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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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2017 Spartan Football Summer Camps

2017 Summer Camp Information Attached is the 2017 Spartan Football Summer Camp Information. If you are interested in signing up, please visit for more information.

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Spartans Helping Spartans – The Briningstool Family

As all of you know, the strength of a player rests on the strength of the team. We as an Association have the chance to help out a fellow Spartan teammate and his son. Mitchell Briningstool, son of Tony Briningstool, was diagnosed with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis at the age of 2. He has been battling...

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Spartan Football Fantasy Camp Scheduled for June 12-13

April 17, 2017 EAST LANSING, Mich. – Adult men (18 and older) are invited to enroll in the 12th-annual Spartan Football Fantasy Camp, scheduled for June 12-13 on the Michigan State campus. The entire Michigan State coaching staff, led by head coach Mark Dantonio, plus select current players will conduct offensive and defensive drills and...

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Four Spartans Named to NFF Hampshire Honor Society

April 5, 2017 EAST LANSING, Mich. – Four Michigan State graduates – Matt Macksood, Benny McGowan, Tyler O’Connor and Josiah Price – have been named to the 2017 National Football Foundation (NFF) Hampshire Honor Society, the NFF and College Football Hall of Fame announced on Wednesday. The NFF Hampshire Society is comprised of college football...

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Battlefield Brawl

We are pleased to inform you about this year’s Battlefield Brawl #8 on Sunday, April 23, 2017. Battlefield Brawl is a flag football tournament with “X-Factor” athletes and local celebrities that raises money and awareness for New World Flood programs as well as support for local nonprofit organizations impacting our community in a positive way....

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