2007: "It's like when you play your Little brother in the driveway..."
2008: "We have the best Coach available. He will teach the Big Ten how to play football."
2009: "Lloyd left the cupboard bare. Just wait till Coach Rodriguez gets his own players."
2010: "These three years don't count because our coach stinks."
2011: "Rich Rod left the cupboard bare."
2012: "We won on a last second field goal! That means it's over for Sparty."
2013: "The window has closed on the Spartans now that they are in the same division as OHIO and Michigan."
2014: "The past three years don't count. We had Fred Flintstone as coach."
2015: "It's over for Sparty! We have the Supreme King as our coach now."
2016: "We just got another Top Five recruiting class! MSU might have won seven of the last eight games against us, they might have won 11 games in five of the last six seasons, including a Rose Bowl and a Cotton Bowl, they might have won three of the five Big ten Championship games, and qualified for the college football "Final Four"......but now it's definitely over for Sparty!"