I am rooting for the plague to infest that stadium.
There's nothing wrong with most of what you said. There's only two things wrong with that last sentence:
So, for this bowl season, Go Sparty.... and PSU, OSU, Wisconsin, and UConn (lol?)
Never root for OSU. Please refrain from the dreaded "self-lol".
Ditto. It's okay (I suppose) to support Sparty in a contemptuous little-brotherish sort of way. But there are no circumstances that warrant support for tOSU. If it was tOSU vs. The End of the World, I would root for nuclear holocaust.
would match up pretty well against the Bucks with Posey, Herron, Pryor and co. out. Double digit spread, maybe.
Whoever wins that game, at least one of them loses.
Die Sparty. Die die die die die.
That's a meteor game if I've ever seen one. Or at least a very localized one to take out the coaches.
Hey, I'm pulling for UM today, too. Nothing messes up a good firing like an unexpected win.
MSU (ytMSU) loses by >14 points. Mwahaha.
Sparty is jerking it to Michigan...said so himself.
Sometimes it helps Michigan for rivals to win. This doesn't mean you root for the team, but for an outcome. Having said that, in this bowl season, wins by ND, MSU, and OSU have minimal benefit to UM, so I will continue to root against them. I do want the B1G to represent well (because it helps UM) so I'll be rooting for Iowa and Wiscy. Go Blue...always!
It not ok to root for MSU unless you don the ski mask and watch it.
Cheer for Sparty? Let me channel my inner Mike Singletary here... "can't do it"
Having just watched Bielema on College Gameday and being reminded of what a smug @*$$# he is, I am about ready to move Wisconsin into the ultimate hatred status as long as he is coach there. You should have heard him boast about how "we don't have those kinds of problems here," when referring to tOSU, etc.
Let's see how smug he is when he loses 15 or so fifth year seniors next year.
Right. That stuff never happens at Wisconsin.
Under the "great" Barry Alvarez, 26 players were suspended for 4 games for accepting free shoes and other gifts during the 2000 season. How would Bielema feel about that?
Anyway, back on topic. I have no respect for Nick Saban and the SEC. With that said, GO BAMA! Conference loyalty goes out the window with MSU and OSU. Screw them both.
Their players don't have any memorabilia that is worth buying.
Things I'd rather have happen than a Sparty victory today:
all-day shopping with my wife
my annual physical (including that)
an IRS audit
my dog dying
sharing an intimate moment with my 84 year old mother in law
The reputation of the conference is far less important than the ongoing recruiting battles. We should be rooting against our principal rivals for the future of the program.
The OP makes good points about the perceived strength of Michigan's football. Still, I'm hoping that Sparty gets crushed and humiliated today. Their treatment by the press has often seemed to be the inverse of what Michigan has experienced. Remember that "Little Giants" play? ESPN recently had it in the Top 5 plays of the year for ANY sport. Crazy.
Isn't that the play Bell ran over the only ND defender and didn't get flagged for it.
Sparty can fornicate themselves with an iron stick.
... Saban is a massive wad, Dantonio a humorless prig.
Still, I very much want (expect) Sparty to be outed by Alabama. I see an Iowa-type performance by the Cons on the Cedar River.
Watching Dantonio on the sidelines during this epic fail will be worth the price of admission.
I am still crushed the 1973 Rose Bowl vote; piss on Sparty forever. As the commercials proclaim, Roll Tide.
Ahh, yes. That was several years before I was born but Don Canham wrote detailed accounts of it in his book. MSU's decision to vote against us was not because they truly thought OSU would have a better chance of beating a very weak USC team in Pasadena. It was because their president ordered the athletic director to vote against us because the MSU players did not want to see us play in the Rose Bowl yet again.
We also beat them 31-0 in East Lansing a few weeks prior in a rain storm and they were still smarting from that.
cheer for them all you want, they are still going to get slaughtered
I'll be rooting for sinkhole
...to get hammered into oblivion and exposed for the entire country to see on national TV. Does that count?
Roll Tide? Roll Tide....too sober and hung over this am to post anthing witty, can't wait for the games to start!!
doesn't benefit UofM in any way, Roll Tide!
I always root for Sparty when they aren't playing us.
Also, Sparty's coach is a dick, while Bama's coach is a dick who ruins kids' lives.
It is possible to root against both teams, you know. It makes for a grumpy, but oddly satsifying viewing experience. You are guaranteed the joy of one side's defeat, at least.
Good point about Saban, though. I wasn't suggesting we actually root for him when stoking our obligatory hatred for Sparty.
I just have a feeling all the rooting we do isn't going to help them today. Unless Alabama is sort of flat footed and indifferent like the Utah game a couple years.
I just don't see State moving the ball on them much or stopping them enough.
No, really, f*ck that whole team.
Dude, the other coach is the personification of Satan.
I 'm sure they feel the same way about us. Go Blue
I hope Bama rolls them.
Why would you root for Sparty? We have to recruit against them. We need all the edge we can get. Sparty is a no-no.
I see your point and understand it. However, that does not prevent me from thinking that it's complete crap.
Tide 42 Sparty 14
You can never go for Sparty!!!
I either want sparty to win or get blown out big. no in between. Kinda weird.
Bama is gonna straight march through Sparty's doodz, burnin their hood. It'll be fun to watch the rest of this.
No way, an MSU win hurts us a lot more (recruiting, etc) than the B10 losing one bowl game... I root for B10 teams except MSU and OSU.... Go Bama
I'm not rooting for Alabama to win so much as I am rooting for MSU to lose. I want the game to be close at the end, with MSU in the lead. And through some epic failure of play-calling, time management, or some other classic "Sparty NOOO!!!" event, Sparty manages to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.
I know.... 'Bama, trailing 21-20, scores a game-winning safety as time expires. Final 22-21, Bama.