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Post by LooseGoose on 2017-08-02, 16:49

Veteran LBs hope to spread energy to young Michigan State defense

EAST LANSING — Mike Tressel always has been a high-intensity coach.

That shouldn't change now that Michigan State's co-defensive coordinator has resumed coaching linebackers, a position group that's expected to be among the Spartans' deepest and most experienced this season.

“We try to be the core of the defense in the linebacker room, we challenge ourselves,” Andrew Dowell said Monday. “Coach Tressel challenges us and we challenge ourselves to always bring energy to practice and let other position groups feed off of us.”
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Post by LooseGoose on 2017-08-04, 20:43

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Michigan State wide receivers are young, 'but we're ready, too' bit.ly 2v6T35h #Spartans
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Post by LooseGoose on 2017-08-10, 19:38

Mark Dantonio‏Verified account @DantonioMark 1m1 minute ago
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Happy birthday @LP8___! #DreamBig

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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by Herbie Green on 2017-08-12, 15:13

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Not having a returning starter is absolutely a great thing"


I dont know about great but it cant possibly get worse


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Post by LooseGoose on 2017-08-12, 15:43

Gerry DiNardo‏Verified account @gerrydinardo 2h2 hours ago
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BTN Bus Tour #Spartans Overall terrific energy,enthusiastic,very vocal practice - didn't see anyone on 3rd base - bounce back in full gear.
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Post by DWags on 2017-08-12, 15:57

Herbie Green wrote:
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Not having a returning starter is absolutely a great thing"


I dont know about great but it cant possibly get worse



Chuckled when I read that too. I guess I understand what he means by it. Maybe with returning starters he feels that the position players defer to those starters and maybe aren't as intense. Not naming a starter and having two spots open, I can imagine those four guys are putting esxtra time in the film and weight room and in the playbook too. Like you say, from last year, it has to improve. Was disapointed in the play back there, but we never really know true injuries or what was going on back there last year. I think we'll be better. Certainly hope so.
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Post by LooseGoose on 2017-08-12, 16:25

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.@BTNLive will air its coverage of Michigan State's practice on Monday, Aug. 14 at 5 p.m. ET (re-airs at 7:30 p.m., 10 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.).
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Post by LooseGoose on 2017-08-14, 12:56

Detroit News Sports‏ @detnews_sports 40m40 minutes ago
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Lewerke ‘very crisp,’ tightens grip as MSU’s top QB. Story from @mattcharboneau http://detne.ws/2vVhN3g
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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by Other Teams Pursuing That on 2017-08-14, 18:49

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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by DWags on 2017-08-14, 19:24

LooseGoose wrote:

Just one home victory and we're bowl eligible.
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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by Death Roe on 2017-08-14, 19:56

We're totally beating Michigan.
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Post by DWags on 2017-08-14, 21:21

Death Roe wrote:We're totally beating Michigan.

Double figures. Shit will be over by the end of the third.
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Post by WhiteBoyHatcher on 2017-08-14, 21:30

2 of those I'd be happy with. 3 I'd be ecstatic. 4 and we're winning the Natty in '18.
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Post by Herbie Green on 2017-08-14, 23:26

A light is starting to go on
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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by tGreenWay on 2017-08-15, 01:00

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Post by LooseGoose on 2017-08-15, 08:01

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Post by Death Roe on 2017-08-15, 08:35

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Post by LooseGoose on 2017-08-16, 09:41

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Post by Floyd Robertson on 2017-08-16, 15:45

JFC. STOP. ACKNOWLEDGING. FERGUSON.

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Post by tGreenWay on 2017-08-16, 17:13

Floyd Robertson wrote:JFC. STOP. ACKNOWLEDGING. FERGUSON.


Agreed, but he's still a Trustee. A coach needs to play the games to stay on the good sides of all Trustees. Further, while we know him to be an asshat, those on the team probably don't know him at all, and he can tell the story how MSU helped prepare him to succeed in business. I'm taking the high road here in not pointing out all the other messy stuff.
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Post by Floyd Robertson on 2017-08-16, 17:38

tGreenWay wrote:
Floyd Robertson wrote:JFC. STOP. ACKNOWLEDGING. FERGUSON.


Agreed, but he's still a Trustee. A coach needs to play the games to stay on the good sides of all Trustees. Further, while we know him to be an asshat, those on the team probably don't know him at all, and he can tell the story how MSU helped prepare him to succeed in business. I'm taking the high road here in not pointing out all the other messy stuff.

Absolutely correct, of course, but I will not be denied my right to be an asshole and vent.
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Post by tGreenWay on 2017-08-17, 13:14

Floyd Robertson wrote:
tGreenWay wrote:

Agreed, but he's still a Trustee. A coach needs to play the games to stay on the good sides of all Trustees. Further, while we know him to be an asshat, those on the team probably don't know him at all, and he can tell the story how MSU helped prepare him to succeed in business. I'm taking the high road here in not pointing out all the other messy stuff.

Absolutely correct, of course, but I will not be denied my right to be an asshole and vent.

Not an asshole, just venting. I wish he wasn't let anywhere near football or anything related to athletics... or MSU.
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Post by Floyd Robertson on 2017-08-18, 21:01

First time under the new lights.

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Re: 2017/18 Football Thread

Post by Floyd Robertson on 2017-08-24, 11:54

Only two captains this year. Frey and Brian Allen. Teams under Dantonio never had fewer than three before.

Why not Holmes?

Scrap the program.
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