When asked whether the last hit by Rush was a dirty hit....Robinson replied.
"We were playing football," he remarked. "It's a dirty game." More class in that statement that State can ever hope to have.
Asked if he felt Michigan State played a dirty game, Hoke said that was no concern of his.
"I don't know (about that)," Hoke said. "I'm worried about Michigan."
highjack, but where are you getting the postgame?
Curious to see how the media plays that statment by Hoke...did RR not give lambasted by saying I only talk about kids who play for Michigan?
How long are we going to keep up bringing up RR and the media?
If I didn't know better, I'd think some fans here actually wanted the media to get on Hoke's case and badmouth the program, out of some bizarre sense of "fairness."
I would have liked to see what happened with a time out on that 4th an inches. I think the game would have been going to OT.
I'm not worried - we played a poor game on O but the D helped us out often. If that was last year on O, we would have had the doors blown off us.
Got a legit shot to be 8-1 in 3 weeks.
Go Blue! The Spartans will get theirs
because despite the undisciplined play of Sparty, we had plenty of opportunities if we had executed to win this game. Michigan State handled us several automatic first downs in the first half and we couldn't capitalize. That's on us.
You're right, that kid has class. No excuses either. He's a winner!
I wish we wouldn't be taking the high road.
Here is what I am wishing for. Starting next year we play a great game against MSU and do not hold back. Run the score up and embarrass them. That will make them hurt, what will complaining to the media do?
Sorry but I would rather lose with class and dignity than win in the way that MSU did.
I think the coaches and player should be taking the high road. There is no reason to start pointing fingers and calling out players after a game. The only thing that happens when you choose not to take the high road is that you look weak and seem to be making excuses. The plays speak for themselves and anyone who watched the game knows what happened.
It's in the rearview mirror now Boys. Let's look forward to Purdue.
Does anyone have a link to Hoke's press conference after the game?
I would have been ashamed of my team if Michigan had played that dirty. But those MSU players were high-fiving each other after that hit and celebrating those dirty plays. Fine, they won today and succeeded and were better at football. But they failed at life so I am a lot prouder of our boys for that.
Despite Denard getting cheap-shotted and what not all day, I saw him helping up msu players on multiple occaisons. And then he comes back and says something like this.
There's no human being I'd rather have as the face of this program.
... pure Dilithium.
The antonym of MSU.
noticed that almost no game recaps are reporting anything about the peanalties: are we over reacting; was this just not that unusual; or is it bad form to talk about these sorts of things?
I've seen are the "get them out quick" version, in other words just a quick summary and some bullet quotes.
No one cares about another team's dirty play unless their team is playing said dirty team. I think we need to move on. If the athletic dept wants to pursue it, fine, but it's sort of what Denard said.
We would not be complaining about the class of MSU if we won. Let's just win the next one.
Really? We wouldn't be discussing this?
Low class move but one thing we can't ignore is he was provoked. Look at what Lewan does immediately before. No excuse but we ought to show the full incident.
Not talking about that incident. Not excusing him either, he's in the wrong, but what i'm saying is, i watched the replay and Lewan pushes his face down into the dirt. I've missed you, Bouje. As always.
What Gholston did to Lewan is COMPLETLEY uncalled for, but what is Lewan doing with his facemask at the start of the clip, is this what provoked him? Looks almost like Lewan is either pulling his facemask or something else, but his hand is deffinetly doing something down by his facemask.
Yes exactly... I'm not defending the punch though, just explaining why he threw the punch. that and because he's an asshole to begin with. If you watch a few seconds before it, lewan is kind of holding Gholston down too, pushing his helmet to the dirt. It's kind of funny... like in a "give him a wedgie" kind of way.
That's about the only reason to love him right now. Very frustrating yet again.
will gholston is a complete POS. twice took blatant cheap shots on our guys
Dantonio will suspend him for practice Monday.
I'd rather lose a game than lose my dignity.
I know what game I'm going to next year.
ready to boo gholston at the big house next year
Why can't everyone just man up and take the loss for what it is. I'm tired of all these excuses.
it isn't excuses no one is saying this is the reason we lost. It is MSU's late hitting helmet twisting thugetry.
They're comments on the integrity of the other team, from the head coach down to his players. As many have stated, it's not that we lost, it's WHO we lost to and how they conduct themselves, on the field and off the field. Gholston committed two personal fouls in the game, each worthy of ejection IME.
Amen. It's not being weak to say yeah, theyre dirty. They had 200 yards of unsportsmanlike penalties.
show a lot of class. Denard being Denard
I love Denard as well, but how about we just win the game next year and then he can just point to a picture of the scoreboard?