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Shakur Brown already impressing at corner

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Despite being absent for most of the summer, Brown is already turning heads in camp.

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MSU football notes: Shakur Brown, Justin Layne impressing early at CB - DFP
Cornerback is an area of need for the Spartans after losing Darian Hicks to graduation and Vayante Copeland and Kaleel Gaines to transfer. Shakur Brown arrived later than any of the other Spartans, but the true freshman already is giving a glimpse of his talents at cornerback.

Couch: Dantonio must win – and MSU fans should root like hell for him - LSJ
What Dantonio has to do now is win again, at first just modestly, but then at a rate that satisfies a new standard at MSU — one he created, one only he’s been able to live up to, and Spartan fans should root like hell for this to happen.

From a fishing village to football heaven, Morten Andersen traveled improbable path to Hall of Fame | MLive.com
The leading scorer in NFL history never saw a football until he was 17 years old. The story of how he would one day earn induction in the hallowed Hall is one of perseverance and serendipity.

2017 Season Outlook - Michigan State Athletics
With preseason camp in full swing this week, msuspartans.com takes a position-by-position look at the 2017 Spartans.

Forecasting how Michigan State will recover from 3-9 last year - DFP
A seven- or eight-win season is not out of the realm of possibility – not exactly a trumpets-blaring triumph, but a confidence-instilling number for Dantonio to show fans he isn't on the decline after a decade-plus on the job.

Joachim Bangda plans to visit East Lansing this fall - 247
Bangda, a junior running back from Washington (DC) St. John's College, plans to visit East Lansing this fall.

Michigan State wide receivers are young, 'but we're ready, too' - DFP
Shelton, Corley and Madaris combined for 110 catches, 1,552 receiving yards and nine touchdowns last year. That leaves a number of untested players competing for catches.

Marcel Lewis visited Michigan State earlier this week - 247
Lewis, a junior linebacker from Clinton Township (Mich.) Chippewa Valley, visited Michigan State earlier this week.

Preseason power rankings: Top 25 loaded with familiar names - ESPN
While the top of our preseason Power Rankings is a who's who of college football royalty and programs that already have loaded trophy cases, there are plenty of teams ready to rise up and make a run at No. 1.

Is sky falling in Baltimore?
In just the past 10 days, John Harbaugh's team has lost running back Kenneth Dixon (MCL), guard John Urschel (retirement), corner Maurice Canady (MCL), tight end Crockett Gillmore (MCL) and guard Nico Siragusa (ACL, MCL).

Jay Cutler agrees to one-year deal with Miami Dolphins - NFL.com
Former Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is coming out of retirement to join a Miami Dolphins team in need of quarterback in the wake of Ryan Tannehill's knee injury.

Ryan Tannehill of Miami Dolphins now feared to need surgery on knee
The Miami Dolphins now fear quarterback Ryan Tannehill will need season-ending knee surgery; however, no decision to have it has been made at this time, according to sources close to the situation.

Politics the Only Thing Keeping Terrell Owens from His Rightful Place in Canton
Hall of Fame weekend has wrapped up. This year, like many before it, was one of the most emotional and important moments of the NFL season. But there was something missing: Terrell Owens.

Are players in media causing HOF bias?
With one look at the class enshrined Saturday night into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, a distinct thread was apparent among a particular trio. Kurt Warner, Terrell Davis and LaDainian Tomlinson all can be seen regularly as transitioned members of the media

NFL training camp preseason position battle to watch for all 32 teams in 2017
Just how will the Bengals use their running backs now that they have three solid options among Giovani Bernard, Jeremy Hill and Joe Mixon? How will the wide receiver battle shape out in Pittsburgh?

The New York Jets have signed defensive lineman Devon Still
Still, whose daughter, Leah, captured the hearts of millions during a cancer fight she eventually won, is restarting his football career with the New York Jets.

Pro Football Hall of Fame 2017: Ceremony Recap, Speech Highlights and Reaction
Morten Andersen and others officially took their place in the Pro Football Hall of Fame at the 2017 enshrinement ceremony Saturday.