A third matchup against a top ten team and the results were about as expected, a big loss.
Michigan State is on the road at the number one ranked team in the country with dreams of redeeming this season with a historic upset.
Michigan State is facing off against Ohio State. One program is struggling, the other is ranked number 1.
The win may have overshadowed it but the rotation of QBs was one of many important questions raised in this game.
What happened to Houser’s ability to run? What about the defensive’s competence?
A season mired in dysfunction took a stumble into sad territory in an ugly loss.
Michigan State is still searching for its first Big Ten win as it travels to face a struggling Minnesota squad.
While the immediate exodus of players did not materialize after the firing of Mel Tucker, these two names do not bode well for the future.
The blowout went about as expected yet some decisions still raised important questions.
The loss was painful and the grades are just as mean.
The rankings don’t matter in an in-state rivalry game.
The number 2 team in the nation (Michigan) is coming to East Lansing to face a Spartans squad that is floundering. This could be ugly.
Including should the special teams coach be fired and is Katin Houser "HIM."
Michigan State is inventing new ways to lose. In a game full of blame, one unit is standing out in a very bad way.
The deflating loss left fans heartbroken. It did also provide some solid answers to important questions.
This frustrating and deflating loss showed on offense going backwards. It also showed some signs of life and even promise from the other units.
This game may come down to who’s offense can get on track.
READ THE LETTER: Michigan State Formally Ends Mel Tucker’s Employment as Head Coach of the Football Team
The formal termination letter includes some newsworthy statements.
From a fair catch to Sam Leavitt there were some seriously questionable decisions made in this loss.
The scoreboard did not tell the whole story in this matchup. Michigan State finally provided some positive answers they can build on.
In a crucial test the offense struggled, the defense may have found something and the special teams and coaching raise questions.
The high powered pass offense of the Maryland Terrapins comes to East Lansing to take on a Spartan program struggling to find its center.
Can Michigan State stop another high powered offense? Can you watch this on Peacock? Will there be signs of life for the Spartans?
The formal end of the Mel Tucker came from a short statement released by AD Alan Haller.
Washington utterly dominated Michigan State. This game was always going to be an important test, and it answered (and raised) important questions.
Washington showed they may be one of the nation’s best teams. The Spartans showed…not that.
The number 8 team in the country - and future Big Ten Member - Washington comes to town to take on a Spartan squad facing lots of questions.
Michigan State is heading to streaming as it takes on the number 8 Washington Huskies in a preview of their future Big Ten foe.