MSU’s top 50 players: No. 25 Blake Ezor

This is the 26th in a 50-day summer series counting down the top players in Michigan State football history, as I see them. As with last year’s MSU basketball top 50, the criteria is performance and impact at MSU only, professional career irrelevant. Have your own opinion? Leave a comment or tweet at me @Graham_Couch.

No. 25 – Blake Ezor

Running back, 1986-89, Las Vegas

The skinny: Ezor set the standard for toughness among MSU running backs in the George Perles era. And Perles then held all others to that unreachable standard. Ezor was too small for his workload — 5-foot-9, 180 pounds — but withstood the pounding while producing two memorable Big Ten seasons. – Read more at

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