"The University of Illinois is also in turmoil. The university sports an Interim Chancellor, an Interim Athletic Director, and an Interim Football Coach; the game will be played at Soldier Field, making this an Illini Interim Home Game."
It's Sunday in Michigan. Michigan vs. MSU week is officially on!
That is all.
I sure hope its time. Eff sparty!
Tigers to distract us, so it should go fairly quick.
So it's OK to focus all our mental energies and bring our A game to the task of crushing State this week. Sweet!
Time to unleash 4 years of frustration on msu like we did today.
I don't know if I can handle another loss to those mouth breathers. Go blue
Things are returning to order in the Big Ten. We're getting back to laying wreckage to the dregs of the conference. Staee knows in their hearts that they're part of the dregs.
I'm just hopin for nice weather this weekend as I'll be at the game, but it's gonna be fun regardless. I don't know if I should like or dislike the fact that my state friends are telling me they'd be really surprised to see msu win it. It's hard to disagree with them, but they still gotta go out there and execute.
when the heck will the game time be announced?
It's been announced 330 btn
I believe... With spartys stinker today and Ohio or Purdue not looking impressive at all who knows what abc will go with.
I tried to get the bug off of my screen...yeah, I'm smart.
State week. Hate week. Finally. Fergodsakes, let's just win big this year. Dantonio's fun time is over, it's time to take back our state.
I can't believe the ratings bonanza Nebraska and northwestern will draw... Weird...
2 years down the road and it's still an effective FAIL
Love it everytime I see it!
I be like
I want to see Denard hang 500 yards and 50+ on 'em, because fuck those guys. Also, Michigan Defense™
If we've learned anything from MSU these past four years it's that Dantonio has been pointing to this game all year and will coach & playcall vastly different than we've seen up to this point. This is their "countdown clock game" times elventy billion and they'd rather save plays & formations to give them their best shot at winning it - even if it means losing to dregs like Iowa.
Think they'll punt from the 48 on fourth and short next week like they did yesterday? No way. Think they'll run 3 yard outs on 3rd and five (somewhere Lloyd is smiling) again? - I don't. We have superior talent, home field advantadge and should win the game easily based on what we've seen from them so far. But my guess is that we're going to see a whole different looking team next week than we've watched for the first seven games.
And this now makes two games this year where a win against Michigan will do more to satisfy the fans of those teams than anything else they could do.
Errmygawd! Can't wait can't wait can't wait can't wait can't wait can't wait! Like a kid on Christmas Eve, i dont want to wait, just want to run Sparty over with a steamroller named Rawls! Lets Go Blue!
It is time to bring Paul Bunyan back to Ann Arbor and get back to basics in this rivalry game, such as...
...and beating State.
I like the early approach Hoke is taking. Don't get everyone worked up into a lather a week early. Don't give State the pleasure of knowing this game is any more important than the other 7 conference games. We have a lot if work to do this week.
Our D should handle State's O. But the game will still be tight because Sparty's D has a game plan that works against Denard. He's got to remain calm and do what he does.
Finally, it's time for this shit to end. Right Fn Now. After 4 years of losing, the head coaches multiple spouts from the mouth (Pride....Fail, Here's what we're gonna do...., Where's the threat, etc) its time to collect on a long overdue debt. Fuck him and fuck them.
We need to use Rawls and Fitz and Funchess and bubble screens.
Michigan will be going for their 12th win in a row at the Big House and their 900th win overall. Glad I got me a ticket!
Spartan fans who think U-M wins in a rout are edging those who think their team squeaks out a close win. And the TWIS-worthy material over there just might win the Tears of Unfathomable Sadness.
Eh, save Hate Week for November. The Sparty game is much more like Annoyance week.
I trust in Coach Hoke and co. to have the team ready for MSU. Anyways - to get the lolsparty wheel rolling for today, I give you this from TOC (a generally good group that's the anti-RCMB, but is still Sparty)
Why won’t this make news? I suppose bulletin board material can’t hurt though. If nothing else we deserve a win at UM right? We were promised jetpacks
Are they really trying to compare the tweet of a 19 year old kid to that of a grown man whom runs a very large universities athletics and oversees hundreds of staff and thousands of students?
Crush their souls. Restore order to the universe.
Looking forward to MOAR Jake MF Ryan MurderDeathKills.
This game will come down to two items:
1. Will Borges finally have an answer for the "Denard Rules" blue print defense Narduzzi invented two years ago that VT and Alabama copied with much success? Will Denard finally be effective against MSU's D?
2. How does UM's D respond to the fact that Dantonio has saved every trick in the book for this game, as he always does?
We are MSU's Super Bowl every year. Let's hope we are prepared to fight fire with fire and end this streak.