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HeckDorland

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Huh.

I did *not* see that coming.

The 11th point, -6 yards, and the 37 yard-line

The eleventh point. At a certain threshold, an 11 point lead, Mark Dantonio's Michigan State squads turn essentially invincible. In the 41 games they've gone up by 11 or more points at any time...

Ah c'mon, not this stuff again.

Nation's best defense so far just not 'best enough' for some, I guess.

Digging Holes and Self-Defeat

An ugly quarter of passing the football.

Balance and Dimensions

(Most discussions of the MSU offense, talk about getting to average. This article shoots a little higher, at least in its comparisons) I've had my problems with MSU's run-pass distribution so far....

Bafflement

Bit rantier than my typical posts. That sort of game tho.

Four Vertical Routes and the Mid-Play Read

"That's a nice play you've got there. It'd be a real shame if we incorporated it into our passing attack."

The Triangle Route Combo

Know the triangle. Love the triangle.

Hope in Context

Or: Hope, in context.

The YSU Offense and the Orbiter Motion

Youngstown State under offensive coordinator Shane Montgomery run more under-center plays than say, Northwestern or Ohio State do currently, but are still predominantly a shotgun offense that mixes...

How to Get Strip-Sacked: A TragiComedy in 3 Parts

Slightly different formatting on this breakdown than I have used in the past. First, I'm going to put the video of the play up top here, and get into the analysis further down below. Picture by...

The Run-Pass Divide

AKA: please be specific when making fun of and/or raging about our crappy, crappy, offense and some other assorted thoughts about what this means and what might happen next.

The USF Defense and Too Much, Too Soon.

The tale of USF's defensive coordinator is a curious one. New South Florida head coach Willie Taggart played offense in his college career, and has coached the offensive side of the ball his whole...

The USF Offense and Creating a Massive Car Wreck

A brief look at the USF offense and what MSU can expect this Saturday.

Contents Under Pressure

Too familiar to escape comment.

Jairus Jones and Jumping Into 3-3-5 Hyperspace

9

The Spartan's retooled defensive package is everyone else's new third down nightmare.

2nd Half Game Thread: MSU vs. Western Michigan

488

Hoo boy. Hoooooooo boy. The score at the half is 13-7 MSU, and here is your second half game thread that will hopefully be better than... whatever that was. No links to illegal game...

Five Ways to Miss a Tackle

Sometimes I write serious breakdowns of X's and O's. And other times, I write dumb stuff like this.

Improvement, Sure, But How Much?

The two truisms of the offseason when discussing the MSU offense are: A. Things can't really get worse and, B. It should improve to at least an average performance. Are these statements true?...

Eat Your Cupcakes: Reasons to Run Up the Score

An easy way to look and feel better* *Does not apply to actual cupcakes

Earliest Spartan Sports Memories

Sometimes it's funny what you remember. And sometimes it's not funny.

Blitzing the Odds: Expect a 3rd Elite MSU Defense?

Two guys were on a boat: Elite and Repeat. Elite fell off. Who's left?

6 'Free' Improvements for the Spartan Offense

But wait- There's more! Call now and we'll throw in an improved intermediate passing game, AT NO EXTRA CHARGE!

Sources: MSU O-Lineman Felled by Dino Attack

MSU Scientists: "Shocked. Well, about the Allosaurus, anyways."

'Oh Crap.': Losing Back-Side Containment

Cover your rear, or you'll have a mess.

Maybe The Worst Play Ever

It's bad, man. It's real, real, bad.

Dantonio's Recruiting Map- Part 2

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Shifting Spartan demographics and fighting the 'Southern Invasion' story-line.

Dantonio's Recruiting Map- A State by State Look

Which states have been good to Michigan State football? Where has the staff been under-performing? A look at the Dantonio era.

Different, but the same: MSU-UM basketball

124

Don't look a gift-troll in the mouth...

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