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(10 hours ago)
If Saturday night’s game against Notre Dame was indeed the Spartans’ first true test of the season, well, they failed.
Sure, the Spartans' history with Notre Dame reveals that you shouldn't use the result of this game as a platform to forecast the rest of the season, but it does disclose that MSU needs immediate changes to be made.
(16 hours ago)
Before the highly anticipated MSU vs. Notre Dame game and before Spartan, Tiger and Dodger legend, Kirk Gibson, took his place among the "Ring of Honor" at Spartan Stadium, "Gibby and Friends vs. Parky" announced on Saturday afternoon they raised $1.2 million to fund research through MSU's College of Human Medicine into Parkinson’s disease.
However, Gibson wanted to make sure he isn’t the only person that’s recognized.
Quarterback Brian Lewerke led a commanding drive to the 1-yard line on MSU’s first offensive possession of the season against Bowling Green.
Junior running back LJ Scott would then fumble at the goal line, with the Falcons recovering the loose ball and preventing MSU from scoring on its first red zone appearance in 2017.
Looking solely at the stats, MSU didn’t have a bad night. The green and white outgained Notre Dame in total yards 496-355. The Spartans had the ball far longer than Irish, too, for about 34 minutes of the game compared to their foe’s 26.
It didn’t take long for the Spartans to allow their first defensive touchdown of the year in a 38-18 loss.
After a bye last weekend, the Spartans are ready to get back onto the gridiron and take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Saturday night.
All eyes will be on the defense come kickoff against Notre Dame.
It comes as no surprise, the unit has yet to allow a touchdown, despite the offense and special teams giving up their share. Cornerback Josiah Scott has been garnering some hype after PFF has rated him one of the best freshmen in the nation.
MSU football comes out of its bye week 2-0 and eager to face rival Notre Dame Saturday night.
With the Megaphone Trophy on
Fresh off the bye week, the Spartans are 2-0 and will face the Notre Dame Fighting Irish Saturday night with the Megaphone Trophy up for grabs.
While MSU had its off week, the Irish defeated Boston College last Saturday 49-20 to improve to 2-1 on the season.
To Byron Bullough and Brian Allen, MSU’s rivalry with Notre Dame is more than just a game. For them, it’s an opportunity to reflect upon their childhood and their roots.
MSU will take on the Fighting Irish this Saturday under the lights on the national stage for the first time this season.
It will be the last time these two foes will face each other in the regular season until 2026.
The three former MSU football players accused of sexual assualting a woman on MSU’s campus in January, waived their preliminary examination Thursday morning, bounding the charges over to Ingham County Circuit Court, court documents reveal.
If Division I collegiate football — between the sponsorships, money and national attention — was anything like school, so far, the Spartans are passing with flying colors.
Despite coming off the slowest week of the season — the bye — head coach Mark Dantonio took the podium to address the state of his team.
His Spartans take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish come Saturday in front of a national audience. Kickoff is set for 8 p.m. on FOX as the two schools restore their historic rivalry.
Redshirt freshman kicker Matt Coghlin is still waiting for his time to shine.
With the Spartans having completed their first two games of the regular season, Coghlin has yet to attempt his first collegiate field goal.
It's the bye week. And while some Spartans are busy enjoying their precious days off, some are in Houston to help out locals in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
MSU won’t be taking to the gridiron this weekend as they have an early bye week, but for several members on the team, the off week won’t be a time to completely relax.
Around 10 players will be journeying to Houston, which was just affected by Hurricane Harvey, to aid in the relief efforts stemming from the aftermath of the storm.
The lawyers for former MSU football players Donnie Corley, Demetric Vance and Josh King were present at the pre-exam conference Friday morning.
The bye week is here, and for the second straight year, the Spartans have it early.
Former MSU football players Donnie Corley, Demetric Vance and Josh King face a pre-exam conference Sept. 15 at 9 a.m. before heading to a scheduled preliminary exam on Sept. 21.
Before the Spartans ever waged war with the Michigan Wolverines, there was Notre Dame.