MSU LB Antjuan Simmons Post Loss To OSU

Hondo S. Carpenter

East Lansing, MI

The Michigan State Spartans don't have any time to feel sorry for themselves.  When Mark Dantonio made the decision to fire none of his offensive staff, even with a new AD in Bill Beekman who would have given him whatever he wanted, the Spartans knew what they had as far as offensive coaching talent.

After Dantonio declared earlier this season that he expected his defense to play, "Perfect," one member of the program bemoaned to Spartan Nation late after the loss to OSU, "When will he expect that from his offensive coaches."

But now Dantonio finds himself in a quagmire.  He set the standard when he arrived in East Lansing that he expects the Spartans to compete for Big Ten titles every year.  Now make no mistake, it isn't a reality for any team, let alone Michigan State to expect to win a Big Ten title every year, but Dantonio's mantra of competing is worthy and fair.

Dantonio's team must find a way to pick up the pace with Wisconsin next and then a bye week followed by another top ten team in Penn State coming to town.

The above video is of rising LB star Antjuan Simmons who spoke after the loss to the Buckeyes.

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