Michigan State vs. Nebraska

Originally Published: December 11, 2003
By Football Scouts, Inc. | For ESPN Insider

Editor's note: Football Scouts, Inc., breaks down the match-ups in all 28 college bowls games, exclusively for ESPN Insider.

Why to watch
The Big Ten media panel named Michigan State head coach John L. Smith Big Ten Coach of the Year. Smith helped lead the Spartans to the fourth-biggest turnaround in the nation in 2003 and he is just the second first-year coach to take Michigan State to a bowl game.