Balance is Key as Minnesota Visits Michigan State

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The concept of “balance” that P.J. Fleck talked about at Big Ten Media Days will be key as Minnesota visits Michigan State on Saturday. Fleck talked about how balance isn’t just keeping your run/pass ratio close to 50-50, it’s about being able to do what you need to do to win any particular game. Sometimes […] READ MORE


Michigan State and Pittsburgh Meet in the 2021 Peach Bowl

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Michigan State and Pittsburgh were teams hunting for a College Football Playoff for the majority of the season. Michigan State fell to their rivals in the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Michigan Wolverines. Pittsburgh had an impressive season where they finished with the conference title for the first time since 2010 when they were in […] READ MORE


Ohio State Obliterates Michigan State

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Ohio State met Michigan State in a key Big Ten East matchup, and the Buckeyes soared past the Spartans winning 56-7. Coming into this game, Michigan State had the worst passing defense in the country. Ohio State’s high-flying air attack capitalized on this matchup. Michigan State won the coin toss, but that was the last […] READ MORE


Ohio State vs Michigan State Preview

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Ohio State and Michigan State will decide who will be the frontrunner in the Big Ten East Division on Saturday. The Buckeyes are the last undefeated team in conference play, but a loss to the Spartans would put them behind the eight ball. Michigan State currently holds the tie breaker over Michigan, so a win […] READ MORE


YSU Falls To Michigan State 42-14, Falls 3-0 in All-Time Series

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For the first time since 2013, the Youngstown State Penguins under head coach Doug Phillips would head to East Lansing and Spartan Stadium to take on the Michigan State Spartans and head coach Mel Tucker.   The first meeting between the two was back in 2011 with familiar faces in Kirk Cousins and Le’Veon Bell beating […] READ MORE


YSU Preview Against Michigan State

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We will be taking a look at the YSU preview against Michigan State in a moment. First, we want to take a quick look back at week one. Recapping Week One’s 44-41 OT win against Incarnate Word After a thrilling overtime victory in Thursday’s home opener against Incarnate Word, the Youngstown State football team is […] READ MORE


Penn State Returns Home Against Michigan State

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Penn State returns home against Michigan State this week. Both teams are looking for their third win of the season and both have their eyes set on taking home the Land Grant Trophy. The Nittany Lions have not won at home this season, which is very uncharacteristic. However, Saturday is Senior Day and Penn State […] READ MORE


Ohio State Defeats Michigan State 52-12

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Ohio State defeated Michigan State 52-12 in their first game since the nail biter against Indiana. The Buckeyes scored on their first drive, and were in control from start to finish. Leading up to the game, there was some debate whether Ohio State just needed to beat Michigan State, or whether the Buckeyes needed style […] READ MORE


Ohio State vs. Michigan State Preview

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Ohio State and Michigan State will play on Saturday, or at least that’s the goal. Ohio State desperately needs this game to qualify for the Big Ten Championship. Not only do they need to play, but the Buckeyes need to win. If Ohio State only plays six or seven games (which is half a season […] READ MORE


Pinstripe Bowl: Michigan State vs. Wake Forest

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Michigan State and Wake Forest will meet on the gridiron for the first time in the Pinstripe Bowl. The Spartans are 4-3-1 against opponents from the Atlantic Coast Conference, and 0-2 in bowl games. The Demon Deacons have a 4-10 record versus Big Ten teams. They have never faced a member of the Big Ten […] READ MORE