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Michigan State MVP Tony Lippett ready for double duty against Baylor in Cotton Bowl

EAST LANSING — The anticipated snap count for Tony Lippett in his final game at Michigan State doubled on Sunday when the College Football Playoff selection committee pulled an unanticipated switcheroo in its rankings. 35 more words

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Hey Joe: Mailbag gauges MSU's future at corner, coach

You might have noticed something about Tony Lippett’s day at cornerback Saturday — he looked like a better cornerback than when he played the position full time, getting five starts, as a redshirt freshman in 2011. 149 more words

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Tony Lippett to be Michigan State's first two-way starter since 1968

EAST LANSING — Regardless of which side gets the ball first in what coach Mark Dantonio is calling a “program game,” Michigan State senior Tony Lippett will be starting Saturday. 191 more words


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Three things we learned about Michigan State

Free Press sports writer Joe Rexrode breaks down three lessons learned Saturday:

• The Spartans are going to do what they do: When you’re strong up front on both sides of the ball, there’s a lot less chance that outside factors are going to affect you. 23 more words

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Rutgers vs #11 Michigan State Football Preview

The 8-2 11th ranked Michigan State Spartans will battle 6-4 Rutgers at noon on Saturday in East Lansing. It will be the last time Spartan fans see Jeremy Langford, Tony Lippett, Marcus Rush, and 15 other Seniors suit up in Spartan Stadium. 963 more words

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Michigan State WR Tony Lippett has made most of senior season as final home game approaches

EAST LANSING — There were times, Tony Lippett remembers, when things “got a little dark” as far as his goals at Michigan State.

But with a Rose Bowl victory under his belt and the Big Ten receiving yardage crown within his grasp, Lippett heads into his final home game at Spartan Stadium having seen the light. 134 more words

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Rexrode: Senior class represents MSU perfectly

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The Michigan State senior class that will be honored before its final home game Saturday represents its program perfectly.

You’ve got gritty walk-ons who turned themselves into starters (Connor Kruse, Andrew Gleichert). 69 more words

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