I continue to be amazed at the lack of hype given to the 2011 Spartan squad. But ironically, I could not be happier. Let’s not forget that this was a team predicted last year to be a 2nd tier contender hoping for 8 wins and a decent bowl bid. But this team defied expectations and stuck together, continuing to play through adversity. From Coach Dantonio’s Cardiac “Episode” and with injuries to both Kirk Cousins and Keshawn Martin, this team responded to every hardship like it was planned and eventually won the big ten championship.
One magical season later, the Spartans are still not getting credit they deserve. But just as true as Spartan Nation itself, this team responds when the cards are stacked against them. National pundits such as ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit and BTN’s Gerry DiNardo are once again predicting MSU to... (Click read more below)
“Mount K2”(@#18 Ohio State)- The second highest peak on earth. It is often referred to as “Savage Mountain” because it has the highest fatality rate in the world. This mountain is as unforgiving and relentless as the Buckeyes. While off-season suspensions and controversy have plagued this team, OSU will certainly have an “Us versus the World” mentality. However, don’t discredit the Spartans in Columbus. Let’s not forget that last year it was OSU’s wins (albeit with illegal players), the same wins that have since been vacated but nonetheless still prevented the Spartans from smelling roses last January.