Spartans lineman to miss out on half over personal nasty
Tom VanHaaren, ESPN Staff WriterOct 25, 2023, 02:24 PM ET
- ESPN personnel writer
- Signed up with ESPN in 2011
- Finished from Central Michigan
The Big Ten has suspended Michigan State offensive lineman Spencer Brown for the first half of Saturday’s game against Minnesota after his late hit and ejection during the Spartans’ loss to Michigan.In the third quarter of Saturday’s game between the two competitors, Michigan defensive back Mike Sainristil obstructed a pass and was running it back towards completion zone. Throughout the play, Michigan protective end Braiden McGregor fell to the ground on his stomach.Brown, who plays right tackle for the Spartans, dove helmet-first
onto McGregor, slamming his helmet into McGregor’s. Brown was provided a flagrant personal foul and was ejected from the game.The hit took place throughout the 3rd quarter of Michigan State’s 49-0 loss to Michigan, and the Big 10 revealed Wednesday that Brown would not play in the very first half against Minnesota.