Originally written on thepigskinreport.com  |  Last updated 10/15/14
The Michigan State Spartans know all too well what it is like playing in close games in 2012. Entering last night’s Buffalo Wild Wings with a record of just 6-6, things could have played out quite differently for Sparty this season with a few better bounces. Alas, that was not the case for MSU this past season, having lost five of its six games by a total of just 13 points, but last night was finally different. Michigan State dropped a game to the Notre Dame Fighting Irish by a score of 20-3. They then went on to lose games by a total of 1 point, 2 points, three points twice and four points another time. They had a few close wins as well, but their losses were heartbreaking. It may sound ignorant to say this about a 6-6 team, but the Spartans could have played in a BCS Bowl Game this season with a bit of better luck, or a little more experience on the field. Especially in the Big 10 conference, where the best two teams were bowl ineligible. But that was not the case for much of the ...
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