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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

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)

Dantonio Says He Will Reveal Staring QB _ Later

Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio says he cannot reveal which of the four quarterbacks competing for the Spartans’ starting job will take the first snap in the opener.

97.1 The Ticket–08/23/2013

TEMPE, AZ - DECEMBER 29: Head coach Mark Dantonio of the Michigan State Spartans stands with his team before taking the field for the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl against the TCU Horned Frogs 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)

Mark Dantonio Scared By Mannequin

I think this is something both Spartans and Wolverines can agree on — this video is funny.

97.1 The Ticket–08/15/2013

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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