After last year's exodus of talent from Michigan State's defense, it looks like this offseason could see a similar mass departure.
Could Michigan State Spartans win the Jim Thorpe Award in consecutive seasons?
It's a possibility.
Michigan State opened its season with a 45-7 win over Jacksonville State on Friday in East Lansing. Here's the good, the bad and the B1G from the Spartans' victory.
If Shilique Calhoun leads the Spartans in touchdowns again, Mark Dantonio probably won’t be too happy.
But Calhoun will be.