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Topic - Mark Dantonio
Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio will earn $3.64 million in annual compensation after agreeing to an amended contract following the school's first Rose Bowl victory in over a quarter-century.
Michigan State's Mark Dantonio and Michigan's Brady Hoke had very different seasons, and their hour-long presentations reflected that Friday at the state High School Football Coaches Association clinic.
Auburn's Gus Malzahn has been named national coach of the year by the Over the Mountain Touchdown Club.
Gus Malzahn knows all about Bear Bryant, so this award meant a whole lot to the Auburn coach.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio says the program has closed the gap with college football's elite.
As No. 1 Florida State and No. 2 Auburn prepare in Southern California to meet Monday in the last BCS championship game, the University of Texas is still looking for a new football coach. And until the Longhorns make a hire, just about every successful coach can be considered a candidate — including Florida State's Jimbo Fisher and Auburn's Gus Malzahn.
A Texas-sized cloud of uncertainty looms over college football's biggest game of the season.
Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio says his "intentions are to be at Michigan State." If he does, it sounds as if a big raise is coming his way.
Connor Cook passed for a career-high 332 yards and hit Tony Lippett with a tiebreaking 25-yard touchdown pass early in the fourth quarter, leading No. 4 Michigan State to a 24-20 victory over No. 5 Stanford on Wednesday night in the 100th Rose Bowl.
Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio says his "intentions are to be at Michigan State" and not change jobs.
Stanford's David Shaw and Michigan State's Mark Dantonio have built powerhouse teams over the last few years, and so far they've both stuck around when bigger football powers with deeper pockets came calling.
Michigan State has suspended senior linebacker Max Bullough (BUHL'-uh) for violating team rules, making him ineligible to play in the Rose Bowl.
Gus Malzahn inherited a demoralized Auburn team that had just gone through the program's worst season in decades with a stagnant offense and pliant defense.
Mark Dantonio doesn't see Michigan State as a springboard for something else.
Ohio State had the nation's longest active winning streak end at 24 as coach Urban Meyer suffered his first loss since taking over in Columbus. Michigan State sealed the victory, and its probable trip to the Rose Bowl, with Jeremy Langford's late 26-yard TD run. The Spartans haven't played in Pasadena since 1988.
"We had some amazing times and amazing stories," Dantonio said. "Our returning tailbacks had a combined 14 carries. We had questions at quarterback and receiver. And we needed to find a kicker. Somehow, some way, it all started to come together."
"You're inches away," he told the crowd, referring to his team and others that persevere. "You don't know what's going to make that difference."