Spartans star Windmon among 4 more suspended in tunnel melee
One of the Big Ten's top defensive players and three other Michigan State football players were suspended Tuesday for their roles in the melee in the Michigan Stadium tunnel. Michigan State athletic director Alan Haller and coach Mel Tucker announced the latest suspensions in a statement, bringing the total number of suspended players to eight. The players suspended Tuesday were defensive end-linebacker Jacoby Windmon, cornerbacks Malcolm Jones and Justin White and defensive end Brandon Wright.news.yahoo.com
Jim Harbaugh expects 4 Michigan State players to be charged
Jim Harbaugh expects the four suspended Michigan State football players involved in roughing up two members of Michigan's team to be punished to the fullest extent of the law. “I can't imagine that this will not result in criminal charges," the Michigan coach said Monday. Harbaugh said defensive back Gemon Green was punched by a Spartan in the Michigan Stadium tunnel shortly after the fourth-ranked Wolverines beat their in-state rival on Saturday night and teammate Ja’Den McBurrows was attacked when he tried to help.news.yahoo.com
Michigan decides to stick with Jim Harbaugh with 5-year deal
FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2020, file photo, Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh paces the sideline during the second half of the Citrus Bowl NCAA college football game against Alabama in Orlando, Fla. Michigan has decided to stick with Harbaugh. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Michigan has decided to stick with coach Jim Harbaugh, finalizing a new, five-year deal on Friday. Harbaugh is now under contract at Michigan through the 2025 season with his new deal. And when Wisconsin beat the Wolverines 49-11 in 2020, Harbaugh fell to 0-11 in games his team was not favored to win. That left Harbaugh in a bit of a lurch going into the uncertain season with just two years left on his contract.
Lombardi helps Michigan State stun No. 13 Michigan 27-24
Rocky Lombardi threw for 323 yards, including 196 to Ricky White, and three touchdowns to help Michigan State stun the Wolverines 27-24 on Saturday. Tucker became just the second coach to beat Michigan in his first attempt with the Spartans, joining Alabama coach Nick Saban, who did it in 1995. The former Colorado coach started his career as a graduate assistant for Saban at Michigan State in 1997. The onside kick was recovered by Michigan State running back Connor Heyward. “State fans and former players and everyone deserve the brand of football that we were able to show out there," Tucker said.