Michigan State built itself into a national power in the 1960s by recruiting black players from the segregated South who didn't have many opportunities to play closer to home.
The beauty of bowl season is it provides every league a chance to salvage something. The Big Ten and the ACC are no exceptions. So which league is in most need of a strong postseason showing?
Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio's road to success hit two junctions on fateful night versus Notre Dame two seasons ago.
The spread offense has been successful for some Big Ten teams but not everyone has caught on. Offenses in the coming season range between wide-open and traditional attacks.
The Big Ten on Monday outlined its preferences for college football's future postseason model, which include a selection committee with guidelines to help select four playoff participants.
Michigan State football players William Gholston and Lawrence Thomas suffered minor injuries Wednesday after being involved in a rollover car accident near Brighton, Mich.
The Big Ten will use a nine-game conference schedule in football beginning in the 2017 season, the league announced Thursday.
Indianapolis has prevailed in the campaign to become the permanent host of the new Big Ten football championship game.
A Michigan State football player is among 10 men charged in the theft of 104 Detroit Public Schools laptop computers valued at $158,000.
Michigan State wide receiver Fred Smith has been reinstated to the football team after serving four days in jail for his role in the November residence hall assault.
Four more current or former Michigan State football players have pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault and conspiracy in connection with a Nov. 22 incident at a campus residence hall.
Two more Michigan State football players have been indefinitely suspended after being charged in connection with a Nov. 22 assault at a campus residence hall.
Michigan State has reinstated seven football players suspended from the team in the wake of a November assault at a campus residence hall.
Nine Michigan State football players have been charged with assault and conspiracy in connection with a Nov. 22 fight at a campus residence hall.
Michigan State has suspended eight football players in the wake of a fight at a campus residence hall.
Michigan State football players Glenn Winston and Roderick Jenrette have been dismissed from the team for an unspecified violation of team rules.