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Is this successful? Five MSU football hypothetical scenarios to vote on

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Maryland v Michigan State Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

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Below are a few scenarios for the 2018-19 MSU football season. The only question for each one is simple: Is this a successful season?

We’ll lay out the scenarios. You give us the answers.

Penn State v Michigan State Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

Scenario 1

  • 11-3 record
  • Lose to Michigan
  • Beat Ohio State AND Penn State
  • Lose Big Ten Championship Game
  • New Years 6 bowl game appearance

Poll

Is Scenario 1 a successful season?

This poll is closed

  • 73%
    Yes
    (591 votes)
  • 26%
    No
    (209 votes)
800 votes total Vote Now

Scenario 2

  • 12-2 record
  • Lose to Michigan
  • Beat Ohio State AND Penn State
  • Win Big Ten title game
  • Get smoked in College Football Playoff

Poll

Is Scenario 2 a successful season?

This poll is closed

  • 85%
    Yes
    (701 votes)
  • 14%
    No
    (117 votes)
818 votes total Vote Now

Scenario 3

  • 9-4 record
  • Beat Michigan
  • Beat Ohio State OR Penn State (but not both)
  • No Big Ten Title appearance
  • Win a decent bowl game

Poll

Is Scenario 3 a successful season?

This poll is closed

  • 66%
    Yes
    (541 votes)
  • 33%
    No
    (271 votes)
812 votes total Vote Now

Scenario 4

  • 10-3
  • Beat Michigan
  • Lose to Ohio State AND Penn State
  • No Big Ten title appearance
  • Win pretty good bowl game (Citrus Bowl, Holiday Bowl, Outback Bowl)

Poll

Is Scenario 4 a successful season?

This poll is closed

  • 79%
    Yes
    (643 votes)
  • 20%
    No
    (165 votes)
808 votes total Vote Now

Scenario 5 (the wild one)

  • 3-9 record
  • Beat Michigan, Penn State and Ohio State
  • Lose every other game

Poll

Is Scenario 5 a successful season?

This poll is closed

  • 16%
    Yes
    (138 votes)
  • 83%
    No
    (676 votes)
814 votes total Vote Now