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Michigan State: Hollis discusses award, other Spartan sports topics
isportswebMichigan State’s Mark Hollis was very emotional talking about his Athletic Director of the Year award during a media briefing Thursday afternoon in his office at Jenison Fieldhouse.
“Athletic directors normally aren’t placed in that kind of position,” said the Spartans fourth-year athletic director. “It’s a position that you strive to put your student-athletes and your coaching staff and it was a bit surreal. It was an event that was much grander than I had envisioned. It went well beyond college sports.”
Mark Hollis discusses Spartan sports topics in his office at Jenison Fieldhouse Thursday afternoon
“I think of myself as a humble person,” Hollis continued, “and I hope that it comes across as that in everything that I do because I love this university and it was a surreal night for me because it’s not a position that I normally like to be in. That award last night is shared by lot of people. I’m keeping t
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Michigan State's athletic director Mark Hollis was named the top athletic director Wednesday night by SportsBusiness Journal in a ceremony in New York.Mark Hollis talks with Mark Dantonio before the Spartans game against Wisconsin last season. (AP Photo)
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