Training Days: Hoyer ready to lead promising Spartans
By Jim Miller/Spartan Sports Network
East Lansing, Mi. -- Visiting the Spartans’ Training Camp on a beautiful August day brought back many memories of the “dog days” of summer. The Football building has a new look as well as an attitude adjustment from a year ago that continues to impress all the pundits from around the Big Ten and throughout the country. Former College Head Coach Gerry DiNardo and the Big Ten Network were in town to break down the Spartans. In talking with analyst Dave Revsine, he commented that the “workout was one of the most organized and physical practices they had seen of all the Big Ten teams they had visited”. They came away thinking that Michigan State and Illinois are the teams to keep your eyes on in the Big Ten.
Coach Mark Dantonio, now in his second season, is not slowing down with his consistent message of fundamentals and discipline. He relished an opportunity to jump into a linebacker drill to teach a young core how to square up on a ball carrier during the Spartan workout. He seemed relaxed [..]
Entering his sixth season as analyst for the Spartan Sports Network, Jim Miller was a three-year starter for Coach George Perles at Michigan State.
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