Former Michigan State and Lousiville head coach John L. Smith has been hired as an assistant coach at Arkansas, multiple sources told ESPN.com's Pat Forde.
John L. Smith lived an unpredictable life off the field during his tenure at the helm of Michigan State. His Spartans teams were just as inconsistent on it, writes Mark Schlabach.
Michigan State has called a press conference for 1:30 ET Wednesday to discuss its football coaching situation.
The Big Ten fined both Illinois and Michigan State $10,000 each and reprimanded Illini coach Ron Zook and Spartans coach John L. Smith after a postgame Illinois celebration at midfield turned ugly.
From September's best, most overrated and most underrated to da man from DeKalb, the Dash rushes through it all.
Jason Reda's 39-yard field goal with 6 seconds remaining lifted Illinois to its first Big Ten win since 2004 on Saturday, a 23-20 victory over struggling Michigan State.
From Minnesota's tailback situation to Terry Hoeppner's recovery and return, the Big Ten is covered here.
Drew Stanton threw for 225 yards and a touchdown Saturday to lead Michigan State to a 27-17 win over Idaho and new coach Dennis Erickson.
John L. Smith hasn't found the winning formula at Michigan State, but he's hoping 2006 will be the year the Spartans turn things around.
From Barry Alvarez's final home game at Wisconsin to John L. Smith's hot seat at Michigan State, the Big Ten is covered here.
Some of the Spartans, including coach John L. Smith, regret the flag-raising after Michigan State beat Notre Dame last Saturday.
Hawaii football coach June Jones and Michigan State's John L. Smith are accusing each other of withholding videotape of their teams.
Jeff Smoker threw for 252 yards and ran for a touchdown and DeAndra Cobb had a 100-yard kickoff return as Michigan State (No. 18 ESPN/USA Today, No. 15 AP) beat Minnesota (No. 19 ESPN/USA Today, No. 25 AP) 44-38 on Saturday.
Michigan State was in shambles when John L. Smith took over. Now, the Spartans are moving forward.
Michigan State quarterback Jeff Smoker, who had been suspended from the team since last October because of substance-abuse problems, has been reinstated.