Originally posted on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 9/15/12

If there is a family that embodies the Michigan State football tradition more than the Bulloughs, I’d like to know about them. Max Bullough is a junior linebacker for the Spartans and one of the team captains. He’s following in the footsteps of his father, Shane, who was a linebacker in the ’80s and also a team captain. But that’s not where the Bullough-Michigan State football legacy ends.

Bullough’s grandfather, Hank, was a guard for the Spartans from ’52-’54. Two of Max’s uncles played for Michigan State. Another uncle played college football for Notre Dame, as did Bullough’s other grandfather.

Max’s younger brother, Riley, is currently a freshman linebacker on the team.

“Green blood runs through our veins,” Bullough said in a clip featured on ABC during the Michigan State-Notre Dame game on Saturday.

Yes, it clearly does. I just wonder if all the family members have that sick “Spartan Pride” tattoo.

Info via Max Bullough’s MSU profile

This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.

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