Podcast series, Growing Green: A Football Family

Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report Growing Green: A Football Family is a 19-part series on Michigan State football from Biggie Munn and Duffy Daugherty through Mark Dantonio and now head coach Mel Tucker. The episodes air at 4:30 p.m. ET each Thursday on The Drive with Jack, mid-Michigan's sports talk show hosted by Jack Ebling. Con Demos and I join Jack each week with our historical perspective from our books. Ebling was named the Michigan Sportscaster of the…

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Michigan State informs movie producers it won’t cooperate with film

Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report By TOM SHANAHAN Michigan State University’s Brian Quinn, the school’s Vice-President of Legal Affairs and General Counsel, has informed the producers of the movie “Black Spartans” the university won’t endorse or cooperate with the film. Quinn informed the producers in a recent email, according to a report in “Deadline,” a Hollywood website. Quinn wrote, “Please be advised that the University will not partner with you or Black Spartans Productions on this project. Nor…

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Tar Heels, Wolfpack and Blue Devils ramp up efforts to keep talent home

Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report Mack Brown’s return to North Carolina three years ago following 16 at Texas and five as an ESPN analyst was a new world order in college football recruiting. He discovered a paradigm shift from his first Tar Heels head coach stint, from 1988-97. “Recruiting used to be the parents, the high school coach and the young person,” Brown said. “Now, there are a lot of people involved in recruiting. Social media is a…

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