We're eight days away from kickoff, and the MSU football team officially now has captains for the 2014 season. Three players worthy of the honor, no doubt. Earlier this week, the Spartans started game prep for Jacksonville State. Captains have been announced, starters are being determined and everything is falling into place. Football is almost here, guys.
Jeff Seidel: Michigan State punter Mike Sadler's wacky wit nice respite | Detroit Free Press | freep.com
The Spartans' unofficial fourth captain.
Preseason All-Big Ten team | Big Ten Blog | espn.go.com
Dominating preseason lists since ... well, since 2014.
Michigan State's Mcgarrett Kings Jr. on probably after pleading guilty to DUI | Detroit Free Press | freep.com
Always amazed these dudes can't -- or just won't -- find a ride.
Michigan State receiver Aaron Burbridge quietly having good fall camp | MLive | mlive.com
Hard not to expect a breakout year.
Big Ten preview: Without Braxton, Buckeyes can still take on Sparty | Fox Sports | foxsports.com
Do people still get mad about the Sparty thing?
Recruiting: Two Michigan State commits climb up the rankings | Detroit Free Press | freep.com
Are MSU commits starting to get the "Commit to this school, suddenly you're a better player" treatment?
Michigan State recruiting target reminds coach of Zach Randolph | Detroit Free Press | freep.com
I like his approach to making a decision.
Report: Kyle Cook retiring after six seasons | Pro Football Talk | profootballtalk.nbcsports.com
At least he already has a new career waiting.