MSU and Ohio State set to meet Saturday at 3:30 p.m. in Spartan Stadium.
All nine of MSU's assistant coaches visited with reporters at media day.
Spartans return five starters and 20 letterwinners.
Dan Conroy's 45-yard field goal on the last play of the scrimmage clinches the win for the offense.
Third-year player listed as the starting fullback on the preseason depth chart.
2012 SEASON (RED-SHIRT FRESHMAN): Walk-on appeared in nine games to earn his first letter . . . played both fullback and on special teams . . . collected a tackle at Minnesota . . . had two catches for 5 yards in three spring scrimmages, including a 3-yard touchdown reception in the second scrimmage on April 19.
2011 SEASON: Redshirted . . . named Scout Team Offensive Co-Player of the Week vs. Florida Atlantic . . . named Scout Team Special Teams Player of the Week vs. Iowa.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Rated among the nation's top fullbacks by Rivals.com (No. 3) . . . three-time all-state, all-area, all-county and all-district selection for Coach Merril Triplett at Portsmouth (Ohio) West High School . . . earned Associated Press Division IV All-Ohio First-Team honors as a linebacker in 2010 after recording 78 tackles in just seven games for the Senators . . . sidelined for the last four games of the season with a broken leg . . . named AP All-Southeast District Defensive Player of the Year as a senior . . . also rushed 88 times for 967 yards (11.0 avg.) and 13 touchdowns in 2010 . . . ran 15 times for 115 yards and two scores vs. Chesapeake . . . gained 168 yards on 14 carries and scored three TDs vs. Rock Hill . . . had 15 rushes for 229 yards and two scores vs. Portsmouth . . . produced 96 tackles as a junior, with 25 resulting in losses including eight sacks . . . also forced and recovered three fumbles in 2009 . . . carried 144 times for 1,471 yards and 20 TDs as a junior . . . son of Garrett and Shawna Pendleton . . . born Nov. 9, 1992 . . . majoring in hospitality business.
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