November 11th, 2017

No. 13 Michigan State Falls To No. 11 Ohio State Michigan State Official Site
J.T. Barrett threw for two touchdown passes and ran for two more, and Mike Weber rushed for 162 yards and pair of scores as No. 11 Ohio State bounced back from a deflating loss last week to rout No. 13 Michigan State 48-3 on Saturday. The Buckeyes (8-2, 6-1 Big Ten, CFP No. 13) scored on five of their first six possessions, led 35-3 at the half and cruised the rest of the way to claim sole possession of first place in the Big Ten East with two games remaining.

Michigan State throttled in record-breaking loss to Ohio State MLive
Michigan State donned its all-white uniform combination at Ohio State. It could have included a white flag to waive early. The No. 11 Buckeyes (8-2, 6-1 Big Ten) raced out to a 35-0 lead in the first half en route to a 48-3 throttling against the No. 13 Spartans (7-3, 5-2) on Saturday afternoon at Ohio Stadium.

Michigan State football overpowered, rocked by Ohio State 48-3 Detroit Free Press
Michigan State’s run of defensive dominance came to an end. In ugly fashion. No. 11 Ohio State moved the ball and scored at will against the 16th-ranked Spartans en route to a 48-3 victory Saturday at Ohio Stadium, and the Buckeyes likely ended MSU’s hope for a Big Ten East Division title.

Couch: 3 quick takes on Michigan State’s blowout loss to Ohio State Lansing State Journal
Lansing State Journal columnist Graham Couch gives his initial thoughts from Michigan State’s 48-3 loss to Ohio State in Columbus.

Spartans incur ‘meltdown,’ bulldozed by Buckeyes Detroit News
Michigan State walked into Ohio Stadium on Saturday, its destiny in its hands in the Big Ten East. The fact the Spartans were in a first-place battle with Ohio State might have surprised some before the season, but with both teams sitting at one Big Ten loss, there was plenty on the line for a young team coming off a big win last week at home against Penn State.

MSU loses 48-3 to Ohio State State News
No. 12 MSU lost 48-3 to No. 13 Ohio State on Saturday in Columbus. A punt ended the Spartans first drive which showed some promise, but from there it was all Ohio State and the Buckeyes never looked back, taking away MSU’s ability to control their own Big Ten destiny.

Michigan State’s blowout loss proves it’s not ready for big boys — yet Detroit Free Press
Free Press columnist Shawn Windsor offers three takeaways after Michigan State’s 48-3 loss to Ohio State on Saturday.

Michigan State-Ohio State talking points: About that Vegas line MLive
Here’s what Michigan State fans are talking about after the Spartans’ 48-3 loss to Ohio State

Overheard outside the Michigan State locker room: Taking one on the chin and tossing out film MLive
Michigan State was routed 48-3 at Ohio State on Saturday afternoon. Here are some notable quotes from Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio and players after the game

Michigan State no match for Ohio State in 48-3 loss Spartan Tailgate
No. 12 Michigan State had a chance Saturday in Columbus to put itself in position to play for a Big Ten title. Instead, the Spartans were handed a dose of reality, as No. 13 Ohio State did what it wanted offensively and overwhelmed quarterback Brian Lewerke and his offensive line in a 48–3 loss for MSU.

Blowout at Ohio State shows where Spartans stand in College Football isportsweb
The Michigan State Football team controlled their own destiny in the Big Ten East. A win against Ohio State in Columbus on Saturday could’ve and would’ve probably sealed it for MSU.

So much for first place, as Mark Dantonio suffers worst loss Land of 10
Michigan State suffered its worst margin of defeat under coach Mark Dantonio, falling 48-3 on Saturday at Ohio State. The Spartans (7-3, 5-2 Big Ten), ranked 12th in the College Football Playoff rankings, took a beating from the No. 13 Buckeyes (8-2, 6-1) in a battle for first place in the Big Ten East.