Michigan State Spartans Special Teams Breakdown

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The old adage is that defense wins championships, but special teams win games and win over fans. For Mark Dantonio and the Michigan State Spartans, the special teams unit was relied on heavily in the 2018 season. In their 9-6 loss on the road to Nebraska on Nov. 17, both teams solely kicked field goals. That […] READ MORE


Michigan State, Oregon Battle in 2018 Redbox Bowl

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New Year’s Eve will close out 2018 and the Michigan State Spartans and the Oregon Ducks will provide a show in the 2018 Redbox Bowl. This will mark the seventh time the programs have faced off. The series is tied at three apiece with Michigan State last winning 31-28 in East Lansing back in 2015. […] READ MORE



Walk-Off Warriors: Moments To Define the Mark Dantonio Era (Part 2)

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The Moments That Have Defined the Mark Dantonio Era Mark Dantonio recently led the Michigan State Spartans to his 100th win, defeating the Washington State Cougars in the SDCCU Holiday Bowl. It was not a particularly memorable game, with the Spartans cruising to a 42-17 victory. However, during his tenure in East Lansing, Dantonio has […] READ MORE


Harlon Barnett Leaving Michigan State, Will Become Defensive Coordinator at Florida State

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Harlon Barnett Leaving MSU to Become DC at Florida State News broke Friday morning, first reported by Sports Illustrated’s Bruce Maxwell, that Michigan State co-defensive coordinator Harlon Barnett was leaving to accept the position as the sole defensive coordinator for Florida State. The terms of the deal have not been made public yet, but Yahoo! […] READ MORE



Spartans Dominant in Holiday Bowl, 42-17

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Brian Lewerke threw for 213 yards and added 73 on the ground as Michigan State rolled to a 42-17 win over the undermanned Washington State Cougars in the San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl. The Spartans were dominant in the second and third quarters, at one point scoring on five successive drives. While Washington […] READ MORE



Spartans Pull Away From Rutgers Late, 40-7

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Brian Lewerke threw for 222 yards and a touchdown, as Michigan State completed the regular season with a workman-like 40-7 victory over Rutgers in Piscataway, NJ, Saturday evening. The team at times looked lethargic, but the talent difference was immense. With no Big Ten Championship Game on the horizon, Saturday was the last we will […] READ MORE


Spartans Dominated in the Horseshoe

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Jake Hartbarger averaged 45.5 yards per punt, and the Spartans came away with two interceptions. Look, I’m grasping at straws here. The reality is that the Spartans were dominated in the Horseshoe, 48-3, in all three phases. While today was bad (the worst loss of the Mark Dantonio era), the sky is not falling. Spartans […] READ MORE