Chris Solari Detroit Free Press Published 8:30 PM EDT Aug 19, 2019 EAST LANSING — Kalon Gervin shook his head and then laughed. Michigan State football’s defense remained in the white jerseys for practice Monday, meaning the offense swept the Spartans’ scrimmages in camp. “The offense looked good, man,” the sophomore cornerback said. “I think they’re gonna shock a lot of people this year.” Coach Mark Dantonio again kept things close, putting both the offense and defense in adverse situations. Backup quarterback Rocky Lombardi ran in the tying touchdown and, as it did a week earlier, Friday’s second scrimmage of the preseason came down to one final drive. The offense moved into scoring territory and scored a field goal to beat the defense, 49-48, senior quarterback Brian Lewerke said. But Lewerke said his unit did not look as good as it did a week earlier. And it was their own doing, not because of the defense. “It wasn’t as good as the first one, but we still won, so that’s good,” Lewerke said. “I think we still played solid, but it probably wasn’t as clean as the first one.” The third-year returning starter said it was more a result of… Read full this story
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