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April 18, 2014 9:34 AM

Ryan Black commentary: Enjoy A-Day for the spectacle it is

AUBURN, Ala. — In the hierarchy of the college football world, spring games rank fairly low. Every now and then, an important position battle can figure prominently. (Think about pretty much any major program that has a quarterback competition on its hands.) But it’s not as if the player who looks the best in a spring game has much bearing on the fall. More often than not, it means nothing.

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Mike Niziolek joins the Ledger-Enquirer after spending the past three years with MLive.com. The past year he covered Eastern Michigan University athletics, including football and recruiting. He also filled in as a backup writer for the Detroit Tigers, Detroit Red Wings and University of Michigan. Mike is a 2004 graduate of Michigan State.

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