Spartan 66 2011 Ranking #33

The Michigan State Spartans won a share of the Big Ten title in 2010. Last year, SpartanDigest.com looked in-depth at sixty-six Spartans and their importance to the team's success. We look at 66 Spartans as 1966 was the last time MSU won a National Championship. It is now time to look at the #33 ranked Spartan in 2011.

Ethan Ruhland

SD 2011 Ranking : #33

Position: C / G

Experience : Redshirt Junior

Strengths : Smart veteran players who is capable of playing center or guard.

Weakness : Yet to really push for a starters job.

Overall : Ruhland has seen game action as a backup to Joel Foreman over the past two years. Versatile enough to play center or guard who has good physical size.

Why They Made The List : Has shown the ability to be a key backup during the past two seasons. If not for Foreman he may have seen a better chance to earn a starting spot. Depending upon how things breakdown this season, Ruhland could hear his named called in key spots or remain behind younger players.


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