Harbaugh Hopes There Will Be No "Trouble With The Snap" Come Saturday"On high alert for everything," Harbaugh said Monday. "We understand coach (Mark) Dantonio's a master motivator. There could be trick plays, special teams, punt fakes, field goal fakes. Everything needs to be alerted and prepared and ready for."
Former Spartan & Lion Charles Rogers Dead At 38Rogers was the second overall pick in the 2003 NFL draft. He scored twice in his NFL debut, but suffered a broken collarbone that ended his rookie season and suffered the same injury a year later.
Spartans Winston Mourns Brothers DeathScott Kipp, Albion's Chief of Public Safety, confirmed Sunday that Zachary Winston died after being hit by a westbound train in Albion. Zachary Winston, of Detroit, played basketball at Albion College.
Wildcats Take Down Spartans At Champions Classic 69-62Tyrese Maxey scored 26 points, including a clutch 3 that beat the shot clock with a minute left, and the second-ranked Wildcats opened the season with a 69-62 victory over No. 1 Michigan State on Tuesday night in the Champions Classic.
Wisconsin Thumps Michigan State 38-0The Spartans' defense limited Taylor to just 80 yards on 26 carries, marking the first time this season the Heisman Trophy hopeful was held under 100.
Michigan State Has Another Tough Test At WisconsinFor Michigan State, the speed of Ohio State is followed up this week by the strength of Wisconsin.
Spartans Defense Faces High Powered Buckeye Offense SaturdayThe Spartans have defeated the Buckeyes three times since 2011, the most of any team in the Big Ten. ... The Buckeyes are outscoring opponents by 43.8 points per game. Spartans All-American linebacker Joe Bachie leads the Big Ten with 46 tackles.
Spartans Face The Biggest Of The Big Ten 3 Weeks In A RowOhio State, Wisconsin and Penn State — all in a row, the first two on the road. That's the October schedule the 25th-ranked Spartans are facing.
MSU Takes Care Of Business Against Northwestern 31-10"I was very impressed with our workman-like attitude today," coach Mark Dantonio said. "If something negative happened, we just lined up and played."
Indecision Costs Spartans Dantonio Record Setting WinMark Dantonio will have to wait a bit for his next milestone after the last couple minutes went terribly wrong for Michigan State.
Heavily Favored Spartans Not Looking Past ASU"We've got a confidence level," Spartans coach Mark Dantonio said. "I think that we've been a confident football team, especially on the defensive side of the ball. You know, went a little bit back and forth, obviously had a lot of injuries last year, but big step this past week."
Dantonio's Message Heard Loud And Clear As MSU Thumps Western Michigan 51-17Dantonio won his 109th game for the Spartans, matching Duffy Daugherty's mark. Michigan State (2-0) looked a lot sharper on offense than in its opener against Tulsa. The Spartans scored touchdowns on their first three drives. Elijah Collins finished with 192 yards on 17 carries.
Spartans Dantonio Not A Fan Of Mistakes And Miscues"Football is a game of effort, toughness and knowing what to do. Half of our team figured that out, half of it didn't," Dantonio said Tuesday. "We will make sure that other half gets it figured out this week."
Dantonio Saying Little About Offensive ChangesLater this week, the mystery surrounding Michigan State's offense will finally end.
CBS Sports Host Brent Stover Says Biggest Question Facing Michigan State Is Offensive ProductionThe CBS Sports host weighs in on the Spartans biggest question mark heading into the new season beginning on Friday, August 30th.