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Morten Andersen Selected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

Feb. 5, 2017 EAST LANSING, Mich. — Former Michigan State All-American placekicker Morten Andersen has been selected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the NFL announced Saturday night at its annual “NFL Honors” show in Houston, site of Super Bowl LI. Andersen is the NFL’s all-time leader in points (2,544), field goals (565) and...

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Don Coleman: 1928-2017

Jan. 31, 2017 EAST LANSING, Mich. — Former Michigan State All-American offensive lineman Don Coleman, who helped the Spartans to the 1951 National Championship, died Monday, Jan. 30. He was 88. A three-year letterwinner (1949-51) under Clarence “Biggie” Munn, Coleman helped guide MSU to a 9-0 record in 1951, winning the Spartans’ first national championship...

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Seven Former Spartans Participate in NFL Playoffs

Jan. 6, 2017 EAST LANSING, Mich. — Seven former Michigan State players — Pittsburgh running back Le’Veon Bell, Houston linebacker Max Bullough, Oakland quarterback Connor Cook, Houston defensive tackle Joel Heath, Miami cornerback Tony Lippett, Houston wide receiver Keith Mumphery and Miami tight end Dion Sims — are scheduled to participate in the 2017 NFL...

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Kirk Cousins Selected to Play in NFL Pro Bowl

Jan. 26, 2017 EAST LANSING, Mich. – Former Spartan Big Ten Champion quarterback Kirk Cousins of the Washington Redskins has been selected to play in the 2017 Pro Bowl, the NFL announced this week. Cousins replaced Aaron Rodgers of the Packers on the NFC roster. Cousins, who just completed his fifth year with the Redskins,...

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Kirk Gibson

Congratulations to former All-American WR Kirk Gibson, who has been named to the 2017 National Football Foundation College Football Hall of Fame Class!

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H. Matthew Snorton: 1942-2016

    MATT SNORTON (February 26, 1942 – December 30, 2016) THE SNORTON FAMILY HAS A LONG HISTORY IN THE CROFTON, KY AREA. FLEM SNORTON MARRIED MARY WHITNEY ON APRIL 10, 1941 AND ON FEBRUARY 26, 1942 HICKMAN MATTHEW SNORTON WAS BORN. SHORTLY THEREAFTER, HIS FAMILY MOVED TO JEFFERSONVILLE, INDIANA. HE WENT BACK TO CROFTON...

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Dwight Lee: 1945-2016

Dwight Lee As you read the following article you will discover the many twists and turns in Dwight’s life that enabled him to leave this World knowing he left it a better place. Speaking to an audience for one of the final times in his life, Dwight Lee explained why he loved his job as...

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Theodore D. Rohrer: 1943-2016

Theodore D. Rohrer (1943-2016) At the age of 73, Theodore D. Rohrer passed away on December 12, 2016. Born in Canton, Ohio on January 26, 1943 to Dale and Martha Strott Rohrer, he was an area resident all of his life. Ted, a member of the Stark County Football Hall of Fame, graduated from MSU...

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Dewey Lincoln – 1942 – 2016

Dewey Lincoln (1942 – 2016) Dewey Lincoln #26 Born: August 21, 1942 Died: October 25, 2016 Approximately one week ago, Dewey Lincoln suffered a major heart attack.  Dewey brought a new style and swagger to Michigan State University.  He perfected this style in Hamtramck.  Dewey Lincoln was passionate about everything he put his mind to.  On...

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MYLAN HICKS-1993-2016

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Former Michigan State Spartan Mylan Hicks was tragically killed in a shooting early Sunday morning in Calgary, Alberta. Hicks, a native of Detroit, Michigan, was 23 (1993-2016). “Our coaches, staff and players are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of Mylan Hicks,” said Michigan State head football coachMark Dantonio. “Mylan went...

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