Mark Dantonio Does It His Way, Popular or Not

Posted by Justin Godley on August-27-2009 Add Comments

"We are Michigan State.  So that's my answer."  -  Mark Dantonio answering a reporter when asked about his reaction to the hiring of Rich Rodriguez at Michigan.  

The smirk that followed said it all.  

The same thing happened to NBC sideline reporter Alex Flanagan in South Bend back in 2007.  Just before kickoff, Dantonio met her for a quick interview live on camera.  When asked what he thought the "mood" of the Irish would be after an 0-3 start, Dantonio bristled, "I don't really care about the mood of Notre Dame, I care about the Spartans."

His "Green" attitude in these situations play a big role in why Michigan State fans everywhere have taken such a liking to the guy.  He i...

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