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Michigan State Football Record Holders: School athlete of the year

Michigan State University gives out their top athletic award, the George Alderton School Athlete of the Year award, to the most deserving athletes of the University annually. George Alderton was a prior sports editor of the Lansing State Journal. He is credited for bequeathing Michigan State’s athletic teams with the famous “Spartan” nickname in 1926. In 1925, Michigan State...
October 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Jaguars sign LB Jones, cut WR Armstrong

The Jacksonville Jaguars signed linebacker Greg Jones and released wide receiver Anthony Armstrong on Monday, the team announced. Jones, a sixth-round draft choice of the New York Giants in 2011, played in all 16 regular season games his rookie year, including five starts. The team cut him in August. He was a unanimous first-team All-America selection his senior season at Michigan...
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November 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: All-time 10 best linebackers

RankPlayerBio 10Ronald Goovert (1963-65) In 1965, Goovert was a first-team All-American as a senior. He went under the radar at Michigan State, playing alongside Bubba Smith, Charlie Thornhill, and George Webster. Still, head coach Duffy Daugherty said he was "without a doubt the finest linebacker in the Big Ten." After leaving Michigan State, Goovert spent two...
June 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Spartans hold youth clinic before Green-White battle

The Michigan State football team held their annual youth football clinic before the spring game at the Duffy Daugherty practice facility Saturday morning. Sophomore linebacker Taiwan Jones teaches how to form-tackle Spartan coaches and players put together stations both outdoors and indoors where they taught young aspiring football players the fundamentals of the game. A short video...
April 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Spring Position Breakdown: Mike Linebacker

Last spring many wondered how the Spartans would fair after losing Greg Jones to graduation and the NFL. Looking back the Spartans did just fine at the Mike linebacker position.
March 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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