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Cornerbacks Dennard, Gilbert could be what Bears are looking for – Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-TimesWhen Michigan State cornerback Darqueze Dennard and Oklahoma State cornerback Justin Gilbert met at the College Football Awards in December, Dennard coined a nickname for Gilbert: “Pretty Boy.” “He makes fun of me because I always take ‘selfies’ on …2014 NFL Combine: Darqueze Dennard surprisingly sizzles in 40CBSSports.comOklahoma State’s Justin Gilbert emerges as NFL […]

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2014 NFL combine: 10 takeaways from Indianapolis – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comThe 2014 NFL combine concluded Tuesday with defensive backs tearing up the track, including the three seniors earning first round grades from NFLDraftScout.com — Michigan State’s Darqueze Dennard, Oklahoma State’s Justin Gilbert and TCU’s Jason …What we learned: Takeaways from Tuesday at NFL combineNFL.comNFL Combine 2014: Day 5 NotebookBleacher ReportNFL Combine 2014: Schedule, TV info […]

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2014 NFL Combine: Dennard surprisingly sizzles in 40 – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comMichigan State cornerback Darqueze Dennard, NFLDraftScout.com’s top-ranked cornerback, posted a surprising 4.42, likely cementing a spot in the top 15 in Tuesday’s mornings defensive back workouts at the NFL Scouting Combine. Dennard’s game tape …Darqueze Dennard turns in good run in his first 40-yard dashNFL.comNFL Scouting Combine Live: Darqueze Dennard Runs 4.42-Second 40-Yard DashNESN.comDarqueze Dennard […]

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MSU at Michigan: Adreian Payne vanishes from offense late – Lansing State Journal

Lansing State JournalTalkin’ Spartans: MSU vs. Michigan: Freep’s Joe Rexrode joins LSJ’s Graham Couch and Chris Solari to break down MSU’s 79-70 loss at Michigan. Talkin’ Spartans: MSU vs. Michigan. Keith Appling: “They just outplayed us”. Tom Izzo: “We had complete …Bardo: Wolverines maintain top spot in power rankingsBig Ten NetworkBanged-up Keith Appling serves as […]

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‘Big story’ Caris LeVert teams with Nik Stauskas as new Michigan dynamic duo – The Detroit News

The Detroit NewsAnn Arbor — Last season, Michigan had the 1-2 punch of national player of the year Trey Burke, along with Tim Hardaway Jr. In tight games, they presented problems for the defense to try to guard on the perimeter, opening opportunities for other. This season …Nik Stauskas, Michigan blow by Michigan State for […]

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Mark Dantonio, Mich. St. president expected Rose Bowl – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPASADENA, Calif. – Before every football game this season, Michigan State president Lou Anna Simon would exchange text messages with Spartans coach Mark Dantonio and offer encouragement to the team. After the Spartans’ final game this season – a …Michigan St beats Stanford 24-20 in Rose BowlKansas City StarSpartans overheard from the Rose Bowl: […]

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Michigan St beats Stanford 24-20 in Rose Bowl – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comPASADENA, Calif. — On a confetti-covered stage atop a hallowed field, Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio managed to sum up a quarter-century of frustration, a stellar season and a tenacious bowl victory in one word. “Completion,” he said. With a 24-20 …College Football Bowl Game CapsulesChicago TribuneMichigan State ticker: Rose Bowl win even gets Mark […]

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Brennan: Dantonio sends message, Spartans still Rosy – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPASADENA, Calif. – Not many big-time college football coaches these days are willing to make the decision Mark Dantonio made Christmas night. He suspended a superstar, the face of his program, right before his school’s first Rose Bowl appearance in 26 …Michigan State wins 100th Rose Bowl Game in old-school fashionCNNAfter Pageantry, Tough Stop […]

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Michigan State holds off Stanford 24-20 in Rose Bowl – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPASADENA, Calif. — Stanford built a championship season on wearing teams down with its punishing ground attack and winning close games. But in its most important game, the roles were reversed as Michigan State came back from a 10-0 first-quarter …Michigan State Quarterback Gets Better of Stanford, on BalanceNew York TimesRose Bowl: Michigan State […]

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Michigan State Quarterback Gets Better of Stanford, on Balance – New York Times

New York TimesPASADENA, Calif. — Sometimes, Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook looked like a Heisman Trophy candidate. Sometimes, he looked lost. Sometimes, he looked like a sophomore at the end of an uneven season, one that concluded at the Rose Bowl …Stanford loses Rose Bowl 24-20 to Michigan StWashington PostNo. 4 MICHIGAN ST. 24, No. […]

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Cook’s Successes Outweigh Miscues to Lift Spartans Over Cardinal – New York Times

New York TimesPASADENA, Calif. — Sometimes, Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook looked like a Heisman Trophy candidate. Sometimes, he looked lost. Sometimes, he looked like a sophomore at the end of an uneven season, one that concluded at the Rose Bowl …Michigan State holds off Stanford 24-20 in Rose BowlUSA TODAYRose Bowl: Michigan State rallies […]

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Rose Bowl matchups: How Stanford and Michigan State compare – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesStaff writers Gary Klein and Chris Dufresne analyze the matchups as Stanford and Michigan State meet Wednesday in the 100th Rose Bowl game: Stanford run game vs. Michigan State run defense. Tyler Gaffney played minor league baseball last year and …Stanford back at Rose Bowl 112 years after first gameSan Francisco ChronicleClassic matchup […]

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Michigan State vows to ‘rise up and play’ without Max Bullough – USA TODAY

USA TODAYANAHEIM, CALIF. — Mark Dantonio mostly stuck with the official statement on Max Bullough’s Rose Bowl suspension Thursday at a Disneyland news conference, though when asked how Michigan State will cope without its senior captain and defensive …Michigan St, Stanford start Rose Bowl weekWashington PostMich. State LB Bullough suspended for Rose BowlWashington TimesDisneyland gives […]

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Michigan State linebacker Max Bullough suspended for Rose Bowl – NFL.com

NFL.comEAST LANSING, Mich. — Michigan State has suspended senior linebacker Max Bullough for violating team rules, making him ineligible to play in the Rose Bowl. In a news release sent early Thursday, Spartans coach Mark Dantonio said Bullough had been …MSU senior captain Max Bullough suspended, will miss Rose BowlThe Detroit NewsMichigan State suspends LB […]

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MSU senior captain Max Bullough suspended, will miss Rose Bowl – The Detroit News

The Detroit NewsMax Bullough was first team All-Big Ten selection by coaches and media this season. (David Guralnick / Detroit News). East Lansing — Michigan State senior linebacker and two-time captain Max Bullough has been suspended for a violation of team rules, the …Spartans suspend Max Bullough before Rose BowlWWMT-TVMichigan State suspends LB Max Bullough […]

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Michigan St. LB Max Bullough suspended for Rose Bowl – SI.com

SI.comMax Bullough was named first team All-Big Ten this season, with 76 tackles on the year. Mark A. Cunningham/SI. EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Michigan State has suspended senior linebacker Max Bullough for violating team rules, making him ineligible to play …Spartans’ Max Bullough suspendedESPNMSU senior captain Max Bullough suspended; will miss Rose BowlThe Detroit NewsMichigan […]