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Conklin coming to an NFL OL near you
After walking on at Michigan State, Jack Conklin has had a lasting impact on the team's success. But how does he stack up against other 2016 OLs? Find out here (Insider)
Who is a Big Ten playoff sleeper? Let's discuss.
Which offensive linemen are highest on Scouts Inc.'s draft board heading into the 2015 college football season? Todd McShay runs down his list, which includes Laremy Tunsil and Ronnie Stanley.
Nicholson tabbed to breakout
Spartans head coach Mark Dantonio has a great amount of faith in S Montae Nicholson. He played in all 13 games as a freshman last year and is poised for more responsibility in his sophomore campaign. Where does that put him on this list? Breakout players: Nos. 20-11 (Insider)
Will Spartans wear metallic helmets?
At some point this season, Michigan State fans can expect to see an "oxidized metal"-toned alternate uniform. Uni Watch: See the jerseys
Spartans being watched closely
Michigan State fans will be happy to hear that the College Football Playoff committee will be paying close attention to two of their matchups in particular this season. Which games are they?
Nos. 20-11 of this season's breakout player candidates features tandem pairings from Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Louisville.
Grantland: Reverse Engineering a Champion: Five Traits That the Last 10 College Football Kings Have Shared And What That Tells Us About This Years Favorites
Ohio State looks like a champion in the making but what does a modern college football champion look like, exactly? To answer that, we unearthed five common traits that the past 10 champions have shared, and then attempted to identify which of this year's 15 front-runners check the most boxes. OSU and UCLA fans, you're going to like what you see. TCU fans, run.
The offseason is finally nearing an end, which means the Big Ten is all set to usher in what should be the Year of the Quarterback in the league.
Spartans' Connor Cook needs polish
Cook has the physical tools of a solid quarterback. But with only a 58.2 career completion rate and a bad habit of missing the strike zone, skill is a bigger question. Top QB prospects in 2016 (Insider)
Answering the B1G questions. Which games will be tough for the league's top teams? Who will challenge Ezekiel Elliott? And more.
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio on the benefits of having both Ohio State and Oregon on the schedule again this fall: "We have something to compare ourselves to, not something on a piece of paper. In both of those games, we were winning. It gives us some tangible evidence. We didn't win 'em, but we were in that company."
Michigan State Spartans @ Western Michigan Broncos
Waldo Stadium - Fri 9/4