Michigan State has a tenacious defense taking to the gridiron this fall. And the leader of that fearsome defense is OLB Max Bullough; who blood is as green and white as it gets. He’s a third-generation Spartan, following in the footsteps of his grandfather Hank (guard, 1952-54) and father Shane (linebacker, 1983-86) who played football at Michigan State.
Bullough has the word “SPARTAN” tattoed on one arm, “PRIDE” on the other. And having all that inks means he’ll fit in quite well in the NFL; where players really love themselves some tattoos. Max Bullough is rated as one of the top Outside Linebacker Prospects in next May’s NFL Draft class.
When I caught up to Bullough, it was at Big Ten Media Day. And I was in the midst of a discussion between Max Bullough and reporters about concussions, and concussion rules.
“I’m an old school football guy. Let the guys play, let the NFL guys play, everyone who’s played football their whole lives knows the risks, knows the re...