Position-by-position breakdown of the Spartans entering preseason camp.
Ninety-five Spartan student-athletes were recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.
In the first eight seasons under head coach Mark Dantonio, 98 student-athletes have been named Academic All-Big Ten.
Andrew Maxwell throws game-winning, 46-yard touchdown pass to AJ Troup in the fourth quarter.
Michigan State begins spring practice Tuesday.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio likes his team's resilience.
Now it's time to develop a knockout punch.
Connor Cook threw three touchdown passes and Nick Hill ran for two scores Saturday, but No. 8 Michigan State still needed a late interception return for a touchdown to hold on 45-31 at Purdue
Football versus the Michigan Wolverines on October 25, 2014.
Fourth-year player and two-year letterwinner will compete for playing time at safety . . . enters preseason camp No. 2 on the depth chart at strong safety, behind Montae Nicholson.
2014 SEASON (SOPHOMORE): Played in all 13 games and recorded eight tackles . . . posted two stops each vs. Jacksonville State, Maryland and Rutgers . . . also forced a fumble against the Terrapins . . . Academic All-Big Ten selection.
2013 SEASON (RED-SHIRT FRESHMAN): Appeared in all 14 games, primarily on special teams, to earn his first letter . . . tied for team lead with nine tackles on special teams . . . led team with eight stops on kickoffs . . . named Scout Team Defensive Player of the Week vs. Minnesota . . . had two tackles at Nebraska.
2012 SEASON: Redshirted.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Ranked among the nation’s top safeties by ESPN.com (No. 27) . . . rated among Ohio’s top seniors by ESPN.com (No. 30) . . . three-year starter for Coach Joe Palka at Whitmer High School in Toledo, Ohio . . . first-team All-Ohio (Division I) selection by The Associated Press in 2011 . . . two-time first-team AP Northwest All-District selection . . . also earned All-Blade and all-league honors as a senior . . . recorded 97 tackles, including five for losses, and three interceptions in 2011 while helping the Panthers (13-1) advance to the state semifinals . . . returned an interception 54 yards for a touchdown vs. Wadsworth in the regional final . . . AP second-team All-Ohio pick as a junior . . . son of Sabrina Meyers . . . born Dec. 21, 1993 . . . advertising major.