Perles and his wife donated $500,000 to the University for the project and the school decided to name the public gathering area in their honor. The area will be known as the George J. Perles and Sally A. Perles Plaza. Perles is a member of the board of trustees for the University
According to reporter Darren Urban, Offensive coordinator Todd Haley was working with the wide receivers in the middle of a drill last week when he had a simple statement for some of them.
"If one of you young guys," Haley told the rookies, "can run a slant and catch it while being hit, you will make this team."
Urban followed up by saying that Trannon made a nice catch, and with his size (6-foot-6) it would be intriguing for him to make a run at a roster spot.
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Last Act for A.J. Thelen?
The St. Paul Pioneer press examines whether its getting close to the end of the road for former 12th overall pick in 2004 A.J. Thelen and how his on and off-campus conduct got him an early exile from East Lansing. The Minnesota Wild, who own his rights, have until June 1 to resign him to a contract or let him re-enter the draft.
Thelen is currently having a solid experience playing for the Vancouver Giants in the Memorial Cup four-team round robin tournament.
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Hockey Team Honored
The Michigan State hockey team was honored by the state legislature for winning the National Championship in March. The team met with Governor Jennifer Granholm who told them they "created the kind of hope she has for the state of Michigan."
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