Posted October 17, 2012 on
Heading into a pivotal rivalry game and also in the Legends Division of the Big Ten, Michigan Head Coach Brady Hoke was quick, concise and focused earlier today. It’s clear the Spartans have the Wolverines' full attention.

Hoke Big Ten Teleconference Audio

Listen to the audio from this weeks Big Ten coaches teleconference and the comments of Michigan head coach Brady Hoke.

Hoke Not Expecting Any Surprises

Entering Saturday’s battle against rival Michigan may be the medicine needed for a struggling Michigan State squad. Michigan head coach Brady Hoke understands the importance of the game and was asked several questions about the rivalry during his weekly press gathering.

Brady Hoke predicts Michigan St.-Michigan to be "bloody your nose" football.

What kind of game does Michigan head football coach Brady Hoke expects Saturday's Michigan State-Michigan confrontation to be like. One thing is for sure is that he expects it to be "bloody." “When you play against spread teams, you’re playing a little bit more of a finesse football game,” he said Wednesday night on the “Inside Michigan Football”...

Extra Points: Michigan Football vs Michigan State

Michigan Football will host Michigan State on Saturday afternoon at the Big House. Kick off is scheduled for 3:30 and the game will be televised on the Big Ten Network. For a complete game preview click here: Michigan at Michigan State. For the Extra Points read on.A win would give Michigan their 900th career victory.Jordan Kovacs needs 1 tackle to become the 15th player and first...

Michigan State Spartans must step up in order to extend "little brother" curse against Michigan Wolver

After a humiliating and heartbreaking home loss this past Saturday to Legends Division rival Iowa Hawkeyes, the Michigan State Spartans find themselves with no margin for error for the rest of the season if they want to travel to Pasadena. Michigan State dwells just above the Minnesota Golden Gophers in the Legends division cellar, and in order to climb out, they’ll need to play...

Michigan Football is focused and ready for Michigan State

Michigan Football (4-2, 2-0) will host Michigan State (4-3, 1-2) on Saturday afternoon at the Big House. Kick off is scheduled for 3:30 and the game will be televised on the Big Ten Network. The Wolverines enter the contest riding some positive momentum after thoroughly dominating Purdue and Illinois to open the Big Ten campaign. Meanwhile, the Spartans are a bit discombobulated...

Demens looks to banish demons re MSU

Michigan redshirt senior Kenny Demens talks about ending the losing streak to MSU. Also, Demens reflect on the turning point for him individually this season.

Midweek Media Headlines: Michigan State Week

It's a big week for the Michigan Football program. Even in the midst of the Tigers' playoff run, there's still plenty of hype going on around this weekend's matchup in Ann Arbor. Let's take a look at some of the mid-week headlines making the rounds by the more legit media outlets. First though, a headline from the future via the Detroit Free Press. ...

Friday Focus: Michigan Quarterback Denard “Shoelace” Robinson

Cue the dramatic music.  It’s the day before “The Big Game”.  And contrary to popular belief, this game is a HUGE rivalry, and due to the new B1G alignment, most years it will be THE most important game on the schedule.Yep, I said it.  The landscape has changed and so must the mindset of the fans.  Bo and Woody are unfortunately no longer with us.  I have seen the...

Tuesday Lowdown is tweeting we want Desmond Howard ALIVE

900. Michigan goes for program win #900 this Saturday against Michigan State. Hoover Street Rag lists the 8 century mark wins so far. Win #100: October 5, 1901, 57-0 win over Case at Regents Park Win #200: October 9, 1915, 35-0 win over Mount Union at Ferry Field Win #300: October 1, 1932, 26-0 win over Michigan State College at Michigan Stadium Win #400: October 23, 1948,...

Michigan St.-Michigan Preview

Michigan has met Michigan State on the football field more than 100 times since 1898, winning more than two-thirds of the games. The Spartans, though, have had their way with the Wolverines lately. ''They took it to us four straight years and that's something we're aware of,'' Michigan linebacker Desmond Morgan said. And if Michigan State can pull off an...
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