Kicker Goss Out at MSU

Goss was not expected to return after a tumultuous 2005 season where he cost the Spartans contest against two of their biggest rivals, Michigan and Ohio State with missed field goal attempts..........
July 13, 2006

Mirror images? Michigan State vs.Northwestern

"Our defense has to accept a challenge (of facing an extremely potent Northwestern team) and get the ball back for us." --MSU head coach John L. Smith
October 19, 2005

Open Competition for Kicking Job?

"Either you toughen up and become a kicker and become more mentally tough or somebody else will kick and that's the way I approach it. Give me a guy that will kick it through and if it's a freshman, that's fine. -- Michigan State head coach John L. Smith.
October 4, 2005

Spartans kick away chance, lose 34-31 in OT

"Yes, I thought about going to (walk-on kicker Nick) Mayer", said Michigan State coach John L. Smith, "until he came up to me and told me 'my groin hurts and I don't know if I can kick it.'"
October 1, 2005