B1G Team Overview: Michigan State Spartans

A Big Ten fan’s guide to the Michigan State Spartans heading into the 2016 season.
05/21/2016

2016 -- The Final Five Stars

There are 31 five-star prospects in the 2016 class, including 14 of which remain uncommitted with less than three weeks until signing day.
January 14, 2016

Final MSU Report Card Defensive Line

When preseason camp opened for Michigan State, fans were told to expect great things from the Spartans defensive line as they appeared to be the best front four Mark Dantonio had put on the field since arriving in East Lansing. Not only did the Spartans have talent, they had fifth-year senior talent. Toss in sophomore Malik McDowell, and great things were expected. With the season over Spartan Digest looks at the unit and gives out our final grade.
January 7, 2016

McDowell Felt Sick Following Cotton Bowl Loss

For Michigan State sophomore defensive lineman Malik McDowell, the Spartans loss in the Cotton Bowl left him feeling sick. Spartan Digest spoke with McDowell following the game. What did McDowell think about Jake Coker and Derrick Henry? Watch the video and find out.
January 1, 2016

Spartans Named To All-Big Ten Defensive Team

The Big Ten Conference announced honors for special teams and defense on Monday night with only a few Michigan State Spartans earning honors on the defensive side of the ball.
November 30, 2015

Malik McDowell Big Ten Defensive POW

Michigan State sophomore defensive tackle Malik McDowell was named the Big Ten’s Defensive Player of the Week for his performance against Maryland in the Spartans 24-7 win on Saturday.
November 16, 2015

Post Game Maryland - Malik McDowell

Michigan State defensive lineman Malik McDowell talked with the media following the Spartans 24-7 win over Maryland and even talks a little Ohio State.
November 15, 2015

Michigan State - Michigan Photo Gallery No.2

Our final photo gallery from Michigan State's big win over rival Michigan at Michigan Stadium on Saturday. All photos shot by Scott Reed for Spartan Digest.
October 20, 2015