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Michigan State Football vs #6 Penn State Official Game Thread

Michigan State Spartan Football vs #6 Penn State Official Game Thread

Spartan Stadium

East Lansing, MI

The (4-3  2-2) Michigan State Spartans play host to the #6 (7-0  4-0) Pen State Nittany Lions today.  The Lions looking to put an end to the dominance of the Spartans and Mark Dantonio over them and the Spartans looking to keep the wheels on their season from coming off.

Michigan State enters this game needing desperately to see something from positive from an anemic offense.  Penn State looking to show the nation that a team that always shines under James Franklin, can avoid his usual face plant.

Keep refreshing this story as the game moves on, as in the main story body we will continually update all of the on and off-field information that you need.

Make sure that you join us throughout the game in the comment section below.  Spartan fans (thus the Spartan Nation) will chime in on what they think and we will provide up to the minute commentary, breaking news, and insight from here at the stadium, in the locker room and in the post-game press conference.

In case you missed it, here are the predictions from the Spartan Nation staff and contributors:


• Coach Chuck Grenier 21-14 Penn State

• Duffy Carpenter 31-6 Penn State

• Jonathan Schopp 31-13 Penn State

• Matt Hladik 27-16 Penn State

• Matt Duda 47-24 Penn State

• Chris Stoddard 31-7 Penn State

• Xavier DeGroat 20-15 Michigan State

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• Dustin Hockensmith 27-17 Penn State

• Jeff Michalowski 17-14 Penn State

I have no faith whatsoever in the Michigan State offensive game planning, coaching or scheme. I like the players and the coaches personally, but as a scheme, it is a total embarrassment. I 100% have faith in the defense. I say make it 14-7 Lions.

UPDATE  3:04 ET  Spartans Release the Dress List For Todays Game:

MSU vs PSU dress list

3:36 PM ET

UPDATE 3:39 PM ETSpartans win the toss and will get the ball to start the 2nd half. PSU and their quick-strike offense get the ball first.

SCORING UPDATE #1:  3:55 PM TOUCHDOWN PSU!    PAT good:  7-0 Lions.  6:54 1Q

4:19 PM ET SCORING UPDATE #2 From the MSU vs #6 PSU Game:  PSU Touchdown #2.  They now lead 13-0.  14:30 2Q

UPDATE:  4:24 ET MSU RB Elijah Collins headed to the locker room

4:59 PM ET SCORING UPDATE #3 From the MSU vs #6 Penn State Game:  TD Penn State.  Their third of the day.  2 PT conversion good.  21-0 Lions.  1:20 2Q

Halftime Stats:

MSU vs PSU Halftime Stats

5:41 PM ET Scoring Update #4 for the MSU vs #6 Penn State game:  TD Penn State.  They now lead the Spartans 28-0.  10:10 3Q

5:52 PM ET Scoring Update #5 from the MSU vs #6 Penn State Game:  TOUCHDOWN MSU.  28-7 Lions lead.  7:34 PM ET

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