Spartan Digest spoke with wide receiver Tony Lippett following the Spartans loss to Michigan.
EAST LANSING, Mich. The Michigan State Spartans are coming off of a stellar 11-3 season.
They won the Big Ten Legends Division title. They reached the inaugural Big Ten championship game. They defeated the Georgia Bulldogs of the vaunted SEC, 33-30, in the Outback Bowl. They return 25 starters.
Around the corner, however, lies a big, hairy "but," which in non-metaphorical...
A tweet by redshirt freshman Tony Lippett in the wee hours after Saturday's loss in the Big Ten championship game to Wisconsin summed up the feelings of many at Michigan State.
"There is no way them bums down the street should go to a BCS game over us and that's real talk," Lippett, a defensive backreceiver, tweeted.
Actually, there is a way, and it happened....
Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio plans to move redshirt freshman Tony Lippett back to wide receiver next spring. Lippett has been used on offense and defense this season, but the majority of his playing time has been on defense as a cornerback.