Originally written on The Sports Rocker  |  Last updated 10/31/12
Before the season started, I wrote about Michigan State possibly having a mediocre season. I said I wouldn't be surprised if they finished with five losses. And I took some flak for even thinking that. Oh, Sparty.....Here are some of the comments regarding my opinion on how Michigan State's season would go:"The Original Rocker is an idiot. Try learning what MSU does have vs. who they lost. The only threat on their schedule is Wisconsin. MSU will be 11-1 or 10-2 at worst and in the BIG Championship vs. Wiscy again. People like you need to start getting used ot it. UofM brings nothing to the table agian this year, Nebraska is a possible stumbling block for MSU, that's all there is to it.""What an idiot. Five losses to whom? UM? The over-hype on the Wolverines is only more idiodic because of the GIGANTIC holes on the team. The UM depth chart is full of true freshmen and walk-ons... Oops!, Hoke gave 7 of those completely unrecruited players schollies yesterday just so the 2 deep chart wouldn't look so obviously weak! UM can't rotate linemen and are onw injury from having every D in the BigTen having free reign on their backfield... But; Don't worry you say... Shoelace will run! You're right... He will be running for his life from Gholston and the Spartan D... Maxwell gets things straightened out and its MSU 11-3 and UM 7-5 after a 45-7 pummeling by MSU in A2."I'd like to think Anonymous for the comments. Class acts, those guys. All misspelling is their's too, for effect.Michigan State is currently 5-4, and 2-3 in the Big 10. Honestly, this is about how I saw the Spartans this year. They have losses to Notre Dame, Ohio State, Iowa, aaaaaaand Michigan. You know the Michigan loss hurts the worst. They have 20th ranked Nebraska this weekend at home.All is not lost though. Nebraska can run the table and still win the Legends division, thus appear in the Big 10 Championship game, thus have a chance to win the conference!  A loss this weekend, though, dashes that dream.Judging by what we've seen at Ohio State this season, if Sparty wants a conference title, this might be their only chance for a while.
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