Tuesday October 14th, 2014

Michigan State tried an ill-fated fake punt attempt during its 45-31 victory over the Purdue Boilermakers on Saturday, and coach Mark Dantonio says the play's name proved to have been more apt than he expected.

At a press conference on Tuesday, Dantonio revealed that the play was named after the recent Disney hit movie Frozen, according to The Detroit News.

"I guess we froze," [Dantonio] continued. "Gotta let it go, I guess."

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The team ran the play on its own 29-yard line while facing a fourth-and-6 in the fourth quarter, an odd situation to deploy a fake, but a decision Dantonio defended after the game, MLive.com reports.

"I thought the time was right; the execution didn't happen the way we wanted it, but I thought it was set up right,''

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