Found December 30, 2013 on Football Nation:
Air raid offense, high scoring, no defense, sure sounds like a fun game. This game won't be anything like that, but it will still be a heck of game. Two of College Football's biggest bad boys will be taking the field in Pasadena. Stanford and Michigan State to me sounds like the best bowl game of the year. Stanford is 11-2 on the year, and Michigan State is 12-1. Michigan State's only loss came to Notre Dame early in the season, while Stanford was upset by Utah and USC. The Pac-12 and B10 Champions will get to go at it in one of the most anticipated bowl games of the year. Michigan State and Stanford are very similar teams in terms of defense and running the ball. This matchup should mean the two teams are dead even, but the resemblance of these two teams should favor Sparty. Here's 5 reasons why Michigan State will beat Stanford in the Rose Bowl : #5 Jeremy Langford- The runningback for Michigan State has 17 TD's on the year. He also has 10 TD's in his last ...

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