Mark Dantonio channels Nick Saban to keep Michigan State's offense on track

Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio looks on during a game versus Arizona State earlier in 2019. 

Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio announced his retirement Tuesday, ending a 13-year run in which he guided the Spartans to heights they hadn't reached in decades.

The school announced Dantonio's decision in a news release. Defensive coordinator Mike Tressel will be the acting head coach while Michigan State seeks a replacement for Dantonio.

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