August 16th, 2017

Surrounded by dozens of reporters during Big Ten Media Days in Chicago last month, Mark Dantonio was asked to evaluate Trishton Jackson. It was set up on a tee for the 11th-year Michigan State coach to heap praise on the wide receiver who showed promise as a true freshman last season. Instead, Dantonio used most of his minute-long response to send a message – and made it very clear that was the intent.