MSU 2011-2012 Michigan State Spartans Football

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  1. Darth Tater

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    I'm proud of them. They gave it their all. However, I woke up still feeling disgusted.

    Now they are going to a bowl they don't really want to be in.

    I don't know if it will also carry over into next season. I'm pretty sure the season will start off lousy as they are the "big'" team Boise State faces off against in game one.
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    We'll find out just how much leadership Cousins gave the team...since he'll be leaving...
    I hope they are able to bounce back with at least 10 wins again next season...
    All hopeful Spartans fans feel disgust with the way things turned out.
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    I really wasn't very hopeful before the game, but the reeled me in when the score was tied at 21. Dantonio wasn't playing scared. He let the kids play. Why in the hell would he call for a blocked punt in that situation??? Did he really? Dumb.

    They were so close. It reminded me of "The Pass" by Isiah or Sheed and Horry. It was all theirs.

    Right now, I'd rather see them win their Outhouse Bowl game than not win it, but I truly don't care very much. They played so hard and so well, but that was their chance. Maybe their last. Ohio State will be back and Michigan is recovering from Rich Rod. Nebraska will be there too and Wisconsin is powerful.

    Right now, I'm just hoping TCU breaks into the top 16 from #18 so they will almost surely keep out BSU. But I don't think they will do that and Kansas State may be my only hope to do so.

    Well, a near fantastic season by the MSU players and Dantonio. Too bad there will always be that bitter feeling associated with it.
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    By the way, that catch with the toe in bounds was spectacular. The little bobble probably meant that it wasn't a catch, but it really did looks like he touched in bounds before the rest of his big toe caught the sideline. Very disappointed that such an athletic catch couldn't get rewarded.
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    Isn't Kellen Moore done after this season? That game should be interesting with two new starting quarterbacks.
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    Yeah...the toe definitely looked in but the bobble made it not a catch
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    The announcers seemed pretty clueless when they were analyzing it. They didn't even seem to know the basic rules.
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    2012 schedule:

    Boise State
    @ Central Michigan (??? away game, wha?)
    Notre Dame
    Eastern Michigan
    Ohio State
    @Indiana
    Iowa
    @Michigan
    @Wisconsin
    Nebraska
    (open week)
    Northwestern
    @Minnesota

    7 opponents that could potentially be ranked at any point in time. Probably 4-5 will be and a few will be close.

    Iowa + @Mich + @Wisc+ Nebraska is a brute.

    The one that confuses me is @ Central Michigan. Has that ever happened before? I always thought the MAC teams would rather play in the bigger stadium and share the money. Should be a tap in, but you never know.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7IbqUrBMl4
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    sad Sparty Party. they ran out time against an organization they used as a standard.
    growing/ rebuilding pains next year.
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    Forget exactly when but State has played at Central before.

    That youtube game was a heartbreaker. Central attempted a kick just before the one in the vid and missed it but State committed an offside penalty to put the kicker 5 yards closer...then he just barely squeaked it through.
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    roughing the kicker?

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    The Spartans have accepted a bid to play in the Outback Bowl against Georgia...

    A good ending to a fine season...............
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    Cousins wins LOWES senior CLASS award which goes to the most outstanding senior student-athlete
    in the NCAA Division 1 Football Bowl Subdivision.............

    MSU will miss this guy a lot..................congrats...............

    Article in today's Free Press...........
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    They have him going early 3rd round............makes sense for the kind of year he had.

    He coulda gone higher with a win against Wisconsin in the Championship game........

    State game starts soon......if they lose, they finish 10-4

    UM wins......they finish 11-2

    That senario kinda diminishes MSU victories in the Big Ten regular season....

    Here's hoping they win...........
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    Big Ten is getting blitzed today. Hoping for some comebacks.
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    The title of the first half could be........."The Good, The Bad, And The Spartans"....

    Hopefully, we can snap out of this and..........................oh.........nevermind..........
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    I think U of M will beat that team easily. Hopefully they help the Big ten save face.

    Georgia defense incredible but Dantonio getting out coached yet one more time. Tragic. These MSU teams just cannot get over the hump. They are very good. Not great. Turned it off at halftime.
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    Only missed 4 minutes. Back on. May as well just enjoy the football. My pro team and college team are done after today. I will miss football.

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