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Michigan State jobs up for grabs include punter

Among the questions facing Michigan State as the Spartans begin training camp is one that sometimes gets overlooked: Who will be the new punter?  For the past four years, Mike Sadler handled those duties, but someone new will be in the job when the Spartans open the season at Western Michigan on Sept. 4.   Redshirt freshman Jake Hartbarger, who was rated the No. 1 punter in the...
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August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan State football All-Dantonio team: Mike Sadler

EDITOR’S NOTE: Mark Dantonio begins his 9th season at the helm of Michigan State’s football program this fall. In the coming weeks, the isportsMSU team will be putting together the “All-Dantonio Team” which will consist of the top players in the Mark Dantonio era, listed in a depth chart format. The criteria for selecting the players is their performance as a player at...
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Special teams need improvement

There were a number of narratives that came out of Michigan State’s 27-22, way too close, win over Nebraska last Saturday. Lost amid the talk about student sections and conservative play calling, was the poor performance from the MSU special teams unit. Coming into the season, special teams figured to be a strength for Michigan State. They were returning a pair of very good kickers...
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State Punter Celebrates By Petting Imaginary Cat (Video)

If there were a college football award for sense of humor, Michigan State punter Mike Sadler would be in the mix. Sadler decided to have a little fun with his team’s important Saturday night Big 10 matchup against the University of Nebraska. which included the Spartans’ punter petting an imaginary cat. First, some vital background information. There’s a very popular parody...
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Michigan State Punter Mike Sadler Shouts Out His Twitter Friend @FauxPelini After An Awesome Punt

One of our favorite college football Twitter friendships is the one between Mike Sadler, Michigan State’s excellent punter, and @FauxPelini, the amazing Bo Pelini parody account. The two had a long back-and-forth this week ahead of tonight’s Michigan State-Nebraska game, and Sadler promised to give a shout-out to @FauxPelini after a punt. @FauxPelini I’m not. But after every...
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October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Sadler vs. Faux Pelini among literature and history’s elite feuds

The Montagues and the Capulets. Captain Ahab and Moby-Dick. Al Capone and Bugs Moran. Mike Sadler and Faux Pelini. Yes you read that right. Mike Sadler and Faux Pelini have reached the level of literature and history’s most elite feuds. In the continuation of their now famous Twitter interactions, Sadler and Pelini were at it again on Monday in preparation for this Saturday nights...
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State Punter Mike Sadler Can’t Wait To Kick Off His 2014 Heisman Campaign

Mike Sadler was one of the best punters in America last season. The fifth-year senior from Michigan State was an All-American and a semifinalist for the Ray Guy Award, which is given annually to the best punter in the country. Coming into 2014, Sadler has high expectations, as many believe that he is among the favorites to win the Ray Guy Award this year. However, according to a...
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August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

MSU Football: Special teams preview

While some fans ignore the special teams aspect of the game, those who know football know just how important it is–especially at Michigan State. The Spartans pride themselves on their special teams units, and for good reason. MSU has solid coverage teams along with one of the top kicking duos in the entire country in punter Mike Sadler and place-kicker Michael Geiger. Michael...
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

MSU Punter Mike Sadler Tweets Photo Of Mark Dantonio’s Letter That Promised He’d Punt In The Rose Bowl

College football coaches make a lot of promises when recruiting players to join their programs. The sell recruits on early playing time, tell them that they can send guys to the NFL with regularity, and promise that their team will play for conference and national titles. Obviously, not all of these promises come true, even if many are made with good intentions. Michigan State punter...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

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