The Spartans are preparing for a Nebraska team that has endured several close losses under first-year head coach Mike Riley. With just three wins on the year, the Huskers must win their remaining three regular season games to become bowl eligible. Michigan State, however, is not taking Nebraska lightly. Getty Images Michigan State has won 12 straight Big Ten road games under ninth-year head coach Mark Dantonio. “Nebraska’s not an easy place to go play, period. End of story,”
With a week off to heal and re-energize, the Spartans look to kick off the month of November with momentum going down the home stretch of the season. Historically, the Spartans have done well in November under Dantonio. One thing to mention here is that the Spartans have yet to put it all together in a game where all facets are playing well: offense, defense and special teams. It’s evident that they know how to win and expect to win despite playing up to their potential. We will see how the season goes now with four games left, including the big one in Columbus on November 21 against Ohio State.