College Football Performance Awards interviews Brian Linthicum.
Draft Scout Snapshot: 2010: Arrested in March 2011 in Aspen, Colorado for misdemeanor third-degree assault and eluding police after incident at bar . . . Saw action in all 13 games, including five starts when MSU lined up in a double-tight end formation . . . . . . Had 18 catches for 230 yards (12.8 avg.) . . . Had a diving 28-yard catch in the 2011 Capital One Bowl against Alabama that made ESPN Sportcenter’s “Top 10″ Plays of the Day . . . Sat out spring practice with a knee injury. 2009: Appeared in 12 games, including seven starting assignments . . . had 20 receptions for 266 yards (13.3 avg.) and two touchdowns . . . led the Spartan tight ends with 14 pancake blocks . . . did not play in the 2010 Valero Alamo Bowl vs. Texas Tech due to a knee injury . . . caught two passes for 26 yards vs. Iowa, including an 11-yard reception on a hook-and-lateral play late in the fourth quarter that gained 38 yards overall after he pitched the ball to Blair White; play occurred on a third-and-18 situation and two plays later MSU scored a TD with 1:37 remaining that gave the Spartans a 13-9 lead. 2008: Redshirted while sitting out the entire 2008 season after transferring to Michigan State from Clemson . . . Selected Scout Team Offensive Player of the Week vs. Ohio State and Scout Team Special Teams Player of the Week vs. Northwestern. 2007: During his rookie season in 2007 he recorded three touchdown receptions…second on the team in receptions among tight ends with 11 for 76 yards…made five starts, played in 13 games overall. – Read More
|MSU_Football Tight ends Brian Linthicum (@NYJets) and Garrett Celek (@49ers) have signed as undrafted free agents. #Spartans 4/28/12 9:38 PM|