1994 Michigan State Spartans football team

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1994 Michigan State Spartans football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1994 record 0–11 (0–8 Big Ten)
Head coach George Perles (12th year)
Offensive coordinator Morris Watts (8th year)
Defensive coordinator Hank Bullough
Home stadium Spartan Stadium (72,027)
Seasons
« 1993 1995 »
1994 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Penn State 8 0 0     12 0 0
#14 Ohio State 6 2 0     9 4 0
Wisconsin 5 2 1     8 3 1
#12 Michigan 5 3 0     8 4 0
Illinois 4 4 0     7 5 0
Indiana 4 4 0     7 4 0
Iowa 3 4 1     5 5 1
Purdue 3 3 2     5 4 2
Northwestern 3 5 0     4 6 1
Minnesota 1 7 0     3 8 0
Michigan State 0 8 0     0 11 0
† – Conference champion
  • Michigan State forfeited 5 wins, 4 conference wins
    Rankings from AP Poll

The 1994 Michigan State Spartans football team competed on behalf of Michigan State University in the Big Ten Conference during the 1994 NCAA Division I-A football season. Head coach George Perles was in his twelfth and last season with the Spartans. Perles was fired on November 8, though he was allowed to coach the remaining games on the schedule.[1] Michigan State played their home games at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing, Michigan. The Spartans went 5–6 overall and 4–4 in conference play during the regular season, but had their 5 wins forfeited by MSU president M. Peter McPherson in response to grade tampering and other infractions.[2][3][4]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 10 2:00 PM at Kansas* Memorial StadiumLawrence, KS L 10–17   48,000
September 17 3:30 PM #9 Notre Dame* Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI (Megaphone Trophy) ABC L 20–21   74,183
September 24 1:00 PM Miami (OH)* Spartan Stadium • East Lansing, MI L 45–10 (forfeit)   61,224
October 1 12:30 PM #15 Wisconsindagger Spartan Stadium • East Lansing, MI ESPN L 29–10 (forfeit)   71,234
October 8 12:30 PM at #7 Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI (Paul Bunyan Trophy) ESPN L 20–40   106,272
October 15 3:30 PM Ohio State Spartan Stadium • East Lansing, MI ABC L 7–23   74,585
October 22 2:00 PM at Iowa Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA L 14–19   68,532
October 29 1:00 PM Indiana Spartan Stadium • East Lansing, MI (Old Brass Spittoon) L 27–21 (forfeit)   60,773
November 5 2:00 PM at Northwestern Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL L 35–17 (forfeit)   47,754
November 12 1:00 PM Purdue Spartan Stadium • East Lansing, MI L 42–30 (forfeit)   60,164
November 26 4:00 PM at #2 Penn State Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA (Land Grant Trophy) ESPN L 31–59   96,493
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

1995 NFL Draft[edit]

The following players were selected in the 1995 NFL Draft.

Player Round Pick Position NFL Team
Brian DeMarco 2 40 Defensive Tackle Jacksonville Jaguars
Shane Hannah 2 63 Guard Dallas Cowboys

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