No one believes Michigan can beat MSU, including the Spartans, and it is a rivalry. MSU is stronger, more physical and better equipped to win that game. But it is also a game where I could see them pound Michigan early and let off the gas.
It wasn’t until November last year — after Michigan State pounded rival Michigan — that the idea of the Spartans playing in the Rose Bowl started to feel like a serious possibility.
In the aftermath of Michigan State’s 42-28 win over Indiana this weekend, two Michigan natives have been named Big 10 Players of the Week.