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2019 Schedule
4-5, 5th in Big Ten - East
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2dTom VanHaaren

Spartans contradict Dantonio on concussion check

The interim director of athletic medicine at Michigan State said in a statement Tuesday that quarterback Brian Lewerke was checked for a concussion late in Saturday's loss to Illinois, contradicting coach Mark Dantonio's comments from earlier in the day.

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MSU's Dantonio focusing on Michigan, not future

Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio said Tuesday he's not focusing on his coaching future, and athletic director Bill Beekman told the Lansing State Journal last week that dismissing Dantonio "is not even a discussion."


Illini shock Spartans to become bowl eligible

Brandon Peters threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Daniel Barker with five seconds left, completing an incredible Illinois comeback to give the Illini a 37-34 victory over Michigan State on Saturday night.

1974 Michigan State vs. Ohio State game takes 46 minutes to determine winner (0:54)
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6dAdam Rittenberg

Spartans' AD says Dantonio's job isn't in jeopardy

Michigan State athletic director Bill Beekman told the Lansing State Journal that football coach Mark Dantonio isn't in danger of losing his job. Dantonio is the school's all-time winningest coach, but he is just 24-22 since 2015.

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College football conference power rankings

Georgia passed a big test, Baylor survived a close call, and Utah and Oregon pulled away in the Pac-12. Here's how the Power 5 conferences stand after Week 10.


No. 6 Penn State handles Michigan State 28-7

Sean Clifford threw four touchdown passes -- three to Pat Freiermuth -- and No. 6 Penn State had little trouble shutting down Michigan State's anemic offense in a 28-7 victory Saturday.

Penn State's Brooks recovers fumble after ball richochet's off lineman (0:41)
Penn State recovers muffed punt (0:29)

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

Penn State's offense isn't having much trouble moving the ball against Michigan State despite poor weather and rain. The offense has scored three touchdowns on two drives of 62 yards and one drive moving 86 yards over 13 plays while leading 21-0 at half. Quarterback Sean Clifford is 12 of 17 passing for 127 yards with three touchdowns. All three touchdowns have been completed on 16-yard passes or more.

Penn State's Toney blocks field goal (0:32)
Freiermuth hauls in the Penn State TD (0:34)

Team Stats

Passing Yards235.065th
Rushing Yards130.9Tied-107th
Points For26.0201st
Points Against23.6