Big Ten Preview: Michigan State Spartans

Check out my Michigan State preview for WNUR Sports

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Mark Dantonio leads a Spartan team poised to take down the defending National Champion Ohio State Buckeyes. Photo Credit: Leon Halip/Getty Images
Mark Dantonio leads a Spartan team poised to take down the defending National Champion Ohio State Buckeyes. Photo Credit: Leon Halip/Getty Images

Our Big Ten preview series is back. Over the next few weeks, we’ll make our way through the Big Ten East and West from the bottom to the top. The countdown continues with the Michigan State.

Our own Ari Ross looks at a team that hopes to compete for the Big Ten Championship and a College Football Playoff berth.

Team Capsule: 

2014 Record: 10-2, 7-1 B1G

WNUR Sports 2015 Staff Projection: 11-1, 7-1 B1G

Key Returning Players: Connor Cook (QB), Shilique Calhoun (DE)

Key Departing Players: Trae Waynes (CB), Jeremy Langford (RB), Tony Lippett (WR), Pat Narduzzi (Defensive Coordinator)

Offensive Preview

Not known for their offense, the Spartans should have one of their best offenses in years. Senior quarterback Connor Cook decided to return to school, and he leads a potent offense…

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