2017 NFL Draft

Brian Linthicum, TE

School: Michigan State  |  Conference: BIG10
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Charlottesville, VA
Height/Weight: 6-4 / 249 lbs.
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Latest News
03/15/2012 - Michigan State Pro Day: TE Brian Linthicum (6-4, 245) played with Cousins in the Senior Bowl and said that exposure was more important and more revealing than anything he could have done if he had been invited to the NFL Combine. Instead, he took advantage of familiar surroundings and a quarterback he had worked with on a daily basis to show he could run all kinds of routes and make catches Wednesday afternoon before 52 representatives of NFL teams, including Steelers coach Mike Tomlin. Linthicum ran well, did 28 reps of 225 pounds and showed an ability to separate and make all types of catches. - Rob Rang, NFLDraftScout.com

09/07/2011 - SCOUTING THE OFFENSE: New coordinator Dan Roushar kept things pretty vanilla in the first week and he'll try to do the same this week, before a trip to Notre Dame. The big emphasis is settling on a starting offensive line and going with it. The Spartans are still unsettled at LT and C. PLAYERS TO WATCH: TE Brian Linthicum - The senior emerged as the top threat at the position in the opener, after he was slowed by a knee injury for most of 2010. - The Sports Xchange

07/08/2011 - 2011 JOHN MACKEY AWARD PRESEASON WATCH LIST: Brian Linthicum, Michigan State, Sr, is one of 34 tight ends named to the Mackey Award preseason watch list for the 2001 college football season by the Nassau County (N.Y.) Sports Commission. The Mackey Award, named for NFL Hall of Famer John Mackey, is presented annually to college football's most outstanding tight end. - The Nassau County Sports Commission

04/14/2011 - A Michigan State football player arrested after a bar fight in Aspen has reached a plea deal that could keep him out of jail. The Aspen Times reported that a Pitkin County judge gave 23-year-old Brian Linthicum a one-year deferred judgment on Tuesday. The tight end pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor harassment charge. The deal will keep him out of jail if he stays out of trouble for a year. Linthicum was fined $100 and was ordered to take an anger-management course, alcohol awareness classes and perform 40 hours of community service. A status conference was set for June 14 to determine if Linthicum must pay restitution to his victim. Linthicum didn't personally attend the sentencing. - AP Sports


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