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Michigan State Football

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

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)

Five-Star Recruit Malik McDowell’s Parents Campaign Against MSU, Michigan

McDowell seems interested in Michigan State in particular, and his parents seem totally opposed.

CBS Detroit–02/04/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - SEPTEMBER 02:  Head coach, Mark Dantonio leads his Michigan State Spartans onto the field before an NCAA football game against the Youngstown State Penguins at Spartan Stadium on September 2, 2011 in East Lansing, Michigan.  (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

MSU Gets Big Bang For Its $2.4M Coaching Budget Compared To U-M’s $3.1M

In total, Michigan paid its football staff $3,072,000. Michigan State’s staff will collectively earn $2,410, 483.

CBS Detroit–12/12/2013

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 07: Head coach Mark Dantonio of the Michigan State Spartans holds up the Big Ten championship trophy next to Denicos Allen #28 after defeating the Ohio State Buckeyes 34-24 at the Big 10 Conference Championship Game at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 7, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

MSU President On Interest In Dantonio: ‘Your Best People Will Always Be In Demand’

With the annual coaching carousel beginning to spin as the college football season winds down, Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio will likely be a hot commodity.

CBS Detroit–12/12/2013

EAST LANSING, MI - NOVEMBER 30: Michigan State Spartans head coach Mark Dantonio looks on during the game against the Minnesota Golden Gophers at Spartan Stadium on November 30, 2013 in East Lansing, Michigan. The Spartans defeated the Golden Gophers 14-3. (Photo by Mark A. Cunningham/Getty Images)

MSU’s Mark Dantonio: ‘Why Not Us?’ For National Championship Game

If No. 10 Michigan State can slay No. 2 Ohio State in the championship game Saturday, Dantonio wants the Spartans in the national title conversation.

CBS Detroit–12/03/2013

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:  Connor Cook #18 of the Michigan State Spartans looks to throw against Frank Clark #57 and Jibreel Black #55 of the Michigan Wolverines in the first quarter at Spartan Stadium on November 2, 2013 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Connor Cook Gives Spartans All The Offense Needed Against Wolverines

Connor Cook gave the Spartans all they needed in a powerful 29-6 win Saturday.

CBS Detroit–11/03/2013

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

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)

MSU’s Denicos Allen: ‘On The Field, We Show Who’s The Big Brother’ [VIDEO]

Michigan State got the last word in the “little brother” conversation Saturday.

CBS Detroit–11/02/2013

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

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