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Richard P. Anderson 1929 – 2020

Richard P. Anderson, 90, of Maumee, Ohio, passed away peacefully in his home on Sunday, March 1, 2020, surrounded by his loving family. Richard (Dick) was the son of Harold and Margaret (Meilink) Anderson. He was born in Toledo, Ohio, on April 10, 1929, just months before the onset of the Great Depression. He received…

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Anthony Mario Kolodziej 1936 – 2020

Anthony “Tony” Kolodziej, 83, passed away on Feb 27th after battling Dementia at Bethany Nursing Home in Nashville, TN. Tony was born May 29, 1936 to Anthony & Mary (Rojowska) Kolodziej in Northampton, MA, the youngest of 10 children. He graduated from Northampton High School – earning a letter from 3 different sports but where…

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Spartan NFL Combine Report: Thursday

INDIANAPOLIS – Three former Michigan State Spartans – quarterback Brian Lewerke and wide receivers Darrell Stewart Jr. and Cody White – tested in front of NFL coaches, scouts and front-office personnel on Thursday for the first day of the on-field portion of the NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium. Lewerke, who measured in at 6-2 and 213 pounds, looked sharp during his…

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Former Spartan All-American Dick Tamburo Passes Away

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Former Michigan State All-American center Dick Tamburo passed away on Monday, Feb. 24. He was 90 (1930-2020). A three-year letterwinner (1950-52) under Hall of Fame Coach Biggie Munn, Tamburo earned first-team All-America honors and was named the team MVP as a senior in 1952 after leading the Spartans to the National Championship…

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Mel Tucker Named Michigan State University Head Football Coach

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Mel Tucker, a 23-year coaching veteran with championship experience, has been named Michigan State University’s 25th head football coach. The hire is pending approval by the MSU Board of Trustees this afternoon. Tucker is scheduled to be introduced at a press conference at 6:30 p.m. today at the Gilbert Pavilion in…

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Mark Dantonio Announces Decision To Retire

EAST LANSING, Mich. – After a storied 13 seasons as head coach of the Michigan State football program, Mark Dantonio announced his decision to retire on Tuesday, Feb. 4. Dantonio finishes his career with a record of 114-57 in East Lansing, 132-74 in 16 seasons overall. During his time at the helm of the Spartan…

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George Perles Dies at 86; Coach Revived Michigan State Football

George Perles, who coached Michigan State to two Big Ten titles and a Rose Bowl victory in 1988 and was an assistant for the dominant Pittsburgh Steelers teams of the 1970s, died on Tuesday at his home in East Lansing, Mich. He was 85. The university announced his death. He had been treated for Parkinson’s…

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Henry “Hank” Charles Bullough 1934 – 2019

(Born Jan. 24, 1934, in Scranton, Pa.; died Nov. 24, 2019, in Haslett, Mich.) For 85 years, Bullough was his name. Football was his game. And those who knew him will never be the same. He was known as “The Doctor of Defense,” “Hurricane Hank,” “True Grit” and “The Patriarch.” But the names that meant…

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2019 Meet The Spartans

MEET THE SPARTANS IS NEXT MONDAY! Michigan State football fans of all ages are invited to attend Meet the Spartans, presented by Pepsi and Sparrow Health System, on Monday, August 19 from 5-8 p.m. in Spartan Stadium. Admission and parking is free. The lots open at 3 p.m., with parking encouraged in ramps 5 and 7; Lots 79, 62,…

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Bachie, Willekes Named to Bednarik Award Watch List

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State linebacker Joe Bachie and defensive end Kenny Willekes have been named to the 2019 Bednarik Award Watch List, the Maxwell Football Club announced on Monday. The Bednarik Award has been presented to the College Defensive Player of the Year since 1995. Chuck Bednarik, former standout at Penn and with…

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