Quarterback Damian Terry joins thousands of Michigan State students graduating in 2018. He’s also among a growing number of student-athletes – and, in particular, African American student-athletes – who are graduating from college, according to statistics from the NCAA.
Linda Karbo is in her 13th season as coach of Michigan State University’s pompon team. The team, founded in 2005, regular appears at campus events in addition to participating in pompon and dance competitions. It’s a club sport at MSU.
Most people who closely follow college basketball recruiting might have thought a top basketball prospect born and raised in Lansing would choose to stay home and play under Tom Izzo at Michigan State University. But Brandon Johns, a 6-foot-8 small forward at East Lansing High School, had other plans. Johns loves his hometown, but he decided to commit to the University of Michigan. It was the path he wanted to take. “A lot of people were happy,” Johns said, “especially the people that really cared about me because they knew it was my decision and my future.