Despite the record, despite the rankings, despite the Heisman Trophy race, the message and mission remains the same: The Spartans are taking it day by day, week by week, game by game.
Michigan State moved up to No. 5 in the AP Poll, leapfrogging Michigan, Oregon and Ohio State after knocking off the No. 6 team in the country.
Michigan State is for real and they are not fooling around. They are legitimate Big Ten and maybe even National Championship contenders.
McNamara tried to deliver a strike to senior tight end Luke Schoonmaker on the sideline to stop the clock, but freshman defensive back Charles Brantley had a different idea.
“Overall, I don’t feel like it was a Heisman moment, just a great team win,” Walker said, “...I just gotta give credit to the O-line.”
Michigan State is undefeated two-thirds of the way through its schedule and it's because of one reason: they never stop choppin’.
Michigan State’s defense stood strong for the final five minutes of the game and Michigan State escaped with a 37-33 victory over Michigan. Paul Bunyan will stay in East Lansing for another year.