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WTF is it with Michigan State football coaches??

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Starman, Nov 5, 2007.

  1. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    First, John L. Smith goes goofy and slaps the shit out of himself at a press conference.

    Now, Mark Dantonio erupts -- at length -- at a news conference over alleged unsportsmanlike conduct by Michigan's All-American RB, Mike Hart.


    NOTE: Hart finishes his career with a 4-0 record vs. Sparty and about 700 yards rushing in those four games.

    :D :D :D :D :D
  2. "It's not over 'til we say it is. Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?"
    -- Coach Bluto Dantonio.
  3. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Well, if the situation absolutely requires really stupid, futile gestures, Sparty is just the guys to do it.
  4. wickedwritah

    wickedwritah Guest

    Thank goodness I did NOT go there.
  5. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    The photo of Dantonio is remarkably Belichick-like.
  6. wickedwritah

    wickedwritah Guest

  7. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Aint no party like a Sparty party cause a Sparty party always whines...

    can Sparty, with its track record of implosion over the slightest thing gone wrong, right the ship and become bowl eligible?

    Oh, and in case you were wondering? The three Sparties arrested for unarmed robbery? We'll just push that back to after bowl season and not mention it again...

    Officials won't release arrest records of MSU football players
    Fred Girard / The Detroit News

    Legal proceedings against three Michigan State football players charged with 15-year felonies have been put off until next January -- just after bowl season -- and officials have refused to release their arrest records, normally considered open under Michigan court precedents.

    The players -- T.J. Williams, SirDarean Adams and Jeremy Ware -- are charged with unarmed robbery, accused of stealing a man's wallet, and are free on $15,000 personal bonds. All are still members of the team.

    A spokesman for Ingham County Prosecutor Stuart J. Dunning III refused a Detroit News Freedom of Information Act request for records of their arrests because, "This office believes other people participated in the crime in addition to the three individuals currently charged. We are seeking information that will implicate those parties," the denial letter said.

    Court precedents in Michigan have held that arrest records become public when defendants have been arraigned. If necessary, certain portions of records may be blacked out, but all other parts must be released, under Michigan's open records laws.

    Another reason for refusing to release the records, said the letter from assistant prosecutor Eric M. Matteo, is that The Detroit News has "high readership in Ingham County (and) your recitation of the facts of this case to the general public could influence potential jurors as to the innocence or guilt of the three parties charged."

  8. BigSleeper

    BigSleeper Active Member

    I'm a little disappointed Hart would say that kind of thing. Maybe I don't read a lot of Michigan coverage, but I always admired Hart because he seemed to always handle himself with class and humility. That was a pretty classless thing to say.
  9. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Then again, Sparty is a thinskinned breed....
  10. Pete Incaviglia

    Pete Incaviglia Active Member

    Boo F*ckin' Hoo, Sparty.

    Improve if it bothers you so much.
  11. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Maybe the fact that they worry so much about planting flags at opponents' 50-yard-lines, opponents planting flags at their 50-yard-line, making snarky jokes about Michigan losing to App State, keeping track of what Mike Hart is or isn't saying, and Dantonio's "Look-At-Us-We-Luvv-Jeeezsus" revival prayer meetings on the field after games (only after wins), has something to do with the fact they can't concentrate on Saturdays and win a football game once in a while.
  12. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    I've never lived in Michigan or had any reason to dislike Michigan State, but I don't think there's a more pathetic fanbase in the Midwest than Sparty football fans.
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