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Le'Veon Bell's expectations have become higher since the season began, racking up 265 all-purpose yards against Boise State.
Le'Veon Bell's expectations have become higher since the season began, racking up 265 all-purpose yards against Boise State.

Drew Sharp | Michigan State's Le'Veon Bell: From two-star recruit to Heisman Trophy hopeful? | Michigan State Spartans | Detroit Free Press |
"The two-star recruit, that blemished football commodity who is dramatically marked down because he didn't play at the right school, didn't possess the right look or didn't go to the right camp, has found its voice in Le'Veon Bell."

Le'Veon Bell's Heisman Status | Banks Of The Red Cedar
"If Bell keeps this up, yes, he’ll win the Heisman. But will he? Also, another thing to ask is will Dantonio run him ragged? If so, he might taper off at the end of the year."

Miller, Martinez enter Big Ten Player Rankings " Big Ten Network
Article puts Bell at #2 on the list. "Bell opened the season with an absolute bang, totaling 265 yards and two touchdowns. Now, just imagine what he’ll do once Andrew Maxwell and the line get things figured out."

Michigan State Football: Bell, Sims carry load; rest of offense will be OK - isportsweb
"The offense is just beginning to gel together. Mistakes were expected to come from junior quarterback Andrew Maxwell and his inexperienced receiving corps. They weren’t going to come out and pick a part a defense. Give them time. Relax."

Ex-Spartan B.J. Cunningham joins Philadelphia Eagles' practice squad | Michigan State Spartans | Detroit Free Press |
"The disappointment didn't last long for B.J. Cunningham, who signed a deal with the Philadelphia Eagles a day after he was cut by the Miami Dolphins."

MSU Spartans favored by 24 at CMU | The Enlightened Spartan
"The Michigan State Spartans are a hefty 24-point favorite at Central Michigan this Saturday."

Big Ten bowl projections: Week 2 - Big Ten Blog - ESPN
Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett place the Spartans as the Big Ten's representative for the Rose Bowl in their Week 2 Projections.

Michigan State's defensive objectives: Talk the talk, shut down opponents | Michigan State Spartans | Detroit Free Press |
Joe Rexrode notes the amount of yelling in the Boise State-MSU game and the small amount of miscues the Spartans defense made throughout the game.

The State News :: Despite struggling, Maxwell building chemistry with Sims, receiving corps
"Despite his statistics, Sims’ biggest contribution to the Spartans was allowing Maxwell to settle down and get back into his own skin. He played a major role in the final two drives of the game, making first down plays and springing key blocks for Bell to sprint through."

Giants waive Greg Jones, starting middle linebacker for 2011 season opener |
"The former sixth-round pick has been waived, according to one of his agents. Jones is ineligible for the practice squad because he appeared in all 16 games last season, so his time with the Giants is over for now."