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He's staying at MSU whether you like it or not. I applaud this kid. Like the Kebler's and Thornton's and the Bograkos's before him, he's gonna be a glue guy in the next couple of years.
�Coach (Tom) Izzo got to me. He got to me and he convinced me,� Russell Byrd said of his recruitment. �And so I�m gonna finish my career here and try to � he put his neck on the line for me and I respect that big-time, and I want to come through for him.�
Good on him. I hope he turns it around this year or next.
I love the Byrd man!!! No Spartan left behind. He bleeds green and that is good enough for me. Bird your shooting will come back so stay with it!!!
This post was edited by SpartyOnDC 15 months ago
You love him so much that you don't even spell his name right...
Back tomorrow with an upvote. Byrd doesn't have to care what I think, I've never said "Boo" about him, never will. He's good enough for Izzo, he's a , period.
Thank you, Denicos.
I can think of several MSU players that turned it around later in their careers. Austin Thornton for one. Payne is turning out to be a later bloomer than expected. Maybe it will turn around for Byrd.
He's only a soph. Lot's of time to turn it around and become a serviceable player in the future
Just let AP give him a lesson on confidence shooting the 3 ball.
He like Honey Badger
Which crazy degenerate on here tweeted Byrd?
hoke- to alter or manipulate so as to give a deceptively or superficially improved quality or value.
I was going to ask about this. I thought he was a RsSoph, but I've seen him listed as a junior too. Keeping rosters and schedules accurately updated seems to be a task that isn't a priority for many MSU fan sites.
I really, really hope his shot comes on soon. We could use his minutes, as well as a deep threat to keep teams honest while our bigs abuse the interior.
He's got a better chance getting a ring whilst riding pine at MSU than where he would transfer to and start.
By his senior year I could see him being at a minimum an Austin Thornton and at a maximum a Jon Diebler type player
Good, he shouldn't care what we say. Like any other player.
This post was edited by OTPT 15 months ago
"If you're worried about Wolverine fans, just move to Pasadena. You'll never have to deal with 'em."
I love his moxie. I've never lost hope in this kid, his moment is coming. This kid is going to go off on 3s every which way and shock the crap out of his naysayers!
Sam Vincent said the same thing after watching him 'shoot the crap' out of it in practice.
Bank on it!
The will to succeed is important, but what's more important is the will to prepare.
No offense to byrd, but what "moxie"?
1. vigor; verve; pep.
2. courage and aggressiveness; nerve.
3. skill; know-how.
Mods please take out the trash.
The never surrender attitude that he expressed in his comments, despite the negativity directed toward him by haters.
If Byrd could find 10% of the confidence this kid from Ole Miss has he would be a serious weapon. It's obvious it's all mental with him. When it clicks it will be fun to watch. There's a reason Tom Izzo and other top coaches wanted him.
If a ban isn't going to work, start posting the IP addresses. I don't see why exposing people IRL isn't an option when a MB has shitty options to stop shitty posters.
Now knowing what 1995 is like all over again! Thank you 247 technology!!
Hope he learns how to play defense
Yeah because Izzo's never recruited someone who didn't live up to their hype or perceived potential before?
Tom Izzo thinks you're gutless.
I'm looking for kaminski to get some minutes next year. Izzo has to have hit on one of these white shooters
I was incredibly excited for Kaminski before the injury. So ridiculously unlucky. Still, if he can rebound/defend average and be a sharp shooter, then he will be extremely valuable next season.
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