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PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01: Running back Jeremy Langford #33 of the Michigan State Spartans rushes with the ball against the Stanford Cardinal during the 100th Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2014 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Michigan State Hoping For Big Ten Repeat

It wasn’t until November last year — after Michigan State pounded rival Michigan — that the idea of the Spartans playing in the Rose Bowl started to feel like a serious possibility.

97.1 The Ticket–08/12/2014

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 07: Head coach Mark Dantonio of the Michigan State Spartans shakes hands with head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes after defeating the Buckeyes 34-24 to win the Big 10 Conference Championship Game at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 7, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Ohio State Lists BCS Title Game On Schedule, Only Problem It Doesn’t Exist Anymore [PHOTO]

Another day, another mistake — This time by Ohio State.

97.1 The Ticket–08/11/2014

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01:  Head coach Mark Dantonio of the Michigan State Spartans answers questions after defeating the Stanford Cardinal 24-20 in the 100th Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2014 in Pasadena, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Tyriq Thompson Commits To MSU – Even Though Dad Played At Michigan

247Sports reports Thompson also had offers from Nebraska, Wisconsin, Iowa and Illinois.

CBS Detroit–08/07/2014

Head coach, Mark Dantonio leads his Michigan State Spartans onto the field.  (File photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

Michigan St. Girding For Ohio St. In Big Ten East

Michigan State has played in two of the three Big Ten title games, is the defending Rose Bowl champion and on the best run in program history with 42 wins in four years.

97.1 The Ticket–08/05/2014

TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 02: Coach Mark Dantonio of the Michigan State Spartans directs play against the Georgia Bulldogs in the Outback Bowl January 2, 2012 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Michigan State Misspells ‘Accurate’ On Sign Outside Locker Room [PHOTO]

The sign looks amazing — until you give it a closer look.

97.1 The Ticket–08/05/2014

STATE COLLEGE, PA - DECEMBER 31:  John Johnson #1 of the Penn State Nittany Lions battles for a loose ball against Travis Trice #20 and Kenny Kaminski #30 of the Michigan State Spartans at the Bryce Jordan Center on December 31, 2013 in State College, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Izzo Makes It Clear Kaminski Was Dismissed, Did Not Just Choose To Transfer

“After he repeatedly failed to meet the necessary obligations, it became apparent that it was time to dismiss Kenny from the program.”

CBS Detroit–08/04/2014

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Michigan State Eighth In Coaches Poll

Defending national champion Florida State is ranked No. 1 in the preseason Amway coaches’ poll.

97.1 The Ticket–08/01/2014

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01: Head coach Mark Dantonio and the Michigan State Spartans celebrate stopping the Stanford Cardinal on fourth down to take possesion in the final moments of their 24-20 win in 100th Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2014 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Dantonio Says If A Playoff Existed Last Year: ‘We’d Have Been National Champions’

“We played our best football in November into the championship game and Rose Bowl,” Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio said.

CBS Detroit–07/29/2014

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01: (3rd-L) Michigan State Spartans head coach Mark Dantonio is interviewed onstage after defeating the Stanford Cardinal 24-20 in the 100th Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2014 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Mark Dantonio Says Michigan State Now ‘One Of The Hunted’

With the Spartans so clearly on the rise, Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio said handling success will be the team’s next hurdle.

CBS Detroit–07/28/2014

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01: (3rd-L) Michigan State Spartans head coach Mark Dantonio is interviewed onstage after defeating the Stanford Cardinal 24-20 in the 100th Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2014 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

What Are The Odds Michigan State Wins The National Championship?

So it’s officially not too early to start looking ahead to which teams have the best chance to win the first ever College Football Playoff.

97.1 The Ticket–07/24/2014

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Spartans Defeat Wolverines To Capture Big Ten Title

The Michigan State Spartans hold the winner’s trophy after the 69-55 win over the Michigan Wolverines during the finals of the Big Ten Basketball Tournament,

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