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Linking Laconicaly is catching spring fever

I cannot wait for the spring game and neither should you.

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ESPN College GameDay spring bus tour stops at Michigan on April 17, Michigan State on April 18 |

MSU gets to play their spring ball on a bit bigger stage this year.

Michigan State Spartans defense welcomes SEC label - ESPN
"Michigan State's rise as a nationally elite defense can be traced to its success in statistical categories..."

2013 2014 Preseason Top 25 - RealGM
MSU checks in at #2 behind, of course, Kentucky.

Dark Side of Green: Michigan State Spring Football: Offensive Line

Lots of good stuff here about the returning members of MSU hopefully successful offensive line.

Blue Heaven: The A-Maize-Ing Story of the Michigan Wolverines' Return to Glory--and Their Second NCAA Title!: Detroit Free Press: 9781600789199: Books
Well, it looks like someone came out with this a little bit early.

Analysts predict Michigan State as Big Ten basketball favorite as conference stars leave for NBA |
"Michigan State would have one of the best teams on paper headed into the preseason if Adreian Payne and Gary Harris come back for the coming season, according to some early rankings."

Calhoun, Waynes Emerging As Starters With Strong Spring Showing - Michigan State Official Athletic Site

GIF: Denard Robinson one-hops catcher while throwing out 1st pitch at Detroit Tigers game |
The "he can't throw" joke was so overused, I kind of hoped he'd throw it right into the mitt of the catcher. Alas, he didn't even come close.

With pressure on, little separates trio of Michigan State quarterbacks | Detroit Free Press |
"Andrew Maxwell stood out among Michigan State’s quarterbacks in Friday’s closed scrimmage. But MSU coach Mark Dantonio insisted Tuesday that the separation between the returning starter and challengers Connor Cook and Tyler O’Connor wasn’t as great when the quarterbacks were under pressure."