Stories tagged with: Michigan State

January 2, 2014 - 12:56am
28 weeks 6 days ago

 After Zanesville native Mark Dantonio upset Ohio State in the Big Ten Championship, he set his sights on a Rose Bowl victory and Wednesday he realized that goal.

The Spartans had to overcome a 10 point first half deficit en-route to winning the Rose Bowl 24-20 over #5 Stanford. With the win, the Spartans finish the season at 13-1 and will finish at least in the top five in the country.

It was also announced earlier this week that Dantonio and his coaching staff were all...

December 5, 2013 - 6:48pm
32 weeks 6 days ago

One thing Ohio State has done consistently well this season is run the football. Carlos Hyde and Braxton Miller lead an offense that's been unstoppable at times. But if there's a team that can stop them, it would be Michigan State. The Spartans are equally tough at stopping the run, leading the nation in rushing defense. Needless to say, something's gotta give this weekend in the Big Ten Championship Game. 

One thing is for sure, the Buckeyes will be ready for...

October 1, 2011 - 4:28pm
2 years 42 weeks ago

Michigan State 10 - Ohio State 7

Zanesville native and Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio can finally say he's beaten Ohio State.  In four previous attempts, the former Buckeye defensive coordinator was unable to pick up a victory.

Saturday, in the Horseshoe, his Spartans were the better team.  Michigan State recorded 9 sacks, completely shutting down Ohio State's offense on the way to a 10-7 win in each team's Big Ten opener.

It's Michigan...

July 27, 2011 - 12:29pm
2 years 51 weeks ago

Aaron Bates was one of the best punters in college football last year, and even if he didn't hear his name called at the NFL draft, that wasn't a guarantee the John Glenn graduate wouldn't get his shot at the pros. Today, he got that chance.

Bates agreed to terms with the Pittsburgh Steelers to head to Latrobe and take part in camp. The Steelers do have a punter in Daniel Sepulveda, but he has missed half of his professional career due to injury and is set to become a free agent....

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