Does Elway regret missing Patrick Queen and others this spring? Four-star defensive tackle Rayshaun Benny out of Oak Park, MI, commits to the Spartans. "Guys are testing positive across the country left and right...why is there still discussion on a season? Contact digital sports reporter Phil Friend at 517-377-1220 or pfriend@lsj.com. 20d. Jordan Reid, Michigan State's top offensive lineman, will opt out for 2020. - Duration: 2:32. This article originally appeared on Lansing State Journal: Michigan State lineman Jordan Reid: 'Why is there still discussion on a season? By choosing I Accept, you consent to our use of cookies and other tracking technologies. Tucker added he has been in discussion about opting out with a few other players who are considering the same options. Friday morning, Reid released a statement via Twitter saying, "After thoughtful talks with my family, coaching staff and academic advisors, I have decided to opt-out of the 2020 football season. Reid's tweet is possibly in response to MSU's decision to stop workouts on Wednesday after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19 following testing the previous weekend. But one Michigan State football player went on social media Friday to ask why the NCAA and the Big Ten are dragging out decisions regarding the upcoming season. Junior offensive tackle Jordan Reid (55) signifies a touchdown after tackling Western Michigan players. Don't miss any of the latest up to the second updates on Michigan State Sports when you follow on Twitter @HondoCarpenter @McLainGrant1. Please also read our Privacy Notice and Terms of Use, which became effective December 20, 2019. B1G 2020: Michigan State HAS To Play, Huh? It was announced on July 17 that three athletes and a staff member had tested positive for COVID-19. We've already seen the Big Ten Conference eliminate nonconference games from the 2020 schedule due to COVID-19. Why is it taking so long to make a logical decision? Show full articles without "Continue Reading" button for {0} hours. Michigan State linebacker Antjuan Simmons expects his team to regroup and respond next game vs. Indiana. Visit ESPN to view the Michigan State Spartans team roster for the current season Jordan Reid, a senior and the only offensive lineman to start all 26 games the past two season, voiced his opinion on Twitter, wondering why the 2020 season has yet to be postponed or canceled. MSU did player surveillance testing Wednesday, and a second staff member and a player also tested positive, it was announced Friday. It's certainly possibly — likely, even — that more changes are coming. Sign up for the DAILY Spartan Nation newsletter when you CLICK THE MAGAZINE ICON at the top left of the page or the FOLLOW button back on the main page. I look forward to what the future holds and can't wait to hit the ground running next season.". Reid's tweet came roughly three hours before MSU made the announcement. Tell us what you think in the comment section below. Parallel Universe College Football: Week Six, Preseason Spotlights from Behind Enemy Lines: Michigan State Spartans, An update on notable Big Ten football players opting in and opting out, Michigan State linebacker Marcel Lewis opts back into 2020 season. MSU football coach Mel Tucker talks scrimmage schedule, QB race and the effect of COVID-19 ... but Tucker confirmed Wednesday that senior right tackle Jordan Reid “as … Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended links in this article. To learn more or opt-out, read our Cookie Policy. Senior offensive lineman Jordan Reid announced via Twitter that he plans to sit out this fall as a redshirt year and return to the Spartans for his fifth season. What will year one of the Mel Tucker era look like? The school announced Friday afternoon that the entire MSU football team would quarantine, or isolate, for 14 days. Michigan State's Joey Hauser can't wait for the 2020 college basketball season to tip-off. Michigan State's Tom Izzo has tested positive for COVID-19, the university announced Monday afternoon. JORDAN REID MSU OL TALKS 2019 SPARTAN FOOTBALL! MSU Football: LB Marcel Lewis and OL Justin Stevens opt out of season, Buckeye Bits: Ohio State players voice support for the school’s COVID protocols, new hoops scholarship offer, more, Michigan State Right Tackle Jordan Reid Opts Out Of 2020 season, Will Return In 2021. ... the only Spartan to start all 13 games at the same position as he was named MSU… Reid hasn't made any announcements to come back, but fans should be receiving an update soon. Two more football players for the Michigan State Spartans have decided to opt out of the 2020 football season due to the health and safety concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. After back-to-back road games, Michigan State heads home to take on the Indiana Hoosiers as 7.5-point underdogs. The tweet, to no one's surprise, has garnered quite a bit of attention and, also to no one's surprise, a mixed reaction from people. When asked about Panasiuk's decision Mel Tucker said, "I am 100% supporting him in what he wants to do.". In Their Own Words: Michigan State at Iowa, In Their Words: Michigan State Spartans As Previewed By The Only Colors, Enemy Dispatch: The Only Colors Previews Michigan State. Want the latest breaking MSU news delivered straight to your email for FREE? Michigan State's Tom Izzo delivers a powerful message after testing positive for COVID-19. What can we expect from opponent number 3? What does Mark Barron mean for the Broncos’ linebackers? ", Guys are testing positive across the country left and right...why is there still discussion on a season? Mel Tucker isn't looking for excuses as injuries continue to mount for the Michigan State Spartans. Michigan State lineman Jordan Reid: 'Why is there still discussion on a season?'. Michigan State football OL Jordan Reid becomes second Spartan to opt out of 2020 season Michigan State football had its second returning starter in three days opt out of the 2020 season. Michigan State Right Tackle Jordan Reid Opts Out Of 2020 season, Will Return In 2021 15 by Kevin Knight (SpartyOnHuskers) The Only Colors Aug 7, 2020, 12:20pm EDT "Due to all the uncertainty in regards to COVID-19 and personal family experiences, I feel this is the best choice for me during these tough times. "With that being said, I wish my brothers the best of luck this season as I will be cheering them on! The rising senior has chosen to forgo the season, graduate in December, and return next season. Follow him on Twitter @Phil_Friend. 247Sports. Aaron Henry is looking to maximize his opportunities at Michigan State after withdrawing from the NBA Draft. Reid is a three-year letterwinner at MSU, and has played in 39 career games at MSU. Jordan Reid becomes second MSU player to opt out of 2020 season. Michigan State's Jordan Reid becomes the second Spartan to opt-out of the 2020 college football season due to COVID-19 concerns. We use cookies and other tracking technologies to improve your browsing experience on our site, show personalized content and targeted ads, analyze site traffic, and understand where our audiences come from. Michigan State RT Jordan Reid Opts out of 2020 Season McLain Moberg Michigan State's Jordan Reid becomes the second Spartan to opt-out of the 2020 college football season due to COVID-19 concerns. Tell us what you think in the comment section below. We can’t wait until Inauguration Day to act. Did Coach Tucker earn a win over the Wolverines in his first try? Opinions | A fall coronavirus disaster is already here. Jacub Panasiuk and Reid both plan on coming back next year, but will sit this season out because of the coronavirus. Ryan O’Bleness of The Only Colors helps preview the first year of the Mel Tucker era. For now, the Big Ten football season is still getting underway in just eight short days, though if you’re getting overly excited, you might be whistling past the graveyard of the conference’s tight... Based on the original schedule, it should be "Michigan Week."