'Play the next' mentality has helped MSU win nine consecutive games and a Big Ten Championship.
No. 4 Spartans will face No. 5 Stanford in the 2014 Rose Bowl Game on Jan. 1, 2014 in Pasadena, Calif.
Andrew Maxwell completes 17-of-27 passes for 187 yards and three touchdowns.
Dantonio talks about the excitement surrounding Friday's season opener against Boise State.
Defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi gives an update on the defense midway through preseason camp.
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CAREER NOTES: Two-year letterwinner has 16 tackles in 27 career games.
2013 SEASON (SOPHOMORE): Played in all 14 games, primarily on special teams . . . recorded 12 tackles . . . saw extensive action at middle linebacker in the 100th Rose Bowl Game against fifth-ranked Stanford; collected a career-high five tackles, including a half tackle for loss, in the win over the Cardinal . . . recorded two tackles each against Northwestern and Youngstown State . . . had a tackle and a quarterback hurry in the Big Ten opener at Iowa.
2012 SEASON (RED-SHIRT FRESHMAN): Appeared in all 13 games, primarily on special teams, to earn his first letter . . . compiled four tackles, all on kick return coverage, with one stop each against Wisconsin, Nebraska, Minnesota and TCU . . . compiled 15 tackles in three spring scrimmages, including 2.0 for losses (5 yards) . . . produced five tackles for the White, including a 1-yard tackle for loss, in the April 28 spring game.
2011 SEASON: Redshirted . . . named Scout Team Offensive Player of the Week vs. Iowa.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Ranked among the nation's top outside linebackers by Scouts, Inc. (No. 32) and Rivals.com (No. 35) . . . listed among the country's top safeties by Scout.com (No. 67) . . . rated among the Mid-Atlantic's top prospects by SuperPrep (No. 19) . . . named to PrepStar's All-Atlantic Team . . . listed among Maryland's Top 10 seniors by Rivals.com (No. 10) . . . played in the 2010 Chesapeake Bowl in Towson, Md. . . . two-year starter for Coach Bill McGregor at DeMatha Catholic High School in Hyattsville, Md. . . . selected first-team All-Gameday linebacker (private schools) by GamedayMD.com . . . honorable mention all-state pick (big schools) as a running back . . . named first-team all-county . . . recorded 83 tackles, including five sacks, three interceptions and two fumble recoveries as a senior . . . also accounted for 962 combined yards (rushing and receiving) and five touchdowns in 2010 . . . rushed 92 times for 793 yards (8.6 avg.) as a senior, including two 100-yard games (12 carries for 114 yards vs. O'Connell and 19 attempts for 159 yards vs. St. John's) . . . had five receptions for 169 yards (33.8 avg.) in 2010 . . . produced 168 combined yards on just 11 touches vs. Good Counsel (nine rushes for 89 yards and two catches for 79 yards, including a 71-yard TD grab) . . . earned third-team all-league honors as a junior after registering 40 tackles, including four sacks . . . son of Alan and Lisa Harris . . . father Alan played running back at Virginia Tech (lettered in 1982, '84 and '85) . . . born March 31, 1993 . . . majoring in journalism.
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