Coverage Central: MSU 45, JSU 7

Stay updated on all the stories from Michigan State's resounding season-opening win!

Michigan State got its 2014 season underway in style Friday night as the Spartans rolled over Jacksonville State 45-7.

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Offense lights it up in dominant MSU win

A year after a lackluster home opener, the Spartans put up 45 points in a rout of Jacksonville State -- picking up right where they left off with the Rose Bowl and making a statement.

Troup gets special, highlight touchdown

Michigan State junior wide receiver hauls in touchdown grab on first career reception after coming back from his third ACL tear.

Five Takeaways: JSU Edition ($)

The offense showed a little, but not a lot and more things that stood out Friday night as we take a look at what we learned about the Spartans.

Cook downplays hit to knee

Spartans quarterback says it was nothing too serious when he needed help off the field Friday night.

Hill: "It's a glimpse of what's to come"

MSU senior running back matches his career touchdown total in the second quarter alone Friday and says it just the start for his senior season.

Jones "solid" in debut in the middle ($)

Michigan State senior linebacker felt no pressure and felt comfortable running the defense for the first time.

Six freshmen play in "active decision" ($)

Spartans put six recruits from the 2014 class on the field in Friday night's season opener

Hicks gets jitters out early Friday

MSU sophomore cornerback makes first start after the departure of Darqueze Dennard and was targeted early and often. He felt the butterflies go away through the game and settled in.

Spartans roll behind Cook's big first half

Junior quarterback throws just one incompletion, three touchdowns in the first half in rout of Jacksonville State on Friday night.


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