Former MSU Coach Mike Kramer Back To Bozeman This Weekend
I graduated from Montana State in 2005 – and during that time “Kramers Krazies” were running rampant throughout MSU. I personally really dug the guy, because he took the time to give our marching band a “you are important, and amazing” type speech before every game we performed. Many students loved Kramer, he was personable, and someone who absolutely had a way of leading any crowd he got in front of.
And then his world came crashing down. In May of 2007 he was fired following issues with half a dozen current and former football players. Some of the horrifying arrests – Former wide receiver Rick Greenwood admitted to funding a cocaine distribution ring with his FOOTBALL SCHOLARSHIP MONEY, and who could forget the murder of a suspected cocaine dealer whose body was found in the MSU farm – at the hands of 2 former MSU athletes.
Then came the Sports Illustrated article – “Trouble In Paradise” . Kramer eventually took his family and moved out of town. He left the coaching world for awhile – until now.
Tomorrow marks Kramers return to MSU – and the town where many shunned him – as the leader and head coach of the Idaho State Football Team. No doubt emotions will be running high tomorrow. Where do you stand on this matter???