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1974 Michigan State Spartans football
ConferenceBig Ten
1974 record7–3–1 (6–1–1 Big Ten)
Head coachDenny Stolz (2nd season)
Home stadiumSpartan Stadium
Seasons
← 1973
1975 →
1974 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4/3 Ohio State § 7 1 0     10 2 0
#3/5 Michigan § 7 1 0     10 1 0
#12/18 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 / Coaches' Poll

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

ScheduleEdit

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† Purdue 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. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Game notesEdit

Ohio StateEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Ohio State 3 0 3 7 13
Michigan State 0 3 0 13 16

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ReferencesEdit

  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.
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