Spartans falter late again, drop seventh straight game 31-27 at Illinois

A pair of underwhelming Big Ten programs, in different ways, hooked up in Champaign on a simply spectacular November afternoon for football. The Michigan State Spartans were desperate to get back in the win column, something they haven’t done since all the way back in Week 3 against Notre Dame. MSU was opposing the Illinois Fighting Illini, … Read more

Michigan fends off late rally from Spartans, move to 8-0 with 32-23 victory over MSU

Saturday was the latest chapter in the battle for the Paul Bunyan Trophy. The No. 2-ranked Michigan Wolverines came in steamrolling opponents and absolutely dominating on defense. On paper, it was not a favorable match-up for the in-state rival Michigan State Spartans, who have had struggles in just about every facet of the game that has contributed to … Read more

Spartans allow most points since 1995, drop fourth straight 54-40 to Northwestern

One has to go all the way back to the 2006 campaign the last time the Michigan State Spartans lost four straight games in a row. Oddly enough they snapped that previous four-game skid against Saturday’s opponent, the Northwestern Wildcats. In that game, the Spartans completed the biggest comeback in college football history, trailing 38-3 and scoring … Read more

Spartans tested early and often, but pull out 28-13 victory over Furman

The 2016 season for the Michigan State Spartans got underway Friday night under the lights in Spartan Stadium. Their quest to repeat as Big Ten champions and hopes of getting back to the College Football Playoff began with a bout with FCS opponent Furman. It’s a new era in East Lansing in 2016, redshirt senior Tyler O’Connor … Read more