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Clint Jones and Bob Apisa with Orange County club

Clint Jones and Bob Apisa with Orange County club

Clint Jones and Bob Apisa, two-time All-American backs on Michigan State's 1965-66 national championship teams, met with Michigan State's Orange County Alumni Club.Jones will be honored on Sept. 12 at the Oregon-Michigan State game for his election to the College Football...

MSU Orange County Alumni Club hosts Jones and Apisa

MSU Orange County Alumni Club hosts Jones and Apisa

Michigan State two-time All-American backs Clinton Jones and Bob Apisa will gather with the Michigan State Alumni Club of Orange County on Sept. 2 at Cruisers Pizza Bar and Grill in Newport Beach, Calif. Jones, a halfback from Cleveland, will be enshrined in the College Football...

Colleges make more than gesture opening practice to students

Colleges make more than gesture opening practice to students

North Carolina State coach Dave Doeren tried something different in this era of paranoid football coaches closing practice to the media and fans.His Wolfpack’s Leadership Council, which is made up of players representing all four classes and positions, requested he open practice...

Michigan State chases third straight double

Michigan State chases third straight double

Michigan State opens more than another football season with the start of the 2015-16 school year. Mark Dantonio’s football team and Tom Izzo’s basketball program are chasing what I call a third straight “Pat Wilson Double.”You’re wondering, what’s that? ... Click...

Michigan State 60th reunion of 1954 College World Series team

Michigan State 60th reunion of 1954 College World Series team

I've reposted this story from a year ago that was lost from a hacker episode. The story was written by Bob Reising, who played on the Spartans' 1954 College World Series team. Thanks, Tom ShanahanNOTE: Bob Reising was invited by his teammates on the 1954 Michigan State University...

Name the only Michigan State Rose Bowl and Final Four participant

Name the only Michigan State Rose Bowl and Final Four participant

Pat Wilson rattled off a long list of multi-sport stars to play for Michigan State. Wilson, a Spartans football and basketball letterman from the 1950s who is 80 and still practicing law in Traverse City, Mi., cited Bob Carey, Jack Breslin, Robin Roberts, Tom Yewcic, Earl...

Pat Narduzzi finds Big Ten fit with Pitt

Pat Narduzzi finds Big Ten fit with Pitt

Former Michigan State defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi felt close to his roots when he was named the Pitt’s new head coach in late December, recruited in the winter and ran his team through spring drills. Now summer is turning to fall camps. And when the Atlantic Coast...

Burton led Air Force recruits to lofty destinations

Burton led Air Force recruits to lofty destinations

Someday Josh King, Naquan Jones and Auston Robertson may thank Michigan State assistant coach Ron Burton. He recruited the four-star defensive linemen that announced their Class of 2016 verbal commitments with the Spartans during a three-day flurry in June. But to match the...

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...

Podcast with College Football Pros

Podcast with College Football Pros

Podcast with College Football Pros on Raye of LightThanks to College Football Pros for having me on a podcast to discuss Raye of Light, a book on Michigan State's leading role in the integration of college.Bubba Smith, the Spartans' College Football Hall of Famer and the first...