Zone panel is starting their preview of the 2018 college football season with a position-by-position breakdown of the 2018 Michigan State roster. Today's preview focuses on the running backs. For a breakdown of ...

Three Spartans appear on college football award watch lists

July 22, 2018

Big Ten Media Day is nearly upon us, which can only mean one thing: college football is right around the corner. While it’s never too early to speculate on college football awards, official “watch lists” have recently...

Second-half strides lead offense past defense in 2018 spring game

April 7, 2018

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Don’t let the 30-degree weather and 15-mile per hour wind fool you. Spring football has arrived. White defeated Green in Michigan State’s annual spring game by a score of 32-30. For the second cons...

Versatility emphasized as spring game draws near

March 23, 2018

EAST LANSING, Mich. — When you think of a Mark Dantonio-coached team, not too often do words like “versatile,” “athletic” or even “fast” come to mind. But this year could be different. It may have to be. “...