Found September 07, 2013 on
Tom Izzo commands ultimate respect from the Michigan State student body. So naturally, when the students didn’t want to leave their seats during today’s football game when there was a lightning delay, Izzo was the man that the school turned to to convince them.
Izzo addressed the student body stressing it was important that the students cooperate and get under cover, but he wanted them to return to the stands when the game resumed. As an incentive for their cooperation, Izzo was going to join them in the section for the rest of the game.
Thankfully the student body did as Izzo requested, and then they all got to celebrate MSU’s play together:
Now Spartans fans have to hope there is more to celebrate — MSU is in a dogfight with South Florida at the moment.
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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...
No single human being is more influential to Michigan State fans than legendary Spartans basketball coach Tom Izzo.
On Saturday, inclement weather delayed Michigan State's home game against South Florida, and forced many fans to leave the stadium. However, despite a message posted on the scoreboard urging them to leave, majority of fans sitting in the student section opted...
Tom Izzo is one authority figure Michigan State students will listen to.
Some of them, at least.
The Spartans' basketball coach went over to the student section during a delay before Saturday's football game against South Florida and urged fans to leave the area because bad weather was on the way. A message was posted on the scoreboard, and the seating bowl was almost empty...
Seeing Michigan State coach Tom Izzo down in the student section, celebrating a touchdown against South Florida just as enthusiastically as any co-ed is just incredible.
Michigan State gave three quarterbacks a chance against South Florida on Saturday - and none of them did very well.
The Spartans won 21-6, but the offense managed only one touchdown, on a 33-yard drive set up by a short punt.
The defense has scored four of the team's six touchdowns this season, including three by Shilique Calhoun. The sophomore defensive lineman scored on a...
Michigan State’s basketball coach Tom Izzo took Saturday’s MSU-South Florida game in from the Student Section.
Izzo followed up on his promise when he told the student section during the pre-game weather delay he’d sit right in the middle of the section if they didn’t leave.
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Line: Michigan State -23 (Bovada)
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