Michigan State Football

EAST LANSING, MI - OCTOBER 04: Head coach Mark Dantonio of the Michigan State Spartans shakes hands with head coach Bo Pelini after a 27-22 win at Spartan Stadium on October 4, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Dantonio Calls Out Fans For Leaving Early: ‘We’re Trying To Develop A Culture Here’

Head coach Mark Dantonio agreed with the athletic director’s sentiments regarding fans who left the Michigan State-Nebraska game early.

CBS Detroit–10/07/2014

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)

Dantonio Says Spartans Won’t Run Up The Score On Eastern Michigan

“Our guys need to come ready to play,” Dantonio said. “If there’s a message out of this press conference, that would be the message.”

09/16/2014

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:  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)

Tyriq Thompson Commits To MSU – Even Though Dad Played At Michigan

247Sports reports Thompson also had offers from Nebraska, Wisconsin, Iowa and Illinois.

CBS Detroit–08/07/2014

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

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Lessons Learned In Ohio About The U-M, OSU Rivalry

Lesson number one: Ohio State fans hate Michigan more than Michigan fans hate Ohio State.

97.1 The Ticket–07/14/2014

SOUTH BEND, IN - SEPTEMBER 21: Proince Shembo #55 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish rushes Connor Cook #18 of the Michigan State Spartans at Notre Dame Stadium on September 21, 2013 in South Bend, Indiana. Notre Dame defeated Michigan State 17-13. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Michigan State AD Mark Hollis On Series With Notre Dame: ‘It’s Gone’

Notre Dame and Michigan State, which have met 77 times, will play each other in 2016 and 2017, but nothing is set in stone beyond that.

CBS Detroit–05/14/2014

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

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