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2020 Football Season

Parallel Universe College Football: The Rest of the Story

Back in the fall, I set up a simulation of the full and original college football season. While I paused that project in October, let’s see how it ended.

Michigan State CB Shakur Brown earns second-team All-American Honors

Several Spartans earn postseason honors from football guru, Phil Steele

Shakur Brown and Antjuan Simmons make Steele’s All-Big Ten second team on defense, while Jalen Nailor makes the third team on offense

Against All Odds: Bowl Season Recap

With only one college football game remaining in this strangest of all seasons, let’s check the #math on bowl season

Michigan State linebacker Antjuan Simmons Selected For East-West Shrine Bowl All-Star Honors

Against All Odds, Champions Week (Exit Interview)

2020, I hate to be the one to break it to you, but you’re terrible and we can’t wait to get rid of you.

Michigan State will not play in a bowl game

Michigan State Cornerback Davion Williams Enters Transfer Portal

Michigan State Defensive Tackle Naquan Jones Declares for the NFL Draft

Jones announced on Twitter Wednesday afternoon that he will be entering the 2021 NFL Draft

Bad Betting Advice, Champions Week (Dear Santa...)

As it ‘tis the season, I thought it wouldn’t hurt to add a few Spartan-football-related items to my Christmas List. In return, I gave Santa some free betting advice

Shakur Brown, Antjuan Simmons Earn 2020 All-Big Ten Defensive Team Honors

Michigan State Cornerback Shakur Brown Declares For NFL Draft

Cornerback Shakur Brown declared on Twitter Monday evening he will be forgoing remaining eligibility and entering his name in the 2021 NFL Draft.

Against All Odds, Week 15 (Adjustments)

Following the second half collapse in Happy Valley, is it time to adjust our expectations?

Michigan State Football Will Play At Maryland Dec. 19

The Big Ten decided to throw out "Champions Week" like they decided to throw out most every other decision they’ve made thus far. MSU will face Maryland Saturday night.

Mel Tucker: “These guys are coachable, they will listen and they will work”

Michigan State Falls 39-24 at Penn State, Game Recap

A frustrating tale of two halves leave fans wondering "what if" on this one.

Game Thread: Michigan State at Penn State

How To Watch: Michigan State at Penn State

The battle for the Land Grant Trophy is finally here in the final regular season game of the year!

Game Preview: Michigan State vs. Penn State

The 3-2-1 Preview: 3 key stats, 2 things we want to see and 1 best bet for MSU football vs. Penn State

There could absolutely be a road to victory here...we think

TOC Staff Picks: Michigan State vs. Penn State

The Land Grant Trophy is up for grabs against Penn State. Will the Spartans win? See what our writers think

Julian Barnett Reportedly Entered The Transfer Portal

MSU football sets program-record with 33 Academic All-Big Ten Honorees

Michigan State University has 132 fall student-athletes earn Academic All-Big Ten recognition overall.

Penn State Kickoff Set For Noon EST

Bad Betting Advice, Week 15 (Pride and Prejudice)

This week, the Spartans head into the Lions’ den with both teams playing for pride. That, and the conference’s ugliest trophy.

MSU Hoops Jumps To No. 4 in AP/Coaches Polls

Against All Odds, Week 14 (Every Rose Has Its Thorne)

MSU’s up and down season took another downturn this week and left fans singing a sad, sad song.

Film Room: Michigan State vs. Ohio State

The Spartans were dominated but at least we got to see a little of what Payton Thorne can do at quarterback.

Spartan Football: Takeaways from Ohio State

The Spartans were mauled by the Buckeyes on Saturday despite Ohio State being shorthanded for the game. What can we take away from the loss?

The Good, The Bad, The Random in MSU’s blowout loss vs. Ohio State


Mel Tucker: “Outings like this are not acceptable — I don’t care who we’re playing.”

"Outings like this are not acceptable — I don’t care who we’re playing. Even though that was a good team, when I turn on the film, I’m going to be sick to see some of the things that we did, some of the plays we left on the field."

Recap: Michigan State Falls to No. 4 Ohio State 52-12

The Spartans faced off against a shorthanded Buckeyes team, and ultimately were crushed by a final score of 52-12.