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The Spartan defense continues to show why they lead the nation in run defense (71.7 yards per game). Michigan State (6-3 overall, 4-2 Big Ten) held Maryland to 26 total rushing yards this past weekend and virtually eliminated the Terrapins' ground game, which is something Mark Dantonio's team will look to replicate Saturday against No. 8 Ohio State.
Former Michigan State football defensive end Auston Robertson pled guilty to one count of assault with intent to commit criminal sexual penetration on a woman in an off-campus incident last year, in a pretrial conference at Ingham County Circuit Court Wednesday morning.
After Michigan State football jumped back into the AP Top 25 writers poll at No. 24 Sunday, the team entered a new poll for the first time this season Tuesday night.
Mark Dantonio was very clear in regards to the quarterback situation during his weekly news conference Tuesday: Brian Lewerke will start against Ohio State Saturday, being listed as the lone starter on this week's depth chart.
The Spartans put forth a dominant defensive effort in their 24-3 win over Maryland Saturday, and one particular member of that defense is getting recognized for his contributions.
Sitting on my couch watching No. 24 Michigan State (6-3, 4-2 in Big Ten) beat Maryland (5-4, 3-3) 24-3 Saturday, I scrolled through Twitter like usual, live-tweeting, seeing fan reactions and getting updates from reporters who traveled.
After defeating Maryland 24-3 on Saturday afternoon, Michigan State football finds themselves back in the rankings, coming in at No. 24 in the Week 11 AP Poll after being unranked in back-to-back weeks.
Backup quarterback Rocky Lombardi came in for his first drive of the game with 12:07 left in the fourth quarter Saturday afternoon in College Park against Maryland, whose administration reinstated and then fired coach DJ Durkin the week leading up to the game.
Michigan State football earned its second win in a row and third road win of the season against Maryland Saturday in College Park, boosting its overall record to 6-3.
Watch Michigan State football assistant coaches and players preview the Spartans' (5-3, 3-2 in Big Ten) matchup against Maryland (5-3, 3-2). Kickoff is at noon Saturday in College Park on ESPN2.
Defensive tackle Raequan Williams said after practice Tuesday he knows when offensive linemen don’t want to block him.
Matt Coghlin holds a program record and is starting to get nationally recognized for his efforts this season.
The Spartans are starting to get healthy — sort of.
Going into Saturday’s game against Purdue, nobody knew if starting quarterback Brian Lewerke (unknown right-shoulder injury) or backup quarterback Rocky Lombardi would get the start.
Michigan State remains unranked in the newest AP Poll released Sunday afternoon, after beating Purdue 23-13 Saturday at Spartan Stadium. MSU did garner 51 votes despite not cracking the top 25.
Watch quarterback Rocky Lombardi, linebacker Andrew Dowell and defensive backs Justin Layne and Khari Willis talk about the Spartans' win over Purdue Saturday.
When Mark Dantonio took the podium after Michigan State’s 23-13 win over Purdue, he was asked a question about redshirt freshman quarterback Rocky Lombardi's career performance (27-of-48 for 327 yards and two touchdowns) in place of an injured Brian Lewerke.
When quarterback Rocky Lombardi entered the locker room after Michigan State’s 23-13 win over Purdue Saturday afternoon, he was met with chants.
It’s not uncommon for high school football players to play both ways, on offense and defense, but it becomes a bigger challenge to play both sides of the ball once they move up to the college level.
Despite putting pressure on the Spartan defense for much of the fourth quarter, the Boilermakers failed to get the extra points needed to get ahead of Michigan State (5-3, 3-2 Big Ten) Saturday afternoon at Spartan Stadium. The Spartans defeated a Purdue team (4-4, 3-2) coming in on a four-game winning streak, 23-13.