ONLINE SPORTSBOOKS

Go Back   MajorWager Forums > MW - Online Sportsbooks > Mess Hall
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Mess Hall Online Sportsbook Discussion

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 12-24-2007, 09:09 PM
wmublows wmublows is offline
Private 1st Class
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 0
Default Five Michigan St. players benched for bowl game

ESPN - Saint-Dic, Adams among 5 players benched for Champ Sports Bowl - College Football

Monday, December 24, 2007
Saint-Dic, Adams among 5 players benched for Champ Sports Bowl

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Associated Press

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Defensive standouts Jonal Saint-Dic and SirDarean Adams are among five Michigan State players who will sit out the Champs Sports Bowl on Friday against No. 14 Boston College because of academic or other violations.


The Spartans said Monday that Saint-Dic, a senior defensive end, and three other players are academically ineligible for the bowl game. Adams, a senior linebacker, violated unspecified team rules.


The other ineligible players are wide receiver and return specialist Terry Love, wide receiver/cornerback T.J. Williams and offensive guard Abre Leggins.


"We're obviously disappointed for these young men and for their teammates," coach Mark Dantonio said in a release from the bowl site. "We will miss them and their contributions on and off the field here at the Champs Sports Bowl."

Saint-Dic told the Lansing (Mich.) State Journal that he failed a math class, his final requirement to graduate with a degree in sociology.

"I only took two classes this semester, a sociology class for three credits and a math class for five credits," Saint-Dic said by phone from his hometown of Elizabeth, N.J. "I need six [passing] credits to play in the bowl game, so if I would have taken more classes I would have been fine. But I came up two points short in the math class."

"I studied and studied, but I came up short. It's a shocker. This is something I'm going to learn from, I'm not going to let it put me down. I'm praying for my teammates and I'm going to get my degree, and then I'm going for my master's degree."


Dantonio said he makes no excuses for any of the players being ineligible.


"We have stressed the importance of finishing things all season, both in the classroom and on the playing field," the coach said. "Michigan State provides its student-athletes with a tremendous amount of resources and tools for academic success.


"Each individual must be committed to putting forth the time and effort in the classroom, resulting in a reasonable amount of success."


Adams was a key player in the game that made Michigan State (7-5) bowl eligible. He made two interceptions in the Spartans' 48-31 victory over Purdue on Nov. 10.


Dantonio would not discuss the violation, but said Adams' situation "provides a learning opportunity for all of us. We continually stress to our student-athletes the importance of making good decisions, both on and off the field. It is unfortunate that we all must suffer the consequences.


"This provides playing opportunities for others. We've been pleased with the way our team has responded to challenges throughout this season, and we will again need to measure up."
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 12-24-2007, 09:11 PM
robin robin is offline
Two Star General
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Posts: 5,146
Default

f this BS...............

First fsu, then tennesse, now msu.

is somebody telling me i have no chance in the gd bowl contest.
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 12-24-2007, 10:08 PM
Caitlyn Cwissy Caitlyn Cwissy is offline
Four Paw General
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Posts: 37,299
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by robin View Post
f this BS...............

First fsu, then tennesse, now msu.

is somebody telling me i have no chance in the gd bowl contest.
If you win two out of three, you will be smoking as almost everybody is on other sides and you only played them for 1 star each. If you win 3 out of 3, you will be in position to win the whole thing should you do well with your two and three star games.
__________________
Cwissy
As gamblers we must understand that there is no such thing as too big to fail. It is bettor to lose it all than win some of it.
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How does a Michigan/Boise State Rose Bowl sound?? BuzzRavanaugh Mess Hall 1 11-23-2004 11:21 AM
OU VS MICHIGAN IN ROSE BOWL squirrelsear Mess Hall 0 12-07-2003 02:46 AM
2 MICHIGAN FOOTBALL PLAYERS SHOT AT PARTY... Louis Cypher Mess Hall 3 05-18-2002 11:27 PM
Michigan players received more than $600,000 from booster frog Mess Hall 35 03-23-2002 02:51 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:18 AM.

Please be advised that if you are wagering over the internet, this is illegal in many jurisdictions. A wagering site may be operating legally at their location but it may still be illegal for you to wager from your location. We suggest you check on the legal situation from any jurisdiction in which you may wager.
 

Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.0.0 RC6