“Our guys need to come ready to play,” Dantonio said. “If there’s a message out of this press conference, that would be the message.”
Michigan State Athletics Department officials reported 61,931 football season tickets have been sold for the 2014 season – the second-highest total in school history.
For Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio, there’s truth in the old cliche: Defense wins championships.
The Spartans’ defense is capable of crowding the line of scrimmage and forcing Oregon QB Marcus Mariota to try to beat them with passes deep.
The Big Ten has been fighting a perception for the last few years that it has fallen a step behind the rest of the major college football world, and Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio was armed with a quick rebuttal when the question came up again Tuesday.
Connor Cook tried his best last season to ignore the talk of how Michigan State’s defense was carrying the team.
“If you look at our football program right now from when we’ve come in 2007, it was trying to get to these moments,” Dantonio said.
On Friday, August 29 during his runout prior to kickoff of the MSU vs. Jacksonville State football game, Michigan State University mascot Sparty will show off some changes to his appearance.
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Michigan State University has dedicated a $24.5 million addition to Spartan Stadium.