Found October 19, 2013 on Bob's Blitz :
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Video: Head coach Tom Izzo gets shot out of cannon at Michigan State’s Midnight Madness

Tweet Over the years, head coach Tom Izzo, despite his gruff appearance while on the sidelines, has always known how to get the Michigan State basketball fans excited at their Midnight Madness kickoff. This year, Izzo might have topped anything he’s done or will ever do, though. Here’s the video that chronicles Izzo’s hilarious history...

Spartans survive rough outing by Cook

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- The only place where youd see more overthrows than at Spartan Stadium would be in Central and South America, where they do that to governments rather than receivers. Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook overthrew receivers at an alarming rate for the first three quarters Saturday. He threw over or beyond at least five open receivers, and underthrew three...

Tom Izzo In a Cannon? Or Is He?

((ht: michigan state)) Okay, this was pretty good. And the deception may have worked had Michigan State coach Tom Izzo not given it away at the end. Check out the kickoff to Michigan State's "Midnight Madness", 1st "official" basketball practice of the upcoming season. The video shows the legendary MSU coach beginning his day of preparations before...

Spartans win again with little fanfare

Last year, Michigan State needed to win its final game of the regular season to become bowl eligible. No need for that kind of drama in 2013. The Spartans have already picked up win No. 6 - and they can expect to be firmly in the Big Ten title hunt when November rolls around. Michigan State eased past Purdue 14-0 on Saturday to remain one of three teams unbeaten in Big Ten play...

Purdue Boilermakers vs. Michigan State Spartans: Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

getty images On Saturday the Purdue Boilermakers and Michigan State Spartans meet in a match-up of two unranked Big Ten schools. Entering Saturday’s game Michigan State is 5-1 while Purdue is 1-5. Coverage of the game between Purdue and Michigan State will air on the Big Ten Network beginning at 12:00 pm ET from Spartan Stadium in East Lansing, MI. The Odds: The Michigan State...

Videos: Best of Tom Izzo at Midnight Madness

Tom Izzo is Mr. March, but he is certainly the King of Midnight Madness too. The Michigan State Spartans Coach really knows how to steal the show. Over and over. Here’s his 2013 opening speech; which begins with an introduction to the woman who played the role of Tom Izzo in the cannon shoot-out. Here’s Tom Izzo doing an homage to Top Gun. Skip ahead to the middle. It takes...

Video: Tom Izzo shot out of a cannon at Midnight Madness

In celebration of the Spartans' Midnight Madness, Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo was shot out of a cannon. Tom Izzo is a rock star.

Spartans' defense stifles Boilermakers

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Denicos Allen returned a fumble 45 yards for a touchdown, and Michigan State's offense finally added an insurance score in the fourth quarter of a 14-0 win over Purdue on Saturday. The Spartans didn't make it past the Purdue 32-yard line until the fourth, when receiver Tony Lippett threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Andrew Gleichert on a trick play...

Michigan, Nebraska or Michigan State: Who Wins the Legends Division in 2013?

At the midpoint of the 2013 college football season, the Big Ten’s Legends Division is still one of the toughest leagues to predict.Michigan,...

By The Numbers: Purdue edition

Michigan State's defense continued to post good numbers, while the offense was pretty rough in Saturday's 14-0 win against Purdue.

MSU offense another challenge for Purdue

Michigan State's growing offense will be another test for Purdue.

Bluiett takes trip to East Lansing

After decommitting from UCLA, Bluiett visits Michigan State as his recruitment winds down. His father, Reynardo, talks about their experience at MSU, as well as a decision timeframe.

East Lansing Blues

It's hard to know exactly what to make of a game like this one. Purdue's definitely not good, Michigan State may or may not be good, the weather was awful, the offenses were awful ... so let's talk about the defense instead. Purdue kept the Spartan offense off the scoreboard for nearly 3.5 quarters today, and MSU had to resort to a trick play to get their touchdown...

Kelly Returns to East Lansing

Oak Park (Mich.) class of 2015 running back John Kelly has a Michigan State offer and visited again on Saturday. Was there any pressure on him to commit?

Stock Market: Purdue edition

Jeremy Langford made another strong statement as a player for the Spartans in Big Ten play. A couple other players and position groups were especially impressive Saturday as MSU beat Purdue 14-0.
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