MSU Football Picked Third In Big Ten; Jones Named Best Defensive Player

Posted by Francisco E. Velazquez on July-28-2009 Add Comments

Michigan State University was well represented in more ways than one at the annual Big Ten Media Days in Chicago.

While an impressed media picked Michigan State to finish third in the conference for 2009, perhaps the most intriguing recognition for MSU football was having Greg Jones named the Big Ten preseason defensive player of the year—the first Spartan to take such an honor since Charles Rogers in 2002.

Though it is basically a dressed-up prediction for Jones to have continued success, it shows that many people have high expectations for Jones and high impressions of the junior linebacker's talent.

Jones led the 2008 Spartans in tackles (127) as the first Spartan since Eric Smith i...

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