2004 Michigan State Spartans football team

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2004 Michigan State Spartans football
Michigan State Spartans script.svg
Conference Big Ten Conference
2004 record 5–7 (4–4 Big Ten)
Head coach John L. Smith (2nd season)
Home stadium Spartan Stadium (c. 72,027 natural grass)
Seasons
← 2003
2005 →
2004 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 8 Iowa +   7 1         10 2  
No. 14 Michigan $+   7 1         9 3  
No. 17 Wisconsin   6 2         9 3  
Northwestern   5 3         6 6  
No. 20 Ohio State   4 4         8 4  
Purdue   4 4         7 5  
Michigan State   4 4         5 7  
Minnesota   3 5         7 5  
Penn State   2 6         4 7  
Illinois   1 7         3 8  
Indiana   1 7         3 8  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2004 Michigan State Spartans football team represented Michigan State University in the 2004 NCAA Division I-A football season. Michigan State competed as a member of the Big Ten Conference, and played their home games at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing, Michigan. The Spartans were led by second-year head coach John L. Smith.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 4 3:30 PM at Rutgers* Rutgers StadiumPiscataway, New Jersey ABC L 14–19   42,612
September 11 12:00 PM Central Michigan* Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, Michigan ESPN+ W 24–17   72,908
September 18 7:00 PM Notre Dame* Spartan Stadium • East Lansing, Michigan (Megaphone Trophy) ESPN L 24–31   74,962
September 25 12:00 PM at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, Indiana (Old Brass Spittoon) ESPN+ W 30–20   24,471
October 2 12:00 PM at Iowa Kinnick StadiumIowa City, Iowa ESPN+ L 16–38   70,397
October 9 12:00 PM Illinois Spartan Stadium • East Lansing, Michigan ESPN+ W 38–25   72,441
October 16 12:00 PM No. 19 Minnesotadagger Spartan Stadium • East Lansing, Michigan ESPN W 51–17   72,383
October 30 3:30 PM at No. 14 Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, Michigan (Paul Bunyan Trophy) ABC L 37–45 3OT  111,609
November 6 12:00 PM Ohio State Spartan Stadium • East Lansing, Michigan ESPN L 19–32   72,222
November 13 3:30 PM No. 5 Wisconsin Spartan Stadium • East Lansing, Michigan ABC W 49–14   76,697
November 20 12:00 PM at Penn State Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, Pennsylvania (Land Grant Trophy) ESPN2 L 13–37   101,486
December 4 11:05 PM at Hawaii* Aloha StadiumAiea, HI ESPN2 L 38–41   41,654
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

Game summaries[edit]

Indiana[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Michigan State 0 7 10 13 30
Indiana 3 17 0 0 20

[1]

2005 NFL Draft[edit]

The following players were selected in the 2005 NFL Draft.

Player Round Pick Position NFL Team
DeAndra' Cobb 6 201 Running back Atlanta Falcons
Dave Rayner 6 202 Kicker Indianapolis Colts
Kevin Vickerson 7 216 Defensive tackle Miami Dolphins
Will Whitticker 7 246 Guard Green Bay Packers

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Michigan State 30, Indiana 20". ESPN. September 25, 2004. Retrieved December 26, 2014. 

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