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2007 Michigan State Spartans football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
2007 record7–6 (3–5 Big Ten)
Head coachMark Dantonio (1st season)
Offensive coordinatorDon Treadwell (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorPat Narduzzi (1st season)
Home stadiumSpartan Stadium (c. 75,005 natural grass)
Seasons
← 2006
2008 →
2007 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#5/4 Ohio State   7 1         11 2  
#18/19 Michigan   6 2         9 4  
#20/18 Illinois   6 2         9 4  
#24/21 Wisconsin   5 3         9 4  
#NR/25 Penn State   0* 4         0* 4  
Iowa   4 4         6 6  
Purdue   3 5         8 5  
Indiana   3 5         7 6  
Michigan State   3 5         7 6  
Northwestern   3 5         6 6  
Minnesota   0 8         1 11  
† – BCS representative as champion
‡ – BCS at-large representative

The 2007 Michigan State Spartans football team represented Michigan State University in the 2007–2008 college football season. Mark Dantonio began his first season as the Spartans' head coach. The Spartans play their home games at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing, Michigan.

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1* 12:00 PM UAB Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI ESPN2 W 55–18   67,796
September 8* 12:00 PM Bowling Green Spartan Stadium • East Lansing, MI BTN W 28–17   67,276
September 15* 12:00 PM Pittsburgh Spartan Stadium • East Lansing, MI ESPN W 17–13   68,620
September 22* 3:30 PM at Notre Dame Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN (Megaphone Trophy) NBC W 31–14   80,795
September 29 3:30 PM at #9 Wisconsin #23 Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI ABC L 34–37   82,164
October 6 12:00 PM Northwestern Spartan Stadium • East Lansing, MI BTN L 41–48 OT  67,378
October 13† 7:00 PM Indiana Spartan Stadium • East Lansing, MI (Old Brass Spittoon) BTN W 52–27   73,449
October 20 3:30 PM at #1 Ohio State Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH ABC L 17–24   105,287
October 27 11:00 AM at Iowa Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA ESPN2 L 27–34 2OT  70,585
November 3 3:30 PM #14 Michigan Spartan Stadium • East Lansing, MI (Paul Bunyan Trophy) ABC L 24–28   77,009
November 10 12:00 PM at Purdue Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN BTN W 48–31   55,630
November 17 3:30 PM #22 Penn State Spartan Stadium • East Lansing, MI (Land Grant Trophy) ABC W 35–31   72,251
December 28* 1:00 PM vs. #14 Boston College Florida Citrus BowlOrlando, FL (Champs Sports Bowl) ESPN L 21–24   46,554
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP/Coaches Polls released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

2008 NFL DraftEdit

The following players were selected in the 2008 NFL Draft.

Player Round Pick Position NFL Team
Devin Thomas 2 34 Wide Receiver Washington Redskins
Kellen Davis 5 158 Tight End Chicago Bears
Ervin Baldwin 7 208 Defensive End Chicago Bears

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