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MICHIGAN STATE SPARTANS
ALBERT CHEN
August 16, 2011
A strong 2010 season ended on a sour note for the Spartans, but the disappointment may have been the wake-up call the program needed to rise to the next level
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August 16, 2011

Michigan State Spartans

A strong 2010 season ended on a sour note for the Spartans, but the disappointment may have been the wake-up call the program needed to rise to the next level

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KEY RETURNEES

RB EDWIN BAKER JUNIOR

Baker was one of the team's biggest breakouts last year, as he rushed for 1,201 yards and 13 TDs and earned first-team All--Big Ten honors. The dynamic back is poised to become a Heisman candidate.

WR B.J. CUNNINGHAM SENIOR

The big wideout (6' 2", 223) will step into the spotlight with Mark Dell gone. Cunningham was an honorable mention Big Ten selection last year, with 50 catches for 611 yards and nine TDs. As a fourth-year starter he'll be Kirk Cousins's favorite (and most familiar) target.

PR-WR KESHAWN MARTIN SENIOR

One of the team's most dynamic playmakers, the speed-burner is a threat to score on long bombs and punt returns. Martin missed time in 2010 with an ankle injury but still made 32 receptions for 394 yards and averaged 12.3 yards per catch.

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