Michigan State QB Brian Lewerke Post Loss to Wisconsin Badgers

Hondo S. Carpenter

Camp Randall Stadium

Madison, WI 

With opportunities to salvage its season dwindling, Michigan State visited No. 8 Wisconsin on Saturday afternoon, needing a major effort that could help change the outlook on the remainder of 2019 for the Spartans.

But instead, the Spartans turned in a second straight lackluster performance against one of the nation’s best as Wisconsin rolled to a 38-0 win on a day the Michigan State offense was thoroughly embarrassed by the top-ranked defense in the country in one of the worst losses in the Mark Dantonio era at Michigan State.

This loss was NOT on Brian Lewerke.  While certainly, NO ONE played well on offense, it comes down to Mark Dantonio.  After years of a declining offense, he chose to not fire any of his offensive staff.  The Spartan according to Dantonio judge successful seasons on, "Competing for Big Ten titles."  MSU has played three top-25 teams this year.  They have lost to all three while only scoring a total of 17 points, combined in all three losses.  That sits on a staff who recruited these players, wanted these players and are paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to develop them.  They are not.

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