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Ernest Green as homecoming grand marshal

Ernest Green as homecoming grand marshal

NOTE: Michigan State president John Hannah did much more than provide Biggie Munn and Duffy Daugherty the backing that established Michigan State as the college football leader of the integration. Hannah brought Ernest Green, a Little Rock Nine graduate, to Michigan State with a...

How Game of Century survived band attack

How Game of Century survived band attack

Let your mind wander to imagine a seminal college football moment matching Notre Dame at Michigan State in the 1966 Game of the Century having not taken place. This is more than a whimsical thought as the teams prepare to meet on the 51st anniversary Saturday...

Looking back at the Hesburgh Threat

Looking back at the Hesburgh Threat

The Hesburgh Threat:MSU-ND and the ’66 Game of the CenturyDavid J. YoungJuly 17, 2016 Despite all the hoopla leading up to the November 19, 1966 Notre Dame-Michigan State “Game of the Century”—arguably the first time gridiron play rather than controversial polls would decide...

The Student and his Professor

The Student and his Professor

Michigan State and Michigan meet for the 108th time Saturday in Ann Arbor, but it has been only since 1953 that the Great Lake State schools have faced each other as fellow members of the Big Ten Conference. That journey to Michigan State's membership is a fascinating story that...