college sports 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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318 75
Le'Veon Bell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time

2
192 61
Bubba Smith is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Bubba Smith Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Defensive lineman

3
229 82
Kirk Cousins is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Kirk Cousins Quarterback

4
155 57
Plaxico Burress is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Plaxico Burress Wide receiver

5
136 48
Andre Rison is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Andre Rison Wide receiver

6
126 46
Lorenzo White is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Lorenzo White Running back

7
114 42
Morten Andersen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Morten Andersen Placekicker

8
147 64
Connor Cook is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time

9
112 46
Darqueze Dennard is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time

10
78 26
Carl Banks is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Carl Banks Linebacker

11
71 25
Percy Snow is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Percy Snow Linebacker

12
85 38
Charles Rogers is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Charles Rogers Wide receiver

13
99 52
Jeremy Langford is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
eddie-thomas added Jeremy Langford

14
65 27
Mark Ingram, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
AlanNadeau added Mark Ingram, Sr. Wide receiver

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15
63 26
Flozell Adams is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Flozell Adams Tackle

16
65 30
Brad Van Pelt is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Brad Van Pelt Linebacker

17
79 43
Shilique Calhoun is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Shilique Calhoun

18
61 29
Javon Ringer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Javon Ringer Running back

19
62 30
Julian Peterson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Julian Peterson Linebacker

20
42 15
Muhsin Muhammad is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
AlanNadeau added Muhsin Muhammad Wide receiver

21
68 37
Tony Mandarich is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time

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22
73 42
Drew Stanton is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Drew Stanton Quarterback

23
79 48
Brian Hoyer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Brian Hoyer Quarterback

24
50 25
Joe DeLamielleure is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Joe DeLamielleure Offensive Lineman, Guard

25
48 27
Earl Morrall is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Earl Morrall Punter, Quarterback

26
45 25
Herb Adderley is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Herb Adderley Cornerback, Return specialist

27
28 15
Billy Joe DuPree is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
AlanNadeau added Billy Joe DuPree Tight end

28
40 27
Chuck Bullough is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Chuck Bullough Linebacker

29
30 28
Greg Jones is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Greg Jones Linebacker

30
21 26
Ed Budde is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Ed Budde Offensive Lineman, Guard

31
21 29
Blake Ezor is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
Thomas Langdon added Blake Ezor Running back

32
21 36
Jehuu Caulcrick is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time
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