Athlete Williams commits to MSU, joins teammate Terry

Michigan State found its quarterback for the class of 2013 from Erie (Pa.) Cathedral Prep, and now it added an explosive athlete from the same school. Standout Delton Williams committed to Michigan State on Tuesday over West Virginia, joining Damion Terry as future Spartans. A video of Williams’ commitment can be seen here, courtesy of […]

Spartan Pups: Shelton breaks 1,000-yard mark

R.J. Shelton is an explosive play maker — that much has been clear from any highlights or accounts of the Beaver Dam running backs’ abilities.Beaver Dam’s R.J. Shelton broke the 1,000-yard mark Friday. (247sports Photo) On Friday, he put up another big game and broke the 1,000-yard mark for the season. Shelton rushed for 232 […]

Spartans-Buckeyes becoming heated since Meyer’s arrival

When Urban Meyer was hired last November to be the new football coach at Ohio State, it didn’t take long for him to get under the skin of opposing coaches and fans.Urban Meyer embraced Braxton Miller on Saturday, but he and Mark Dantonio didn’t shake hands. Wisconsin’s Bret Bielema criticized Meyer’s recruiting tactics — which […]

Spartan Pups: Terry continues to put up big numbers

Future MSU quarterback Damion Terry has consistently had big games this year, but arguably had his best so far last weekend.Damion Terry runs for a touchdown against Youngstown Ursuline. Terry had seven total touchdown in the game. ( Photo) The Erie Cathedral Prep star threw for 310 yards and five touchdowns on 21-of-28 passing. He […]

Expect to see … Ohio State edition

Big Ten season is upon us and it starts off in a BIG way.Denicos Allen made highlight reels with this sack against Ohio State last year. The MSU defense will look to bottle up Braxton Miller again. (US Presswire Photo) College Gameday is coming to East Lansing, as are the Ohio State Buckeyes. The Spartans […]

Q&A: Previewing the Buckeyes with TheOzone

With the Buckeyes coming to East Lansing this Saturday, it is time to take a look into what Ohio State brings to the table this year under new coach Urban Meyer. Last year the Spartans managed to bottle up Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller. Finding a way to stop him this year could be a […]

Michigan State basketball schedule, game times released

Even though college football season got underway just less than a month ago, college basketball isn’t that far off.Keith Appling returns to lead the Spartans’ backcourt in 2012-13. (USA Today Photo) On Wednesday, the Michigan State 2012-13 basketball schedule was released — including most games times. The Spartans open with Connecticut in the Armed Forces […]

Spartan Pups: Holmes putting up big numbers for C-A

Flint Carman-Ainsworth is undefeated this season (5-0) and a big reason why is the rushing attack led by Michigan State commit Gerald Holmes.Gerald Holmes has run for nine touchdowns this year, including this one against Flushing last week. ( Photo) Holmes broke out on two touchdown runs — of 39 and 75 yards — to […]

MSU pulls another recruit from Cass Tech in linebacker Drake

After a drought that lasted more than a decade, Michigan State now has received two commitments from Cass Tech in less than a month.Cass Tech’s Deon Drake is the third commitment in the class of 2014 for Michigan State. (247Sports Photo) 2014 linebacker Deon Drake committed to Michigan State on Saturday, joining 2013 offensive lineman […]

Expect to see … Eastern Michigan edition

One in-state MAC school down, one more to go.DeAnthony Arnett has just one catch as a Spartan. He should see the field more against EMU as the Spartans search for explosive playmakers. (Detroit Free Press Photo) The Spartans downed Central Michigan 41-7 on Sept. 8, and now Eastern Michigan is up this weekend. This time, […]

Spartan Pups: Reschke, Brother Rice take down Morris, De La Salle

Michigan State has had some pretty good linebackers in the past few years, and the 2013 class is bringing in a couple more very good ones — Jon Reschke and Shane Jones. Brother Rice linebacker Jon Reschke had 13 tackles in the Warriors’ win Saturday. (247Sports Photo) Reshcke, a senior at Birmingham Brother Rice, helped his […]

MSU basketball freshman Kaminski to miss 4-6 months

One of the members of the Spartans’ 13th-ranked 2012 basketball recruiting class is all but certain to receive a redshirt after undergoing shoulder surgery on Sept. 7. Kenny Kaminski, a forward from Medina, Ohio, will be out four-to-six months after the surgery to repair a torn labrum. It is Kaminski’s second shoulder surgery in 10 […]

Spartans’ lack of explosive plays a concern

Everyone in the stands at Spartan Stadium could see it. Anyone watching on national television couldn’t miss it.MSU’s Bennie Fowler, right, drops a pass in the end zone against Notre Dame. (LSJ Photo) The Spartans’ lack of offensive firepower was evident to all against Notre Dame on Saturday night — and it could be the […]

Michigan State drops chance to impress against Notre Dame

Under the lights in a national spotlight, the 10th-ranked Spartans had a chance to really impress in a major way against No. 20 Notre Dame, but they dropped their chance — literally — in a 20-3 loss.Max Bullough tries to bring down Everett Golson on Saturday night. (Detroit News Photo) Michigan State dropped six passes […]

Expect to see … Notre Dame edition

Here it is, y’all. No. 10 Michigan State vs. No. 20 Notre Dame.Bennie Fowler, left, should have plenty of chances to make plays against Notre Dame. ( Photo) The Fighting Irish come in 2-0, as do the Spartans. The Irish will be seeking their first win in East Lansing since 2006, a game any MSU […]