Michigan State LB Joe Bachie named team MVP for 2017 season

Michigan State linebacker Joe Bachie was named the Spartans’ team MVP on Sunday. Bachie received the award at the team’s banquet, and the award was voted on by his teammates.

Bachie led the team with 94 tackles in 2017. He had 8.5 tackles for loss, 3.5 sacks, made 3 interceptions and forced a pair of fumbles. Bachie, a sophomore, was at the center of a Michigan State defense which ranked ninth in the country in total defense (297.8 yards per game) and 23rd in scoring defense (20.3 points per game).

Bachie was not the only Spartan to be honored on Sunday. Wide receiver Darrell Stewart and safety Khari Willis were named the team’s unsung heroes.

Wide receiver Felton Davis III and safety David Dowell were named the Spartans’ most improved players.

Linebacker Chris Frey was named the team’s outstanding player on defense, while center Brian Allen was named the team’s most outstanding offensive player.

A full list of the team’s honors can be found on the Michigan State football twitter page.

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