Can Andrew Maxwell carry the team as far as analysts are saying?
2012 College Football Bowl Projections: LSU, Oregon To Meet Again - SBNation.com
Michigan State was given a good spot. (Hint: Spartan fans will enjoy this)
Hey Joe: The top five wins of the Mark Dantonio’s first five seasons | Hey Joe blog | Detroit Free Press | freep.com
Picking five “biggest wins” may be the toughest task. He’s had 44 and that includes a lot of significant ones.
2 starting spots still up for grabs at MSU, days before Boise State game | Michigan State Spartans | Detroit Free Press | freep.com
"Junior Micajah Reynolds and senior Tyler Hoover are listed as co-starters at defensive tackle, while junior Jairus Jones and sophomore Kurtis Drummond are listed as co-starters at free safety. "
Before we get started: 2012 B1G football predictions « Big Ten Network
The Big Ten crew has MSU winning the B1G and Will Gholston winning the Best Defensive Player award.
Lions' Titus Young guarantees Boise State win over MSU: 'Quote me' | The Detroit News | detroitnews.com
"The Broncos visit Michigan State on Friday night, and Boise State, despite a high level of success under coach Chris Petersen, is a 7-point underdog. Young is undeterred."
Hey Joe: Top 5 players of the Mark Dantonio era | Hey Joe blog | Detroit Free Press | freep.com
Joe Rexrode lists and explains the five best players that have been a part of MSU since he was named head coach.
Le'Veon Bell avoids lofty yardage goals as he prepares for first season as Spartans' clear go-to running back | MLive.com
"Michigan State junior says he wants to lead and win above all else, and admits this season feels different than others."
Big Ten bowl projections: Week 1 - Big Ten Blog - ESPN
Both writers pick an MSU Rose Bowl berth.
Michigan State game-by-game predictions: Rose Bowl a reality, even with new QB | MLive.com
"Andrew Maxwell takes over for Kirk Cousins, but Le'Veon Bell and one of the nation's best defenses means there will only be a couple bumps in the road."
Banksoftheredcedar.com Review of the BSU MSU Match up | The Blue Turf
My post on Boise State blog The Blue Turf previewing the MSU vs Boise State game.
Assume the Position: Wide Receiver
"The script has been clear all summer long. The 2011 WR corps accounted for 68.8 percent of receiving yards in an incredibly effective passing attack. MSU has a ton of talent that has yet to prove itself on the football field. Just because these statements are boring and ominous doesn’t make them any less true. Bennie Fowler has been the heir apparent at the Wide Receiver position since late 2010."
Big Ten’s Top 25 Players: 10-6 — UMHoops.com
"With the official start of practice less than nine weeks away, Inside the Hall and UM Hoops have partnered to bring you a preseason breakdown of the top 25 players in the Big Ten for the 2012-2013 season."