Originally posted on The Rap Sheet  |  Last updated 10/15/11
Well, it’s about that time again. Michigan (6-0) and Michigan State (4-2) will face off in East Lansing, Mich., today at noon, which also triggers the annual bet between Patriots QB Tom Brady, punter Zoltan Mesko and backup Brian Hoyer. As you probably know, Brady and Mesko are the Wolverines, while Hoyer is the Spartan. If Michigan wins, Hoyer’s got to wear an ugly maize and blue shirt around the locker room. If MSU pulls it out at home, Brady and Mesko have to rock some ugly green shirts. Hoyer is optimistic that his alma mater can keep its win streak going. “It’s at home, we got special uniforms, I think we got the edge,” Hoyer said. “We haven’t lost to them since my junior year. But… now they got (new coach) Brady Hoke. (Michigan is) obviously doing something right, they’re undefeated. But it doesn’t really matter for that game. Records don’t really matter. Like I said, it’s at home. We got Kirk (Cousins), he’s an experienced quarterback. I was confident in making that bet.” (
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