Mark Dantonio is calling Saturday’s game at Penn State a “program game” because No. 10 Michigan State has the opportunity to win at least 10 games for the fourth time in five years.
Michigan loses and its season ends. Ohio State loses and it still will play for the Big Ten title a week later in Indianapolis against the Minnesota-Wisconsin winner.
Michigan (5-6, 3-4) needs a win just to be bowl eligible, in addition to momentarily quieting the talk about Hoke’s future.
Hoke did not dismiss the possibility of redshirting the freshman, who has been a starter for the Wolverines when available.
The website lists the Spartans’ odds at 13/2, making MSU the favorite ahead of Florida State, Mississippi State, Alabama and Oklahoma.
hompson came off the bench to throw a 32-yard touchdown pass with 11 seconds remaining Tuesday, giving No. 11 South Carolina a 33-28 victory over No. 19 Michigan in the Outback Bowl.
The war of words in the Michigan – Ohio State rivalry heated up today.
The 94-year playoff drought is over for the Wayne State University football team. Despite an overtime loss Saturday to finish the regular season at eight-and-three, the Warriors have made it to the Division Two playoffs — for the first time EVER.