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3-9, 6th in Big Ten - East

Sheil Kapadia ESPN Writer 

Malik McDowell said the Seahawks had him in for an official visit during the pre-draft process. He said last season (1.5 sacks) was rough but didn't want to use his ankle injury as an excuse. Asked about concerns with his consistency, McDowell said, "I'm motivated." He estimated that he played about 90 percent of his snaps last year at nose tackle.

Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

DT Malik McDowell is a good fit for the Seahawks defensive system. Inside pass rush ability with high-level athleticism. More speed on the interior of the defensive line and another pass rusher in nickel situations.

Sheil Kapadia ESPN Writer 

With the 35th pick, the Seahawks selected Michigan State defensive tackle Malik McDowell. McDowell (6-foot-6, 295 pounds) is considered a talented prospect, but he battled through an ankle injury last year and had just 1.5 sacks. He has upside, and the Seahawks are counting on their coaching staff to help McDowell reach his potential as an NFL player. As a rookie, he'll have a chance to compete for a starting spot, but Seattle will be counting on McDowell to bring some interior pass-rush in its sub packages.

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MSU players trying to change perception

Michigan State players said that while they believe the team's off-field incidents are outliers and not symptoms of a cultural problem in the program, the team did have to address this issues.

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Ex-Spartan Robertson waives extradition

Former Michigan State defensive end Auston Robertson has waived extradition and will be returned to Michigan from Indiana to face a third-degree criminal sexual conduct charge.

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Police seek help locating ex-Spartan Robertson

Police have asked the public for help in locating former Michigan State defensive end Auston Robertson, who is charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct.

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Spartans oust DE after sexual assault charge

Michigan State DE Auston Robertson has been charged with third-degree sexual assault and is no longer part of the Spartans football program.

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Warrants sought in Michigan State investigation

Police submitted arrest warrant requests Thursday to the Ingham County Prosecutor's Office following a sexual assault investigation involving a Michigan State football player.

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MSU recruit recovering after Jet Ski accident

The high school coach of Michigan State signee Lashawn Paulino-Bell said the defensive lineman is expected to make a full recovery after being injured in a Jet Ski accident last weekend.

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