EAST LANSING, MI - OCTOBER 04: Trae Waynes #15 of the Michigan State Spartans celebrates a fourth quarter interception to seal a 27-22 win over the Nebraska Cornhuskers with teammates Shilique Calhoun #89 and Darian Hicks #2 at Spartan Stadium on October 4, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Waynes Named Semifinalist For Jim Thorpe Award

Michigan State junior cornerback Trae Waynes has been named one of 15 semifinalists for the Jim Thorpe Award, presented annually since 1986 to the nation’s top defensive back by the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame.

97.1 The Ticket–10/27/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - OCTOBER 25: Michigan State Spartans head coach Mark Dantinio and Michigan Wolverines head coach Brady Hoke shake hands after the game at Spartan Stadium on October 25 , 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. The Spartans defeated the Wolverine 35-11. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Michigan State Not Easing Up On Michigan

No matter how easily Michigan State beats Michigan these days, the Spartans always seem to find a reason to feel disrespected.

97.1 The Ticket–10/27/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - OCTOBER 25: Travis Jackson #63 of the Michigan State Spartans celebrates a win over the Michigan Wolverines at Spartan Stadium on October 25 , 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. The Spartans defeated the Wolverines 35-11. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Michigan Embarrassed Themselves Saturday [BLOG/VIDEO]

Even before Michigan and Michigan State took the field at Spartan Stadium on Saturday, we all knew what the outcome would be.

97.1 The Ticket–10/27/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - OCTOBER 25: Michigan State Spartans head coach Mark Dantinio and Michigan Wolverines head coach Brady Hoke shake hands after the game at Spartan Stadium on October 25 , 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. The Spartans defeated the Wolverine 35-11. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Hoke Apologizes For Stake Planted In Spartan Field During Pre-Game [VIDEO]

It didn’t take long for Michigan coach Brady Hoke to issue an apology, taking full responsibility for the action because the stake was used during practice as a motivational tool.

97.1 The Ticket–10/26/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - OCTOBER 25: RJ Williamson #26 of the Michigan State Spartans celebrates after intercepting a pass from Devin Gardner (not in photo) of the Michigan Wolverines  and running 29 yards for the touchdown during the third quarter of the game at Spartan Stadium on October 25 , 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Spartans Handle Michigan Again, 35-11

The Spartans have won six of their past seven games against the Wolverines, only the second time Michigan State has accomplished that in a series that dates to 1898.

97.1 The Ticket–10/25/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - SEPTEMBER 29:  General view of Spartan Stadium during a game between the Michigan State Spartans and the Ohio State Buckeyes on September 29, 2012 in East Lansing, Michigan. Ohio State won the game 17-16. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Airplane Banner Over Spartan Stadium Urges U-M To ‘Keep Brady Hoke’ [PHOTO]

The Spartans have feasted on the Wolverines in the Paul Bunyan game ever since Brake Hoke took over the helm in Ann Arbor, and they don’t want that to change.

97.1 The Ticket–10/25/2014

Michigan State v Michigan

Michigan VS Michigan State: What To Watch For

Aside from the usual bragging rights, the Spartans are hoping to continue their march toward a potential spot in the college football playoff.

97.1 The Ticket–10/25/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - OCTOBER 04:  The Michigan State Spartans celebrate a 27-22 win over the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Spartan Stadium on October 4, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Spartans Hoping For Another Win Over Michigan

For the Wolverines, there is still time to revive this season — and a win over Michigan State would be quite a start.

97.1 The Ticket–10/25/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - SEPTEMBER 20:  Michigan State Spartans head football coach Mark Dantonio watches the action during the second half of the game against Eastern Michigan Eagles at Spartan Stadium on September 20, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. Michigan State defeated Eastern Michigan 73-14  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Mark Dantonio Tweets Hype Video For Michigan Game [VIDEO]

Mark Dantonio has been outspoken when it comes to the University of Michigan and does not shy away with his quotes.

97.1 The Ticket–10/24/2014

ANN ARBOR, MI - OCTOBER 25: Jesse Johnson #26 of the Michigan State Spartans holds up the Paul Bunyan trophy between David Williams #19 and Brandon Denson #34 after beating the Michigan Wolverines 35-21 on October 25, 2008 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Michigan Vs. Michigan State Hype Video

If you have lived in Michigan your entire life – you understand the Michigan and Michigan State rivalry.

97.1 The Ticket–10/23/2014

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