MARK DANTONIO: I thought we played extremely well, especially in the second half. Sort of took control of the game with the two scores right before halftime, great two‑minute drive at the end of the first half, and then as we progressed through the rest of the game, defense played extremely well and pressured the [...]
Spartan Nation College Football Week Nine 2014 Top 25 1. Mississippi State 6-0 DNP NC 2. Florida State 7-0 NC 3. Ole Miss 7-0 U1 4. Oregon 6-1 U2 5. Michigan State 6-1 U2 6. Alabama 6-1 U5 7. Notre Dame 6-1 D2 8. Auburn 5-1 DNP 9. TCU 5-1 U1 10. OSU 5-1 U4 [...]
Michgian State Spartans Path to the First Ever College Football Playoff Comes Clearer After Big Win in Bloomington and Big Losses by teams in front of them!
Spartans Path to the First Ever College Football Playoff Comes Clearer After Big Win in Bloomington and Big Losses by teams in front of them! Bloomington, IN Memorial Stadium The Michigan State Spartans had a big day. I mean a monster day. Not only accumulating 662 total offensive yards (330 rushing and 332 passing) but [...]
A look at this week’s opponent… Once again, we find ourselves facing another opponent where my opening line is “The Spartans are truly facing themselves this week.” The Hoosiers offense scheme is dangerous, but their defense is horrible. Decimated by injury at the QB position, the Spartan defense should have a field day. When [...]
East Lansing, MI The Michigan State Spartans wear their top eight ranking with pride. They should. It is a reflection of the effort and work they put in and the determination of the Big Ten’s best coaching staff. That said, you can’t run from the elephant in the room. Whereas the Spartans struggled last year [...]
Michigan State Spartan Players Talk Frankly and Openly About 4th Quarter Struggles and How They’ll Fix Them!
Michigan State Spartan Players Talk Frankly and Openly About 4th Quarter Struggles and How They’ll Fix Them! When Mark Dantonio arrived in East Lansing, the Spartan Nation was desperate for a bowl game. That was it. They just wanted to start every season with the honest anticipatory expectation that they were going somewhere warm in [...]
Coming off their 45-31 win at Purdue, the Spartans travel to Bloomington to face the Indiana Hoosiers at 3:30 on ESPN. Offense Anytime the Offense scores over 45-points a game as they have now in five out of six, the final result should not be in doubt. And when the Offense gains over 530-yards and [...]
Michigan State Football Getting the “LOVE” as Las Vegas Registers Spartans with Best Odds for the 2014 National Title
People love to complain about a lack of respect when their team faces long odds in Vegas. It’s human nature, but this time the Spartan Nation may take a different approach. Sports odds have come out and in Vegas they think the Spartans have the best shot of any other team in college football. Now [...]
Mark Dantonio’s 1st Signing of the 2015 Class is a Star: Tyriq Thompson Signs Big Ten Tender With Michigan State
Most young people sign their Big Ten tender in February to attend in that year’s recruiting class. Well one of the stars of the Spartans 2015 class is LB Tyriq Thompson from Detroit and he signed his Big Ten tender yesterday and will be enrolling at MSU early. I would suggest you CLICK RIGHT HERE to [...]
COACH DANTONIO: Basically, pretty much what we said yesterday. Offensively in the fourth quarter we need to be able to finish. Defensively, you know, we were hurt on some bubble plays and things of that nature. Made some different directions at half‑time. Played much better. Game got interesting in the fourth quarter. Credit Purdue. With [...]