EAST LANSING — Mark Dantonio knows better than anyone that the team that has rushed for the most yards in the Michigan State-Michigan rivalry game has won 41 of the past 44 meetings. 37 more words
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For Thomas Wilcher, the Michigan-Michigan State game can get tricky.
As Detroit Cass Tech’s football coach, he has players on both teams.
Redshirt freshman offensive lineman Dennis Finley plays for the Spartans, and Michigan has cornerbacks Jourdan Lewis, Terry Richardson and Delonte Hollowell, linebacker Royce Jenkins-Stone, safety Delano Hill and offensive lineman David Dawson. 705 more words
It’s finally here, the time of year every Spartan fan awaits. No, it’s not Christmas, it’s Michigan week. All year long, Michigan fans talk of recruiting rankings, September Heismans, and championships won before most schools knew how to play football. 1,954 more words
Michigan State’s offensive line is about to get stronger this week as the Spartans prepare for Michigan. Jack Allen, an All-Big Ten player, will be back in the middle of the offensive line this weekend. 184 more words
Jack, Graham Couch and Terry Denbow discuss this week’s At Issue topic with the star of MSU’s 34-31 win over U-M and Tom Brady in 1999, quarterback Bill Burke, a game when he set the Spartans’ single-game record with 400 passing yards. 51 more words
EAST LANSING –Michigan State’s defensive strategy starts with the same premise every game regardless of the opponent: Stop the run.
History shows that objective doesn’t get any more important for the Spartans than when they play rival Michigan. 52 more words