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Thomas: "Why not play?"

Sophomore defensive lineman ready to return after missing first half of the season with an injury. He spoke about the decision to play and not take a medical redshirt and lessons learned in the time he spent on the sideline.

The road to getting back on the playing field hasn't been a quick one for Michigan State sophomore Lawrence Thomas. Returning at the halfway point of the regular season, Thomas was faced with a possible medical redshirt or being able to play. To play was the decision made by Thomas and the Spartans coaches. "I just felt like I could help my team out a lot and just if I'm good to go, why not play...

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