TALLAHASSEE – I still remember the sound of the screams coming off the Michigan State bench when the Spartans won the 2018 MCLA National Championships presented by New Balance.
It encompassed the pure joy that comes from the knowledge that, as a team, State outworked everyone.
Alas, that was two coaches and a pandemic ago.
Sparty has re-upped with Matt Holtz, who was MSU’s head coach from 2005-07, in hopes of keeping the train rolling.
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With a talented roster stocked to make another run, Michigan State is a dangerous opponent.
Nick Bowman leads a solid offensive unit into this contest.
“We’ve got two excellent teams going head-to-head,” said Holtz. “Each team has its strengths. Making sure our strengths prevail is my job.”
The Spartans will face the Seminoles for the second time.
The two teams met on March 4 in Tallahassee with FSU taking home the 12-10 triumph.
“The first time we played Michigan State was a great game,” said Florida State coach Darby Brower. “There is no question in my mind that the second edition will be just as entertaining.”
[*- The coach didn’t really say this. This is all made up. It’s fake]