Michigan State Spartans Articles

College Football's Early Top 50 Players for 2019
The 2019 college football season is still months away, but the start of spring practice is inching closer for all 130 teams (some have already begun), so it’s never too early to look ahead at the upcoming year and rank some of the top players...
Steven Lassan
3 days ago
Ranking the Big Ten's Football Rosters for 2019
Ohio State saw its streak of recruiting dominance come to an end among Big Ten teams this past recruiting cycle, but don't write off the Buckeyes just yet. Although Michigan finally took the Big Ten recruiting crown this past recruiting cycle...
Kevin McGuire
3 days ago
Michigan State Football: 3 Reasons for Optimism About the Spartans in 2019
The 2018 season did not go as planned for most people with a vested interest in Michigan State football. The Spartans returned the core of a 10-win team and were expected to be serious contenders for the Big Ten East title. Instead, injuries and a...
J.P. Scott
1 week ago
Kayvon Thibodeaux, Oregon Ducks Football
College football’s 2019 National Signing Day is officially in the books. Every FBS program inked recruits to a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday or in the early period in December, which means coaching staffs should have a good...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
Where Did College Football Teams Find Their Starting Quarterbacks for 2019?
If one word could be used to describe the college football quarterback landscape it would be — change. The annual quarterback churn is in full effect as the combination of graduations, early departures by underclassmen, and a rash of...
Athlon Sports
2 weeks ago
Justin Herbert, Oregon Ducks Football
College football’s 2019 season won't get underway until late August, but it's never too early to look ahead and predict which teams are poised for a significant leap in the rankings or win column next year. The 2019 version...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
Way-Too-Early Top 25 College Football Rankings for 2019
It’s never too early to think about next season, so with college football’s 2018 season officially in the books after Clemson's 44-16 win over Alabama, Athlon Sports is here with its way-too-early top 25 rankings for 2019. Alabama...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
Dan Mullen, Florida Gators Football
The 2018 college football season featured 21 new coaches at FBS programs, and with the year completed, it's time to grade and rank the hires. The 21 coaching changes were down slightly from the 2017 season, as 23 different programs had a...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
When Does College Football Start in 2019?
College football’s 2019 season officially kicks off on Saturday, Aug. 24, with Arizona meeting Hawaii in a Week 0 matchup. The full Week 1 college football schedule of matchups is slated to begin on Thursday, Aug. 29. The opening...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
10 Big Ten Players Who Will Replace NFL Draft Early Entrants in 2019
The Big Ten may not be the conference leading the way in the NFL draft these days, but there will be plenty of underclassmen from Big Ten programs making some waves come late April. From a potential top quarterback prospect to a handful of top...
Kevin McGuire
1 month ago
Najee Harris, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
The definition of a breakout player in college football varies from each analyst or fanbase, but one thing is certain when looking ahead at the 2019 season and the players returning: regardless of the position, breakout players will...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Justin Herbert, Oregon Ducks Football
The NFL's early entry deadline for the 2019 draft officially passed on Monday evening and more than 120 players declared for the next level. All four of the playoff teams from the 2018 season lost a key player early. Alabama has to replace...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
The Big Ten's Best College Football Games of 2018
Northwestern and Purdue went to the wire on Thursday, Michigan State rallied on Friday to beat a Utah State bunch that earned a final Top 25 ranking, and Penn State combined with Appalachian State for an overtime thriller that was one of...
Kyle Kensing
1 month ago
Jalen Hurts, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts has entered his name into the NCAA’s transfer portal and can be contacted by other teams and coaches in regards to a transfer for next season. Hurts has one season of eligibility remaining and is expected to be...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Big Ten Football: J.K. Dobbins, Ohio State Buckeyes Football
The Big Ten should be one of the deepest conferences in college football for 2019. In the way-too-early top 25, the conference has seven teams ranked among the top 25, and as indicated in the early predictions, there's a wide-open battle atop...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Top 10 College Football Bowl Games of the 2018-19 Season
Alabama and Clemson secured their respective spots in the College Football Playoff National Championship in impressive fashion, which means just one game remains in the 2018-19 college football season. The Crimson Tide and Tigers have become...
Nicholas Ian Allen
1 month ago
College Football Bowl Game and Playoff 2018-19 Schedule
College football’s 2018-19 bowl season kicks off on Dec. 15 and features 41 overall games, including the finale on Jan. 7 with the national championship in Santa Clara, Calif. Most of the bowl games will be televised by ESPN, but CBS, FOX,...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Bowl Game Predictions 2019
College football’s bowl season kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 15, and continues until the national championship in Santa Clara, Calif., on Jan. 7. With the bowl lineup set and confidence pools and pick’em contests set to start on Dec. 15,...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Greatest Cotton Bowl Games
The Cotton Bowl is experiencing arguably its finest hour as a New Year’s Six Bowl in the College Football Playoff. Long the destination for the Southwest Conference Champion (SWC), it took a hit when the SWC folded and the Bowl Championship...
Aaron Tallent
1 month ago
Redbox Bowl Prediction and Preview: Michigan State vs. Oregon
The inaugural Redbox Bowl between Michigan State and Oregon features a pair of teams that were expecting bigger things from this season.   But for either the Spartans or the Ducks, New Year’s Eve will be a little more festive as one of...
Todd Saelhof
1 month ago
Outrageous College Football Predictions from 2018: My Biggest Misses
Every week during college football season, I publish a handful of OUTRAGEOUS* predictions that — for the most part — go against both conventional thinking and popular opinion. Be that as it may, I stand by every attempted prediction,...
J.P. Scott
1 month ago
Ranking the Watchability of the Big Ten's Bowl Games in 2018
The Big Ten is once again left out of the College Football Playoff fun, and the conference champ is out of it for a third consecutive season. With no playoff team to rely on this season, the Big Ten will still send two teams into a New Year's...
Kevin McGuire
2 months ago
Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
With college football’s 2018 regular season in the books and bowl season upcoming, it’s time to take a look back and honor the best of the best and top performers for the All-America team. Whether it was on offense,...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
College football’s 2018-19 bowl season features 39 matchups, and Athlon’s editors are here with picks against the spread for every postseason contest. Five games are slated for Dec. 15 to start the bowl season, which continues until Jan...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Dwayne Haskins, Ohio State Buckeyes Football
Ohio State just missed a trip to the College Football Playoff for the second year in a row, but coach Urban Meyer’s team is once again the reigning champion of the Big Ten. The Buckeyes also racked up plenty of postseason awards, as...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago

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