Mich. State LB Bullough suspended for Rose Bowl - Northern Michigan's News Leader

Mich. State LB Bullough suspended for Rose Bowl

Posted: Updated:

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan State has suspended senior linebacker Max Bullough for violating team rules, making him ineligible to play in the Rose Bowl.

Coach Mark Dantonio said in a news release early Thursday morning that Bullough was suspended for the rest of the season. He did not say what rules Bullough violated and said there will be no further comment.

The No. 4 Spartans will play No. 5 Stanford in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1. It is Michigan State's first appearance in the game in 26 seasons.

Bullough is a two-time team captain who had 76 tackles this season and 299 career tackles. He also was named a third-team All-American and first-team All-Big Ten this season.

Dantonio said in the statement Bullough will remain a "valued member in this team's achievements."

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Severe Michigan Weather, Destruction & Power Outages

    Severe Michigan Weather, Destruction & Power Outages

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:48 AM EDT2014-07-28 10:48:30 GMT
    Northern Michigan isn't the only part of the state seeing storms. Storms that hit the Lower Peninsula packed winds up to 50 mph that knocked down trees, ripped off roofs, and blacked out more than 200,000 homes and businesses, Sunday. 
    Northern Michigan isn't the only part of the state seeing storms. Storms that hit the Lower Peninsula packed winds up to 50 mph that knocked down trees, ripped off roofs, and blacked out more than 200,000 homes and businesses, Sunday. 
  • Police Seek Information On GT Co. Home Fire

    Police Seek Information On GT Co. Home Fire

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:46 AM EDT2014-07-28 08:46:21 GMT
    Police need your help trying to figure out who's responsible for setting a Grand Traverse County home on fire, Saturday.
    Police need your help trying to figure out who's responsible for setting a Grand Traverse County home on fire, Saturday.
  • Cheboygan Police Ask For Help in Search for Theft Suspect

    Cheboygan Police Ask For Help in Search for Theft Suspect

    Monday, July 28 2014 12:26 AM EDT2014-07-28 04:26:34 GMT
    Cheboygan City Police are looking for help in identifying a man believed to have stolen a cash register from the local Walmart. He's the heavy set man in the grey t-shirt. Police believe he is 45-50, and appears to have a bad back.

    Cheboygan City Police are looking for help in identifying a man believed to have stolen a cash register from the local Walmart. He's the heavy set man in the grey t-shirt. Police believe he is 45 -50, and appears to have a bad back.