Rose Bowl Primer

Spartan Digest is your home for all the previews and stories on Michigan State's Rose Bowl clash with Stanford on Wednesday in Pasadena. Stay updated on all the stories and news from this week leading up the game!

With the Rose Bowl on the clock for the first time in 26 years, Michigan State is set to square off with Stanford in Pasadena on Wednesday.

Spartan Digest has plenty of stories, previews and more on this weekend's matchup. Stay updated all in one place right here:

Spartans prepare to defend "in a phone booth" ($)

Rose Bowl features two teams built on toughness, and MSU wants to prove itself again against a team that will look to run the ball. The Spartans talk about what it will take -- beyond just the physical.

Maxwell "part of the story" for the Spartans

Michigan State's senior quarterback talks about his season, the time he spent learning a new role and what his experiences were like in his final season as a Spartan.

Impactful Jones happy to be at the Rose Bowl

Senior linebacker aiming to become a coach one day and has been helping on the sidelines all year since an MCL injury against Notre Dame. He talks about his time in East Lansing, the future and the coaches share what he has meant to the team.

One year later, Cook's in a new experience ($)

After splitting time in last year's bowl game, the sophomore is set to start the Rose Bowl after an up and down journey the past year.

MSU's next goal? National championships

With the Rose Bowl on tap, the bar has been raised for the Spartans moving forward.

Spartans feeling the California love

Players taking in the time in California, including a Hollywood adventure for Tony Lippett.

Terry enjoying Spartans' Rose Bowl run

Freshman quarterback calls season "one of the most fun years" he has had playing football and talks about the future at Michigan State.

Lippett's catch, ND loss spurred MSU offense ($)

A two-week stretch in September/early October keyed the Spartans' offensive growth. Players talk about what happened during that stretch and the play that lit the fire.

Spartans excited to make "life moments" ($)

MSU players sound off on what they are looking forward to about time in Los Angeles leading up to the Rose Bowl.

Spartans "get Fou home" to end journey

Michigan State senior will play his final game in the Rose Bowl in front of more family and friends than have seen him play in three years. Fonoti, teammates and coaches talks about heading home, the journey it has been for the California native.

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