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The 100th edition of the Rose Bowl lived up to all expectations. No. 4 Michigan State got past No. 5 Stanford after weathering the storm of a first quarter attack by the Cardinals. Many plays stand out from this game but none was bigger than Kyler Elsworth stuffing a Stanford running back on 4th and 1. Ironically Elsworth was playing in place of Max Bullough who had been suspended for violating team rules.

WATCH: Mark Dantonio avoids Gatorade bath

Michigan State pulled off the upset over Stanford during the 100th Rose Bowl, 24-20. Following the game, head coach, Mark Dantonio, who led the team to a 13-1 record, was able to swerve away from the celebratory gatorade bath from several of his MSU players. Brent Musburger said it best, “that’s the only thing Sparty missed all day.” [Jason Kint] The post Mark Dantonio side...

Rose Bowl: Michigan State defense makes big stop vs. Stanford

Connor Cook passed for a career-high 332 yards and hit Tony Lippett with a tiebreaking 25-yard touchdown pass early in the fourth quarter, leading No. 4 Michigan State to a 24-20 victory over No. 5 Stanford on Wednesday night in the 100th Rose Bowl. Cook also threw a TD pass to Trevon Pendleton, and Jeremy Langford rushed for 84 yards and a score in the first Rose Bowl victory in...

Michigan State linebacker Max Bullough suspended, misses Rose Bowl

Michigan State linebacker Max Bullough will miss the Rose Bowl game against Stanford after violating team rules. Spartans coach Mark Dantonio said last Thursday that Bullough had been suspended for the rest of the season. He did not say what rules the two-time team captain violated. “It is extremely disappointing for all parties involved,” Dantonio said. Bullough will miss the...

Rose Bowl match up breakdown: Spartans vs. Cardinal

This Wednesday, New Years Day, the No. 4 Big Ten Champion Michigan State Spartans (12-1, 8-0) will square off against the No. 5 Pac-12 Champion Stanford Cardinal (11-2, 7-2) in the 100th annual Rose Bowl game. Kickoff is scheduled for 5:00 PM ET and will be televised on ESPN. For the Cardinal, they return to Pasadena after winning last year’s Rose Bowl over the Wisconsin Badgers...

Report: Texas interested in Mark Dantonio

The Texas Longhorns coaching search continues and Michigan State Spartans head coach Mark Dantonio is one of the many coaches on their interest list. According to, they have requested an interview with the B1G Champion's coach.Read more →

Watch: Michigan State head coach dodges Gatorade bath

After overcoming a three point deficit at half-time, Michigan State rallied to beat the Stanford Cardinals, 24-20. After stopping the Cardinals on 4th and 1, the Spartans locked down a victory and won their first Rose Bowl game since 1988. The Spartan win also marks the first Big Ten win in the Rose Bowl since 2010. The Spartans finished the season 13-1 and should be a top 3 ranked...

MSU’s Shilique Calhoun Implies Spartans Are The New ‘Big Brother’

It’s been a tough year for Michigan fans. On top of the Wolverines’ struggles, which include a 3-5 Big Ten record and a blowout loss to Kansas State in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl, the school’s two main rivals – Ohio State and Michigan State – have had stellar seasons. The Spartans in particular, under head coach Mark Dantonio, have established themselves as a force to...

#4 Michigan State Beats #5 Stanford In Rose Bowl

The 100th annual Rose Bowl did not disappoint today. #4 Michigan State beat #5 Stanford behind solid QB play from Connor Cook and a late fourth-down stand. Stanford got on the board first with ten straight first quarter points before the Spartans responded with a Jeremy Langford touchdown run to cut the lead to 10-7. Both teams scored touchdowns in the final two and a half minutes...

MSU's Trevon Pendleton Redeems Himself With Big Touchdown Catch Prior to the End of the First Half

After making a really dumb play earlier in the game Spartans fullback Trevon Pendleton needed to redeem himself y doing something big. I'd say a touchdown catch to pull his team within three at the end of the half qualifies.Good job Trevon. No more late hits though, okay?From Bleacher Report Loading...

Johnny Spirit gets cuffed by police after Michigan State wins Rose Bowl

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Michigan State won the Rose Bowl, yet Johnny Spirit was cuffed by the police.

Floyd Mayweather Won $112,500 On Michigan State Rose Bowl Bet

Money Michigan State wearing the Money Green. Rose Bowl Champions! I bet $50,000 to win $112,500 always bet on green! — Floyd…

Video: Here Is The 4th-And-One Stand By Michigan State That Won The Rose Bowl

Stop me if you’ve heard this before — Michigan State just won a game with its amazing defense. The Spartans battled back and forth with the Stanford Cardinal tonight in Pasadena in the 100th Rose Bowl Game, but it came down to just what we expected: a battle in the trenches. In the game’s final minutes, Stanford trailed 24-20 and faced a 4th-and-one on its own 34-yard line...

Rose Bowl: Stanford Cardinal vs. Michigan State Spartans betting odds, spread and tv info

The Rose Bowl will take place on New Years Day with Stanford and Michigan State facing one another. This is one of the more intriguing match-ups of bowl season. No. 5 Stanford (11-2) ended Oregon’s national championship hopes earlier this year while No. 4 Michigan State (12-1) handed Ohio State their first loss under Urban Meyer. Coverage of the Rose Bowl between Stanford and Michigan...

Michigan State stuffs Stanford on 4th and 1 for Rose Bowl win

The Michigan State Spartans defense was up to the task all night against the Stanford Cardinal and had this great stop on 4th and 1 to clinch their first Rose Bowl win in 26 years. Maybe David Shaw should have watched some game film to see how great this defense really is. The post Michigan State stuffs Stanford on 4th and 1 for Rose Bowl win appeared first on Diehardsport.

Photo: Mark Dantonio and Rich Homie Quan shared moment after Rose Bowl

Michigan State Spartans head coach Mark Dantonio and rapper Rich Homie Quan shared a moment following the 2014 Rose Bowl.
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