Michigan State vs Illinois Official Game Thread
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The Michigan State Spartans are in trouble. A win today over an inferior team in Illinois won’t help, but a loss could be a nail in the season. Spartan Nation has predicted that with a loss today, the Spartans will NOT make a bowl game. This is a must win.
While I think that the offensive coaches are good men, outside of two of them, I do not think they are good coaches. The head coach is a once-great coach struggling to find vindication. The players are talented but frustrated. Is this the last stand of Dantonio?
If the Spartans lose on Saturday, I do not think they make a bowl game. I think the players dig deep and find a way to get the win. Make it 21-10 Spartans. If MSU loses, this season is over and let the ensuing circus put up its tent. The Spartan faithful are angry...at their beloved head coach.
Keep your attention right here in this thread for constant updates and comment below with Spartan fans from around the world in the comment section. Are you ready? Let's GO!
UPDATE 3:13 PM ET DRESS LIST:
UPDATE 3:34 PM MSU will get the ball to start the second half. Illinois ball.
SCORING UPDATE #1 3:45 PM ET: MSU Touchdown! Spartans lead 7-0. Elijah Collins 1 yard TD score.
SCORING UPDATE #2: 3:54 PM ET: Illinois 40 yd FG. 7-3 MSU 7:10 1Q
SCORING UPDATE #3: 4:01 PM ET: Michigan State Brian Lewerke rushing TD. PAT Good. 14-3 MSU 5:39 1Q
Brian Lewerke is the 1st MSU QB Ever with: 7000 Passing Yards and 1000 Rushing Yards
SCORING UPDATE #4 4:28 PM ET: SPARTAN TOUCHDOWN. TRE MOSLEY 1ST CAREER TD CATCH. 21-3 SPARTANS 12:41 2Q
SCORING UPDATE #5 4:36 PM ET: Elijah Collins TD. 2803 MSU 11:24 2Q
SCORING UPDATE #6 5:20 PM ET: Illinois after Brian Lewerke's 2nd INT scores their first TD. Make it 28-10 to end the half.
SCORING UPDATE #7 5:53 PM ET: Coughlin FG for MSU. 31-10 10:59 3Q
SCORING UPDATE #8 6:32 PM ET: 83-yard Illinois TD. 31-17 Spartans 14:42 4Q
SCORING UPDATE #9 6:45 PM ET: Spartan get the big lead and take their foot off of the gas. TOUCHDOWN ILLINOIS. 31-24 MSU 11:06 PM ET
SCORING UPDATE #10 7:00 PM ET: TOUCHDOWN ILLINOIS. This game once a blowout is not tied because of the Spartan coaches taking their foot off the gas. Lewerke throws a pick six. MSU leads 31-30. 4:53 4Q
Spartans falter 37-34
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