So last Friday was a lot of fun. Other than a few injuries and one almost season-altering hit, Michigan State put on a show and dominated like you would hope. Now we get to anticipate the biggest non-conference regular season game I can remember the Spartans ever playing. Saturday's game against Oregon is one of those games the entire country looks forward to, and MSU has a chance to make a statement on a national stage.
South Dakota vs. Oregon: An X's and O's Breakdown | Addicted to Quack | addictedtoquack.com
Oregon is very beatable.
Marcus Martiota, Oregon Ducks prepare to face Michigan State Spartans D | ESPN Pac-12 Blog | espn.go.com
Best quarterback this team will see all year, though. Easily.
Michigan State's next foe: Oregon RB Royce Freeman impresses in debut | Detroit Free Press | freep.com
Their running backs are decent, too.
A Defense to Match | Appreciating the Stingy Spartans in the Offensive Age | Grantland | grantland.com
But MSU's defense isn't so bad, if you have
Ducks understand hype for Spartans but won't get unruffled | Detroit News | detroitnews.com
A lot of mutual respect for this one.
Inside read: Oregon-MSU takes on added importance; Coker's magic | Sports Illustrated | si.com
Even Jim Delany is excited.
Line Study: Major Showdown in Autzen | CBS Sports | cbssports.com
I've never been a betting man, buuuuuuuut...
One game down, Michigan State's Malik McDowell feels ready now as Oregon awaits | Detroit Free Press | freep.com
He better be.
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