The Michigan State Spartans asserted themselves as contenders with a 73-14 whooping of Eastern Michigan after they returned from their bye week.
No. 11 Michigan State played in their first game since their bye week, and they bounced back from an Oregon loss with a 73-14 blowout victory over Eastern Michigan.
The Spartans took a 49-0 lead at halftime and never looked back. Quarterback Connor Cook completed 5-of-6 of his passes for 83 yards and two touchdowns while rushing for another, and he left in the first quarter after the Spartans took a 28-0 lead.
Running back Jeremy Langford was also pulled from the game early after rushing for 60 yards and a touchdown on nine carries. Delton Williams led the Spartans in rushing with 103 yards and three touchdowns on 10 carries.
Wide receiver Tony Lippett continued to demonstrate fantastic chemistry with Cook as he caught three passes for 45 yards and two touchdowns.
Eastern Michigan fell apart as they committed six turnovers, and quarterback Rob Bolden threw for 115 yards and an interception on 10-of-29 passing. However, the quarterback managed to throw two touchdown passes late in the game.
The Eagles were held to just 20 yards on 19 carries though.