On the speed limit insulting drive on I-96 from
Since Bo Schembechler began his reign as
Statistics Since 1969
But the question remains: How…in the world did the
FROM DUFFY’S INGENUITY TO BO
When Duffy Daugherty took the reigns at
The Spartans began falling off at the end of the 1960’s as other schools began following Daugherty’s recruiting example and the Wolverines named a young Miami (OH) man named Bo Schembechler to be its head coach. In 1969, Schembechler took a moribund
NATIONAL EYES SHINE ON BO
Woody and Bo outshone
A concept that a number of
THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN GEORGE PERLES AND JOHN L. SMITH
Contrast George Perles’ recruiting coup (Rison was a top recruit at Flint Northwestern
SMOKE AND MIRRORS
The players to come out of
"Star WR Andre Rison tried to coin his own nickname (“Spiderman,” it never caught on) and then had his mansion burned down by a member of the R&B group TLC."
High profile players like Tom Brady, Charles Woodson, and Steve Hutchinson have gone on to successful and lucrative NFL careers after excelling in
WHAT IT IS
The Wolverine-Spartan rivalry is at a crucial juncture. The Spartan’s have lost the last 6 games and the losses have been heart wrenching; the Spartans led deep into the 4th quarter last year, only to lose on a late touchdown pass from Chad Henne to Mario Manningham. Even the few wins that the Spartans have pulled off in this rivalry are so clouded with controversy that
But MSU head coach Mark D’Antonio has come in and made similar moves to what his mentor, Jim Tressel, did at
As I’ve written before, the Spartans are favored in 2008 against the new look Wolverines.
Will the “little brother” in this rivalry finally grow up and make this rivalry even? Until the Spartans can win some recruiting battles and capture the Paul Bunyan Trophy, Michigan will be a state dominated by Wolverine college football.