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Mark Dantonio

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

EAST LANSING, MI - SEPTEMBER 15: General view of Spartan Stadium Stadium during a game between the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Michigan State Spartans on September 15, 2012 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Mark Dantonio Gives Tour Of New Michigan State Locker Room [PHOTOS]

Today Michigan State’s head football coach Mark Dantonio gave a tour of the new Spartan locker room.

97.1 The Ticket–07/22/2014

TEMPE, AZ - DECEMBER 28: Head coach Brady Hoke of the Michigan Wolverines reacts to a non call during the first quarter of the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl against the Kansas State Wildcats at Sun Devil Stadium on December 28, 2013 in Tempe, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Big Ten Coaches Go South For Camps

Penn State coach James Franklin and Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio want to know what the big deal is.

97.1 The Ticket–06/13/2014

TEMPE, AZ - DECEMBER 28: Head coach Brady Hoke of the Michigan Wolverines reacts to a non call during the first quarter of the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl against the Kansas State Wildcats at Sun Devil Stadium on December 28, 2013 in Tempe, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Brady Hoke Is Firmly On The Hot Seat [BLOG]

For the past three years, I’ve put together an annual list of the eight local coaches in terms of job security.

97.1 The Ticket–05/29/2014

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01: Michigan State Spartans head coach Mark Dantonio walks off the field 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 Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Michigan State Defense Ready For An Encore

It was fitting that the Michigan State spring game began with an interception on the first play from scrimmage.

97.1 The Ticket–04/29/2014

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)

Over Past Four Years, Dantonio One Of College Football’s Best Bargains

Giant salary increase notwithstanding, Dantonio is a great value for the Spartans.

CBS Detroit–02/26/2014

ANN ARBOR, MI - OCTOBER 25:  Roland Martin #73 of the Michigan State Spartans celebrates with his Head Coach Mark Dantonio after the game against the Michigan Wolverines on October 25, 2008 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Michigan State won the game 35-21. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Dantonio Gets Pay Raise At Michigan State

Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio will earn $3.64 million in annual compensation after agreeing to an amended contract following the school’s first Rose Bowl victory in over a quarter-century.

97.1 The Ticket–02/26/2014

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)

Pending Letter Of Intent, Five-Star Lineman Malik McDowell Tops MSU’s Class Of 2014

Spartans head coach Mark Dantonio will talk about the 2014 class at a 3 p.m. ET signing day press conference in East Lansing.

CBS Detroit–02/05/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - JANUARY 07: Travis Jackson of the Michigan State football team leads the fans in a cheer with his teammates after winning the Rose Bowl during halftime of a basketball game between the Ohio State Buckeyes and Michigan State Spartans at the Jack T. Breslin Student Events Center on January 7, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Dantonio Says Spartans Have Closed Gap With Elite

Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio says the program has closed the gap with college football’s elite.

97.1 The Ticket–01/08/2014

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