EAST LANSING, Mich. -- The Michigan State football program will hold a walk-on tryout meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 30 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
-have no classes scheduled that conflict with practice/meeting times (after 2 p.m.)
It is highly encouraged to have playing experience at the high school varsity level and 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.
Please note this will be an informational meeting only and the date of the tryout will be announced at this meetings. Students may be selected to try out based on the information gathered at the meeting.
For more information, call Coach Dino Folino in the Michigan State football office at 517-285-9356.