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Former Spartan Great Suffers Stroke

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LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) - A Michigan State University Hall of Fame football player has suffered a stroke.

Henry "Hank" Bullough turned 80-years-old last week. He suffered the stroke earlier this week.

Sources tell 6 Sports anchor Fred Heumann that he is expected to recover. He's listed in fair condition at Lansing's Sparrow Hospital.

The All-American guard started for three years and helped lead the team to the National Championship in 1952 and Big Ten title in 1953. According to a story at, Bullough also played on MSU's first Rose Bowl team, which beat UCLA 28-20.

He went on to play in the NFL for several years and helped coach NFL teams after that, including teams that made it to the Super Bowl.

Bullough is also the grandfather to current Spartans Max and Riley Bullough.

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