MAX BULLOUGH NEWS

Montana’s Brock Coyle,  Alabama’s C.J. Mosley,  and Max Bullough of Michigan State were all some of college football’s most dominant defensive players in 2013. With the NFL Draft gradually approaching,  the attention on these players has sky-rocketed.  Whether good or bad,  these three guys have warranted looks from many NFL scouts. The Cincinnati Bengals have arguably...
Via cover32 - Bengals
9 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers in ideal spot to draft, groom an inside linebacker

“Some say that it’s a dying position.” “Run stuffers are out; guys who can cover the field from sideline to sideline are in.” Those are just a couple things that Buck Stanton of cover32 said about the inside linebacker position Monday as he ranked the top 10 ILBs in this year’s NFL draft. And it’s true. Job duties for inside linebackers are changing as the league becomes...
Via cover32 - 49ers
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Could the New York Giants select any of these top ILB draft prospects?

Though linebacker has often been a spot of weakness for the New York Giants in recent years, the linebacking corps appears primed to star for the G-Men in 2014. They re-signed key contributor Jon Beason this offseason, ensuring that the team’s leading tackle during his 12-game duration in New York will anchor the middle of their defense. With that in mind, it’s unlikely they...
Via cover32 - Giants
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State's defensive hopes invested in Taiwan Jones, returns are good -- so far

Taiwan Jones is saying all of the right things, but it's not what he's saying so much as how he's saying it that makes it so convincing at this stage of spring drills. Jones, at 6-foot-3 and 250 pounds, has the physical tools to be better than the great collegiate middle linebacker he's trying to replace -- the former face of the Michigan State program, Max Bullough...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: Anthony Barr, Darqueze Dennard and Max Bullough Performances Led March 11 Pro Days

Despite free agency being at the forefront of NFL executives’ minds, the NFL draft process didn’t go away, and the Pro Day circuit continued on. While none of the big quarterbacks worked out for scouts, the UCLA and Michigan State Pro Days still attracted heavy interest from NFL teams. Anthony Barr impressed scouts and showed while he’s firmly in the top-10 discussion,...
Via Optimum Scouting
19 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Spring Positions to Watch: MIKE linebacker

Max Bullough is gone and the Spartans are looking for the next commanding linebacker to take control and run Pat Narduzzi's defense. The depth chart makes it clear Taiwan Jones will get the first look, but who else is in the mix?
Via michiganstate.scout.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Taiwan Jones to middle linebacker among Michigan State defensive changes

Michigan State opens spring football practice on Tuesday, and while coach Mark Dantonio is emphasizing that his team needs to learn to handle the success it had last year, there will be some changes. After losing six starters from its Rose Bowl-winning defense, there were a few minor surprises in the spring depth chart released on Monday. Senior Taiwan Jones has been a STAR linebacker...
Via Pro Sports Daily
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Pro Day Tour '14: Inside Linebackers

Not only was it the first day of free agency, but Tuesday was one of the busiest days of the pro day circuit. We have confirmation of Packers scouts attending eight pro days, and they saw UCLA’s Jordan Zumwalt, Connecticut’s Yawin Smallwood and Michigan State’s Max Bullough.
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: Anthony Barr, Darqueze Dennard and Max Bullough Performances Led March 11 Pro Days

Despite free agency being at the forefront of NFL executives’ minds, the NFL draft process didn’t go away, and the Pro Day circuit continued on. While none of the big quarterbacks worked out for scouts, the UCLA and Michigan State Pro Days still attracted heavy interest from NFL teams. Anthony Barr impressed scouts and showed while he’s firmly in the top-10 discussion...
Via Optimum Scouting
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Max Bullough showcases strength at NFL Combine

Nobody is going to question Max Bullough's strength, but what about his quickness? Bullough, a standout linebacker at Michigan State, tied for the most bench-press reps among the linebackers at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, putting up 225 pounds a total of 30 times. Bullough measured in at 6-foot-3, 249 pounds after weighing 265 at the East-West Shrine game in mid...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Max Bullough claims Rose Bowl suspension won’t hurt draft stock

Former Michigan State linebacker Max Bullough on Saturday refused to explain what led to his suspension prior to the Rose Bowl. “That’s a situation that I’m not discussing right now,” he said at the NFL combine at Lucas Oil Stadium. “It’s a personal issue, and I’m moving forward from it. I made a mistake. “I let down my teammates, I let down my coaches, I let down...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

MSU Football: Max Bullough continues with his “decline to comment” strategy

Max Bullough is talking. But he’s not answering the question that many MSU fans want answered: why was he suspended for the Rose Bowl game? It is clear that it was not a criminal activity as that would have played out in the courts by now. It is also clear that it is not an NCAA violation as we here at isportsweb exclusively reported after MSU responded to our FOIA request. Today...
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State's Bullough: 'I made a mistake'

Michigan State linebacker Max Bullough broke his silence Saturday, but he wouldn't discuss the reason he was suspended for the Rose Bowl. "I made a mistake," Bullough told reporters at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. "I let down my teammates. I let down my coaches I let down my family. "But right now I'm moving forward." Bullough said NFL clubs are...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

MSU's Darqueze Dennard rising, Max Bullough falling on NFL draft boards

Four Michigan State football players will take part in the NFL scouting combine that starts this week in Indianapolis. One looks like a first-round pick, one might be dropping, and the other two have a chance to show they should be drafted. NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock said on a teleconference today that cornerback Darqueze Dennard is his “favorite corner in the draft”...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

LB Max Bullough's suspension was not due to NCAA violation

For over 5 weeks now, Michigan State University and the family of Max Bullough have remained silent on what caused the MSU captain linebacker to be suspended for the 2014 Rose Bowl. Rumors and speculation have run rampant among Spartan fans and observers. We here at isportsweb cannot confirm what caused Coach Mark Dantonio to suspend Bullough. However, an MSU response to our Freedom...
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February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State's Dantonio has no doubt Max Bullough will wear Spartan helmet in Shrine game

Former Michigan State linebacker Max Bullough didn’t play in the Rose Bowl after being suspended for violating team rules, and as the two-time captain spent this week preparing for Saturday’s East-West Shrine Game, some wondered whether his standing with the Spartans would keep him from wearing his Michigan State helmet. Coach Mark Dantonio, however, has no doubt. “Max Bullough...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Lewis taking part in Senior Bowl

Safety one of three Spartans participating in a postseason all-star game, joining Max Bullough and Tyler Hoover.
Via michiganstate.scout.com
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Tentacles: Max Bullough, Christain Hackenberg, Maryland, and more.

Big Tentacles - The Big Ten and its influence over college football. What's mine is mine. What's yours in mine.Ohio State has reportedly hired Arkansas defensive coordinator Chris Ash and Penn State defensive coach Larry Johnson Sr. to take the same positions on Buckeye head coach Urban Meyer's coaching staff. (ESPN) The end of an era in Happy Valley.Josh Moyer focuses...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Shrine Game: Five players to watch

Northern Illinois legend Jordan Lynch gets one last chance to lead his team to victory after a two-game losing streak to end his career. Photo: USA Today Sports College football lives on this weekend, sort of, with the kickoff of the 89th annual East-West Shrine Game in St. Petersburg, Florida. While the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama next week will be the main attraction this...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Shrine Game: Five players to watch

Northern Illinois legend Jordan Lynch gets one last chance to lead his team to victory after a two-game losing streak to end his career. Photo: USA Today Sports College football lives on this weekend, sort of, with the kickoff of the 89th annual East-West Shrine Game in St. Petersburg, Florida. While the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama next week will be the main attraction this...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Shrine Game: West Team Prospect Scouting Preview

While the East roster may boast the top quarterback and more depth in the secondary, the West roster wins at almost every other position based on film work. The West roster is led center Gabe Ikard, linebacker Max Bullough, cornerback EJ Gaines, and a host of expected-to-be drafted defenders that will make this roster a must follow during practices. Quarterbacks 1...
Via Optimum Scouting
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan St LB Max Bullough to play in Shrine Game

Michigan State linebacker Max Bullough has an opportunity to make a comeback. The East-West Shrine Game announced Wednesday that Bullough has accepted an offer to play in its event Jan. 18 in St. Petersburg, Fla. The senior was suspended on Dec. 26 for violating team rules and the details of what he did were not announced and have not been reported. The two-time captain, third...
Via AP on Fox
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Elsworth, Harris step up big on biggest stage

Elsworth makes the play of the game in Max Bullough's absence as Spartans continue to take "next man up" approach to defense.
Via michiganstate.scout.com
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Former walk-on vaults Michigan State to Rose Bowl win

All week, the talk about how the Spartans would fare in the Rose Bowl without All-American linebacker Max Bullough was not favorable. Bullough was the biggest asset in stopping the run, and Stanford's two-back offensive sets posed a huge running threat. But on Stanford's final offensive play of the game, it was a former walk-on making his first start that dropped Ryan Hewitt...
Via Fox Sports West
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State linebacker Max Bullough suspended, misses Rose Bowl

Michigan State linebacker Max Bullough will miss the Rose Bowl game against Stanford after violating team rules. Spartans coach Mark Dantonio said last Thursday that Bullough had been suspended for the rest of the season. He did not say what rules the two-time team captain violated. “It is extremely disappointing for all parties involved,” Dantonio said. Bullough will miss the...
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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