EAST LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan State football program will hold a walk-on tryout meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 4 p.m. in the Pentecost Team Meeting Room inside the Skandalaris Football Center.
In order to be eligible for the meeting, and subsequent tryout, Michigan State students must:
-be registered in 12 credit hours as a full-time MSU student and be in good academic standing (minimum cumulative grade-point average: 2.5)
-be declared eligible by the NCAA clearinghouse
-be prepared to pass tests for any performance-enhancing and/or street drugs
-pass any background check
It is mandatory to have playing experience at the high school varsity level and to be able to provide a recommendation from a high school coach, in addition to any providing video for evaluation purposes.
In order to expedite the process, students are recommended to provide results of a recent (within six months) physical examination from a family doctor or from the Olin Health Center. If a student has sustained an injury, that student will need to provide any records pertaining to the injury to insure they will be physically able to participate in the tryout if selected.
Please note this will be an informational meeting only. Students may be selected to try out based on the information gathered at the meeting.
For more information, call the Michigan State football office at 517-355-1647.