Michigan State

RANK: #20

   

RECORD: 7-6

   

Big Ten RECORD: 5-4

   
2019 Schedule
08/30
TULSA
 
09/07
WESTERN MICHIGAN
 
09/14
ARIZONA STATE
 
09/21
at Northwestern
 
09/28
INDIANA
 
10/05
at Ohio State
 
10/12
at Wisconsin
 
10/26
PENN STATE
 
11/09
ILLINOIS
 
11/16
at Michigan
 
11/23
at Rutgers
 
11/30
MARYLAND
 
2018 Results
W
UTAH STATE
38-31
L
at Arizona State
13-16
W
at Indiana
35-21
W
CENTRAL MICHIGAN
31-20
L
NORTHWESTERN
19-29
W
at Penn State
21-17
L
MICHIGAN
7-21
W
PURDUE
23-13
W
at Maryland
24-3
L
OHIO STATE
6-26
L
at Nebraska
6-9
W
RUTGERS
14-10
L
vs. Oregon (Redbox Bowl)
6-7
MSU hires Colorado's Tucker to replace Dantonio

MSU hires Colorado's Tucker to replace Dantonio

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February 12 Michigan State hired Colorado's Mel Tucker as its next football coach on Wednesday. FULL STORY

Cincinnati's Fickell says no to Michigan State

Cincinnati's Fickell says no to Michigan State

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February 10 Cincinnati's Luke Fickell will not be the next head coach at Michigan State. FULL STORY

Wake takes on Michigan State in Pinstripe Bowl

Wake takes on Michigan State in Pinstripe Bowl

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December 23 Michigan State and Wake Forest are two teams heading in opposite directions, a scenario that could make their matchup in the Pinstripe Bowl like two ships passing in the night. FULL STORY

Michigan State hires Hazelton as defensive coordinator

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February 29 New Michigan State head coach Mel Tucker has rounded out his coaching staff, hiring Scottie Hazelton as defensive coordinator. Hazelton served as defensive coordinator at Kansas State last season. FULL STORY

Reports: Cincinnati's Fickell says no to Michigan State

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February 10 Cincinnati's Luke Fickell turned down the head coaching position at Michigan State, multiple outlets reported Monday. FULL STORY

Michigan State's Dantonio steps down after 13 seasons

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February 04 Mark Dantonio announced Tuesday that he is stepping down after 13 years as the head coach of the Michigan State football program. FULL STORY

Former Michigan State coach, AD Perles dies at 85

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January 08 Former Michigan State football coach and athletic director George Perles died late Tuesday night, the Detroit Free Press reported. He was 85. FULL STORY

Michigan State coach Dantonio says he'll return in 2020

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November 19 Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio says he intends to return for his 14th season with the Spartans in 2020. FULL STORY

No. 15 Michigan rolls into rivalry vs. Michigan State

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November 13 For a change, Jim Harbaugh isn't the coach feeling the most heat heading into one of Michigan's rivalry games. FULL STORY

Michigan State LB Bachie suspended for failed drug test

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November 01 The Big Ten on Thursday ruled Michigan State starting linebacker Joe Bachie ineligible after the senior tested positive for what the university said was "a substance that is classified as a performance-enhancing substance banned by the league." FULL STORY

DEPTH CHART

Offense
QB 14
Brian Lewerke*
6-3
215
Sr.
RB 11
Connor Heyward*
6-0
236
Jr.
WR 7
Cody White*
6-3
218
Jr.
WR 8
Jalen Nailor
6-0
212
So.
WR 25
Darrell Stewart Jr.
6-2
218
Sr.
TE 89
Matt Dotson
6-5
252
Jr.
LT 61
Cole Chewins*
6-8
300
Sr.
LG 70
Tyler Higby*
6-5
300
Sr.
C 64
Matt Allen*
6-3
312
Jr.
RG 75
Kevin Jarvis*
6-4
317
Jr.
RT N/A
Devontae Dobbs
6-4
304
Fr.
Defense
DE 96
Jacob Panasiuk*
6-3
257
Jr.
DT 99
Raequan Williams*
6-4
298
Sr.
DT 72
Mike Panasiuk*
6-4
300
Sr.
DE 48
Kenny Willekes*
6-4
262
Sr.
STAR 34
Antjuan Simmons
6-0
225
Jr.
LB 35
Joe Bachie*
6-2
239
Sr.
LB 17
Tyriq Thompson*
6-1
239
Sr.
CB 19
Josh Butler
6-0
176
Sr.
CB 22
Josiah Scott*
5-10
170
Jr.
SS 3
Xavier Henderson
6-1
207
So.
FS 6
David Dowell*
6-1
205
Sr.
SPECIAL TEAMS
K 98
Matt Coghlin*
5-9
200
Jr.
P 25
Jake Hartbarger*
6-4
193
Sr.
*Returning Starters
2018 RANKINGS
OFFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
18.7
125
Rushing
124.8
114
Passing
217.2
77
Total
342.1
116
DEFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
17.2
8
Rushing
77.9
1
Passing
225.2
62
Total
303.1
10
TO MARGIN
PER GAME
RANK
+1
+0.08
T-63
2017 RANKINGS
OFFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
24.5
96
Rushing
167.8
62
Passing
215.2
76
Total
383.1
91
DEFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
20.0
19
Rushing
95.3
2
Passing
202.3
37
Total
297.6
7
TO MARGIN
PER GAME
RANK
+3
+0.23
T-46
2016 RANKINGS
OFFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
24.1
T-104
Rushing
172.7
65
Passing
222.3
74
Total
395.0
75
DEFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
27.8
61
Rushing
158.7
51
Passing
206.2
36
Total
364.8
32
TO MARGIN
PER GAME
RANK
-5
-0.42
T-98