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Post by tGreenWay on Wed 7 Dec - 9:37

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It seems to me like something is up with Fleck. I can't remember the last time a coach was considered a hot up-and-comer like this and wasn't plucked from his small school.

Maybe he's putting the brakes on any talk right now. Cotton Bowl will be the most exciting thing for that program ever. Gotta be focused on that.

Yep, and that's going to turn off some schools who want their new coach to get started right now.

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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by DWags on Wed 7 Dec - 9:43

tGreenWay wrote:
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Maybe he's putting the brakes on any talk right now.  Cotton Bowl will be the most exciting thing for that program ever.  Gotta be focused on that.  

Yep, and that's going to turn off some schools who want their new coach to get started right now.

Or maybe he's a slime ball that some schools hear bad shit about

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Post by LooseGoose on Wed 7 Dec - 9:53

DWags wrote:
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Yep, and that's going to turn off some schools who want their new coach to get started right now.

Or maybe he's a slime ball that some schools hear bad shit about

Wags? You're not rowing the boat with comments like that.

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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by tGreenWay on Wed 7 Dec - 9:58

DWags wrote:
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Yep, and that's going to turn off some schools who want their new coach to get started right now.

Or maybe he's a slime ball that some schools hear bad shit about

Well, that's the feeling I get from him. Maybe in practicing their due diligence, schools have read this thread and reported back to their respective search committees what you and I have said about him. We're powerful men, you and I are, DWags.

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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by Floyd Robertson on Wed 7 Dec - 10:03

MSU News@MSUnews 2h2 hours ago
Spartan Stadium was named the 2016 top collegiate football field by the Sports Turf Managers Association. http://go.msu.edu/pKy  #MSUPride
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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by Tim Wakefield on Wed 7 Dec - 10:12

Anyone else see one of the post game interviews with Fleck after the MACtion championship? The guy asked him if he would be coaching the Broncos in the bowl game and he hesitated for a solid 3 seconds then said something like "we're just enjoying this win right now". Seemed clear to me that his mind was elsewhere.

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Post by LooseGoose on Wed 7 Dec - 17:23

Good read.

A League Ahead: Inside the Big Ten's return to the top of college football

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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by LooseGoose on Wed 7 Dec - 20:17

We're a public ivy!!

GreenandWhite.com ‏@LSJGreenWhite 46m46 minutes ago
One positive: The Michigan State football team set a program record for number of Academic All-Big Ten selections.

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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by tGreenWay on Wed 7 Dec - 20:42

A.Thomas to scum per the DN.

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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by LooseGoose on Thu 8 Dec - 11:54

‏@chrissolari Chris Solari Retweeted BGSU Athletics
MSU now will open the 2017 season on SATURDAY, Sept. 2 vs. Bowling Green instead of Sept. 9.

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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by Floyd Robertson on Thu 8 Dec - 12:07

LooseGoose wrote:‏@chrissolari Chris Solari Retweeted BGSU Athletics
MSU now will open the 2017 season on SATURDAY, Sept. 2 vs. Bowling Green instead of Sept. 9.

So the bye week is in week 2, just like 2016? Seriously, fire Hollis. No by weeks should ever occur before week 5 at least.
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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by Other Teams Pursuing That on Thu 8 Dec - 12:34

Floyd Robertson wrote:
LooseGoose wrote:‏@chrissolari Chris Solari Retweeted BGSU Athletics
MSU now will open the 2017 season on SATURDAY, Sept. 2 vs. Bowling Green instead of Sept. 9.

So the bye week is in week 2, just like 2016? Seriously, fire Hollis. No by weeks should ever occur before week 5 at least.

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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by Robert J Sakimano on Thu 8 Dec - 12:37

Other Teams Pursuing That wrote:
Floyd Robertson wrote:

So the bye week is in week 2, just like 2016? Seriously, fire Hollis. No by weeks should ever occur before week 5 at least.

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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by DWags on Thu 8 Dec - 12:49

Floyd Robertson wrote:
LooseGoose wrote:‏@chrissolari Chris Solari Retweeted BGSU Athletics
MSU now will open the 2017 season on SATURDAY, Sept. 2 vs. Bowling Green instead of Sept. 9.

So the bye week is in week 2, just like 2016? Seriously, fire Hollis. No by weeks should ever occur before week 5 at least.

Look for western to move it's game with whoever they play so we move them to week two and get a week three bye.

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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by LooseGoose on Thu 8 Dec - 18:17

So that now puts the bye in week 3 just before ND


GreenandWhite.com ‏@LSJGreenWhite 1h1 hour ago
Update: In addition to the Bowling Green game moved to Sept. 2, the Western Michigan game is now set for Sept. 9.

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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by WhiteBoyHatcher on Thu 8 Dec - 20:11

Staten has taken his name out of the running for NMU job. That's good news. Staten is one of our best assistants and crooters.

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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by InTenSity on Thu 8 Dec - 20:21

WhiteBoyHatcher wrote:Staten has taken his name out of the running for NMU job. That's good news. Staten is one of our best assistants and crooters.
Fffffuuuuuucccccckkkkkk that. Fire everyone.

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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by Triple Sparty on Thu 8 Dec - 20:29

I don't understand our early byes. Are other teams facing this conundrum or only us due to Alabama drop?
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Post by Other Teams Pursuing That on Thu 8 Dec - 20:32

Triple Sparty wrote:I don't understand our early byes. Are other teams facing this conundrum or only us due to Alabama drop?

yeah me either, it used to be always like week 8 or some late week which was perfect. now what is this bullshit about?
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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by InTenSity on Thu 8 Dec - 20:38

Other Teams Pursuing That wrote:
Triple Sparty wrote:I don't understand our early byes. Are other teams facing this conundrum or only us due to Alabama drop?

yeah me either, it used to be always like week 8 or some late week which was perfect. now what is this bullshit about?
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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by LooseGoose on Fri 9 Dec - 17:10

Spartan Athletics ‏@MSU_Athletics 3h3 hours ago
Thank you Spartan fans! MSU is ranked among the NCAA Top 25 leaders in attendance for the 61st consecutive season!


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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by LooseGoose on Mon 12 Dec - 18:23

Matt Charboneau ‏@mattcharboneau 1h1 hour ago
CB Josiah Scott, WR Hunter Rison, TE Jack Camper all set to enroll early at MSU http://detne.ws/2hr5hiv via @detroitnews

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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by LooseGoose on Wed 14 Dec - 14:24

Mike Pearson ‏@B1GLLL 8m8 minutes ago
33 years ago today, Nick Saban was named @MSU_Football's defensive coordinator.

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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by tGreenWay on Wed 14 Dec - 16:26

Should this thread be renamed to just the 2017 football thread? Or are we going with the optimists' approach?

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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by LooseGoose on Wed 14 Dec - 17:19

tGreenWay wrote:Should this thread be renamed to just the 2017 football thread? Or are we going with the optimists' approach?

I'm always an optimist. Sorry man.

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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by Floyd Robertson on Wed 14 Dec - 18:30

Planning for south end zone addition on the agenda.

MSU board to meet Friday

Personally, I rather see the east side fixed up and we don't need more seats anyway. Maybe the south expansion is just some kind of concourse though.
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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by LooseGoose on Thu 15 Dec - 11:49

Matt Charboneau ‏@mattcharboneau 2m2 minutes ago
Dantonio added Lewerke would have kept playing if didn't get hurt and has earned "being the guy." So he's No. 1 headed into spring

Graham Couch ‏@Graham_Couch 2m2 minutes ago
Dantonio ends presser with this: Brian Lewerke's done enough to be the guy to beat out. He's the guy.

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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by LooseGoose on Thu 15 Dec - 11:50

Chris Solari ‏@chrissolari 4m4 minutes ago
Dantonio says deWeaver got a lot of No. 2 reps with injuries. "Showed some promising & things that showed he was a freshman.

Matt Charboneau ‏@mattcharboneau 4m4 minutes ago
Dantonio said Messiah deWeaver got a lot of work with the second team late in the year ...."was growth there."

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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by LooseGoose on Thu 15 Dec - 11:58

Jim Comparoni ‏@JimComparoni 29m29 minutes ago
Dantonio: "I'll expect some attrition but I can't go into specifics of names right now."

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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by LooseGoose on Thu 15 Dec - 11:59

Matt Charboneau ‏@mattcharboneau 32m32 minutes ago
Dantonio asked if he expects roster attrition: "Absolutely I do." Added he'll find out "who wants to be here."

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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by LooseGoose on Fri 16 Dec - 11:07

RJ Wolcott ‏@WolcottR 43m43 minutes ago
Trustees approve south end zone upgrades to Spartan Stadium, similar to work done on north end zone a few years ago @LSJNews

RJ Wolcott ‏@WolcottR 43m43 minutes ago
Upgrades will include new bathrooms and concession space, expecting a completion date of fall 2017 on south end zone upgrades @LSJNews

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Post by LooseGoose on Fri 16 Dec - 11:25

Spartans' Dantonio on dismal year: 'This will be fixed'

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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by LooseGoose on Fri 16 Dec - 16:36


Spartan Football ‏@MSU_Football 1h1 hour ago
Spartan Stadium south end zone project renderings (project approved at MSU Board of Trustees meeting on Friday).



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Post by Floyd Robertson on Fri 16 Dec - 16:44

I hope part of the south renovation includes speakers.
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Post by LooseGoose on Tue 20 Dec - 10:49

Is Lewerke 'the guy' at QB for Michigan State or just the one to beat?

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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by LooseGoose on Tue 27 Dec - 10:26

Future National Title winner, how long will the staff make us wait?

Mark Dantonio ‏@DantonioMark 13m13 minutes ago
Happy birthday @Siah_10! Enjoy the day #GOGREEN


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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by LooseGoose on Wed 28 Dec - 13:39

Michigan State ‏@Michigan_State 37m37 minutes ago
Michigan State's Brian Lewerke already throwing as he recovers from broken leg http://bit.ly/2iF3utv #Spartans


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Post by Watch Out Pylon! on Wed 28 Dec - 13:41

LooseGoose wrote:Michigan State ‏@Michigan_State  37m37 minutes ago
Michigan State's Brian Lewerke already throwing as he recovers from broken leg http://bit.ly/2iF3utv  #Spartans


We beat Minny on the road last night and now this. 2017 is going to be awesome.
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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by Clarett's Folly on Wed 28 Dec - 14:20

Watch Out Pylon! wrote:
LooseGoose wrote:Michigan State ‏@Michigan_State  37m37 minutes ago
Michigan State's Brian Lewerke already throwing as he recovers from broken leg http://bit.ly/2iF3utv  #Spartans


We beat Minny on the road last night and now this. 2017 is going to be awesome.

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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by LooseGoose on Wed 28 Dec - 15:05

Those who stay, etc, etc.

Days since last Big Ten title:

Michigan State: 390 days
Ohio State: 757 days
Michigan: 4,421 days

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