Spartan defense prospers by being aggressive, cohesive
Senior middle linebacker Max Bullough is the leader of the stout Michigan State defense. “Max basically knows everyone. He can tell you what you're doing. If you don't, he makes sure,” defensive end Shilique Calhoun said.
Posted: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio calls football “a game of inches.”
It's not a new or revolutionary line, but the way the Spartans' defense denies opponents, those inches put a spotlight on the scheme developed by Dantonio and his defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi, and the ferocity with which their players execute it.
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Wednesday, November 13, 2013 12:00 am.