MOMENTS AGO:  MSU Coach Mark Dantonio Talks Loss to OSU After Seeing Film

Hondo S. Carpenter

East Lansing, MI

Mark Dantonio called the Ohio State game a measuring stick for his program. After a 34-10 blowout loss, he certainly can’t be real happy with how his Spartans measured up. They are now out of the Top 25 at 4-2 with their next two games against top ten teams in #8 Wisconsin this weekend in Madison and #10 Penn State in East Lansing after a bye week following the Badgers.

It was not pretty in Columbus. Moments ago the Spartans head man spoke with selected media as is his custom on Sunday nights following a game. He spoke about several issues including

• The Play of CB Kalon Gervin

• With All Of His History with OSU, How Good Is This Team

• Josh Butler Being Injured

• The Play of Brian Lewerke

• Where The Game Started to go Sideways

And much much more.

But the Spartans do not have time to lick their wounds and Dantonio knows that. If the Ohio State game was a measuring stick, what does that make the next two games? After years of diminishing production from his offense, Mark Dantonio rolled the dice on the luster of his legacy by not firing any of his offensive staff.

With the Badgers and the Nittany Lions on the horizon, Dantonio who has said since he arrived back in East Lansing as the head coach that he expects to compete for Big Ten titles every year, has to find a way to win at least one of these games.

If Dantonio can’t win either, his Spartans will fall to 4-4 and that would clearly spell that Dantonio’s rolling of the dice was NOT successful.

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