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NCAA Football: Penn State at Michigan

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Former Spartans coach Mark Dantonio talks retirement and top moments with MSU

Legendary Michigan State Spartans head coach Mark Dantonio called it a career earlier this year in February following several milestone-setting years in East Lansing. Embed from Getty Images Among the accolades he earned included three Big Ten championships, two Big Ten coach of the year awards, the 2014 Rose Bowl, and an appearance in the … Read more

Mark Dantonio takes to Twitter following Michigan State’s upset win over Michigan

NCAA Football: Michigan at Michigan State

On Saturday, Michigan State went into the Big House as more than a three-touchdown underdog vs Michigan and they proceeded to beat the Wolverines by a score of 27-24. Before the final seconds ran off the clock, former Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio took to Twitter to celebrate. Great win for the Spartans! @MSU_Football … Read more

New Michigan State Spartans head coach Mel Tucker vows: “We’ll be ready”

Michigan State Spartans first year head coach Mel Tucker had some massive shoes to fill when he took over for the legendary Mark Dantonio earlier this year. Embed from Getty Images Things will look a bit different for all teams this time around with new safety protocols and mandates thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. But … Read more

Judge dismisses Curtis Blackwell lawsuit against ex-Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio, other school officials

A decision has been reached in the lawsuit filed by former Michigan State football staffer Curtis Blackwell, and it wasn’t the one he was hoping for. U.S. District Judge Janet Neff dismissed Blackwell’s suit against former coach Mark Dantonio, Lou Anna Simon and former athletic director Mark Hollis. After leaving Michigan State after his contract … Read more

Anonymous NFC coach defends former Spartan QB Brian Lewerke while ripping Michigan State

Former Michigan State Spartans quarterback Brian Lewerke had a pretty impressive resume during his time suiting up for the Green and White in East Lansing. He’s the school’s all time leader in total offense with 9,548 yards, ranked third in school history in career starts (38) and wins (22), and is the only Spartan player … Read more

New lawsuit against Michigan State alleges shocking NCAA violations

A new lawsuit has been filed against Michigan State University that details some serious NCAA violations if proven to be true. Embed from Getty Images Former MSU recruiting director Curtis Blackwell has filed a new lawsuit in court this week alleging that the Spartans, under former head coach Mark Dantonio, secretly recorded practices of an … Read more

‘Incriminating’ photo of former Michigan State HC Mark Dantonio surfaces

This is not good news for Mark Dantonio. Embed from Getty Images According to reports, Dantonio testified that Curtis Blackwell was not allowed to recruit off-campus and that he never did while he was with the Michigan State Spartans. Well, according to a piece by Tony Paul of The Detroit News, Blackwell not only recruited … Read more

Cincinatti DC Marcus Freeman rejects “significant attempt” by Michigan State to hire him

The Michigan State Spartans were able to get their brand new head football coach in Mel Tucker following the abrupt retirement of Mark Dantonio. However, not every attempt to pry opposing coaches away to East Lansing have been successful. Embed from Getty Images A reported attempt to lure Cincinnati Bearcats defensive coordinator Marcus Freeman has … Read more

Report: Michigan State HC Mel Tucker decides to retain 2 of Mark Dantonio’s assistants

Previous reports suggested that new Michigan State head coach Mel Tucker was not going to retain any of Mark Dantonio‘s assistants for the 2020 season. Well, according to MSU, Tucker will be keeping two of Dantonio’s assistants. Embed from Getty Images Excited to have @CoachMikeTress and @CoachRonBurton on the Spartan defensive staff next season! pic.twitter.com/w6kIpSlxz3 … Read more

Report: New Michigan State HC Mel Tucker makes decision on Mark Dantonio’s assistants

On Wednesday, Michigan State introduced Mel Tucker as their next head football coach. During Tucker’s introductory press conference, he was asked about a timeline for hiring his assistants and if he had made a decision regarding any of the coaches who assisted former MSU head coach Mark Dantonio. Tucker said that things would come together … Read more

Michigan State reveals why Mark Dantonio was not at Mel Tucker’s introductory presser

On Wednesday, Michigan State introduced Mel Tucker as their next head football coach. Tucker’s wife was there, his children were there, and Spartans’ basketball coach Tom Izzo was there. Embed from Getty Images But somebody was missing. That somebody is former MSU head coach Mark Dantonio. Though Dantonio did release a statement welcoming Tucker to … Read more

Michigan State just hired Mel Tucker to coach their football team, is he the right hire?

Early Wednesday morning, news broke that Michigan State is reportedly hiring Mel Tucker to become their next head football coach. Embed from Getty Images Tucker, who previously coached at Colorado, was one of Michigan State’s potential candidates a week ago until he announced that he was going to remain with the Buffalos. Personally, I would … Read more

Michigan State Spartans have reportedly hired their next football coach

The Michigan State Spartans have found their new man to lead their football team following last week’s abrupt retirement of Mark Dantonio. Embed from Getty Images Colorado coach Mel Tucker and the Spartans have agreed in principal on a new deal for Tucker to become the next head coach of the Spartans. Despite turning down … Read more