"Most importantly, they bring back a share of the Big Ten title for the first time since 1990...and beat the co-champion they played, Wisconsin, by 10 points. It's not bound for the Rose Bowl, but depending on what happens against Alabama in the
Citrus Capital One Bowl and with Wisconsin and Ohio State in their respective BCS games, this could still be the first Michigan State outfit to go out as the highest-ranked Big Ten team in the final polls since 1987."
The Spartans still have a chance to walk away with perhaps the most impressive - if not unlikely - bowl victory for the Big Ten. Everything from here is gravy.