football players The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time  

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List Rules Upvote the best football players in Michigan State history. Vote based on each athlete's career at MSU only.

Michigan State is an athletic powerhouse and their football program is no exception. The Spartans have six national championships to their name as well as eight Big-10 conference championships.

Football is a team sport, but Michigan State has had some remarkable talent suit up for them over the years.

Who do you think is the best Michigan State Football player ever? Cast your votes for the best Spartans to ever play football at Michigan State and see who is truly the best.

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Le'Veon Bell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time

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Kirk Cousins is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Kirk Cousins Quarterback

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Bubba Smith is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Bubba Smith Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Defensive lineman

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Connor Cook is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time

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Plaxico Burress is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Plaxico Burress Wide receiver

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Andre Rison is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Andre Rison Wide receiver

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Lorenzo White is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Lorenzo White Running back

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Darqueze Dennard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time

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Jeremy Langford is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time

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Morten Andersen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Morten Andersen Placekicker

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Shilique Calhoun is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time

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Percy Snow is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Percy Snow Linebacker

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Carl Banks is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Carl Banks Linebacker

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Charles Rogers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Charles Rogers Wide receiver

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Julian Peterson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Julian Peterson Linebacker

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Mark Ingram, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Mark Ingram, Sr. Wide receiver

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Flozell Adams is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Flozell Adams Tackle

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Drew Stanton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Drew Stanton Quarterback

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Brian Hoyer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Brian Hoyer Quarterback

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Joe DeLamielleure is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Joe DeLamielleure Offensive Lineman, Guard

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Herb Adderley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Herb Adderley Cornerback, Return specialist

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Earl Morrall is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Earl Morrall Punter, Quarterback

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Javon Ringer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Javon Ringer Running back

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Brad Van Pelt is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Brad Van Pelt Linebacker

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Muhsin Muhammad is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Muhsin Muhammad Wide receiver

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Tony Mandarich is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time

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Chuck Bullough is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Chuck Bullough Linebacker

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Billy Joe DuPree is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Billy Joe DuPree Tight end

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Greg Jones is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Greg Jones Linebacker

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Ed Budde is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Ed Budde Offensive Lineman, Guard

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Jehuu Caulcrick is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Jehuu Caulcrick Fullback

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Blake Ezor is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Blake Ezor Running back