Michigan State

EAST LANSING, MI - OCTOBER 25:  Michigan State head football coach Mark Dantonio watches the action from the sidelines during the fourth quarter of the game against the Michigan Wolverines at Spartan Stadium on October 25, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. The Wolverines defeated the Spartans 35-11.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Michigan State Not Focused On Polls

Mark Dantonio has never paid much attention to polls and the new college football playoff rankings are no different.

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EAST LANSING, MI - OCTOBER 25: Delton Williams #22 of the Michigan State Spartans runs for a first down during the second quarter of the game against 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)

Looking For Playoff Contenders Outside The Obvious

The first games after the release of the College Football Playoff rankings have a chance to reveal some new contenders.

97.1 The Ticket–3 hours ago

STATE COLLEGE, PA - OCTOBER 25: Urban Meyer head coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes coaches during the game against the Penn State Nittany Lions on October 25, 2014 at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Buckeyes Not Thrilled At No. 16 On Playoff List

Urban Meyer took a look at the initial College Football Playoff rankings on Wednesday.

97.1 The Ticket–10/30/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - OCTOBER 25: Mike Sadler #3 and Lawrence Thomas #8 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)

1 Game Likely To Decide B10 East; West Is A Mess

Two things are apparent in the Big Ten as November approaches.

97.1 The Ticket–10/29/2014

LEXINGTON, KY - OCTOBER 25: Dan Mullens the head coach of the Mississippi State Bulldogs gives instructions to his team during the game against the Kentucky Wildcats at Commonwealth Stadium on October 25, 2014 in Lexington, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Mississippi State, Florida State Top Playoff List

The College Football Playoff selection committee has spoken — and it likes the SEC.

97.1 The Ticket–10/29/2014

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 28: Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans gestures from the bench against the Virginia Cavaliers during the regional semifinal of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 28, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Michigan State’s Bess Needs Surgery On Foot

Michigan State freshman Javon Bess is expected to miss at least a month with a right foot injury.

97.1 The Ticket–10/27/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - OCTOBER 25:  University of Michigan head football coach Brady Hoke watches the action from the sidelines during the second quarter of the game against the Michigan State Spartans at Spartan Stadium on October 25, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. The Spartans defeated the Wolverines 35-11.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Hoke, Players Say Stake Incident Overblown, Not Meant Disrespectfully

While lineman Jack Miller said the Wolverines meant no disrespect to the Spartans, he was not surprised they were offended at the gesture.

CBS Detroit–10/27/2014

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

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