Athlon Sports names 5 Michigan State football players to preseason all-conference team

Michigan State is looking to bounce back from a pitiful 5-7 campaign a year ago that saw the Spartans finish with a 3-6 record in Big Ten play. There is hope going into the 2023 campaign, as the Spartans bring back a host of talent that has experience winning at this level.

Athlon Sports has come out with their predictions for the 2023 Big Ten season, releasing their all-conference team.

Check out which five Spartans made the cut, and are being predicted by Athlon to go all-conference:

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LB Cal Haladay

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Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

Cal Haladay was a first team defense selection. The senior has over 200 tackles in his MSU career.

OL Nick Samac

OL JD Duplain

LB/DE Jacoby Windmon

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(Photo by Nic Antaya/Getty Images)

Jacoby Windmon was selected as a linebacker on the third team. He had 5.5 sacks in 8 games last season.

DL Simeon Barrow

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Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

Simeon Barrow checks in as the fifth Spartan as a third team defensive lineman. He has 74 tackles and 7 sacks in his MSU career.

Story originally appeared on Spartans Wire