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2020 Schedule
7-6, 5th in Big Ten - East
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Judge recommends tossing suit against Dantonio

A federal judge has recommended that a former Michigan State football staff member's claims against former Spartans coach Mark Dantonio, former athletic director Mark Hollis and former school president Lou Anna Simon should be dismissed.

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30dDan Murphy

Ex-MSU recruiting director suit details violations

In a new lawsuit filed in state court, former Michigan State recruiting director Curtis Blackwell said that the Spartans illegally and secretly taped the practices of an opposing team, and improperly visited recruits' homes, among other violations.

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Spartans hire K-State's Hazelton as new DC

Scottie Hazelton, who spent last season as Kansas State's defensive coordinator and linebackers coach, has been hired as Michigan State's defensive coordinator, the Spartans announced Friday.

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43d

Tamburo, former AD, All-American, dies at 90

Dick Tamburo, an athletic director at Texas Tech, Arizona State and Missouri, and an All-American center at Michigan State, has died. He was 90. Michigan State won two national championships during his three seasons with the Spartans.

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49d

Johnson follows Tucker to MSU as O-coordinator

Michigan State named Jay Johnson its offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach on Thursday as new head coach Mel Tucker builds his staff. Johnson filled the same roles for Tucker last season at Colorado.

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51dDan Murphy

Filing alleges recruiting violation under Dantonio

Former Michigan State football recruiting director Curtis Blackwell visited the home of a five-star recruit along with Mark Dantonio and other coaches in 2015, a potential NCAA recruiting violation, according to a filing Tuesday in an ongoing lawsuit.

Tucker: Leaving Colorado was the toughest decision of my career (1:17)
56d
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57dAdam Rittenberg

Who could Colorado target in coaching search?

Colorado could target a number of current and former NFL coaches to fill its head-coaching job after Mel Tucker left for Michigan State.

What would be the fallout if Tucker leaves for Michigan State? (1:25)
57d
63d

CFB Pod: Negandhi talks National Signing Day with Gerry Hamilton and Mark Dantonio with Dan Murphy

Kevin Negandhi kicks off the podcast with ESPN national recruiting analyst Gerry Hamilton to discuss National Signing Day, including Clemson's big recruiting haul, the Jordan Burch saga, how the new coaches fared, Mack Brown's fence around North Carolina, Penn State's ability to recruit in Maryland, how the transfer portal plays a role in signing day and much more. Later, ESPN college football reporter Dan Murphy joins the pod to talk about Mark Dantonio's retirement from Michigan State, what might've led to his stepping down, candidates for the job and the culture in East Lansing.

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64dAndrea Adelson

Narduzzi states commitment to Pitt amid rumors

Pittsburgh coach Pat Narduzzi, who spent eight years as defensive coordinator at Michigan State, said to "squash" any rumors about wanting to succeed Mark Dantonio, who retired Tuesday.

Dantonio: I hope this program moves forward in a big way (1:14)
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Team Stats

Passing Yards244.855th
Rushing Yards127.2112th
Points For24.3218th
Points Against22.7Tied-94th