Michigan State opens its season Friday, Sept. 4 at Western Michigan. Here are five key issues facing the Spartans’ offense.
Running back battle
It will be no easy chore replacing more than 1,500 yards and 22 touchdowns that Jeremy Langford produced last season, but the Spartans feel they have the talent to do just that. Junior Delton Williams has the most experience, but he is coming back from an offseason suspension and is lagging behind in the competition. Sophomore Gerald Holmes has seen limited action in his first two years but has been solid throughout camp, as has redshirt freshman Madre London. The player to watch could be true freshman LJ Scott. He is constantly being compared to former Spartan Le’Veon Bell, and if he comes close to producing the same, Michigan State’s running game will be in good shape. – Read more at DetNews.com