“I do know we’re doing the right thing for these kids,” Hoke said. “The harsh reality of it is I did the right thing today.”
Michigan State will play Arizona, and Kansas will play Indiana.
This week, Melvin Gordon leads the Wisconsin running game against another Heisman candidate and his ground game, Nebraska and Ameer Abdullah. The running back showcase should double as this week’s Heisman Trophy Spotlight Game.
Michigan State’s chances to make the playoff appear to be miniscule, but Dantonio says the Spartans still have plenty to play for.
At Mississippi State, this week is an opportunity to prove to the college football world their bubble is not easy to pop. Mississippi State has won at LSU. They have handled defending SEC champion Auburn. They are ranked number one in the country, yet they still have something to prove.
Michigan State trailed by one touchdown at halftime, but Ohio State led, 42-24, by the start of the fourth quarter.
First place in the Big Ten’s East Division — and a possible spot in college football’s new four-team playoff. That’s what’s on the line, and there’s no need for extra incentive or ill will.
Auburn has three Heisman Trophy winners in school history. Quarterback Nick Marshall is a rising candidate in this year’s race, and signature moments in November could end up naming him the fourth Auburn player as the Heisman Trophy winner.
Hoke took a neutral stance Thursday on whether Brandon should have stayed behind the scenes more during his tenure with the Wolverines.
Hoke said Peppers will not need surgery and that the defensive back will be ready in time for spring practice