Originally posted on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 9/7/13
Tom Izzo is the de facto Mayor of East Lansing. He has the most juice of anyone in Sparta. He urged Michigan State students to leave their college football game today due to inclement weather. According to Weather Underground.com, severe thunderstorms are predicted all day and all night.   The decorated Spartans’ basketball coach went over to the student section during a delay before today’s football game against South Florida and urged fans to leave the area because of the storm system moving in. A message was posted on the Spartan Stadium scoreboard, and the seating bowl was almost empty. However, the student section was still about half full. Tom Izzo rocked the microphone to tell those kids to leave and take cover. Some MSU fans stayed even after the Tom Izzo speech, but then the rains came a few minutes later and that cleared out the Stadium. Tom Izzo is someone Spartans should listen to. We all love college football, but don’t mess with Mother Nature. And Tom Izzo is someone who knows what he’s talking about. Paul M. Banks is the owner of The Sports Bank.net, an affiliate of Fox Sports. An analyst for 95.7 The Fan, he also writes on Chicago sports media for Chicago Now. Follow him on Twitter  (@paulmbanks) The post Tom Izzo urges Michigan State fans to leave football game NOW appeared first on The Sports Bank.Net.
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