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MSU getting contributions from true freshman (Freep Column)

In this week’s isportsweb Freep Column, I review how the recent success of the Michigan State football program has paid off on the recruiting trail and how that success in recruiting is showing immediate benefits for the Spartans, as a number of true freshman are logging significant minutes. Read the isportsweb column online in the Detroit Free Press every Monday and as always...
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Class of 2014 commit Brian Allen ready to join older brother Jack Allen

Brian Allen would be the first one to tell you that there are some notable differences between he and his older brother, Michigan State rising junior guard Jack Allen. The mere fact that Brian Allen would tell you that is the first difference. "Yeah, you picked out one of the differences, he (Jack) is kind of a shy guy,'' said Brian Allen, a 6-foot-2, 285-pound Class...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Michigan State’s Players Swap Jerseys On Thanksgiving To Express Appreciation

There’s no rest for the Michigan State Spartans as they continue to prepare for both Minnesota this Saturday and a shot at Ohio State in the Big Ten Football Championship Game next weekend. But while the team held practice on Thanksgiving, the players were at least allowed to have a little fun. The school tweeted out a photo of team members wearing each others’ jerseys on the...
Via College Spun
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

O-line meshing as players return from injury

Jack Allen returns and starts and Spartans explore combinations at tackle with Notre Dame on the clock.
September 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Allen Feeling No Pressure

With older brother Jack Allen already wearing the Green & White, some might think Brian Allen would be feeling pressure to following the same path. We check in with Allen for the latest on his interest in Michigan State.
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

OSU Sends Allen Tape to League Office

OSU Sends Allen Tape to League OfficeThis past Saturday, the Ohio State Buckeyes snuck into East Lansing and came away with a 17-16 win over the Michigan State Spartans. Apparently, though, the coaches of these two teams aren’t willing to let the game end just quite yet.  Urban Meyer announced on Monday that Ohio State has sent tape of the game to the Big Ten offices.  The video...
Via BeyondUSports
October 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Big Ten: MSU player did nothing wrong

The Big Ten has determined that a Michigan State player did not violate the conference's conduct policy after Ohio State sent in film that appeared to show him trying to gouge the eyes of a Buckeyes player. In a statement, Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis said the Big Ten determined that MSU offensive lineman Jack Allen didn't violate the conference's sportsmanlike...
Via AP on Fox
October 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Michigan State’s Jack Allen eye-gouges Ohio State player (VIDEO)

Michigan State offensive lineman Jack Allen probably thought the coast was clear when he decided to reach in to the face mask of Ohio State defensive lineman Johnathan Hankins and thumb wrestle with his face.  But in today’s day and age, Allen should be smarter.  Keep in mind, the game was nationally televised.  So ABC had a camera in every crevice of the field. Hankins seemed...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
September 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Michigan State Player Appears to Gouge Ohio State Player's Eyes

In the first quarter of yeaterday's Michigan State-Ohio State game, it appeared as if a Michigan State player gouged the eyes of an Ohio State defender. After a Le'veon Bell run, Spartans offensive lineman Jack Allen appeared to gouge the eyes of Ohio State's Jonathan Hankins. In the video, it shows Allen digging his fingers into Hankins' eye and really giving it...
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
September 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Injury Means Opportunity For Allen

With the announced injury to Michigan State left guard Blake Treadwell, Jack Allen will have a chance to show why the Spartan coaches have been excited about the redshirt freshman since he arrived on campus last year.
August 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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