At the Big Ten Media Days at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place on Thursday, there were several questions asked towards linebackers Max Bullough and Chris Norman asking how they have had such great success with containing Michigan’s quarterback Denard Robinson.
“It’s about discipline when you’re playing a guy like that, that can hurt you in so many different ways and I think that’s what we’ve been able to kind of master when we’ve played them,” Bullough said. “If you trust your teammates and stay with the discipline on the defense, there’s no where to go, we cover up all the holes.”
Max Bullough, Mark Dantonio, Andrew Maxwell, Chris Norman
As a sophomore against Michigan last season, Bullough recorded 8 tackles, including 1 tackle for loss, half of a sack, and a forced fumble in the Spartans’ 28-14 victory.
Norman led the Spartans in tackles in that contest with 10. He described Michigan State’s success against Robinson with one word: “hustle.”
“Defense needs to be able to cover