Top 5 Linebackers in MSU History

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#3: Barrin Simpson 

Simpson was another key part of Joe Lee Dunn’s incredible defenses in the late 1990s (alongside Mario Haggan). His career spanned from 1996-99, where he earned numerous honors including some All-American selections.

He was only 5′-11″ but he made up for it with his tremendous play at LB. In the legendary 1999 Egg Bowl he tallied 23 tackles, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery.

Barrin went on to a long career in the CFL – 11 years in all.