MSU WR preview: There’s a big void to fill this season

Michigan State is scheduled to report for preseason camp Aug. 7, four weeks before the Sept. 4 opener at Western Michigan. This is the second in a series of breakdowns of each position group before camp begins for an expected preseason top-10 team. Today: receivers.

■ Last season: MSU’s 2014 offense shredded the school record book, and a deep receiving corps had plenty to do with it. Senior Tony Lippett emerged as a force and MSU’s most dominant receiver since B.J. Cunningham in 2011 — just a year after he nearly fell out of the rotation altogether. Lippett was Connor Cook’s favorite target by far, with 65 catches for 1,198 yards and 11 touchdowns. Lippett won Big Ten receiver of the year honors and became MSU’s first player to lead the league in receiving yards since Charles Rogers in 2002. Macgarrett Kings Jr., Aaron Burbridge, R.J. Shelton and the other senior, Keith Mumphery, combined for 100 catches, 1,430 yards and seven touchdown catches. – Read more at Freep.com

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