Gov. Snyder proclaims Friday ‘Spartan Green Day’

Posted at 10:27 AM, Dec 03, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-03 13:49:49-05

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has proclaimed Friday as “Spartan Green Day” in honor of the No. 5 Michigan State football team.

The celebratory day in Michigan is one day before the Spartans play No. 4 Iowa in the Big Ten championship in Indianapolis.

Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, a Michigan State graduate, this week presented the proclamation to Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio and the team in East Lansing.

The proclamation from Snyder, a graduate of the University of Michigan, encourages people in Michigan to wear green in support of the Spartans, whose colors are green and white.

You can watch the Big Ten Championship Game Saturday night at 8:00pm on FOX 17.