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Coaching staff update: Michigan State

Here's a quick look at where the Michigan State coaching staff stands as of Tuesday, January 23.

But first, a quick glance at how the Spartans finished in 2017.

2017 Result
10-3 overall, 3rd place in the Big 10 East (7-2), beat Washington State in the Holiday Bowl.

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2017 Coaching Staff
Head coach: Mark Dantonio
Associate head coach / co-defensive coordinator / defensive backs: Harlon Barnett
Assistant head coach / offensive line: Mark Staten
Co-offensive coordinator / running backs: Dave Warner
Co-offensive coordinator / tight ends: Jim Bollman
Co-defensive coordinator / linebackers: Mike Tressel
Quarterbacks: Brad Salem
Wide receivers: Terrence Samuel
Defensive tackles: Ron Burton
Defensive ends / special teams: Mark Snyder

2017 Key Off-the-Field Staff
Head strength and conditioning coordinator: Ken Mannie
Assistant athletic director / DFO: Tim Allen
Executive director / player personnel and recruiting: Sheldon White
Recruiting operations coordinator: Butler Benton

Credit: Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports

Credit: Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports

2018 Changes
This offseason, Dantonio lost Harlon Barnett, who left to become the defensive coordinator for Willie Taggart at Florida State, as well as Mark Snyder, who also left for Tallahassee where he'll coach the defensive ends.

To replace Barnett and Snyder, Dantonio promoted loyal assistant and linebackers coach Mike Tressel to defensive coordinator, hired former Kent State head coach Paul Haynes to coach the defensive backs, and is also bringing Eastern Michigan defensive line coach Chuck Bullough on board as well (per recent report), as a defensive assistant in a position yet to be officially named.

Haynes had opportunities to join a number of programs this off season, including Iowa State and Cincinnati, and his experience coordinating defenses at programs like Ohio State and Arkansas will be a nice addition to the Spartans staff.

Mark Staten and Brad Salem both turned down opportunities with other programs this off season to remain in East Lansing.

Tenth Assistant
Mark Dantonio got a little creative with his tenth assistant hire, bringing back former Spartan offensive coordinator Don Treadwell. Officially, Treadwell will assist coaching the defensive backs and special teams while also helping as an offensive consultant, and he'll also hold the title of freshman head coach with the aim of supporting first-year players in their on and off-field development.

Treadwell previously coordinated the offense the first seven years Dantonio served as head coach, first in Cincinnati (2004-2006), and then in East Lansing (2007-2010) before he left to become the head coach at Miami (OH).

2018 Coaching Staff
Head coach: Mark Dantonio
Defensive coordinator / linebackers: Mike Tressel
Assistant head coach / offensive line: Mark Staten
Co-offensive coordinator / running backs: Dave Warner
Co-offensive coordinator / tight ends: Jim Bollman
Quarterbacks: Brad Salem
Wide receivers: Terrence Samuel
Defensive tackles: Ron Burton
Defensive backs: Paul Haynes
Defensive assistant: Chuck Bullough
10th assistant: Don Treadwell (assistant defensive backs / special teams / freshman HC)

2018 Key Off-the-Field Staff
Head strength and conditioning coordinator: Ken Mannie
Assistant athletic director / DFO: Tim Allen
Executive director / player personnel and recruiting: Sheldon White
Recruiting operations coordinator: Butler Benton

Disclaimer: The information provided here is current as of time of publishing. Any further changes to the staff will be posted to The Scoop.