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The Dantonio Way recruits without pulling punches

The Dantonio Way recruits without pulling punches

News that Michigan State pulled a football scholarship offer sparked a debate on ESPN’s popular morning show, "Mike and Mike" with Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic. Greenberg questioned the wisdom of a nationwide process that leads to such results. He mentioned it sounded similar...

The Drive with Jack interview on Raye of Light

The Drive with Jack interview on Raye of Light

Thanks Jack Ebling and The Drive with Jack and Joe Rexrode of the Detroit Free Press for having me on to discuss Raye of Light. The season is the 50th anniversary of Michigan State's 1965 national championship -- the first of back-to-back Big Ten and national titles claimed by...

Harbaugh discovered QB that was better side of Marshawn Lynch

Harbaugh discovered QB that was better side of Marshawn Lynch

This is my story from 2008 on Josh Johnson, who was coached by Jim Harbaugh when they were at the University of San Diego, Harbaugh's first job as a head coach.Josh represents the good side of his childhood and high school buddy, Marshawn Lynch. Johnson has been a career backup...

Original satellite camp was Michigan State Underground Railroad

Original satellite camp was Michigan State Underground Railroad

The late Duffy Daugherty, perched above Spartan Stadium for Michigan State’s spring game Saturday, must be chortling over news the Southeastern Conference and Atlantic Coast Conference are upset with Big Ten satellite camps in the South. Daugherty, of course, founded the...

Harbaugh demonstrated his good guy side with McNeill

Harbaugh demonstrated his good guy side with McNeill

One of the hottest stories in college and pro football is speculation on where Jim Harbaugh will land next with his coaching whistle. The narrative is he’s again worn out his welcome, and the San Francisco 49ers are about to fire him after three years of success – including one...

Michigan State takes page from Stanford in Rose Bowl

Michigan State takes page from Stanford in Rose Bowl

The irony of the 100th Rose Bowl turned out that Michigan State defeated Stanford, a team making its fourth straight BCS bowl trip, at its own game. Stanford’s defense philosophy, first employed on The Farm by Jim Harbaugh and continued by David Shaw when he succeeded his boss...