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Michigan State coach Jonathan Smith talks the media on the first national signing day for college football recruits Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2023, at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing.

Michigan State Offers Class of 2026 3-Star Edge from Washington

Michigan State football has extended an offer to class of 2026 3-star edge Fameitau Siale from Washington.

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Michigan State coach Jonathan Smith talks the media on the first national signing day for college football recruits Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2023, at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing.
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Michigan State Offers Class of 2026 3-Star Edge from Washington

Michigan State football has extended an offer to class of 2026 3-star edge Fameitau Siale from Washington.

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Michigan State coach Jonathan Smith talks the media on the first national signing day for college football recruits Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2023, at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing.
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EXCLUSIVE: Top MSU Football Target Given Rare and Useful Advice as Spartans Try to Make Up Ground

Three-star defensive lineman Derrick Simmons, a Michigan State target that the Spartans are making up ground on after a late start, recaps the intriguing advice he received on his recent official visit in this Spartan Nation exclusive.

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Michigan State's Maverick Hansen, right, works with defensive line coach Legi Suiaunoa during the Spring Showcase on Saturday, April 20, 2024, at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing.
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Spartans Are a Significant Contender for Top In-State Lineman

Coach Jonathan Smith and Michigan State have a chance to secure Derrick Simmons, one of the best players in Michigan and the country.

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Michigan State's new football coach Jonathan Smith speaks to the crowd during a timeout in the basketball game against Georgia Southern on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023, at the Breslin Center in East Lansing.
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MSU Football Coach Jonathan Smith's Actions Tell Rival Wolverines 'Let's Get It On'

Michigan State's first-year head coach Jonathan Smith is sending a clear message to bitter rival Michigan through his attempts to flip top recruit Bobby Kanka -- Smith's Spartans are ready to rumble.

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Michigan State head coach Jonathan Smith looks on during the Spring Showcase on Saturday, April 20, 2024, at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing.
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Nobody is Talking About How MSU Football is Dominating Key Part of the Offseason

The Michigan State Spartans are hot on the recruiting trail during the month of June. So far they have received four commitments in the month alone, and more are on the way. How are they doing it?

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Michigan State's offense celebrates as Jalen Berger scores on a run during the Spring Showcase on Saturday, April 20, 2024, at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing.
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Michigan State Offers Scholarship to Class of 2026 Tight End

Michigan State coach Jonathan Smith has offered a scholarship to a class of 2026 tight end from the Midwest, PJ MacFarlane.

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Glenville High School football quarterback Deonte Rucker holds his helmet high before kickoff against Wyoming High School in the OHSAA State Division IV Football Championship game at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium.  Saturday, December 3, 2022.

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EXCLUSIVE: Big-Time Jonathan Smith, MSU Football Target Has Eye-Opening Take

Michigan State Spartans 2026 linebacker target Cincere Johnson is a four-star talent who is as driven as they come.

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Nov 24, 2023; Detroit, Michigan, USA; A Michigan State Spartans helmet sits on a bench during the second half game against the Penn State Nittany Lions at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: David Reginek-USA TODAY Sports
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Michigan State Offers Class of 2025 In-State 3-Star Lineman

Michigan State football extended an offer to 3-star lineman Justin Bell from Macomb, Michigan.

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Nov 12, 2023; Jacksonville, Florida, USA; San Francisco 49ers long snapper Taybor Pepper (46) celebrates a touchback against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the second quarter at EverBank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Morgan Tencza-USA TODAY Sports
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Michigan State Spartans in the NFL: Taybor Pepper

Former Michigan State long snapper Taybor Pepper is entering his fifth season with the San Francisco 49ers.

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Michigan State's head coach Jonathan Smith walks to the sideline during the Spring Showcase on Saturday, April 20, 2024, at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing.
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REPORT: Prediction Has Michigan State Football Defying Most Odds

Michigan State football is being heavily slept on heading into the 2024 season, and perhaps rightfully so. The Spartans come off back-to-back seasons of not mak

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Michigan State players celebrate by raising the Paul Bunyan trophy, which has a Spartan helmet on, after defeating Michigan, 14-10, at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor on Oct. 7, 2017.

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BREAKING: 3-Star 2025 TE Jayden Savoury Commits to Michigan State

Orchard Lake St. Mary's Jayden Savoury is the No. 1 tight end in Michigan, and he is the Michigan State Spartans ninth 2025 commit and second tight end.

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Cardinal Mooney's Chris Mccorkle makes the catch during Friday night's game against Lakewood Ranch.
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Michigan State Football Class of 2025 Target Re-Opens Recruitment

Michigan State will have another shot at landing a class of 2025 recruit who had previously committed elsewhere. Chris McCorkle III, a class of 2025 three-star

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Apr 16, 2022; East Lansing, Michigan, USA;  Michigan State University Spartans sprint to the end zone in a drill at Spartan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Dale Young-USA TODAY Sports
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Only MSU Football Coach Could Provide Commit With Kind Gesture, Phone Call with Favorite NFL Player

The Michigan State Spartans already had a commit in tight end Emmett Bork when he visited this past weekend. In this Spartan Nation exclusive, Bork discusses how tight ends coach Brian Wozniak went above and beyond with a simple gesture.

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Michigan State's head coach Jonathan Smith looks on during the Spring Showcase on Saturday, April 20, 2024, at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing.
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MSU's Jonathan Smith's First Season Should Be Judged by More Than Wins and Losses

Considering all the Spartans have faced over the last 12 months, Michigan State and Coach Jonathan Smith's success will be graded on a different scale than any other college football team.

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Princeton running back Antonio Hunter (3) is tackled by Lakota West defenders Grant Beerman (33) and Jacob Asbeck (11) during the Firebirds' 19-7 win Friday, Nov. 10, 2023.
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EXCLUSIVE: Elite Recruit Tells Spartan Nation How He Really Feels About MSU Football Coach

Lakota West High School product Grant Beerman is a top linebacker in the 2025 class, and securing him would give Michigan State a big-time recruit.

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Michigan State's head coach Jonathan Smith leaves the file after the Spring Showcase on Saturday, April 20, 2024, at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing.
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Michigan State Offers Class of 2026 CB From California

Michigan State has extended an offer to class of 2026 3-star cornerback Joshua Holland II from California.

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Indianapolis Colts cornerback Ameer Speed (37) works to bring down Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Charlie Jones (15) on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2023, during a game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paycor Stadium in Cincinnati.
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Michigan State Spartans in the NFL: Ameer Speed

Former Michigan State defensive back Ameer Speed played one season with the Spartans. He is now entering his second NFL season.

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Michigan State's offense and defense play each other during the Spring Showcase on Saturday, April 20, 2024, at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing.
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Jonathan Smith, Spartans Offer Scholarship to Edge Rusher From Connecticut

Michigan State coach Jonathan Smith continues to be active on the recruiting trail, searching high and low for talented players to add to the roster.

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Michigan State's head coach Jonathan Smith gives a thumbs up to the crowd as he enters the field during the football Spring Showcase on Saturday, April 20, 2024, at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing.
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Michigan State Offers 2026 4-Star CB, Brother of Minkah Fitzpatrick

Michigan State football has extended an offer to class of 2026 4-star cornerback Justice Fitzpatrick, one of the top recruits in the state of Florida.

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Sep 2, 2022; Norfolk, Virginia, USA;  Old Dominion Monarchs linebacker Wayne Matthews III (15) celebrates as the Old Dominion Monarchs beat the Virginia Tech Hokies at Kornblau Field at S.B. Ballard Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports
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REPORT: Michigan State LB One of Highest-Graded Returning LBs in the Big Ten

Michigan State football has one of the best group of 2024 transfers in the Big Ten. The program's best transfers joined earlier in the offseason, shortly after

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Michigan State's Jalen Thompson, left, and Khris Bogle work out in a drill during the Spring Showcase on Saturday, April 20, 2024, at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing.
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Coach Smith, Spartans Will Soon Hear Where One of Their Top Targets Will Commit

Michigan State coach Jonathan Smith will soon know if three-star TE Jayden Savoury will be joining him in East Lansing.

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Oct 12, 2019; Madison, WI, USA; Michigan State Spartans logo on footballs during warmups prior to the game against the Wisconsin Badgers at Camp Randall Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports
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EXCLUSIVE: Elite Jonathan Smith, MSU Football 2026 Target Says Spartans Were First June 15 Contact

The Michigan State Spartans were one of many schools that reached out to 2026 recruits at midnight when the date read June 15. Cincere Johnson, one of the top linebackers in the class, was one of the targets the Spartans contacted first.

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Michigan State's Aidan Chiles throws a pass during the Spring Showcase on Saturday, April 20, 2024, at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing.
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What QB Aidan Chiles is Looking Forward to Most in First Season at Michigan State

Despite lofty expectations for his first season as signal-caller for the Green and White, Michigan State quarterback Aidan Chiles is looking ahead with only one goal.

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Michigan State assistant strength and conditioning coach talks with players during the Spring Showcase on Saturday, April 20, 2024, at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing.
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Important Date Means MSU Football Will Up the Ante in Recruiting

The Michigan State Spartans have eight commits in the 2025 class, but after June 15, they will be allowed to turn up the pressure on the 2026 class.

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Michigan State head coach Jonathan Smith looks on during the Spring Showcase on Saturday, April 20, 2024, at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing.
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Michigan State Football on a Journey to Upgrade Defense

Michigan State coach Jonathan Smith is looking to improve the defensive unit.

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