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Michigan State Coach Jonathan Smith From Big Ten Football Media Days in Indianapolis

Michigan State football coach Jonathan Smith addressed the media today from Big Ten Football Media Days in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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Michigan State Coach Jonathan Smith From Big Ten Football Media Days in Indianapolis

Michigan State football coach Jonathan Smith addressed the media today from Big Ten Football Media Days in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Aidan Champion
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Jul 24, 2024; Indianapolis, IN, USA;  Michigan State Spartans head coach Jonathan Smith speaks to the media during the Big 10 football media day at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Robert Goddin-USA TODAY Sports
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Jul 24, 2024; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Michigan State Spartans head coach Jonathan Smith speaks to the media during the Big 10 football media day at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Robert Goddin-USA TODAY Sports
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Jul 24, 2024; Indianapolis, IN, USA;  Michigan State Spartans head coach Jonathan Smith speaks to the media during the Big 10 football media day at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Robert Goddin-USA TODAY Sports
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Nov 18, 2023; Corvallis, Oregon, USA; Oregon State Beavers head coach Jonathan Smith looks onto the field during the second half against the Washington Huskies  at Reser Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports
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Tanner Miller Will Help Michigan State Improve the Run game and Protection Unit

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Michigan State's head coach Jonathan Smith looks on during the Spring Showcase on Saturday, April 20, 2024, at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing.
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Michigan State's head coach Jonathan Smith looks on during the Spring Showcase on Saturday, April 20, 2024, at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing.
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Michigan State football coach Jonathan Smith, left, and athletic director Alan Haller pose with a jersey during an introductory press conference for the new coach on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023, at the Breslin Center in East Lansing.
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Michigan State coach Jonathan Smith takes the podium before talking to the media on the first national signing day for college football recruits Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2023, at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing.
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