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  1. Big Ten Monday mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    Let's take another summer dip into the ol' mailbag: Chris V. from Grandview, Mo., writes: I have been reading the ideal Big Ten schedules, and I noticed one comment made that no one else made. Make the teams come north. If the Big Ten can't get go...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  2. Spring game recap: Michigan State

    Brian Bennett

    The last three Big Ten spring games were held over the weekend, and it's our job to recap them all. Defending league champion Michigan State played before 35,000 fans at Spartan Stadium, falling short of Mark Dantonio's request for a crowd of 50,0...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  3. Pregame ponderables: B1G title game

    Brian Bennett

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Greetings from Lucas Oil Stadium, where No. 10 Michigan State and No. 2 Ohio State will soon square off for the Big Ten championship. I'm no weatherman, but I can safely predict it will be about 72 degrees at kickoff. Or about 50 d...

    Blog | December 07, 2013
  4. Who will transform tomorrow?

    Brian Bennett

    Each Friday during the season, we'll be taking a look at a Big Ten player to watch when the games kick off Saturday. This week's selection: Michigan State QB Andrew Maxwell Saturday assignment: home vs. Notre Dame, 8 p.m. ET (ABC) Michigan S...

    Blog | September 14, 2012
  5. Bell toils in huge way for Michigan State

    Brian Bennett

    EAST LANSING, Mich. -- It's a time-honored tradition in the Big Ten that you win with defense, big tight ends and a bell cow at running back. No. 13 Michigan State didn't have much more going for it than those three principles in Friday night's 17...

    Blog | September 01, 2012
  6. Spartans defense helping offense improve

    Brian Bennett

    Michigan State's defense is getting a whole lot of offseason hype -- including a bunch in this space. The publicity is understandable given the returning talent and the performance by that defense last year. There's also a possible hidden advantag...

    Blog | August 15, 2012
  7. Fowler could make Spartans' WRs fairer

    Brian Bennett

    Bennie Fowler's big moment in the 2011 season for Michigan State came in the 37-31 home win over Wisconsin. He recovered a blocked punt in the end zone for a touchdown that provided a huge momentum swing. But other than that, Fowler doesn't have m...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  8. Home run summer: Michigan State

    Brian Bennett

    Our series looking at a player or a group of players from each Big Ten team who needs a home run type of summer before preseason camp opens is winding down. Who needs to hit it out of the park in preparation for the season? For previous entries, c...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  9. The Big Ten's 1,000-yard receivers in 2012

    Brian Bennett

    A couple of weeks ago, I took a look at the Big Ten quarterbacks who were most likely to throw for 3,000 yards. Last week, I examined the running backs most likely to crack 1,000 yards. If you sense a pattern, you're right. Today, we're going to chec...

    Blog | June 07, 2012
  10. Michigan State spring wrap

    Brian Bennett

    2011 record: 11-3 2011 conference record: 7-1 (Legends Division champions) Returning starters: Offense: 5; Defense: 8; kicker/punter: 2 Top returners DE William Gholston, DE Marcus Rush, LB Denicos Allen, LB Max Bullough, LB Chris Norman, C...

    Blog | May 11, 2012
  11. Spring game preview: Michigan State

    Brian Bennett

    We wrap up our 2012 spring game previews now with -- last but not least -- the defending Legends Division champion Michigan State Spartans. Here are your Green-White essentials. When: 1 p.m. ET Saturday Where: Spartan Stadium Admission: Fr...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  12. Michigan State holds spring game draft

    Brian Bennett

    Michigan State held its spring game player draft this afternoon. It's always a fun event, as the seniors pick teams and everyone takes it pretty seriously, with Mark Dantonio serving as the commissioner. It's like a fantasy league come to life. In...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  13. Notes from Michigan State

    Brian Bennett

    EAST LANSING, Mich. -- I'll have much more from Michigan State in the days and weeks to come, but here are a few notes of interest: Wide receiver Tony Lippett suffered an ankle injury and "could be out for a while," offensive coordinator Dan Rous...

    Blog | April 12, 2012
  14. Spartans' Lippett focusing on WR skills

    Brian Bennett

    Tony Lippett was a busy guy for Michigan State the past two years. He is one of the best and most versatile athletes on the Spartans' roster, so Mark Dantonio put that to use. During Lippett's redshirt season in 2010, Dantonio told Lippett to star...

    Blog | March 30, 2012
  15. Mark Dantonio previews Spartans' spring

    Brian Bennett

    Before Michigan State hit the spring practice field for the first time, head coach Mark Dantonio met with the media to give an update on his team Tuesday. Dantonio disclosed that senior starting linebacker Chris Norman will miss the spring with a ...

    Blog | March 27, 2012
  16. Big shoes to fill: Michigan State

    Brian Bennett

    With spring practice around the corner, Big Ten teams will start the process of replacing stars from the previous year. Some shoes are bigger to fill than others. We're taking a look at two key departed players from each team and who might take on th...

    Blog | February 27, 2012