Michigan State shakes the Big House, gives Michigan first loss of year

Michigan State has been the kryptonite of Michigan over the past few years and kept that same trend going last night when they made the short trip to Ann Arbor.

The Spartans put together one of their best performances all year by topping No. 7 Michigan 14-10 in devastating fashion.

The difference maker in this game was a 14-play stretch at the end of the fourth quarter in which Michigan second-string quarterback John O’Korn attempted 11 passes and only completed one.  Three of the passes were intercepted. The rain definitely played a factor as many pass attempts from both teams were unsuccessful.

imagesvc.timeincapp.com

This marks the eighth time Michigan has lost to Michigan State over the past decade; the fourth time in the five years head coach Jim Harbaugh has been at the helm.

From a macro level, this blows open the Big Ten and gives Penn State or Wisconsin a clear road to the college football playoff. With the Nittany Lions and Badgers being the only undefeated teams left in this conference, they have a chance to run the table straight to a playoff berth. Granted, they don’t stumble on any opponents in the process.

This is much easier said than done as they have to play Michigan and Ohio State following a bye week next weekend.

For Michigan, they are definitely going to have to bounce back next week at Indiana.

Next Article
ADVERTISEMENT
  • Jose Altuve Named AL MVP

    2017 World Series Champion, three-time batting champ, four time AL hits leader and now, AL MVP. Jose Altuve has surpassed every expectation putting on him coming in the league and has now received the highest individual honor a player can achieve. Altuve received 27 of the 30 first place votes on the ballots. Yankees rookie...

    Read More
  • UCLA Players Thank President Donald Trump

    Following their return to the United States, the three UCLA freshman who were arrested in China for stealing from a high-end shopping center have thanked President Donald Trump and the United States government for bringing them home. At first, Trump was wondering if he was ever going to get a thank you from the three...

    Read More
  • Duke Wears ‘Equality’ Warmup Shirts Against Michigan State

    No. 1 Duke took on No. 2 Michigan State last night at the United Center in Chicago. While the hype around the game along was apparent, the unexpected statement by the Duke Blue Devils by wearing shirts that said “equality,” was the main story of last nights game. Duke was not the only team on...

    Read More
  • UCLA Players To Return To United States

    UCLA basketball players -- LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and James Hill -- have been detained for the last week in China in suspicion for shoplifting. However, they have been released and are now on their way home according to the Pac-12. The players boarded a flight from Shanghai to Los Angeles early Monday morning and...

    Read More
  • The Dallas Cowboys Franchise Could Be In Jeopardy

    It has been reported that multiple NFL owners have brought up the idea of Jerry Jones forfeiting the Dallas Cowboys franchise. According to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, he cited a league source who said "multiple owners already have been discussing the possibility, which flows from Article VIII of the NFL's Constitution and Bylaws."...

    Read More
  • Tennessee Fires Head Coach Butch Jones

    After five years at the helm for Tennessee football, Butch Jones was fired after a 50-17 blowout loss at Missouri. This loss marks the fifth loss in the last six games for the Vols. This comes as no surprise as many thought Jones would be fired earlier in the season. Coming into the year, the...

    Read More
  • Roy Halladay Killed In Plane Crash At Age of 40

    This is a dark day in sports as two-time Cy Young award winner Roy Halladay was killed in a plane crash in the gulf of Mexico. As reported by ESPN: Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco said during a news conference that Halladay's ICON A5, a small single-engine aircraft, went down...

    Read More