Stories tagged with: Mark Dantonio

January 2, 2014 - 12:56am
1 year 35 weeks 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
1 year 39 weeks 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
3 years 48 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...

April 29, 2011 - 12:38pm
4 years 18 weeks ago

An organization that raises money for Zanesville Football is celebrating.

The Zanesville High School Quarterback Club is celebrating 40 years in a big way. The organization will hold a luncheon at North Terrace Church of Christ on Monday May 9th with guest speaker Zanesville native and head football coach of Michigan State, Mark Dantonio.

"I just think that having him comeback and speak to the community is just awesome," said Mike Alfman of Honey Baked Ham. "I'm...

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