Dantonio previews the upcoming matchup against TCU on Dec. 29 in Tempe, Ariz.
Dion Sims leads all receivers with 10 catches for 171 yards, including a 12-yard touchdown reception.
Freshmen get their first taste of live action during Wednesday's practice.
Spartans return five starters and 20 letterwinners.
Running backs coach Brad Salem and wide receivers coach Terrence Samuel look forward to preparing their respective teams for Saturday's Green-White Game.
2012 SEASON: Redshirted . . . made the move from wide receiver to safety during the season . . . had two catches for 23 yards playing for the White in the April 28 spring game . . . enrolled at Michigan State on Jan. 9, 2012, for the beginning of the spring semester.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Named to SuperPrep's All-Northeast and PrepStar's All-East Teams . . . ranked among Pennsylvania's top seniors by 247Sports.com (No. 20), Rivals.com (No. 26) and ESPN.com (No. 34) . . . two-year starter for Coach Matt Ortega at Coatesville (Pa.) Area High School . . . two-time first-team all-area selection . . . also earned first-team Ches-Mont League honors as both a junior and senior . . . had 43 receptions for 734 yards (17.1) avg. and 10 touchdowns as a senior . . . caught six passes for 140 yards, including a 42-yard TD grab, in the opening round of the 2011 playoffs vs. Spring-Ford . . . had 37 catches for 525 yards (14.2 avg.) and 14 TDs as a junior . . . also participated in track . . . son of Jennifer Kerrick and James Clark . . . born Jan. 23, 1994 . . . majoring in marketing.
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