Breaking down the Spartans

Michigan State looks stout defensively, but offensive sum hasn't been equal to the parts

Updated: October 12, 2011, 11:30 AM ET
By Michael Rothstein | WolverineNation
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Entering the season, it was anticipated that Michigan State would be one of the Wolverines' toughest opponents.

Against Ohio State on Oct. 1, the Spartans' defense made that appear to be the case. Their offense, however, was another story.

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