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DETROIT - DECEMBER 05: Drew Stanton #5 of the Detroit Lions runs three yards for a first quarter touchdown as Lance Briggs #55 of the Chicago Bears gives chase during the game at Ford Field on December 5, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Former Spartan Drew Stanton Calls MSU QB Situation A Bad Plan

Drew Stanton reminisced Tuesday on his time with the Detroit Lions and offered insight on the messy quarterback situation taking place at his alma mater.

CBS Detroit–09/11/2013

TEMPE, AZ - DECEMBER 29: Quarterback Connor Cook #18 of the Michigan State Spartans throws a pass against the TCU Horned Frogs during the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl at Sun Devil Stadium on December 29, 2012 in Tempe, Arizona. The Spartans defeated the Horned Frogs 17-16. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Dantonio On QB Situation: ‘All Four Are Sort Of In The Mix’

Michigan State might be one of the only teams in the country that, two games into the schedule, still has four contenders for the starting spot.

CBS Detroit–09/10/2013

ORLANDO, FL - JANUARY 01: Andrew Maxwell #10 of the Michigan State Spartans passes the ball during the Capitol One Bowl against the Alabama Crimson Tide at the Florida Citrus Bowl on January 1, 2011 in Orlando, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Veteran Defense Gives Michigan State A Shot At A Strong Season

If the Spartans offense can pull it together, it could be an impressive season.

CBS Detroit–08/29/2013

Andrew Maxwell #10 of the Michigan State Spartans leaves the field after a 24-28 loss to the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Spartan Stadium Stadium on November 3, 2012 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Michigan St Tabs Maxwell As Starting QB

Fifth-year senior Andrew Maxwell will be Michigan State’s starting quarterback for Friday night’s opener against Western Michigan.

97.1 The Ticket–08/27/2013

TEMPE, AZ - DECEMBER 29: Head coach Mark Dantonio of the Michigan State Spartans holds the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl trophy after defeating the TCU Horned Frogs 17-16 at Sun Devil Stadium on December 29, 2012 in Tempe, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Michigan State’s Defense Scores 2 TDs

Michigan State began spring football with serious questions on offense and supreme confidence on defense. After Saturday’s Green-White Game, not much has changed.

97.1 The Ticket–04/22/2013

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Cousins Says He Knew Mich St QB Maxwell Was Ready

Andrew Maxwell has waited a long time for this, to take snaps for Michigan State in a game like Saturday night’s showdown against Notre Dame.

97.1 The Ticket–09/12/2012

ORLANDO, FL - JANUARY 01: Andrew Maxwell #10 of the Michigan State Spartans passes the ball during the Capitol One Bowl against the Alabama Crimson Tide at the Florida Citrus Bowl on January 1, 2011 in Orlando, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

No. 11 Michigan St Routs Central Michigan 41-7

Andrew Maxwell threw for 275 yards and two touchdowns, and No. 11 Michigan State cruised to a 41-7 win over Central Michigan on Saturday.

97.1 The Ticket–09/08/2012

(Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Spartans Still Hoping For Rose Bowl Breakthrough

After back-to-back 11-win seasons — and four straight wins over Michigan — the Michigan State Spartans are missing one big item on their recent resume.

97.1 The Ticket–08/16/2012

EAST LANSING, MI - OCTOBER 15:  Denard Robinson #16 of the Michigan Wolverines scores on a 15 yard run in the first quarter and is congratulated by teammates Kevin Koger #86 during the game against the Michigan State Spartans at Spartan Stadium on October 15, 2011 in East Lansing, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

It’s Not Necessarily A Given Michigan Will Have The Edge Over MSU At QB This Season

Hindsight is 20-20. So none of this is meant as a slam on recruiting services.

97.1 The Ticket–04/03/2012

ORLANDO, FL - JANUARY 01: Andrew Maxwell #10 of the Michigan State Spartans passes the ball during the Capitol One Bowl against the Alabama Crimson Tide at the Florida Citrus Bowl on January 1, 2011 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Maxwell Stepping Up At Michigan State

Andrew Maxwell dropped back, rolled out to his right and tossed a short, crisp pass to Dion Sims.

97.1 The Ticket–03/28/2012