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This week, Andrew Maxwell and the Michigan State Spartans are taking on the 0-3 Eastern Michigan Eagles at 3:30 PM on Big Ten Network.
Last week, in my Notre Dame preview, I stated that one of the keys to the game was the Spartans offensive line. Wow, did I nail that one right on the head. The O-Line collapsed and MSU got crushed.
Anyways, on to the game preview.
In the Q&A we did with Eagle Totem, it became known that saying the Eagle’s season this year is disappointing is an understatement. They’re 0-3 after a respectable 6-6 season.
Also, the Spartans are coming off their own saddening loss to Notre Dame 20-3 at home for their first home loss since November 21st, 2009.
This should be a fairly easy game for the Spartans, but a preview is needed nonetheless.
Keys To The Game
Le’Veon Bell needs to bust the game open early, as EMU has given up 312.3 rushing yards per game this season, on average. If he can get it going easy and early, the Spartans will be able to give Maxwell so...
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In this week’s Twitter Mailbag, we’ll talk about Andrew Maxwell’s improvements at QB, how good Notre Dame really is, and those pesky Northwestern Wildcats. We’re back after a one week hiatus (we didn’t plan on it being a hiatus, no one asked any questions). Let’s get started.
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East Lansing, Mich— It sure wasn’t pretty, but the Michigan State Spartans were able to avoid a major upset, as they defeated the Eastern Michigan Eagles 23-7 in Spartans Stadium.
The Spartans were led by none other than Le’Veon Bell, who rushed for a career-high 253-yards and a touchdown.
Spartans kicker Dan Conroy went 3-of-4 and was the only point scorer for Michigan State...
On Saturday, Michigan State defeated Eastern Michigan 23-7 in a game in which Andrew Maxwell, Le’Veon Bell and the MSU offense couldn’t string together at touchdown drive until the 4th quarter.
So, why did the Spartans beat the Eastern Michigan Eagles?
Le’Veon Bell powered through for 36 carries, 253 yards and 1 TD. Eastern Michigan has an awful rush defense, but everyone knew...
After the Eastern Michigan Vs. Michigan State game, Mark Dantonio took the podium for the weekly post-game interview.
If you’ve seen any Dantonio Post-Game interview, you’ve probably seen him calmly answer questions. Not here.
In this interview, Dantonio was short, snarky, mean, and looked just flat out infuriated. For a good reason- MSU looked awful against Eastern Michigan...
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Le'Veon Bell rushed for a career-high 253 yards and a touchdown to help stagnant Michigan State avoid a major upset with a 23-7 win over Eastern Michigan on Saturday.
Dan Conroy kicked three field goals for the No. 21 Spartans (3-1), who failed to score a TD for more than seven quarters until Andrew Maxwell hit tight end Dion Sims on a 10-yard pass...
Michigan State is definitely the favorite to win tomorrow against the 0-3 Eagles, and the Spartans definitely want to make a statement after their poor performance last week against Notre Dame.
“I wish we were playing tomorrow, I wish we were playing today,” said Dantonio in last Tuesday’s press conference. “That’s how we feel. That’s how you feel after what happened...
Michigan State followed up their ugly loss to Notre Dame with a questionable performance, but a win, against Eastern Michigan. It wasn’t a pretty, but a win’s a win. After the game, however, head coach Mark Dantonio wasn’t exactly in the talking mood. His postgame press conference was indicative of that and he certainly didn’t [...]
Wow. That was almost embarrassing. Thank you MSU for the fourth quarter.
So, what did we learn?
-Dion Sims is the best receiver on the team. He had 6 receptions for 112 yards and a TD. However, the rest of the MSU receivers are not very good. 4 words for them: TOO MANY DROPPED PASSES.
-Le’Veon Bell is still really, really good. 36 rushes, 253 yards and 1 TD. Although EMU has a...
For more than three quarters, Eastern Michigan was in perfect position to stun Michigan State and pull off one of the biggest upsets in Spartan Stadium history.
But Le'Veon Bell rushed for a career-high 253 yards and a touchdown to lift the No. 21 Spartans (3-1) past the winless Eagles 23-7 on Saturday.
''The issue is, at the end of the game, we're not finishing...
The final non-conference game of the 2012 slate has snuck up on the Michigan State Spartans once again. For the final non-Big Ten affair, the Spartans must bounce back at home from a frustrating loss to Notre Dame against the … Continue reading →
Bell had several big runs in the fourth quarter, helping the Spartans pull away from Eastern -- MSU led just 9-7 before tacking on a pair of late touchdowns.
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Michigan State defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi spoke with members of the media following the Spartans 23 - 7 victory over Eastern Michigan.
Winton Woods (OH) junior Demetrius Suesberry discusses his recent visit to Michigan State as well as which other schools he'll be visiting.
Michigan State sophomore center Travis Jackson spoke with the media following Saturday's win over Eastern Michigan. Jackson also touches on playing against his hometown team Ohio State next Saturday.