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Pat Narduzzi officially hired as new Pitt football head coach

As expected, Michigan State defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi because Pitt's new head football coach on Friday. Earlier in the week, the athletics department called a 3:30 p.m. press conference and as everyone knew, that was to officially announce Narduzzi as the team's next head coach. The job is Narduzzi's first head coaching job, but as we've discussed, he has been given head...
Via SCACC Hoops
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Open Thread: Welcome Narduzzi

Once more into the introductory press conference, dear friends. Once more. Pat Narduzzi will be introduced in a few minutes as Pitt’s newest football head coach. Here’s the link for the live stream of the presser. I look forward to believing. I don’t look forward to the mindless complaints that are sure to come with the reports that Pat Narduzzi will finish his duties at Michigan...
Via Pitt Blather
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pat Narduzzi Will “More Than Likely” Coach Michigan State’s Defense In The Cotton Bowl vs. Baylor

Michigan State has to replace one of the country’s best defensive coordinators, as Pat Narduzzi will be the head coach at Pittsburgh in 2015. It appears the Spartans will have their superb assistant for one more game, though. Mark Dantonio’s squad, set to face Baylor in the Cotton Bowl Jan. 1, will “more than likely” be helped out by Narduzzi, who is getting introduced at...
Via College Spun
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Bowl culture has changed for the Spartans under Dantonio

As the No. 8 Michigan State Spartans start preparation for the Goodyear Cotton Bowl, where they will face the No. 5 Baylor Bears, you can’t help but notice how the bowl culture of the Spartan football program has changed. When the Spartans take the field at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on New Years Day, it will be a school record eight straight bowl appearance for Michigan...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Freep Column: Cotton Bowl matchup not ideal for MSU

Baylor? Kansas State? In this column? Believe it! Read this Monday’s Freep Column here. Coming into the first-ever College Football Playoff “Selection Sunday,” Michigan State had a pretty good idea of where it would end up. Most pundits were predicting the team to go to the Orange Bowl and face No. 12 Georgia Tech and maybe have an outside chance of facing No. 7 Mississippi...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Spartans set to take on No. 5 Baylor in the Cotton Bowl

The regular season of college football officially ended last night, and today teams found out where they will be heading for their bowl game, as the new college football playoff format is set for its first season. The No.8 Michigan State Spartans will take on the No. 5 Baylor Bears in the Cotton Bowl at AT&T Stadium on New Year’s Day at 12:30 EST. Mark Dantonio and his No...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State’s Mark Dantonio ‘Absolutely’ Wants Ohio State To Make The CFB Playoff

Michigan State and Ohio State have developed a bit of a rivalry over the past couple of seasons. Last year, the Spartans handed the Buckeyes their first loss of the season in the Big Ten Championship Game, eliminating Urban Meyer’s squad from BCS National Championship Game contention. This year, OSU got revenge, defeating Mark Dantonio’s team in East Lansing and pushing them...
Via College Spun
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Did Mark Dantonio guarantee a win over Ohio State?

It wasn’t a Joe Namath-type guarantee – it wasn’t even close to that, really – but Michigan State’s Mark Dantonio kind of, sort of proclaimed that his Spartans will defeat Ohio State Saturday night.  The Michigan State coach appeared on ESPN’s First Take this morning, with the show broadcasting live from the East Lansing campus. As Dantonio made his way onto the...
Via College Spun
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: An Upset Mark Dantonio Goes Off About “Little Brother Stuff”

Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio’s Spartans were dominant today in their performance against rival Michigan, but after the game, he MSU headman was not all smiles. In his post-game press conference, Dantonio explained why his team scored in the final minute despite holding a 17-point lead and went on a rant about all of the “little brother stuff” that Michigan has been...
Via College Spun
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan vs Michigan State Football Trailer 2014 ᴴᴰ

Michigan week. If you are a Michigan State sports fan, you are very active in these short 7 days. Its a time where everyone in Michigan chooses a side, and fans become very active in talking smack to the other team. Twitter fights, real fights, vandalism. Quite the beautiful time really. If for some reason you aren’t completely hyped up in the heat of all this behavior, I may...
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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