Author: Dayne Thomas
Spartans at Illini (Pregame brief)
November is the month when champions are crowned, and while the Spartans are sadly not in the mix for a Big Ten Championship, nevertheless Illinois is.
You are what your record says you are!
The Spartans were beaten 29-7 by Michigan and in so doing, Mel Tucker now has a 1-4 Big Ten record and fading fast!
Spartans have a chance to restore a measure of respect
There is popular belief that everything will correct course when Mel Tucker gets “his recruits” but how many recruits do you think will stay committed to Mel Tucker if Spartan Football posts its second losing season in 3 years?
Spartans beat Wisconsin, but it’s no time to be giddy.
The Spartans beat Wisconsin 34-28 in double OT, and that means Spartan players, coaches, students, fans and alumni are entitled to celebrate. Yet, it’s hard to believe it was the Spartans first victory since beating lowly Akron on Sep 10, and the first victory over a Power 5 team this…
Can Spartan Football stop the bleeding? Wisconsin says NO!
The Spartans, are 2-4 overall, 0-3 Big Ten with zero victories vs Power 5 opponents, and now comes the reenergized Wisconsin Badgers! Wisconsin is just 3-3 overall, yet they appear to be recharged due to a recent coaching change (which we’ll review below) and their compass is pointed due north…
Ohio State is latest opponent to hammer the Spartans!
The 29 point differential, doesn’t speak to the magnitude of the beatdown the Spartans endured this weekend, and sadly, the wheels are about to come off the football cart.
Spartans lose 27-13 at Maryland and it’s about to get worse!
At the Big Ten Media Days, Mel Tucker declared “we have a very high standard of performance. ” So much for high standards of performance.
Can Mel Tucker take the Spartans to the promised land?
Will someone remind me why Harlon Barnett, Scottie Hazelton, and Chris Kapilovic still have jobs?
Has Mel Tucker forgot the plot or simply lost the script?
You don’t need me to state the obvious, but the Spartans were absolutely and indisputably embarrassed by Washington and Minnesota and the magnitude of the beatdowns suggest the prospects for future victories is looking dimmer and dimmer.
Spartan Pass Defense melts down “again” and now the Big Ten gauntlet awaits:
Mel Tucker and his coaching staff get a one game reprieve as it relates to last weekend’s beat down. They have a chance to redeem themselves vs Minnesota.