1974 Michigan State Spartans football team

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1974 Michigan State Spartans football
Conference Big Ten
1974 record 7–3–1 (6–1–1 Big Ten)
Head coach Denny Stolz (2nd year)
Home stadium Spartan Stadium
Seasons
« 1973 1975 »
1974 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4 Ohio State § 7 1 0     10 2 0
#3 Michigan § 7 1 0     10 1 0
#12 Michigan State 6 1 1     7 3 1
Wisconsin 5 3 0     7 4 0
Illinois 4 3 1     6 4 1
Purdue 3 5 0     4 6 1
Minnesota 2 6 0     4 7 0
Iowa 2 6 0     3 8 0
Northwestern 2 6 0     3 8 0
Indiana 1 7 0     1 10 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1974 Michigan State Spartans football team represented Michigan State University during the 1974 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 14 Northwestern Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI W 41–7   49,103
September 21 Syracuse* Spartan Stadium • East Lansing, MI W 19–0   66,847
September 28 at UCLA* Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA L 14–56   44,026
October 5 Notre Dame* Spartan Stadium • East Lansing, MI (Megaphone Trophy) L 14–19   77,431
October 12 at Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI (Paul Bunyan Trophy) L 7–21   104,682
October 19 at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL T 21–21   55,677
October 26 Purduedagger Spartan Stadium • East Lansing, MI W 31–7   63,321
November 2 at Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI W 28–21   78,848
November 9 #1 Ohio State Spartan Stadium • East Lansing, MI ABC W 16–13   78,533
November 16 at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN (Old Brass Spittoon) W 19–10   25,492
November 23 Iowa Spartan Stadium • East Lansing, MI W 60–21   51,002
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Game notes[edit]

Ohio State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Ohio State 3 0 3 7 13
Michigan State 0 3 0 13 16

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011 Michigan State media guide.
  2. ^ "Ohio State Defeated By Spartans, Ruling." Ocala Star-Banner. 1974 Nov 10.
  3. ^ "Spartans Stop No.1 Team...Buckeyes Lose, 16-13." Gadsden Times. 1974 Nov 10.