Spartans run: Michigan State rolls past No. 24 Miami, 38-17

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Michigan State spent the week preparing for a fight. That was the analogy that the Spartans used all week, telling each other that their game at Miami would be a grind-it-out bout decided in the later rounds.

Walker runs for 264 yards as Spartans beat Wildcats 38-21

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Kenneth Walker III ran for a career-high 264 yards and a personal-best four touchdowns in an impressive debut with his new team, and Michigan State beat Northwestern 38-21 in the season opener on Friday night.

MSU prepares for season opener vs. Northwestern

Jennifer Hammond reports from East Lansing on Tuesday as Mel Tucker and players met with the media to discuss the Spartans as they get set to open the college football season at Northwestern on Friday.