1991 Michigan State Spartans football team

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1991 Michigan State Spartans football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1991 record 3–8 (3–5 Big Ten)
Head coach George Perles (9th year)
Defensive coordinator Norm Parker (2nd year)
Captain Alan Haller
Captain Courtney Hawkins
Captain Bill Johnson
Captain Jim Johnson
Brian Vooletich
Home stadium Spartan Stadium (76,000)
Seasons
« 1990 1992 »
1991 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6/6 Michigan 8 0 0     10 2 0
#10/10 Iowa 7 1 0     10 1 1
Ohio State 5 3 0     8 4 0
Indiana 5 3 0     7 4 1
Illinois 4 4 0     6 6 0
Purdue 3 5 0     4 7 0
Michigan State 3 5 0     3 8 0
Wisconsin 2 6 0     5 6 0
Northwestern 2 6 0     3 8 0
Minnesota 1 7 0     2 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1991 Michigan State Spartans football team competed on behalf of Michigan State University in the Big Ten Conference during the 1991 NCAA Division I-A football season. Head coach George Perles was in his ninth season with the Spartans. Michigan State played their home games at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing, Michigan. The Spartans went 3–8 overall and 3–5 in conference play.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 14 1:05 PM Central Michigan* Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI L 3–20   71,629
September 21 2:30 PM at Notre Dame* Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN (Megaphone Trophy) NBC L 10–49   59,075
September 28 1:05 PM Rutgers* Spartan Stadium • East Lansing, MI L 7–14   67,636
October 5 2:00 PM at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN (Old Brass Spittoon) L 0–31   46,882
October 12 12:30 PM Michigan Spartan Stadium • East Lansing, MI (Paul Bunyan Trophy) ESPN L 28–45   80,157
October 19 1:05 PM Minnesotadagger Spartan Stadium • East Lansing, MI W 20–12   75,097
October 26 3:30 PM at Ohio State Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH ABC L 17–27   94,341
November 2 1:05 PM Northwestern Spartan Stadium • East Lansing, MI L 13–16   64,991
November 9 2:00 PM at Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI W 20–7   41,074
November 16 1:00 PM at Purdue Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN L 17–27   30,744
November 23 1:05 PM Illinois Spartan Stadium • East Lansing, MI W 27–24   61,721
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

1992 NFL Draft[edit]

The following players were selected in the 1992 NFL Draft.

Player Round Pick Position NFL Team
Courtney Hawkins 2 44 Wide Receiver Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Bill Johnson 3 65 Defensive Tackle Cleveland Browns
Alan Haller 5 123 Defensive Back Pittsburgh Steelers
Jim Johnson 7 181 Tackle Denver Broncos
Chuck Bullough 8 214 Linebacker Philadelphia Eagles
John MacNeill 12 320 Defensive End Seattle Seahawks

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 Media Guide". MSUSpartans.com. Retrieved December 11, 2011.