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Michigan State Spartans Football History, Records and Database

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Mel Tucker
Mel Tucker
Head Coach
First Year: 2020
School: Michigan State
Nickname: Spartans
Current Conference: Big Ten
Former Conference(s): MIAA
Location: East Lansing, Michigan
First year of football: 1885

STADIUM

Name: Spartan
Year built: 1923
Capacity: 75,005
Playing Surface: Grass
Spartan Stadium

MICHIGAN STATE CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

YEARCHAMPION(S)CONFERENCE
2015Michigan StateBig Ten
2013Michigan StateBig Ten
2010Michigan State, WisconsinBig Ten
1987Michigan StateBig Ten
1966Michigan StateBig Ten
1965Michigan StateBig Ten

MICHIGAN STATE YEAR BY YEAR SCHEDULES AND SCORES


Michigan State Football Schedules & Scores 1918-2019
1890s1900s1910s1920s1930s1940s1950s
1960s1970s1980s1990s2000s2010s
Michigan State Spartans Football Database

MICHIGAN STATE BOWL RECORD

SCHOOLWINSLOSSESTIESTOTAL PLAYEDWIN %
Michigan State13160290.448

MICHIGAN STATE BOWL HISTORY

BOWLDATEWINNERPOINTSLOSERPOINTS
Pinstripe27-Dec-19Michigan State27Wake Forest21
Redbox31-Dec-18Oregon7Michigan State6
Holiday28-Dec-17Michigan State42Washington State17
CFP Semifinal-Cotton31-Dec-15Alabama38Michigan State0
Cotton01-Jan-15Michigan State42Baylor41
Cactus29-Dec-12Michigan State17TCU16
Outback02-Jan-12Michigan State33Georgia30
Citrus01-Jan-11Alabama49Michigan State7
Alamo02-Jan-10Texas Tech41Michigan State31
Citrus01-Jan-09Georgia24Michigan State12
Russell Athletic28-Dec-07Boston College24Michigan State21
Alamo29-Dec-03Nebraska17Michigan State3
Silicon Valley31-Dec-01Michigan State44Fresno State35
Citrus01-Jan-00Michigan State37Florida34
Aloha Classic25-Dec-97Washington51Michigan State23
Sun Bowl31-Dec-96Stanford38Michigan State0
Independence29-Dec-95LSU45Michigan State26
Liberty28-Dec-93Louisville18Michigan State7
Sun Bowl31-Dec-90Michigan State17Southern California16
Aloha Classic25-Dec-89Michigan State33Hawaii13
Gator01-Jan-89Georgia34Michigan State27
All-American31-Dec-85Georgia Tech17Michigan State14
Cherry22-Dec-84Army10Michigan State6
Orange01-Jan-38Auburn6Michigan State0

MICHIGAN STATE AP FINISHES

YEARRANKINGTEAM
194814Michigan State
194919Michigan State
19508Michigan State
19512Michigan State
19521Michigan State
19533Michigan State
19552Michigan State
19569Michigan State
19573Michigan State
196015Michigan State
19618Michigan State
196310Michigan State
19652Michigan State
19662Michigan State
197412Michigan State
197812Michigan State
19878Michigan State
198916Michigan State
199016Michigan State
19997Michigan State
200824Michigan State
201014Michigan State
201111Michigan State
20133Michigan State
20145Michigan State
20156Michigan State
201715Michigan State

MICHIGAN STATE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

YearCHAMPIONS
1966Alabama: Berryman, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)*
Michigan State: Football Research, Helms*, NFF*, Poling*
Notre Dame: AP, Billingsley, DeVold, Dunkel, FB News, FW, Helms*, Litkenhous, Matthews, National Championship Foundation, NFF*, Poling*, Sagarin*, UPI
1965Alabama: AP, Football Research, FW*, National Championship Foundation
Michigan State: Berryman, Billingsley, DeVold, Dunkel, FB News, FW*, Helms, Litkenhous, NFF, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), UPI
1957Auburn: AP, Billingsley, Football Research, Helms, National Championship Foundation, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), Williamson
Michigan State: Dunkel
Ohio State: Boand, DeVold, FW, INS, Litkenhous, UPI
Oklahoma: Berryman
1955Michigan State: Boand
Oklahoma: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, DeVold, Dunkel, Football Research, FW, Helms, INS, Litkenhous, National Championship Foundation, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), UPI, Williamson
1952Georgia Tech: Berryman, Billingsley, INS, Poling, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)*
Michigan State: AP, Boand, DeVold, Dunkel, Football Research, Helms, Litkenhous, National Championship Foundation, Sagarin*, UPI, Williamson
1951Georgia Tech: Berryman, Boand*
Illinois: Boand*
Maryland: DeVold, Dunkel, Football Research, National Championship Foundation, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)
Michigan State: Billingsley, Helms, Poling
Tennessee: AP, Litkenhous, UPI, Williamson

MICHIGAN STATE HEAD COACHES

Year(s)CoachYearsGamesWinLossTieWin %School
1918-1918George Gauthier174300.571Michigan State
1925-1927Ralph Young325101410.42Michigan State
1928-1928Harry Kipke183410.438Michigan State
1929-1932Jimmy Crowley43322830.712Michigan State
1933-1946Charlie Bachman131147034100.658Michigan State
1947-1953Biggie Munn76554920.846Michigan State
1954-1972Duffy Daugherty191831096950.609Michigan State
1973-1975Dennis Stolz333191310.591Michigan State
1976-1979Darryl Rogers444241820.568Michigan State
1980-1982Frank Waters333102300.303Michigan State
1983-1994George Perles12139736240.54Michigan State
1995-1999Nick Saban559342410.585Michigan State
1999-2002Bobby Williams431161700.485Michigan State
2002-2002Morris Watts151200.333Michigan State
2003-2006John Smith448222600.458Michigan State
2007-2019Mark Dantonio131711145700.667Michigan State

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