The Spartan Beat
Summary: 247Sports writers Corey Robinson and Justin Thind bring you the latest developments in Michigan State athletics with The Spartan Beat. This weekly show provides a vast array of team-centric coverage including roster breakdowns, off-season developments, game previews & recaps, and a heavy dose of recruiting coverage. Plus, due to their emphasis on recruiting, look for the SpartanTailgate.com insiders to bring you interviews with key MSU recruiting targets all year long, in addition to interviews with MSU players, coaches, and alumni.
Ep. 17: Northwestern Recap + Youngstown State Preview
Ep. 16: Northwestern Preview + Mailbag Questions
Corey and Justin are joined by their good friend Stephen Brooks of 247Sports to help breakdown Michigan State Football's schedule, starters, camp observations, & more in the first half of the show.In the second half, they will be joined by Curtis Daniel III talking all things "Spartan Dawg 4 Life"
On this episode, Corey & Justin talk to former MSU player & #SD4L founder Jay Greene. He talks about the origins of the clothing brand, Mel Tucker's support, details about Spartan Dawg Con, and his thoughts on Alan Haller. Next, they're joined by MSU commit Malik Spencer & his father Russ. They discuss their thoughts on the Michigan State staff, Malik's visit, the Georgia recruiting momentum, and Malik's commitment to MSU
On this episode, Corey & Justin talk to former MSU LB Darien Harris, who is now the Director of Player Engagement for the Spartan football program. They talk to Harris about his favorite memories from MSU, funny Coach D stories, the work he does off the field at MSU now, and the big topic of the week: Spartan Dawg Con.Afterwards, the 247Sports reporters interview 2022 four-star Alex VanSumeren fresh off his commitment to MSU and a visit to Spartan Dawg Con the next day. He talks about why he chose MSU, what he thinks of the coaches, what SDC was like, and much more.
In this episode, Corey & Justin feature two former Spartan Dawgs as guests. Jalen Watts-Jackson and Darien Hicks talk about their careers at Michigan State, funny Coach D stories, favorite MSU memories, and more. They also go in-depth with JWJ about the famous "Trouble With The Snap" play. Afterwards, the 247Sports reporters talk about 2022 four-star WR committing to MSU, what it means for 2022 WR Kevin Thomas, what to expect from Spartan Dawg Con, and more!
In this episode, Corey & Justin feature two guests. First up is Sound Mind Sound Body president Curtis Blackwell. CB talks about the his take on Mel Tucker, Michigan State’s ability to recruit Detroit, the Thomas Wilcher hire, and top MSU targets.Next up was brand new MSU commit Chase Carter. The 2022 DE talked about his official visit to MSU, why he chose the Spartans, basketball target Tre Holloman, and much more!
In this episode, Corey & Justin brought on two guests to talk about MSU QB commit Katin Houser. First up is 247sports west coast analyst Blair Angulo, who breaks down Katin's rise and his Elite 11 performance. Next up is Jonny Houser, father of Katin himself. He offers lengthy insight on MSU's pursuit of Katin and his thoughts on the program. After the guests, the co-hosts break down MSU's newest commits.
On this week's show, Corey & Justin talk with new MSU commit Jack Stone. The 2022 kicker out of Texas detailed his MSU visit, his verbal commitment to Mel Tucker in his office, getting to know the other commits, and much more!Afterwards, the co-hosts dive into the recruitments of Katin Houser, Ryan Baer, Alex VanSumeren, Chase Carter, and Kaytron Allen.
Corey and Justin were joined by MSU commit Gavin Broscious who detailed what an unofficial visit is like, his thoughts on the staff, his connection with the rest of the commits, and much, much more.Afterwards, Corey and Justin dove into all the latest with Michigan State recruiting including Ryan Baer, Shannon Blair, Jack Nickel, the three new commits, and more!
This week's episode of the Spartan Beat features 247 midwest recruiting analyst Allen Trieu. Corey and Justin talked to him about his background, the difference in recruiting philosophies between Mel Tucker and Mark Dantonio, what 2023 and 2024 targets MSU fans should watch out for, and more! Afterwards, the co-hosts further break down MSU recruiting in-depth.
Corey & Justin are joined by Stephen Brooks to dive deep into MSU recruiting!The trio talk about the previous week's official visitor slate, this upcoming weekend's visitors, and what they saw from MSU's staff in person during last week's satellite camps that they attended.Also, Tom Shanahan joins to talk about MSU's storied history when it comes to Duffy Daugherty's integration of African-Americans into college football.
Ep. 5: Ike Reese; MSU Mailbag Questions
This week's guest is former MSU hoops player, Anthony Ianni!Anthony is someone with a really powerful story & continues to be a major impact with autism awareness. Tune in to hear about his time at MSU & much more. Plus, as always, Corey & Justin round out the hour with the very latest on MSU basketball and football recruiting!
Corey & Justin are joined by MSU OL & Associate Head Coach, Chris Kapilovic!