Samurai Mike added Bennie Fowler Wide Receiver - Great WR in Sparta who went on to catch Payton Manning's final career pass in the Super Bowl, for a 2 point conversion to ice the victory!
Samurai Mike added Bob ApisaFullback - Besides blazing trails for African-Americans, MSU also was the first football power to recruit Polynesian-Americans. Apisa was a powerful FB, Wolverine killer, and National Champion!
Samurai Mike added Gene Washington Another star for the Spartans when many teams wouldn't even accept African-American players. He went from blazing trails and winning National Championships at MSU to blazing past stunned DBs in his long NFL career!
Samurai Mike added Trae WaynesCornerback - A lightly-regarded recruit out of Wisconsin that MSU coaches turned into an All-B1G CB and first-round draft pick of the Minnesota Vikings.
Samurai Mike added Jack ConklinOffensive Tackle - Originally a walk-on, MSU's coaches turned him into an All-American OT and a first-round draft pick and All-Pro for the Tennesee Titans.
Samurai Mike added George WebsterLinebacker - Often ranked as the greatest all-time player in Spartan history - he was able to play safety and linebacker. Health problems tragically cut his life short, but a true Spartan legend.
Samurai Mike added Kirk GibsonWide receiver - All B1G WR for the Spartans before becoming a baseball legend!
Samurai Mike added Hugh BlacklockOffensive Tackle/Defensive Tackle - An original member of the team that started the NFL, the 1920 Chicago Bears. Part of the 1925 Bears Red Grange tour that put the NFL on the map!
Samurai Mike added Keyshawn Martin Wide Receiver - Great WR/KR in Sparta has gone on to a prolific NFL career.
Samurai Mike added Tico DuckettRunning Back - Great Spartan running back!
Spartan Mike added Sherman Lewis Long-time NFL
Samurai Mike added Sherman Lewis Quarterback - Star Spartan QB who went on to a great NFL coaching career!
Samurai Mike added Steve GarveyWide Receiver - Before the Dodgers, he caught jump balls in Spartan Stadium!
Samurai Mike added Sedrick IrvinRunning back - A dazzling RB for the Spartans, related to NFL great Michael Irvin and went on to the NFL himself.
Samurai Mike added Clinton JonesRunning back - Starred at RB for 2-time National Champion Spartans, including in the "Greatest Game Every Played" against Notre Dame!
Samurai Mike added Derrick Mason Only player in NFL history with more than 10000 receiving yards and 5000 return yards. 2 time All-Pro. Was a kick returner par excellence for Sparta before his distinguished NFL career.
Samurai Mike added Domata PekoDefensive tackle - Long-time NFL nose tackle for the Cincinnati Bengals and Denver Broncos
Samurai Mike added Willie ThrowerQuarterback - Led MSU to one of their six National Championships when many college teams wouldn't even let African-Americans play. He went on to be the first African-American QB in the NFL with the Chicago Bears.
Samurai Mike added T. J. DuckettRunning back - Caught winning TD pass to beat M******* with one second on the clock. First-round draft choice of Atlanta Falcons.
Samurai Mike added Tyrone WillinghamQuarterback, Wide receiver - He starred as a QB when other teams wouldn't even give African-Americans a chance.....