After the Michigan State Spartans and Oregon Ducks threw up some offense on their opponents during college football’s opening weekend, both programs will reconvene for a primetime showdown at Spartan Stadium.
Michigan State, who lost last season’s match-up against Oregon, 46-27, will look to exact revenge on the Ducks as they attempt to continue making a case for the College Football Playoff with ESPN’s “College GameDay” in town.
In anticipation of the game, an epic hype video was released by the Big Ten Network.
— Mark Dantonio (@DantonioMark) September 8, 2015
After a slow start last weekend, there will be added pressure facing new man on campus Vernon Adams, who says he’ll strap on the pads, if eligible, after suffering an injury last weekend.
Another superstar on the Ducks’ offense is Royce Freeman, who torched the turf against Eastern Washington by trotting for 180 yards and three touchdowns. However, it could be potential NFL Draft first-rounder Connor Cook, and his wingman at wide receiver, Aaron Burbridge (4 receptions, 117 yards), who are likely candidates to steal the show in East Lansing.
And if Oregon wants to avoid an early season setback, Vernon Adams – if cleared to play – will have to steer clear of MSU’s Vayante Copeland and Montae Nicholson, who both forced turnovers against Western Michigan.
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