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Mike Sadler:
Game Changer

At MSU, when academic and athletic excellence come together the results are game changing. Three-time Academic All-American, Ph.D. student, and punter Mike Sadler from Grand Rapids was attracted to MSU for its academic opportunities, believing football would be temporary, but a college education would serve him for a lifetime.

  • Graduated in May with bachelor’s degree in applied engineering sciences while maintaining 3.97 GPA
  • Currently pursuing Ph.D. in economics
  • Named to 2013 Capital One Division I Academic All-America First Team
  • First player in program history to garner Academic All-American accolades on three occasions
  • Ranks third in Big Ten and 37th in NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision in punting with 42.4-yard average

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