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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)

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

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01: Running back R.J. Shelton #12 and the Michigan State Spartans celebrate following their 24-20 win over the Stanford Cardinal in the 100th Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2014 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

USA Today Has Michigan State Ranked 6 For 2014 Season

It looks as if Mark Dantonio and his staff have really built a powerhouse in the Big Ten.

97.1 The Ticket–01/07/2014

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)

Florida State Finishes No. 1 In Both Polls, Michigan State Up To No. 3

Florida State capped off its undefeated season by finishing No. 1 in the final AP and coaches polls.

97.1 The Ticket–01/07/2014

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01:  Defensive end Marcus Rush #44 and tight end Josiah Price #82 of the Michigan State Spartans celebrate 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)

Dantonio, Spartans Dance With Rapper Rich Homie Quan After Rose Bowl [VIDEO]

By the end of the video, even university president Lou Anna Simon was participating.

CBS Detroit–01/02/2014

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01: Quarterback Connor Cook #18 of the Michigan State Spartans poses with the manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks, Kirk Gibson, after their 24-20 win over the Stanford Cardinal 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)

Welcome Planned After Michigan St. Wins Rose Bowl

Michigan State University is getting ready to welcome back the Spartans following their Rose Bowl victory.

97.1 The Ticket–01/02/2014

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)

Dantonio Says He Intends To Stay At Michigan State

Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio says his “intentions are to be at Michigan State.” If he does, it sounds as if a big raise is coming his way.

97.1 The Ticket–01/02/2014

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01: Running back Nick Hill #20 of the Michigan State Spartans celebrates with the band director following their 24-20 win over the Stanford Cardinal 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)

Rich Homie Quan Celebrates Rose Bowl Victory With MSU

It looks like Mark Dantonio really knows how to win over his players.

97.1 The Ticket–01/02/2014

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