Notable Additions: Roland Martin, 6' 5", 335, OL, Chicago Harper; Carl Grimes, 5' 9", 180, WR, Detroit St. Martin DePorres; SirDarean Adams, 6' 0", 223, LB, Bradenton, FL
Notable Subtractions: Quarterback Jeff Smoker, drafted by the St. Louis Rams, 6th round (No. 201 Overall pick).
Notable Returnees: Agim Shabaj, 5' 9", 195, WR; Junior; Ron Stanley, 6' 0", 234, LB, Senior; Jason Harmon, 5' 11", 202, FS, Senior; Eric Smith, 6' 1", 193, SS, Junior
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Defensive Overview: MSU sports one of the best safety tandems in the nation with Harmon and Smith, and their front seven is not bad, they must overcome inexperience at the corners
Special Teams Overview: An embarassment of riches with kicker Dave Rayner, punter Brandon Fields. Smith also recruited standout junior college transfer John Goss
The Spartans could crash the Big Ten's bowl party if... a little bit of good fortune comes their way. While Stanton is inexperienced, so is almost every other Big Ten signal caller. If they can shore up the corners and the offensive line, MSU could surprise again and finish in the top five of the conference.
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