Update: Prep grads Williams, Terry post solid statistics for MSU

   September 29, 2014 2:04 pm

As Michigan State blew out Eastern Michigan (73-14) and Wyoming (56-14) the past two weekends, Cathedral Prep graduates Delton Williams and Damion Terry got an opportunity to show off their potential while seeing significant playing time. Williams now leads the Spartans with four rushing touchdowns after scoring three TDs in reserve action against Eastern Michigan and adding another during…

Prep grads Terry, Williams play well in Michigan State rout

   September 27, 2014 4:24 pm

Cathedral Prep graduates Damion Terry and Delton Williams received ample playing time today for the second straight game as Michigan State routed an opponent for the second consecutive week. Terry, a redshirt freshman quarterback, completed all six of his pass attempts for a career-best 56 yards in the Spartans’ 56-14 victory over Wyoming in East…

Michigan State installs ‘Brass’ offensive package for Terry

Damion Terry

   September 26, 2014 6:46 pm

In the Michigan State’s 73-14 victory over Eastern Michigan last week, Cathedral Prep graduate Damion Terry received his earliest playing time yet when he briefly took over at quarterback with the Spartans leading 21-0 late in the first quarter. Terry, a redshirt freshman, quickly completed a 6-yard pass. He soon added a 6-yard run. After the…

Prep grad Terry simulates Oregon QB Mariota at MSU practice

   September 4, 2014 10:33 am

The Michigan State football coaching staff is again turning to Damion Terry to simulate the dual-threat skills of an opposing quarterback. Last year, the Cathedral Prep graduate imitated Michigan’s Devin Gardner in practice. As Kyle Austin wrote in an mlive.com story today, Terry now is simulating the ever dangerous Marcus Mariota against the Spartans’ No….

Conner’s big half leads area major-college football players

   August 31, 2014 10:17 am

As he did all last season, McDowell graduate James Conner led a group of District 10 graduates at the Football Bowl Subdivision level this weekend. Conner, a 6-foot 2-inch, 250-pound sophomore rushed for 153 yards and four touchdowns during the first half of Pitt’s 62-0 victory over Delaware. Conner was expected to see time at defensive…

On Campus: College football cram session

   August 29, 2014 11:58 am

Meadville graduate Artrel Foster didn’t see the field when he redshirted with the Temple football team as a freshman in 2013. Foster won’t forget the first game of his college career any time soon. Temple, sparked by its defense, rolled to a 37-7 victory at Vanderbilt on Thursday night. The 6-foot, 170-pound reserve defensive back…

Prep grads Terry, Williams enter season No. 3 at MSU positions

   August 29, 2014 7:09 am

Michigan State has high expectations as it opens the season tonight with a home game against Jacksonville State. Mark Dantonio’s Spartans are coming off a 13-1 season in which they won the Big Ten championship and claimed a victory in the Rose Bowl. MSU returns many of its key offensive players, including quarterback Connor Cook and…

Ten former District 10 players at FBS programs

   August 28, 2014 7:44 am

Ten former District 10 football players are on rosters for major-college programs in the Football Bowl Subdivision this season. Check out the list, which includes two players at Penn State, Notre Dame and Michigan State, one at Pitt and three at other schools. The group is headlined by Pitt sophomore James Conner, who will play running…

Columnist: ‘No telling’ what MSU will do with Terry this season

Damion Terry

   August 24, 2014 9:29 am

When Mike Griffith of mlive.com made 10 predictions for the Michigan State football season, he intentionally did not make a prediction about the role of Cathedral Prep graduate Damion Terry, a redshirt freshman quarterback. Some have speculated that MSU coach Mark Dantonio will have his staff create an offensive package for Terry to utilize his…

Prep grad Terry has another strong scrimmage for MSU

Damion Terry

   August 18, 2014 7:41 pm

Cathedral Prep graduate Damion Terry turned in his second consecutive strong performance in a scrimmage with Michigan State on Saturday. Terry, a redshirt freshman quarterback, completed 6-of-7 pass attempts for 105 yards and two touchdowns, but the Spartans’ defense beat the offense 33-28. Terry’s TD strikes covered 16 yards to Monty Madaris and 33 yards to Dylan…