Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Little Brother Scale After Week 1
It also opened the door from some
players to throw in their two cents on Denard
Robinson. Michigan State
MSU coach Mark Dantonio quickly addressed the situation and was clearly disappointed with his players.
If anyone knows the anger that some thoughtless comments can make, it’s Dantonio.
He has seemingly carried Mike Hart’s “Little Brother” comment and built the MSU program around it.
What the MSU players did was simply stoop to the same level that Dantonio detested in the first place.
It’s understandable that Spartan players are a little cocky when it comes to
but they need to take more pride in just beating the Wolverines. Don’t wake a
That’s not to say that
Michigan can just turn things around over a
few insults, but it doesn’t help the Spartans in any way.
Regardless of what Dantonio or Brady Hoke say, the roles of the fan bases have shifted over this four year period and the players have to be aware of that.
Spartan fans are relishing this new role all while forgetting how much they despised
for doing the same thing. Michigan
fans hate the idea that MSU fans can rub it in their face only because they can’t
effectively do the same right now.
When it comes to this week’s Little Brother Scale, MSU widens the gap a little bit.
Regardless of what your opinion is of
Friday was still a good win for the Spartans. Boise State
competed in Saturday’s loss to Alabama,
it would have sent a positive message for the future of the Wolverines.
However, Denard Robinson continues to show that he can’t be an effective passer and the
offense has a clear and exploitable offense when facing a top-level defense.
Unfortunately for the Wolverines, the Spartans appear to have that type of defense.
Even worse for
the Spartans know it.
LITTLE BROTHER SCALE: MSU 17.5,