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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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Kermit Smith- 1947-2016

Kermit Smith(1947 – 2016) Kermit Teslee “Chief” Smith Jr Kermit Teslee “Chief” Smith Jr, 68, formally of Lansing, passed away from complication of diabetes on September 4, 2016. Kermit was born to Madonia (Hurst) and Kermit T. Smith, Sr. of Baytown, TX on October 28, 1947. Kermit excelled at sports in high school playing football,...

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Alan Haller – Greater Lansing Area Sports HOF

The MSUFPA congratulates Alan Haller on his recent induction in to the Greater Lansing Area Sports Hall of Fame on July 28, 2016 at an award ceremony dinner at Lansing Center. A graduate of Lansing Sexton High School, Alan was a star athlete in both football and track.  He went on to Michigan State University where he was a four-year...

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Dr. Richard Bryce, D.O. – Young Alumni Award

The MSUFPA congratulates Richard Bryce on being selected to receive the Young Alumni Award from Michigan State University.  This award is the highest recognition awarded by the MSU Alumni Association. The Young Alumni Award is given annually to candidates who have distinguished themselves by attaining the highest level of professional accomplishment and who possess high...

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