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2017 Meet the Spartans

MARK YOUR CALENDARS: Meet the Spartans will be held Wednesday, August 23 at Spartan Stadium. It will be your first opportunity to pick up the official 2017 football poster. Stay tuned for more information.

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Dean Look, Andre Rison Selected to Michigan Sports Hall of Fame

May 30, 2017 EAST LANSING, Mich. – Former Michigan State All-Americans Dean Look and Andre Rison have been selected to the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2017. The announcement was made on FOX Sports Detroit on Tuesday evening prior to the Detroit Tigers telecast. Look and Rison will be the 22nd and 23rd...

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Bob Apisa highlights Michigan State Hall of Fame 2017 class

EAST LANSING — Michigan State announced on Thursday its five newest inductees into the Athletics Hall of Fame: Bob Apisa (football), Joe Baum (soccer), Bob Cassleman (track & field), Kristin Haynie (basketball) and Dr. Clarence Underwood (administration). One of just 15 players in program history to earn first-team All-America honors twice, fullback Apisa played an instrumental role in helping the...

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Local Ex-NFL players set to open brewing company

SYLVANIA, Ohio (13abc Action News) – A new business is headed to Downtown Sylvania in the space formerly occupied by Treo. Inside the Five Brewing company will be located at 5703 Main Street and plans to open its doors in Spring of 2018. According to a release Brandon Fields along with his wife Katie Fields...

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Former MSU football player is in the Michigan craft beer game – and winning

DEXTER, MI — Surrounded by wooden oak barrels, plastic hoses and a lingering hint of wet-basement staleness, Tony Grant is giddy. Making beer – especially the sour variety – is an exact science, and the former Michigan State football player is talking about fermentation, bacteria and natural carbonation. “We just let Mother Nature do her thing. We...

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Ryan Van Dyke, once a can’t miss prospect for Michigan State, is now its biggest ‘what if’

The 1998 recruiting class at Michigan State reads like a fantasy football draft. Future pros Antonio Gates, Julian Peterson, Josh Thornhill, Ulish Booker, Jace Sayler, Josh Shaw and Little John Flowers were all new additions in Nick Saban’s fourth season in East Lansing. Eleven-year, All-Pro NFL receiver Plaxico Burress, who went on to catch 64...

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Josiah Price Earns Big Ten Conference Medal of Honor

June 21, 2017 BIG TEN CONFERENCE MEDAL OF HONOR (Presented to a male and female student-athlete at each conference institution for outstanding athletic and academic achievement) MALE WINNER: Josiah Price (football) Josiah Price was one of the most accomplished tight ends in Spartan football history, both on and off the field. He finished his career...

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Apex Academy Bowl-A-Thon

2017 Apex Academy Bowl-A-Thon   Former Spartans Travis Key and Kaleb Thornill, Co-Founders of APEX Academy, would like you to join the APEX staff, student-athletes, and community leaders for APEX Academy’s Annual Bowl-A-Thon and have some fun getting personally involved in a mission that matters! Mark your calendar for May 20, 2017 and drop a pin on...

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Malik McDowell Selected by Seahawks in Second Round

April 28, 2017 EAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State defensive lineman Malik McDowell was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the second round (No. 35 overall) of the 2017 National Football League Draft on Friday, April 28. McDowell, who announced his decision to forgo his senior season on Dec. 6, is the highest-drafted defensive lineman...

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Montae Nicholson Drafted by Washington in Fourth Round

April 29, 2017 EAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State safety Montae Nicholson was selected by the Washington Redskins in the fourth round (No. 123 overall) of the 2017 National Football League Draft on Saturday, April 29. Nicholson is the highest Spartan safety drafted since 2006 (Eric Smith, third round, No. 97 overall, New York Jets)....

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