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Quarterback Tyler O'Connor of the Michigan State Spartans drops back to hand off the ball as tight end Jamal Lyles #11 moves up to block against the Jacksonville State Gamecocks during the second half at Spartan Stadium on August 29, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Michigan State Reports Near-Record Football Season-Ticket Sales

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.

97.1 The Ticket–2 hours ago

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 07: Quarterback Connor Cook #18 of the Michigan State Spartans looks to pass against the defense of the Ohio State Buckeyes during the Big Ten Conference Championship game at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 7, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Dantonio Says Michigan State Will Not Be Intimidated Going To No. 3 Oregon

“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.

CBS Detroit–09/02/2014

College Football Spotlight: Big Ten Reputation On The Line For Michigan State

The Big Ten had an opportunity to make a statement in the opening weekend of the college football season, but Wisconsin let a 24-7 lead slip away against LSU in Houston. As Wisconsin saw a […]

09/02/2014

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 07: Connor Cook #18 of the Michigan State Spartans celebrates a 34-24 win over the Ohio State Buckeyes at the Big 10 Conference Championship Game at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 7, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Michigan State Preview: O-Line Iffy, But Overall Expectations High

As an opposing coach told SI, “The most important thing about Michigan State is that they really play hard. That’s good coaching.”

CBS Detroit–08/25/2014

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01: Michigan State Spartans head coach Mark Dantonio looks on 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 Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Mark Dantonio Gives Update On Depth Chart As Spartans Close Camp

The coach also announced the team captains Thursday.

CBS Detroit–08/21/2014

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

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

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