• 05.

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  • 06.

    Lippett commanding more defensive attention

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  • 07.

    On The Trail (October 22)

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  • 01.

    Michigan State - Michigan

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  • 02.

    SpartanDigest Mailbag: October 24

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  • 03.

    MSU hopes to continue rushing success

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  • 04.

    Rush: “It gets pretty nasty in there”

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  • 05.

    The Five Spot: Michigan

    Mike Wilson / SpartanDigest.com

    Full Story
  • 06.

    Lippett commanding more defensive attention

    Mike Wilson / SpartanDigest.com

    Full Story
  • 07.

    On The Trail (October 22)

    Mike Wilson / SpartanDigest.com

    Full Story
  • 01.

    Michigan State - Michigan

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    Full Story
  • 02.

    SpartanDigest Mailbag: October 24

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  • 03.

    MSU hopes to continue rushing success

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MSU-UM rivalry changed for Narduzzi in 2007

Spartans defensive coordinator found the rivalry after his first game against the Wolverines, when the Spartans lost late in the fourth quarter and it became personal.

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Picking MSU was a "no-brainer" for Rush

Senior defense end also was offered by Michigan out of high school, while others saw less attention from the in-state school -- which now serves as motivation.

Recruiting Breakdown: MSU vs. U-M

Recruiting Breakdown: MSU vs. U-M

A look at Michigan and Michigan State's rosters from a recruiting perspective.

Prospects


Football

Commits


Football

Team
Rankings


  • 01.

    Alabama

    Commits: 21
    Points: 4,120
    Conference: SEC
  • 02.

    Georgia

    Commits: 22
    Points: 3,608
    Conference: SEC
  • 03.

    Tennessee

    Commits: 26
    Points: 3,389
    Conference: SEC
  • 04.

    South Carolina

    Commits: 26
    Points: 3,302
    Conference: SEC
  • 05.

    Auburn

    Commits: 20
    Points: 3,259
    Conference: SEC
  • 06.

    Texas A&M

    Commits: 19
    Points: 3,257
    Conference: SEC
  • 07.

    Notre Dame

    Commits: 21
    Points: 3,130
    Conference: Indep
  • 08.

    Florida State

    Commits: 18
    Points: 3,105
    Conference: ACC
  • 09.

    Penn State

    Commits: 19
    Points: 3,033
    Conference: Big Ten
  • 10.

    Mississippi State

    Commits: 31
    Points: 3,013
    Conference: SEC
  • 25.

    Michigan State

    Commits: 13
    Points: 1,843
    Conference: Big Ten