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Mark Dantonio

EAST LANSING, MI - NOVEMBER 03: Le'Veon Bell #24 of the Michigan State Spartans battles for extra yards during a second quarter run while being tackled by P.J. Smith #13 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Spartan Stadium Stadium on November 3, 2012 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Dantonio Wants Michigan State To React Better To Atmosphere At Nebraska

With a win, Michigan State (8-1, 5-0) would clinch at least a share of the division championship.

CBS Detroit–11/12/2013

EAST LANSING, MI - NOVEMBER 02: Tres Barksdale #87 and Gerald Holmes #24 of the Michigan State Spartans celebrate after their 29-6 win over the Michigan Wolverines at Spartan Stadium on November 2, 2013 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

BALLOT BREAKDOWN: Contenders Cry, ‘We Want Bama!’

Breaking down The Associated Press college football poll after Week 10 of the regular season.

97.1 The Ticket–11/04/2013

EAST LANSING, MI - NOVEMBER 02:  Devin Gardner #98 of the Michigan Wolverines is sacked in the first quarter by Denicos Allen #28 of the Michigan State Spartans at Spartan Stadium on November 2, 2013 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

MSU QB Cook: ‘Our Defense Didn’t Let Them Breathe’

The Michigan State defense did much more than simply live up to its reputation Saturday.

CBS Detroit–11/03/2013

ANN ARBOR, MI - OCTOBER 09: Josh Bodell #22 and Fred Smith #86 of the Michigan State Spartans celebrate their win over the Michigan Wolverines 34-17 during the game on October 9, 2010 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Rivalry Heats Up As Michigan State Threatens Michigan’s Longtime Supremacy

Michigan always expected to defeat Michigan State. It still does, but that is not so easy anymore.

CBS Detroit–11/01/2013

SOUTH BEND, IN - SEPTEMBER 21: Head coach Mark Dantonio of the Michigan State Spartans watches as his team takes on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Notre Dame Stadium on September 21, 2013 in South Bend, Indiana.(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Spartans Have Legends Lead On Line Vs. Michigan

As if there weren’t already enough riding on the outcome — bragging rights, an upper hand in recruiting, national rankings and just a general dislike of the opponent — Saturday’s Michigan at Michigan State game also could decide who plays in the Big Ten championship game.

97.1 The Ticket–10/29/2013

ANN ARBOR, MI - OCTOBER 20: Le'Veon Bell #24 of the Michigan State Spartans runs for a short gain as Desmond Morgan #48 of the Michigan Wolverines makes the stop during the game at Michigan Stadium on October 20, 2012 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Wolvereines defeated the Spartans 12-10. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Dantonio Continues To Stoke Michigan-Michigan State Rivalry

“Just because you like somebody in the family doesn’t mean you like the whole family,” Dantonio said.

CBS Detroit–10/29/2013

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 03: Anthony Rashad White #98 and Jairus Jones #23 of the Michigan State Spartans run out onto the field to play against the Wisconsin Badgers during the Big 10 Conference Championship Game at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 3, 2011 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Michigan State’s Jairus Jones Out For Six Weeks With MCL Injury

The vaunted Michigan State defense delivers plenty of hits. Saturday it took one.

CBS Detroit–09/23/2013

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

EAST LANSING, MI - SEPTEMBER 29: Head coach Mark Dantonio of the Michigan State Spartans yells into his headset while playing the Ohio State Buckeyes at Spartan Stadium on September 29, 2012 in East Lansing, Michigan. Ohio State won the game 17-16. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Spartans Still Figuring Things Out On Offense

After another uninspiring win as a heavy favorite, Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio was asked if his quarterback situation is any more settled.

97.1 The Ticket–09/09/2013

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

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