Quotes from Jeremy Langford, Marcus Rush, Kurtis Drummond, Shilique Calhoun and Travis Jackson.
Spartans recognized for winning the 100th Rose Bowl Game.
The Spartans finished the season with 10 consecutive victories
Junior running back has set a school record with eight-straight 100-yard rushing games.
No. 4 Spartans will face No. 5 Stanford in the 2014 Rose Bowl Game on Jan. 1, 2014 in Pasadena, Calif.
Michigan State vs. Stanford
Michigan State vs. Ohio State
USATSPI: Michigan State vs. Minnesota - 11/30/13
Michigan @ Michigan State
Michigan State @ Illinois
CAREER NOTES: Three-year letterwinner has rushed for 1,445 yards on 301 carries (4.8 avg.) with 18 touchdowns . . . has appeared in 37 career games . . . has collected 12 tackles, primarily on special teams . . . entered the program as a running back, but has also seen time at cornerback and wide receiver during his career.
2013 SEASON (JUNIOR): Started all 14 games at tailback during a breakout season in 2013 . . . led the team in rushing yards (1,422), carries (292), total touchdowns (19), rushing touchdowns (18), scoring (114 points) and all-purpose yards (1,579) . . . rushed for more than 100 yards in a school-record eight-straight games (Indiana, Purdue, Illinois, Michigan, Nebraska, Northwestern, Minnesota, Ohio State) . . . led Big Ten and ranked tied for eighth in the NCAA FBS with 18 rushing touchdowns . . . also led Big Ten in total touchdowns (19) and carries (292) . . . ranked among the FBS leaders in rushing yards (16th with 1,422) and rushing (27th with 101.6 ypg.) . . . also ranked among the Big Ten leaders in scoring (third with 8.1 ppg.), rushing yards (fifth with 1,422), rushing (sixth with 101.6 ypg.) and all-purpose yards (eighth with 112.8 ypg.) . . . ranked ninth in the FBS in fourth-quarter rushing yards with 384 (5.7 avg.) . . . ranked among MSU's single-season leaders in total touchdowns (tied for third with 19), scoring (tied for third with 114 points), rushing touchdowns (tied for fourth with 18), carries (sixth with 292), rushing yards (eighth with 1,422), rushing yards per game (15th with 101.6 ypg.) and all-purpose yards (16th with 1,579) . . . honorable mention All-Big Ten selection by the coaches and media . . . also named All-Big Ten by Athlon Sports (first team) and ESPN.com (second team) . . . ranked one of the top 30 players (No. 26) in the Big Ten by CollegeFootballNews.com . . . ranked third in rushing in conference games (117.8 ypg.) . . . also ranked fourth on the team with 28 catches for 157 yards (5.6 avg.), including one TD reception . . . became the 14th Spartan to rush for more than 1,000 yards in a season; it also marked the 22nd time a Spartan had rushed for more than 1,000 yards in a season . . . recorded four touchdown runs (26 yards or longer) in the fourth quarter in the last six games of the season (40 yards vs. Michigan; 37 yards vs. Nebraska, 37 yards vs. Northwestern, 26 yards vs. Ohio State) . . . led MSU with 101 all-purpose yards against No. 5 Stanford in the 100th Rose Bowl Game; rushed for 84 yards on 23 carries, including a 2-yard TD, and had five receptions for 17 yards in the win over the Cardinal . . . established a school record by recording his eighth 100-yard rushing game in a row with 128 yards on 24 carries against No. 2 Ohio State in the Big Ten Championship Game; 106 of those yards came in the second half . . . his 26-yard TD run with 2:16 left in the game sealed MSU's 34-24 victory over the Buckeyes . . . collected 134 rushing yards on 21 carries (6.4 avg.) against Minnesota; ran for a 15-yard TD in the first quarter and had a career-long 44-yard run in the fourth quarter. . . crossed the 1,000-yard rushing mark for the season with 150 yards on 25 carries at Northwestern; had two rushing TDs (20 and 37 yards) against the Wildcats . . . also had a career-high 185 all-purpose yards against Northwestern (150 rushing, 35 receiving) . . . produced career highs in carries (32) and rushing yards (151) in win at Nebraska; tied a career high with three rushing touchdowns, including a 37-yarder in the fourth quarter . . . also had 174 all-purpose yards at Nebraska, as he had four catches for 23 yards . . . his 151 rushing yards marked the second most by a Spartan against Nebraska . . . on 26 carries, rushed for 120 yards in win over No. 23 Michigan, including a 40-yard TD run in the fourth quarter . . . rushed 22 times for 104 yards and two TDs (1 and 7 yards) at Illinois . . . recorded a 131 rushing yards on 24 carries vs. Purdue . . . named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week after recording his first career 100-yard rushing game with 109 yards on 23 carries vs. Indiana; scored a career-high three rushing touchdowns against the Hoosiers (5, 2 and career-long 32 yards) and accounted for a career-best four TDs, including his first career TD reception on an 11-yard screen pass from Connor Cook early in the second quarter . . . led MSU with 43 rushing yards on 14 carries (3.1 avg.) at Iowa . . . rushed for a game-high 68 yards on 14 carries (4.9 avg.) at No. 22 Notre Dame . . . rushed for 68 yards on 15 carries (4.5 avg.) and two touchdowns vs. Youngstown State . . . had a 2-yard touchdown run and collected 38 rushing yards on nine attempts against South Florida . . . recorded 94 yards on the ground on 20 carries (4.7 avg.), including a 2-yard TD, in season opener vs. Western Michigan.
2012 SEASON (SOPHOMORE): Appeared in nine games, primarily on special teams, to earn his second letter . . . rushed for 23 yards on nine carries at Central Michigan; also had two tackles against the Chippewas . . . tallied one tackle in each of the last four games of the season on special teams (Nebraska, Northwestern, Minnesota, TCU) . . . named Scout Team Offensive Player of the Week vs. Wisconsin . . . made the transition from cornerback to wide receiver during spring practice . . . caught five passes for 33 yards in the first two spring scrimmages . . . switched back to his natural position of running back for the regular season.
2011 SEASON (RED-SHIRT FRESHMAN): Appeared in all 14 games, primarily on special teams, to earn his first letter . . . recorded five tackles (3 solos, 2 assists) and had two fumble recoveries . . . recorded a career-high three tackles, including a 5-yard sack, in the win over Indiana . . . recovered a fumble on a kickoff in the second quarter at Iowa, which led to a Michigan State touchdown . . . recovered a fumble and ran it back 37 yards for a TD in the victory over Florida Atlantic, marking MSU's first fumble return for a score since 2009. . . . made the position switch from running back to cornerback during preseason camp.
2010 SEASON: Redshirted.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Rushed for a team-high 42 yards and his 1-yard touchdown run with 14 seconds left gave the East a 20-16 victory over the West in the 2010 Michigan High School All-Star Game, played June 19 in Spartan Stadium . . . named to SuperPrep's and PrepStar's All-Midwest Teams . . . ranked among the nation's top 100 running backs by Scout.com (No. 73) . . . rated among the state's top seniors by the Detroit Free Press (No. 5), Rivals.com (No. 18), Lansing State Journal (No. 21), Scout.com (No. 21) and The Detroit News (No. 24) . . . Associated Press Division 1-2 All-State selection . . . named to The Detroit News All-Metro West and Detroit Free Press All-West Teams . . . two-way starter for Coach Tim Hardin at John Glenn High School in Westland, Mich. . . . rushed 205 times for 1,932 yards (9.4 avg.) and 24 touchdowns as a senior . . . recorded six 200-yard rushing games in 2009, including two 300-yard efforts: vs. Pinckney (30 carries for career-best 370 yards and six TDs), Churchill (23 for 201 and three TDs), Franklin (24 for 210 and three TDs), Plymouth (33 for 329 and two TDs), Wayne Memorial (16 for 236 and four TDs) and Northville (25 for 282 and three TDs) . . . registered 53 tackles and two interceptions from the strong safety position . . . attended the same high school that produced current Houston Texan and former Spartan wide receiver Keshawn Martin . . . son of Jeffery and Shamine Langford . . . born Dec. 6, 1991 . . . majoring in sociology.
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