Cherish the triumphs of Michigan State football with the definitive story of six national titles and back-to-back 11-win seasons. Relive the memories through the words of 33 of the greatest stars in school history, then meet the players and coaches who've taken the program to a new level. Foreword by MSU basketball coach Tom Izzo. Text by award-winning Spartan historian Jack Ebling who wrote :10 Perfect Seconds (famous Michigan vs Michigan State Game memory). Dramatic photography by Matthew Mitchell. 288 PAGES WITH STUNNING FULL COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY + WEEK-BY-WEEK COLUMNS AND COMMENTARY + PROFILES OF THE LEADERS ON AND OFF THE FIELD + RICH MEMORIES FROM PAST SPARTAN STANDOUTS About the Author: Since 1978, Jack Ebling has covered sports and more as a writer and broadcaster in Mid-Michigan. A three-time Michigan Sportswriter of the Year and 2006 inductee into the Greater Lansing Area Sports Hall of Fame, the former English teacher and coach spent nearly a quarter-century as a beat writer and columnist for the Lansing State Journal and has won 21 major writing awards. Heart of a Spartan is his seventh book, following Spartan Champions, JUD: A Magical Journey, Magic Moments, Green Glory and Tales from the Detroit Tigers Dugout, volumes I and II. A two-time graduate of MSU, he has contributed more than 125 pieces for national publications and is the columnist for a top collegiate website. He is also the editor/columnist for Greater Lansing sport Magazine.