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Reality checking Mel Tucker's brutal Michigan State football debut

Reality checking Mel Tucker's brutal Michigan State football debut

Take a deep breath, Michigan State football fans, and consider the realities of the Spartans' situation in Year 1 under Mel Tucker. It may get worse.        
Detroit Free Press Oct 25, 2020
Michigan State football: What we learned vs. Rutgers, what to watch at No. 14 Michigan

Michigan State football: What we learned vs. Rutgers, what to watch at No. 14 Michigan

Looking back at Michigan State football's 38-27 season-opening loss to Rutgers and looking ahead to the Spartans' rivalry game Saturday at Michigan.        
Detroit Free Press Oct 24, 2020
Talkin' Spartans: Just how bad was Michigan State's loss to Rutgers in Mel Tucker's debut?

Talkin' Spartans: Just how bad was Michigan State's loss to Rutgers in Mel Tucker's debut?

Chris Solari (Detroit Free Press) and Graham Couch (Lansing State Journal) dissect an ugly Michigan State football loss to Rutgers in Mel Tucker's debut.        
Detroit Free Press Oct 24, 2020
Michigan State's Rocky Lombardi on rash of turnovers: 'That's 1 heckuva way to start a game'

Michigan State's Rocky Lombardi on rash of turnovers: 'That's 1 heckuva way to start a game'

Michigan State quarterback Rocky Lombardi said after his team's loss Oct. 24, 2020 that he felt more comfortable in his first start of the new season.        
Detroit Free Press Oct 24, 2020
Michigan State's Mel Tucker after Rutgers loss: 'This is the beginning, this is not the end'

Michigan State's Mel Tucker after Rutgers loss: 'This is the beginning, this is not the end'

Michigan State football's Mel Tucker talks after his team's stunning loss to Rutgers on Oct. 24, 2020. The Spartans struggled in Tucker's MSU debut.        
Detroit Free Press Oct 24, 2020
Why Michigan State football didn't use Elijah Collins much in run game

Why Michigan State football didn't use Elijah Collins much in run game

Elijah Collins seemed like the established starter for Michigan State football entering this season. On Saturday, he had 3 yards on nine carries.        
Detroit Free Press Oct 24, 2020
Here's what Michigan State linebacker Antjuan Simmons saw in Spartans' loss to Rutgers

Here's what Michigan State linebacker Antjuan Simmons saw in Spartans' loss to Rutgers

Michigan State linebacker Antjuan Simmons said Oct. 24, 2020, that there are positives to take away from his team's loss to Rutgers.        
Detroit Free Press Oct 24, 2020
Here's how we graded Mel Tucker in his Michigan State football debut

Here's how we graded Mel Tucker in his Michigan State football debut

Chris Solari rates Michigan State football on a scale of A to F after the Spartans' 38-27 season-opening loss to Rutgers on Saturday.        
Detroit Free Press Oct 24, 2020
Michigan State's Jayden Reed on two-touchdown, two-fumble performance in debut vs. Rutgers

Michigan State's Jayden Reed on two-touchdown, two-fumble performance in debut vs. Rutgers

Michigan State receiver Jayden Reed had some highlights and blunders in his Spartan debut Oct. 24, 2020. Here's what he said after MSU's loss to Rutgers.        
Detroit Free Press Oct 24, 2020
Michigan State football is 'lose to Rutgers' bad? Social media reacts to stunning loss

Michigan State football is 'lose to Rutgers' bad? Social media reacts to stunning loss

Michigan State football had seven turnovers and helped Rutgers end their 21-game Big Ten loss skid as the Spartans lost, 38-27.        
Detroit Free Press Oct 24, 2020
Michigan State football's fumbles away opener, losing to Rutgers, 38-27

Michigan State football's fumbles away opener, losing to Rutgers, 38-27

Michigan State football had seven turnovers as the Spartans lost in the 2020 season opener and Mel Tucker's debut, 38-27, to Rutgers at Spartan Stadium.        
Detroit Free Press Oct 24, 2020
Michigan State vs. Rutgers football: Video Highlights, score updates

Michigan State vs. Rutgers football: Video Highlights, score updates

Here are the video highlights from the Michigan State Spartans Big Ten season opener against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on Saturday October 24, 2020.        
Detroit Free Press Oct 24, 2020
Michigan State football vs. Rutgers: Photos from Spartan Stadium

Michigan State football vs. Rutgers: Photos from Spartan Stadium

Photos from East Lansing as the Michigan State Spartans host the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020.        
Detroit Free Press Oct 24, 2020
Michigan State football short on offensive tackles; QB Rocky Lombardi likely to start

Michigan State football short on offensive tackles; QB Rocky Lombardi likely to start

It appears Rocky Lombardi will be Michigan State football's starting quarterback. His offensive line will be a few bodies short at tackle.        
Detroit Free Press Oct 23, 2020
Mel Tucker's mission at Michigan State football: Build on Mark Dantonio's success

Mel Tucker's mission at Michigan State football: Build on Mark Dantonio's success

Mel Tucker learned from Nick Saban and Mark Dantonio. Michigan State's new football coach hopes to sustain and grow what they built with the Spartans.        

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    Rocky Lombardi

    Michigan State's Rocky Lombardi on rash of turnovers: 'That's 1 heckuva way to start a game'

  • Jayden Reed

    Jayden Reed

    Michigan State's Jayden Reed on two-touchdown, two-fumble performance in debut vs. Rutgers

  • Joshua Langford

    Joshua Langford

    Michigan State basketball names Joshua Langford, Aaron Henry, Foster Loyer captains

  • Connor Heyward

    Connor Heyward

    Michigan State RB Connor Heyward's return 'a lesson for somebody to don't give up'

  • Antjuan Simmons

    Antjuan Simmons

    Here's what Michigan State linebacker Antjuan Simmons saw in Spartans' loss to Rutgers

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