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5-0, 1st in Big Ten - East
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Can Connor Cook continue to improve?

Cook has been part of a Spartans unit that isn't firing on all cylinders, but the team keeps winning. Brock Huard certainly thinks that's worth a lofty place in his QB rankings. See the full rankings here (Insider)

4hMatt Borcas

Grantland: Hawks, Harbs, and Hoosiers: Fourteen Reasons to Love the New-Look Big Ten

The league of Legends and Leaders is deeper, chicer, and more interesting than ever before -- or at least since Woody and Bo were patrolling the sidelines. Look no further than the latest AP poll, which contains five Big Ten teams, including two in the top five. Herewith, I present 14 explanations for this phenomenon, because we all know that 14 is the new 10.

Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio says the rash of injuries on the offensive line did have an effect on the Spartans' play selection against Purdue in the second half.

Can the Spartans make the playoff?

Michigan State struggled to get past Purdue on Saturday. Did the Spartans hurt their chances to make the College Football Playoff in our experts' eyes? Bowl projections

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1dJeremy Crabtree

Crabtree: Ranking the top recruiters

As we approach midseason, some coaches have picked up major steam on the trail. USC's Tee Martin and Florida State's Tim Brewster top the recruiter rankings.

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Ranking the nation's top unbeatens

Ohio State, Michigan State, Iowa and Northwestern are all undefeated. Which Big Ten team has had the toughest road to 5-0? Hint: It's not the Buckeyes or Spartans. McGee: Flipping the Field


Dinich: 'Brand recognition' plaguing Top 5

ESPN's Heather Dinich says Ohio State and Michigan State don't deserve their lofty rankings and suggests tradition is outweighing unbiased evaluation.

Spartans fall in Power Rankings

Michigan State was No. 3 in last week's ESPN rankings. How far did Sparty drop after a scare against Purdue? Power Rankings

CFB Minute: Brand should count for nothing (0:44)
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Big 12 powers jump Michigan State in AP poll

Ohio State remained No. 1 in the AP Top 25 and tied a poll record Sunday despite lagging support from voters. Meanwhile, No. 2 TCU and No. 3 Baylor edged forward and No. 4 Michigan State slipped.

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Buckeyes, Spartans looked ordinary

Ohio State struggled to put away Indiana and Michigan State squeaked by Purdue. Where are the two teams ranked among Mark Schlabach's playoff contenders after Week 5? GameDay Final

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Top 10 teams stumble on Saturday

  • Florida upset No.3-ranked Ole Miss.
  • Clemson beat No. 6 Notre Dame.
  • Arizona State beat No. 7 UCLA.
  • Alabama beat No. 8 Georgia.
  • Meanwhile, top-ranked Ohio State escaped when Indiana's last pass was incomplete in the end zone and No.2-ranked Michigan State survived a scare from Purdue.

Team Stats

Passing Yards195.4Tied-92nd
Rushing Yards183.656th
Points For31.0Tied-97th
Points Against20.843rd

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