After loss to Irish, Spartans aim to find their identity | Michigan State Spartans | Detroit Free Press | freep.com
"These are the days of players-only meetings, speeches, humility and talk of overcoming adversity for Michigan State All those things went through the mind of senior linebacker and captain Chris Norman as he looked around a half-empty Spartan Stadium late in his team's 20-3 loss to Notre Dame on Saturday night."
Spartans seek growth from Notre Dame loss - Big Ten Blog - ESPN
Although MSU's 20-3 loss to Notre Dame was crushing, they are taking away some lessons from the game.
MSU Vs. Notre Dame Game Grades | Banks Of The Red Cedar
Players on MSU get their game performances graded rather harshly.
Tom Izzo: MSU forward Branden Dawson has 'recovered unbelievably' | Michigan State Spartans | Detroit Free Press | freep.com
Freshman Branden Dawson's season ended early last year when he tore his ACL, but Izzo says that Dawson looks like he never even got hurt.
Shaw Lane Spartans | How the Notre Dame 3-4 Won Saturday Night’s Game
Notre Dame's 3-4 defense completely dominated the Spartan's seemingly absent offense Saturday evening in their 20-3 loss.
Hey Joe: Mailbag, plus an analysis of every throw by Andrew Maxwell | Hey Joe blog | Detroit Free Press | freep.com
"Today we have some mail and then a rather sick exercise on my part — a recap of all 52 times Michigan State quarterback Andrew Maxwell dropped back to pass in Saturday’s 20-3 loss to Notre Dame."
Mark Dantonio on Michigan State's receivers: 'Settle down and catch the ball' | MLive.com
"Michigan State's wide receivers hope to rebound after collectively having a poor game against Notre Dame."
Spartans' lack of explosive plays a concern | The Little Brother Blog
The Spartans offense hasn't looked good at all. The Little Brother Blog's Mike Wilson looks into that more, talking about the lack of big plays.
Michigan State still has all of their goals in front of them | Delany's Dozen
"With all of that out on the table, what does this mean for Michigan State? First off, it means that the Spartans still have all of their goals in front of them. Mark Dantonio has been very clear that his goal and the team’s goal is reaching the Rose Bowl."