Jon Engler praises newly extended Mark Dantonio

Michigan State Spartans football head coach Mark Dantonio is coming back for his 12th season in East Lansing. The Michigan State board of trustees authorized an annual contract extension. The terms of his deal with the university is for an annual one year extension, unless they were to give him a hand-written notice by mid-January … Read more

Judge permits former MSU DE Auston Robertson to play JuCo football in Kansas

NCAA Football: Michigan State at Illinois

Among the many notable departures from the Michigan State football program this offseason included defensive end Auston Robertson. The former 4-star prospect was dismissed from the team followed charges of criminal sexual conduct brought against him. The charges stemmed from an incident separate from the one that dominated the spring and summer months surrounding the … Read more

Auston Robertson dismissed from MSU football team, arrested on Sunday following CSC charges

NCAA Football: Michigan State at Illinois

News surfaced this past Friday that Michigan State freshman defensive end Auston Robertson was charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct. Just hours after the news broke, Spartans head coach Mark Dantonio announced that Robertson had been dismissed from the team following the public release of his charges. Authorities however spent the majority of the weekend … Read more

Michigan State DE Auston Robertson charged with criminal sexual conduct

NCAA Football: Michigan State at Illinois

According to the Ingham County Prosecutors’ Office on Friday, Michigan State defensive end Auston Robertson has been charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct. MSU football player Auston Robertson has been charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct — Chris Solari (@chrissolari) April 21, 2017 Second serious allegation against Robertson. Was arrested Jan 2016 on misdemeanor battery … Read more

3 biggest takeaways from Michigan State’s loss to Michigan on Saturday

Saturday sure wasn’t the blood shedding that I expected. I’ll go out on a limb and assume you all felt the same and had tempered interactions last week. Despite the loss and the aftermath of memes and internet mockery, there are some positives to pull from this game for Michigan State. Outside the obvious of … Read more

EDITORIAL: Don’t sleep on Michigan State in 2016

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone. If you look back in the history of the Big Ten, … Read more

4-star defensive end Auston Robertson signs with MSU

Back in early February, the Michigan State Spartans were inking all their new 2016 recruits that has become the one of the best recruiting classes for head football coach Mark Dantonio. However, one of their highly-touted targets, Fort Wayne defensive end Auston Robertson, put his signing on hold due to some off-the-field issues that surfaced around that time. … Read more

Uneventful NSD doesn’t stop Dantonio from wrapping up his best recruiting haul at MSU

Scroll to the bottom for entire 2016 recruiting class While all of the headlines and celebrities were focused on Ann Arbor, Mark Dantonio was quietly wrapping up his best recruiting class yet. Just the way he likes it. Good line from Mark Dantonio on BTN: “Our drama seems to take place during the season.” #SigningOfTheStars … Read more

Signing of MSU commit Auston Robertson delayed due to battery charges

One of the players committed to Michigan State since June will not be signing on Wednesday. Auston Robertson, a defensive end from Fort Wayne, Ind., committed hard to the Spartans last summer. However, on National Signing Day, Robertson announced on Twitter that caught the attention of many. Michigan state is still my number one but … Read more