I just got back from a trip to Michigan to go to football camp at Michigan State. The crazy thing was we just got back from Marco Island and went to a going away party for a friend. The next morning I had to wake up at 5:30 to get on a plane. On this trip it was only my dad and I. We got ready and we took off. We were going on Delta and they had free wifi and you could have watched movies and on their app. I watched Alexander and His Horrible Terrible No Good Very Bad Day and some of the Maze Runner.
When we arrived we got the rental car and we drove off to go eat at a coney island. It was my first actual coney dog. I liked it and I want to try another one again. After lunch we head over to my dad’s friends house which is a little less than 10 minutes away from the Spartan Stadium.
The first day of camp was long but really cool. There are different NFL teams where you are organized. I was in the Titans which I wasn’t excited about but it didn’t really matter. Each team had a coach and the coaches were players from the Michigan State football team. My coach was Brandon Clemons. He is a defensive tight and he weighs 305lbs.
The first day we stretched and the coaches introduced themselves. I also to took a picture with MSU Football Coach Mark Dantonio and the cotton bowl trophy. The first big activity was the offensive drills. Offensive drills includes QBs, WRs, and offensive line drills. After a break then there were Defensive drills its positions as LB, Defensive line and stuff like that. Then we had lunch and for lunch we had a wrap with cheese and ham, a cookie, chips. Then we went into the indoor practice field and did more drills. We also saw a video for MSU. Then we had dinner and we had chicken tenders. Then we played a razzle dazzle game. Razzle dazzle is like football but it is one hand touched and you can through the ball anywhere even if you are past the line of scrimmage. But the risk is it still can get intercepted and incomplete. We played 2 games and we tied one and lost one. The scores were 14-14 and 21-14. In total I scored 2 touchdowns and had 4 interceptions. Then we packed up and left.
The second day was shorter but even better. We did the same thing as day one but for lunch was pizza and after lunch we went in the Spartan Stadium. We did a razzle dazzle game in their and we tied 14-14 and I got 2 touchdowns one was a pick six. I also got to go in the press box and watch other kids play razzle dazzle. After everything I got my jersey signed by most of the players that were their. Later that day we went to a tigers game and they lost 5-3 against the Reds.
The next day we went to the Ford tour at motor city and it was cool but I wouldn’t want to go everyday. At 7pm the plane took off and we came back home. When I get older I want to go back and stay at a dorm. So I want to go next year.
Ready for football camp!
That’s me in front of coach!
Listening to Coach Dantonio talk!
Me and my coach, Brandon Clemons.
My signed jersey!
Me and my dad at the Detroit Tigers game.
Detroit Tigers game with a bunch of my dad’s friends from MSU.
My favorite team Michigan State is in the Final 4 win over the Louisville Cardinals. But the games to get there were also really tough. Are first game was against Georgia in the tournament and we won against them 70-63. It was tough until the end but it wasn’t the biggest challenge. The next game gets even harder. It was against Virginia. We went against them last tournament and we beat them with one point. This year we won 60-54. The problem is win this season is the teams get harder and harder. Now we are in the sweet six-teen. Michigan State rolls by Oklahoma 62-58. On to the Elite Eight. The most intense games lead to over time. Michigan State holds on over Louisville 76-70. Now for our Kryptonite Duke. We rarely win against them. So I’m am worried about the end.
The reason I like Michigan State is because my parents brained washed me. They both went to Michigan State and I want to go there now. What I am glad about of the bracket is that Michigan did not make it.
Michigan State (MSU) has been decent this season so far. First we went against Jacksonville State and we won 45-7. In the first quarter we had 21 points. In the 2nd quarter we had 17. In the 3rd we only reached one touch down and Jacksonville reached 1 touchdown. Finally in the 4th no one got a touchdown.
Then we went against Oregon and we had a tough loss 46-27. In the first half we got 24 and Oregon got 18. In the second half MSU got 3 and Oregon got 28 points. People said before the game it would be like the rose bowl.
Then we went against Eastern Michigan and we won 73-14. In the first quarter we got 28. In the second quarter we got 21. In the third MSU got 10 and EMU got 7. In the final quarter we got 14 and EMU reached another 7 points. That was a record game for Michigan State.
We just went against Wyoming. In the first half we got 41 points and they got 14. In the second half we got 14 and they got 0.
The next game we had a tougher game. It was against Nebraska. In the first quarter we got 7. In the second quarter we got 10. Leaving Nebraska to 0. But in the second half we didn’t do so good. We got 10 more points and they got 22. It was scary but we still won 27 to 22.
When I grow up I hope to be playing on Michigan State. I would want to be a HB or WR.
We didn’t have school on Friday and my Nana & Papa took us to Blue Spring park to see lots of manatees. There where hundreds of them. We didn’t see gators or turtles.
Blue Spring State Park
Blue Spring State Park
Friday night we went to Disney again to go to Epcot with a cousin and friends that we met last week. The first thing we did at Epcot was eat. We ate at the Japanese place. I ate noddles and shrimp and they where really good. Then we walked around a while we went on one ride in Mexico and it was a boat ride with Donald Duck. We where going to stay for fireworks but everyone was tried. So I went to my Nana and Papa’s house and we fell asleep.
Saturday we went to Kings Bowl in Orlando for a Michigan State bowling party with Sparty. First we went in and ate and talked to people. Then Sparty came out and he started with us and he wouldn’t leave is alone. He would just sit by us and play with us. We did a starring competition. He won. He also sat next to my brother and played with him. He also took funny pictures. He was really fun. We asked him if he went to the Rose Bowl and he said yes. Well, actually he nodded. After we went across the street to the YMCA and we saw my cousins swimming meet. It was fun and I wish I brought my bathing suit. There was a diving board but we were not supposed to go on it.
Sparty rubbing Brendan’s head for good luck.
Sunday me and my dad saw The Hobbit. It was a really good movie but the movie ended at the wrong time. The dragon flew to the city and was about to destroy it but, it ended right at the point. I was mad. The following day I was invited to a sleep over. I went to the sleep over and we played the wii and a arcade box. It was fun and then we played Mario cart. Then we went to sleep. I got picked up then went to a park, Gemini Springs.
We walked around we saw fish and a gator. I went fishing but I didn’t catch anything. We went back home and got ready for school. I was a long week. But a great one.
So on New Year’s Eve we went to my cousins house. We had lots of good Chinese food and pizza and played games.
Starting 2014 with Chinese food!
Once it got dark, we did sparklers. We tried to write our names with the sparklers and tried to take some pictures. I even photo-bombed a photo. Then we watched tv for the New Year countdown. Then I fell asleep at my cousins house.
Once I went home New Year’s Day I stopped home then we got dressed for a Michigan State party for a Rose Bowl football party. We watched the game at Buffalo Wild Wings. I had boneless BBQ wings for diner. It was a long game and I didn’t think we were going to win at one point. But we did win and we took pictures and celebrated. The reason I cheer for Michigan State is because my mom and dad went there for college. So I started to like them. Now I want to go Michigan state.
Then we went home and fell asleep. Thursday and Friday we chilled at my house and played video games. Friday night I was invited to a sleep over with friends from school. We played video games, talked, and watched tv. Saturday I went home and then I fell asleep because I got zero sleep at the sleepover. After I just stayed in my bed. Sunday I just stayed at home and got ready for school.
On Thursday I was slender man for Halloween.
Me as Slender Man.
We went to friends house. He had lots of friends over. We played catch and ate pizza. Then we went tick or treating we went me, my friend, and some others friends. Someone was Patrick from Spongebob. Another person was a baseball player. We went off and we got lots of candy. Afterwards, we traded the candy. My favorite candy is Nestle Crunch. So I got like ten. I actually ate 0 candy that entire night! After we went to my grandparents to say hi, which is what we do every year.
We carved a Michigan State pumpkin.
Friday I had football practice. I have been on this team before. I am a wider receiver. Whenever I catch ball, I seem to fall and roll with the ball. I don’t know why. We don’t even have a team name yet this season.
For Halloween we carved a pumpkin I picked the pumpkin and the design and my Dad carved it. He made a Spartan head for Michigan State. I really liked it. We put it up by the house when people come over to get candy from the bowl.
Picking out a pumpkin.