All-American Darqueze Dennard voted Most Valuable Player by his teammates.
Spartans recognized for winning the 100th Rose Bowl Game.
Seventeen former Spartans, including 15 seniors from the 2014 Rose Bowl Championship team, audition in front of NFL scouts at the Duffy Daugherty Building.
No. 4 Spartans will face No. 5 Stanford in the 2014 Rose Bowl Game on Jan. 1, 2014 in Pasadena, Calif.
Michigan @ Michigan State
CAREER NOTES: Four-year letterwinner saw action in 43 career games, both on the offensive and defensive lines . . . started 19 career games at defensive tackle . . . made the permanent switch to defense during spring practice in 2012 . . . had 58 career tackles.
2013 SEASON (SENIOR): Collected a career-best 37 tackles, including 3.5 for losses (7 yards), and four quarterback hurries . . . started 13 games at nose tackle . . . in his final collegiate game, delivered a career-high two tackles for loss (6 yards) and four stops overall against No. 5 Stanford in the 100th Rose Bowl Game; named to the ESPN.com Big Ten All-Bowl Team . . . credited with three tackles against No. 2 Ohio State in the Big Ten Championship Game . . . recorded four stops on Senior Day against Minnesota . . . tallied four tackles at Northwestern . . . collected four tackles at Nebraska . . . posted three stops vs. Indiana . . . made two tackles, including a 1-yard loss, at Iowa . . . registered a career-high six stops vs. Youngstown State . . . had two tackles and two QB hurries in the season opener against Western Michigan.
2012 SEASON (JUNIOR): Appeared in all 13 games and started the first six games at defensive tackle . . . tallied a career-high 19 tackles, including 2.0 for losses (15 yards) . . . recorded a 14-yard sack and forced a fumble on the same play at Minnesota . . . tied his career high with three tackles vs. Northwestern . . . collected three stops vs. No. 21 Nebraska . . . tallied two tackles at Wisconsin . . . had two tackles, including his first career tackle for loss (1 yard), at Indiana . . . collected a career-high three tackles against No. 14 Ohio State . . . in his first career start, recorded two tackles and a pass break-up against No. 24 Boise State.
2011 SEASON (SOPHOMORE): Appeared in 12 games, both on the offensive and defensive lines, to earn his second letter . . . collected two tackles against Florida Atlantic . . . spent most of spring practice working at right guard.
2010 SEASON (RED-SHIRT FRESHMAN): Saw action in four games in 2010 (vs. Western Michigan, Northern Colorado, Minnesota and Alabama) while serving as the back-up to Chris McDonald at right guard . . . played a season-high 16 snaps vs. Northern Colorado . . . returned to offensive guard from defensive tackle during preseason camp . . . previously had made the transition from offensive guard to defensive tackle during spring practice.
2009 SEASON: Redshirted . . . named Scout Team Offensive Player of the Week vs. Western Michigan.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Earned a gold medal (along with MSU teammate Chris Norman) as Team USA won the inaugural International Federation of American Football (IFAF) Junior World Championship in Canton, Ohio, in 2009 . . . saw action at both guard positions for Team USA during the three-game tournament . . . ranked among the nation's top offensive guards by Scouts, Inc. (No. 33), Rivals.com (No. 59) and Scout.com (No. 78) . . . named to SuperPrep's and PrepStar's All-Midwest Teams . . . listed among the Midwest's top prospects by SuperPrep (No. 86) . . . rated among the state's top seniors by the Detroit Free Press (No. 11), Lansing State Journal (No. 17), The Detroit News (No. 18) and Rivals.com (No. 20) . . . selected to play in the 2009 Michigan High School Football Coaches Association's East-West All-Star Game . . . two-year, two-way starter for Coach Dan Boggan at Sexton High School in Lansing, Mich. . . . named to the Detroit Free Press and Lansing State Journal Dream Teams in 2008 . . . first-team Associated Press Division 3-4 All-State selection as a senior . . . anchored an offensive line that helped the Big Reds average 260 rushing yards and 27.5 points per game in 2008 . . . recorded 37 pancake blocks as a senior . . . saw action in six games at defensive tackle in 2008 and produced 40 tackles, including three sacks . . . also recovered three fumbles as a senior . . . earned all-league honors in 2007 after helping Sexton average 31 points per game en route to an 8-4 record . . . didn't allow a sack as a junior . . . son of Stacy Davis and Delilah Reynolds . . . born Jan. 24, 1991 . . . participates in Athletes in Action sports ministry . . . majored in majored in interdisciplinary studies in social science - human capital and society.
CAREER IN BOWL GAMES: Appeared in four bowl games (2011 Capital One Bowl vs. No. 15 Alabama, 2012 Outback Bowl vs. No. 18 Georgia, 2012 Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl vs. TCU, 2014 Rose Bowl Game vs. No. 5 Stanford) . . . in his final collegiate game, delivered a career-high two tackles for loss (6 yards) and four stops overall against No. 5 Stanford in the 100th Rose Bowl Game.
at the official