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Standing Room Spartans

By Kevin Parker
"By the common fan - For the common fan". Anything and everything Michigan State Football related.
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Draftception: Drafting MSU's Future NFL Draft Picks
In honor of the NFL Draft, Scott and I snake draft 5 rounds worth of players we believe are most likely to be NFL draft picks by the time they leave MSU regardless of class.  Who had the best group?  Who did we miss?  Let us know on social media: https://twitter.com/StandingRoomMSU https://twitter.com/spartanmartin18 https://www.instagram.com/standingroomspartans/ Subscribe, Rate, Review, and SHARE!
01:05:03
May 3, 2021
Spring Game (Practice) Notes
Scott is back and we hit on everything noteworthy that we could take away from the televised spring practice from Saturday.  Is Noah Kim -> Ian Stewart the next great MSU passing duo?  On a more real note we hit on the DT Jalen Hunt, DT Simeon Barrow, DB Michal Dowell, LB Cole DeMarzo, WR Jayden Reed, RB Kenneth Walker, OT Jarrett Horst, all the QBs, and more! Website: https://www.standingroomspartans.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StandingRoomMSU https://twitter.com/spartanmartin18 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/standingroomspartans/
01:00:11
April 26, 2021
Spring Game Primer
Scott is on vacation so I'm riding solo today for the first time in ages.  Thank you all for the mailbag questions to keep me on track! Among other things we focused on a handful of specific players that this game (Saturday, 2:00 PM EST) is most important for, and who seems to be trending in the right direction to this point in spring ball. https://www.standingroomspartans.com/ Follow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/StandingRoomMSU https://twitter.com/spartanmartin18 Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/standingroomspartans/ Share, Subscribe, Rate, and Review!
49:25
April 19, 2021
Recruiting Class Rewind: 2018 + Mailbag!
Scott and I talk about sports bucket lists, bar appetizers, and the 2018 MSU recruiting class at this stage of their careers - breaking everyone down into 5 categories: Studs, Starters, Contributors, Non-Contributors, Out of the Program. Home | STANDING ROOM SPARTANS StandingRoomSpartans (@StandingRoomMSU) / Twitter Scott Martin (@spartanmartin18) / Twitter StandingRoomSpartans (@standingroomspartans) • Instagram photos and videos
01:08:60
April 12, 2021
Spring Football Mailbag!
Scott and I get into the mailbag and answer questions about the Spring Game "Kenny Willekes Award" breakout player, 2021/2022 MSU NFL Draft Prospects, lawn games, and more! Home | STANDING ROOM SPARTANS Follow on Twitter: StandingRoomSpartans (@StandingRoomMSU) / Twitter (2) Scott Martin (@spartanmartin18) / Twitter Follow on Instagram: New tab (instagram.com)
01:01:56
April 5, 2021
Spring Football Week 1 News and Notes
MSU Spring ball has kicked off and we discuss all the news that has come out of the first week back on the practice field.  We touch on the incoming transfer, new 2022 commit, the official spring roster - who is in/out?, and all the buzz coming out of the first week in East Lansing. standingroomspartans.com Follow on Twitter (1) StandingRoomSpartans (@StandingRoomMSU) / Twitter and (1) Scott Martin (@spartanmartin18) / Twitter Follow on Instagram StandingRoomSpartans (@standingroomspartans) • Instagram photos and videos Subscribe, Rate, Review, and Share!
54:58
March 29, 2021
Spring Football Primer
As the calendar turns, Mel Tucker is set to begin his first spring program.  What are we keeping an eye on? Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU and @SpartanMartin18 Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans
48:02
March 21, 2021
Recruiting Class Rewind: 2017
Scott and I rewind to the 2017 recruiting class (who are now entering super-senior status) and take a look back to see how they were ranked as prospects and how they turned out.  Who were the studs, starters, contributors, non-contributors, and who didn't finish their career with MSU?  We also have some football guys talking basketball as we recorded on Selection Sunday, and discuss who we'd choose if MSU football were forced to have a presenting sponsor. Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU and @SpartanMartin18 Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans
01:13:44
March 15, 2021
Non-Conference Schedule Discussion
Scott and I break down the last few/next few years of non-conference scheduling for MSU, talk about our philosophies on what makes a perfect schedule, and talk about some teams we'd love to see MSU play in the non-conference (not Alabama) Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU and @SpartanMartin18 Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans
01:05:49
March 11, 2021
MSU Decade Draft - Part 2 (Offense)
In part two of our decade draft, we head over to the offensive side to round out our all-22s. Stay tuned on social this week to let us know who you think has the better team, and who would take the W head to head. Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU and @SpartanMartin18 Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans Share, Subscribe, Rate, and Review
01:43:29
March 1, 2021
MSU Decade Draft - Part 1 (Defense)
Scott and I compete to draft our best all-22 using only players from 2010-2020, starting on the defensive side. Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU and @SpartanMartin18 Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans Share, Subscribe, Rate, and Review
01:09:29
February 22, 2021
Mel Tucker's 1st Year
Last week marked the 1 year anniversary of Mel Tucker's hiring at Michigan State, where do we stand? Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU and @SpartanMartin18 Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans Share, Subscribe, Rate, and Review
01:00:16
February 14, 2021
National Signing Day Superlatives + Mailbag
Scott and I break down all the news from the week, talk about Mel Tucker's first recruiting class with some superlatives, but all after we get to some mailbag questions about how we'd spend $32 million on the University, who we'd bring on a week long yacht trip, and more!
01:22:09
February 8, 2021
National Signing Day Preview
@SpartanMartin18 and I get into what we hope to/expect to see come National Signing Day on Wednesday, but before that we chat coaching changes, new signings of the week, and yes.. the number of bald coaches now on staff.   Subscribe, Rate, Review, and SHARE! Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU and @SpartanMartin18 Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans
54:56
January 31, 2021
Interview: Tyson Watson
Great episode today! 1:52 to 22:12 - Interview with Tyson Watson (@TysonWatson14) - 2021 MSU Football DL Commit. 22:14 to finish - @SpartanMartin18 and I talk about the news of the week including Mike Tressel, Matt Coughlin, Matt Allen, and player numbers! Subscribe, Rate, Review, and Share! Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU and @SpartanMartin18 Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans
01:00:50
January 25, 2021
Momentum Check: Defense
Part 2 of our momentum check series discussing how we feel about each position group (DE, DT, LB, CB, S) going into the off-season compared to our feelings going into 2020 and mid-way through the season.   Subcribe, Rate, Review, and Share! Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU and @SpartanMartin18 Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans Email StandingRoomSpartans@gmail.com
49:17
January 18, 2021
Momentum Check: Offense
Scott (@SpartanMartin18) and I go through the 1st of our 2 part "Momentum Check" series talking offense.  We look at each position (QB, RB, WR, TE, OL) and discuss how much (if any) momentum the group has going into the off-season.   We also started the show with some great mailbag questions, and rejoiced over the news of the Jim Harbaugh extension at UofM. Share, Share, Share the podcast, also subscribe, rate, and review!
01:05:29
January 11, 2021
Revisiting Preseason Stat Predictions
We revisit a preseason episode where we predicted the MSU team leader in every statistical category (pass yards, rush yards, receptions, sacks, etc etc) and why we got nearly all of them wrong!  We also put our two cents in about Ohio State's performance in the CFP Semi-Final on Friday night. Subscribe, Rate, Review, and SHARE! Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU and @SpartanMartin18 Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans
01:09:32
January 4, 2021
Mailbag!
Before we really dip into the off-season content, we got a doozy of a mailbag episode talking about transfer portal, quick 2021 schedule look ahead, and much more! Reminder we will still go strong once a week with MSU football content through the entire offseason! Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU and @SpartanMartin18 Subscribe, Rate, Review, and Share!
35:50
December 28, 2020
Roster Turnover Galore
Since our last episode we've seen a ton of roster turnover across the board, today we'll go position by position and see where it currently stands as the dust is beginning to settle.  More transfers are coming you can bet on that, so make sure you're subscribed! Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU and @SpartanMartin18 Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans
39:15
December 22, 2020
National Signing Day, NFL Draft Declarations, QB Competition, DB Departures, and More!
PACKED show today with a ton of news flying in through the week.   We start with the biggest news - National Signing Day - where we landed a surprise player, and had a couple other impact announcements throughout the day.  We talk about Shakur Brown and Naquan Jones declaring for the draft - where we think they can get drafted and what that means for next year's depth chart.  Shakur Brown and Julian Barnett are gone next year, with Chris Jackson seemingly in hot water, what does that mean for the DB depth chart in 2021?  On top of all of that, for the first time all year Mel Tucker named Payton Thorne as the starter early in the week, what does that mean for his confidence?   *Maryland Preview coming tomorrow as a separate episode* Subscribe, Rate, Review, and Share! Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU and @SpartanMartin18 Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans
52:16
December 17, 2020
Penn State Post-Game... Time For Optimism?!
Feels strange to be optimistic following a 15 point loss when you were up 11 at half.. but here we are! Talking about Payton Thorne, Jordon Simmons, the defensive line, Tre Person, Ross Els, and more! Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU @SpartanMartin18 Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans
59:49
December 14, 2020
PSU Preview! Oh and prop bets, recruiting, off-season turnover, and press conference notes
We got off the rails and talked about everything MSU football.  In addition to previewing and predicting this weekend's game against Penn State (including some fun prop bets), we talked about some new recruiting updates, how the roster turnover might look this off-season after some interesting comments by Drew Beesley and Mel Tucker, the QB competition (again fueled by Tucker's comments), and more! Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU and @SpartanMartin18 Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans Subscribe, Rate, Review, and Share!
01:11:01
December 10, 2020
OSU Recap - What do we know for sure?
We just wrapped up our 6th game. 2 big wins, a week 1 loss, and 3 blowout losses, the most recent at the hands of an elite Ohio State football team.  How did it happen, and what do we know to be true right now? Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU @StandingRoomSpartans Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans Subscribe, Rate, Review, and Share!
01:06:09
December 7, 2020
What do we want to see the rest of 2020 + OSU Preview
With just a few games left on the schedule, and some uncertainty still revolving this OSU game, we discussed some thing we want to see the rest of the 2020 season that would give us some hope going into 2021 and beyond, including some names who have popped up in the transfer portal to pursue Follow on twitter @StandingRoomMSU and @SpartanMartin18 Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans Subscribe, Rate, Review, and tell your friends!
53:30
December 3, 2020
NW Recap
Mel Tucker notches his first top-10 win, and @SpartanMartin18 is back on the pod to discuss.  We break down the game, and give some long-term impact of the first hint into Mel's process and plan for this football team.  We also dip into the mailbag and talk about Rocky, the run game, and much more! Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU and @SpartanMartin18 Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans Subscribe, Rate, Review, and TELL YOUR FRIENDS
01:05:44
November 30, 2020
Thanksgiving Day Special + NW Preview
We touch on what we're thankful for on the 2020 MSU Football team, what are you thankful for!? We also hit on Mel Tucker's press conference/radio show, CFB Playoff rankings, and finally preview/predict the Northwestern game on Saturday afternoon.
51:34
November 26, 2020
Mailbag!
Mid-season mailbag episode Answering questions about the QB position, MVC (most valuable coach), forecasting the Big Ten East 3 years from now, offensive MVP, and more! Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans Subscribe, Rate, Review, and TELL YOUR FRIENDS!
22:12
November 23, 2020
Mid-Season Snapshot, Recruiting Updates, Transfer Portal Updates, and More!
Packed episode, this one was a lot of fun.  With the uncertainty of the Maryland game this Saturday, we took the chance to rewind and see where we stand, what surprises us and what was expected relative to our preseason views.   We also jump into a transfer portal discussion after Marcel Lewis and Anthony Williams Jr.   A discussion of "star ratings" on recruiting wraps up the show. Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU and @SpartanMartin18 Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans Subscribe, Rate, Review, and TELL YOUR FRIENDS!
58:40
November 19, 2020
Indiana Post-Game + Big Ol' Mailbag Segment
Start the Monday pod off with a breakdown of the Indiana game on Saturday, followed by a charting of Payton Thorne's performance, then dip into the mailbag, before the "5 minute takes" immediately following the game at the end. Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU and @SpartanMartin18 Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans Subscribe, Rate, Review, AND TELL YOUR FRIENDS!
46:24
November 16, 2020
Indiana Preview, Recruiting News, and More!
@SpartanMartin18 is back on the pod, and we get off the rails just a bit as we preview our week 4 game against Indiana on Saturday.  We dip into the mailbag, discuss a twitter poll, and get to the hot recruiting week for Mel Tucker and the staff. Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU and @SpartanMartin18 Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans Subscribe, Rate, Review, and Tell Your Friends!
58:28
November 12, 2020
Iowa Post-Game
An UGLY saturdsy afternoon results in a 49-7 loss, just the 5th 42+ point loss for MSU since 1983.   I'm riding solo today to give you my thoughts, as well as sharing some thoughts from social media. Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU and @SpartanMartin18 Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans Subscribe, Rate, Review, and TELL YOUR FRIENDS!
38:13
November 9, 2020
Iowa Preview and More
We begin by wrapping up some mailbag questions regarding Jay Johnson's playcalling and recruiting effects of last Saturday's big win.  Then we get into the Iowa breakdown, giving key matchups and a prediction. Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU and @SpartanMartin18 Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans Subscribe, Rate, Review, and TELL YOUR FRIENDS
55:12
November 5, 2020
UofM Post-game
PAUL BUNYAN IS BACK HOME IN EAST LANSING. @SpartanMartin18 and I have watched it twice and give our thoughts about not only Saturday's game, but what it means for the rest of the season as well as the program as a whole. Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU and @SpartanMartin18 Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans Subscribe, Rate, Review, and TELL YOUR FRIENDS!
01:08:58
November 2, 2020
UofM Preview
Every Year: IT'S MICHIGAN WEEK!!! This Year: ugh, it's Michigan week? Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU @SpartanMartin18 Subscribe, Rate, Review, and please share!
55:05
October 29, 2020
Rutgers Post-Game
1st I have rational thoughts after rewatching the game on Sunday. then at the end you hear my immediate emotional response recorded directly following kickoff.  Follow on twitter @StandingRoomMSU and @SpartanMartin18 Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans Subscribe, Rate, Review, and tell your friends!
35:46
October 26, 2020
Week 1 Rutgers Preview
FINALLY previewing a real football game.   Week 1. 12:00 EST. Spartan Stadium.  East Lansing, Michigan. Follow on twitter @StandingRoomMSU and @SpartanMartin18 Follow on instagram @StandingRoomSpartans Subscribe, Rate, Review, Tell Your Friends
36:17
October 22, 2020
2020 Football Predictions
@SpartanMartin18 and I pick every game on the MSU schedule for a final prediction before kickoff on Saturday.  2 optimistic idiots tell you why we're not going under .500.   Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU and @SpartanMartin18 Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans Subscribe, Rate, Review, TELL YOUR FRIENDS
59:26
October 21, 2020
2020 Big Ten (and MSU) Predictions
Scott and I go through the entire Big Ten schedule, give you story lines to look out for, and ultimately give you predictions for the whole conference (including MSU).  Today you will hear our win/loss predictions for MSU in 2020, tomorrow you will hear why. Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU and @SpartanMartin18 Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans
01:34:14
October 20, 2020
2020 Superlative Award Show
Scott and I sit down, along with you on twitter, and give out our 2020 Superlative Awards.  Who is the guy we can't live without?  Who is the best athlete?  Which True Freshman makes the biggest impact?  Who is going to surprise?  All that and much more! Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU and @SpartanMartin18 Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans Subscribe, tell your friends, tell your family, rate, review, and again TELL YOUR FRIENDS
59:37
October 19, 2020
2020 Hot Take Mailbag
I went to the streets and collected your hot takes for the 2020 MSU Football season.  We talk about Eli Collins, Tre'von Morgan, the win total, and much much more.   We also had some breaking news with a new commitment to the 2021 class that we discuss to start. Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans Subscribe, Rate, Review, Tell Your Friends!
37:41
October 15, 2020
Position Battles
We break down the biggest position battles on the team going into the 2020 season.  Looking at QB, WR, RT, DE, OLB, and CB.  Who wins out? Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans Subscribe, Rate, Review, TELL YOUR FRIENDS
53:43
October 12, 2020
Underrated Story Lines
I really don't want to talk about the QBs anymore, so let's look at the rest of the story lines.  We did it in the context of "the season is over, we're looking back and trying to figure out how we either went above, or below, .500.  3 story lines for each, discussing among others, the defensive backs, and the pass rush on defense being critical to 2020.  What do you think are the important story lines that will shape the 2020 season?  Let me know on twitter @StandingRoomMSU, on instagram @StandingRoomSpartans, or let me know in an apple podcast review!  Whatever you do we'll read it off on the next pod and shout you out. Subscribe, Rate, Review, and TELL YOUR FRIENDS! We're 16 days away from Spartan Football
38:25
October 8, 2020
Stat Category Leader Predictions
Scott and I take a stab at predicting the 2020 leaders in: Passing Yards, Passing TDs, Rushing Yards, Rushing TDs, Receiving Yards by a RB, Receptions, Receiving Yards, Receiving TDs, Pancakes, Sacks, TFL, Tackles, INTs, PBUs, FGs, Punts, PR Yards, and KR Yards! Let me know where we went wrong on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU, or on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans Follow Scott on Twitter @SpartanMartin18 Rate, Review, Tell your friends!
01:00:03
October 5, 2020
Interview: Statement Games CEO Marc Saulino
Interview with the CEO of statementgames.com, an awesome (AND FREE)  platform for spots prop bets, which includes a legitimate shot at $250 of Marc's money this weekend so make sure you listen in!  Check it out, it's an awesome site, and Marc's an awesome dude! Go to statementgames.com to sign up Follow them on twitter @StatementGames You'll get free credits when you sign up (no credit card or deposit required) and you can check it out!  Again make sure you listen for your shot at $250! Follow me on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans
37:42
October 1, 2020
Position Group Power Rankings
Today is the preliminary position group power rankings, which will be updated every monday throughout the season based on their performance.  We break down the QBs, RBs, Pass Catchers (WRs + TEs), OL, DL, LBs, DBs, and K/P and talk about where they rank, why, and what can be done to move up or down the list as the season goes on.   Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans Subscribe, Rate, Review, Tell your friends!
44:53
September 28, 2020
Updated Roster, Tre'von Morgan is gigantic, win totals, and B1G draft prospects!
The updated football roster is out, we talk about the Offensive/defensive lines, linebackers, freshmen, and a couple outliers (Tre'von Morgan and Brandon Wright).  The Vegas win total is out.  Lastly we get to some Big Ten NFL draft prospects, talking about opt out/opt ins, as well as a handful of guys who are going to play and you should keep an eye out for. Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans Subscribe, Rate, Review, and tell your friends!
45:10
September 24, 2020
Big Ten Schedule Release (pt 2) + Mailbag
Scott joins the show and we talk about the (2nd) Big Ten schedule release, and open the mailbag for some questions about Jay Johnson, Julian Barnett, and more! 34 days from Spartan Football! Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU Follow Scott on Twitter @SpartanMartin18 Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans Subscribe, Rate, Review, and tell your friends!
51:01
September 21, 2020
Talking Football With Coach Mach
AWESOME conversation with my old high school coach, Mike Mach of Detroit Catholic Central.  We talk about missing football this fall at both the high school and college level in the state of Michigan, the state of MSU, and we fly around the country and give you some story lines for the college football season that will still be happening with the ACC, Big 12, and SEC.   It's a long episode, so you can listen to it in halves, the 1st half is talking local football, high school and MSU, the 2nd half is a national look at the 2020 season. I really hope you enjoy this conversation we had a blast! Follow him on twitter @CoachMikeMach Follow me on twitter @StandingRoomMSU Follow me on instagram @StandingRoomSpartans Subscribe, Rate, Review, and tell your friends!
02:06:40
August 31, 2020
2021 Recruiting Snapshot
With the commitment of 4 star OL Geno VanDeMark on Saturday evening, I wanted to take a look at where our class stands going into late August. I watched the tape of all 13 commits and talk about the strengths I saw, how they project to MSU, and what they bring to the table for the program.  We also take a look at the remaining targets as Mel Tucker and the staff try to fill out a full class. Subscribe, Rate, Review, and tell your friends! Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans
55:34
August 24, 2020
Everything We Wanted To See in 2020
Scott and I go through each position group and discuss the 1 thing we were looking forward to highlighting in 2020 (and will now be looking forward to in 2021) We also talk about our newest commitment Alex Okelo, and have a tough fan question to start it off. Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans Follow Scott on Twitter @SpartanMartin18 Subscribe, Rate, Review, Tell your friends!
01:04:19
August 17, 2020
Football is Cancelled, and I'm Sad
Organic reaction to fall football being cancelled in the Big Ten.  Trying to make sense of the situation at hand.  What's next? Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans Head to StandingRoomSpartans.com Subscribe, Rate, Review, Tell Your Friends!
23:19
August 13, 2020
Weekend news recap
While I was out on vacation nothing really happened.. except for a new Big Ten conference only schedule being released, an MSU pre-season roster being released, updated information about future practices, rumors of AD meetings around the country, etc..  We get to all of that and more in today's packed episode Follow on twitter @StandingRoomMSU Follow on instagram @StandingRoomSpartans Subscribe, Rate, Review, and tell your friends!
50:40
August 10, 2020
MSU Defensive Records: Which Ones Will Fall in the Foreseeable Future?
Monday we looked at the single season and career offensive records at MSU and which ones are likely to fall, today we tackle the defense.  We look at Tackles, TFL, Sacks, INTs, as well as FF, FR, and some special teams numbers as well.   Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans Subscribe, Rate, Review, and tell your friends! Go Green!
28:58
August 6, 2020
MSU Offensive Records: Which Ones Will Fall in the Foreseeable Future?
Brian Lewerke broke the single season total offense record in 2019 on an offense that was.... not great.  Which got me thinking, which MSU records (single season and career) are likely to fall in the next 20-25 years?   We go through passing yards, TDs, attempts, and completion %.  Rushing yards, TDs, and attempts.  Receiving yards and TDs, as well as total offense and all-purpose yards, and ask on a scale from 1-10 how confident I am that the record will fall.   Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans Subscribe, Rate, Review and tell your friends!
44:02
August 3, 2020
Interview: Corey Robinson from Rivals
Sat down with Corey Robinson, a reporter for SpartanMag.com (Rivals) covering MSU, and specifically MSU recruiting. We talked about Mel’s recruiting trends and philosophies, how COVID has impacted his 1st class, specific 2021 targets to keep an eye on (with some predictions), and much much more!
37:01
July 30, 2020
Athlon and Pick 6 Preview MSU Recap
I was at a wedding over the weekend so I recorded this pod early, but we dug through the Athlon and Pick 6 Preview magazines and what they had to say about MSU.  Some fascinating stats, anonymous coach quotes, projected depth charts, etc.   Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans Subscribe, leave a review (ask a question and I'll answer on the pod), and tell your friends!
36:42
July 27, 2020
Fixing the Gameday Experience
Today we tackle gameday, whether you're going to Spartan Stadium or watching from home, I think we can all agree the gameday experience can use some work.  I took to the streets and got some great recommendations on how everyone would like to update Spartan Stadium as well as the TV broadcast, and obviously gave some thoughts of my own.   We also started the show with a great question from @marshallj93 on twitter asking about my 3 favorite non-MSU cfb teams and my 3 least-favorite non-UM cfb teams. Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU Follow on Instagram @StandingRoomSpartans Subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!
38:47
July 23, 2020
2020 Underclassmen with NFL Draft Potential
Last episode we detailed the 2020 Senior Class, discussing their history, their 2020 outlook, and what's in store for their future beyond MSU.  Today we look at the underclassmen and the handful of guys I expect to have an NFL future.  Might there be anybody leaving early for the 2021 NFL Draft?  Anybody looking to declare early in 2022?   Follow me on Twitter: @StandingRoomMSU Follow me on Instagram: StandingRoomSpartans Subscribe and tell your friends!
38:21
July 20, 2020
2020 Senior Class
With the uncertainty around what will happen in the 2020 football season, I wanted to highlight each senior coming into the season, talking about their history, expectations for 2020, and for some, NFL Draft stock.  Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU Subscribe and tell your friends!
54:21
July 16, 2020
Top 5 Underrated Moments/Unsung Heroes of the Mark Dantonio Era
From the Apple Podcast Review Mailbag, @TylerBeck_ hit me with an incredible question: "My question is, what are your top five underrated moments and/or unsung heroes of the Mark Dantonio era?" I went through my top 5 for each, Tyler gave me his, and I had a lot of fun with it. Leave a review and ask a question to get involved on a future episode! Follow on twitter @StandingRoomMSU Subscribe and tell your family/friends!
40:29
July 13, 2020
Mailbag, Big Ten All-Decade Defense, Special Teams, and HC, Betting the B1G West
Super packed show with 3 awesome mailbag questions:  @PregameEmpire: If you had to live in any college football stadium which would you choose and why? @Marshallj93: Best tailgating beer, cocktail and shot. go @TylerBeck_: How many wins does Tucker get in his first three years as a coach? Plus we dig into the BTN All Decade Defense, Special Teams, and HC selections PLUS we finish up with a segment previewing the team win over/unders, and some prop bets with the Big Ten West PLUS! There is a special offer for the listeners at the beginning of the show Follow on twitter @StandingRoomMSU, Subscribe, and tell your friends!
01:07:09
July 9, 2020
B1G All-Decade Offense + AMA
The Big Ten Network put out their All-Decade team and I have some issues with it.  We'll talk about the offense and the picks I think they nailed, some picks I disagree with, and who else should have been considered *cough cough Jack Allen cough cough*. Also dig into a couple mailbag questions from Kyle and Lucas! Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU Subscribe and leave a comment, when you do ask me a question about (literally) anything and I'll address it on the pod!
44:59
July 6, 2020
Betting the Big Ten East
A Big Ten East preview from a gambler's perspective.  Today I give you my picks for every B1G East team's over/under win total justified with stats and analysis, we then go into a couple fun prop bets like CFB Playoff and Heisman odds.   Big Ten East this week, Big Ten West next week, if you're looking to put down a few spare pennies this year I'll try to help you out, if you're not a gambler no problem, we're still breaking down each team in this episode and telling you how many games they'll win and why. Follow me on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU and ask me a question about (literally) anything. Leave a review on Apple Podcast and ask me a question about (literally) anything.  Subscribe!
52:59
July 2, 2020
Interview: Eyes on B1G co-hosts Jeffrey the Greek and B1G Kurt
Awesome interview with the co-hosts of the best Big Ten podcast in the business: Eyes on B1G We talked about MSU and it's outlook with the new staff, what went wrong with Mark Dantonio's later years, a snapshot of the Big Ten, potential realignment/expansion, fighting mascots, and more! Follow them on twitter: @EyesOnB1G @B1GKurt @JeffreyTheGreek Follow me on twitter: @StandingRoomMSU Don't forget to subscribe, rate, and review!
01:07:24
June 29, 2020
PinStripe Bowl Rewatch - 5 Takeaways + B1G Mascot Battle Royale!
I rewatched the Pinstripe Bowl (available on youtube) and had 5 big takeaways as we try to forecast what were going to see from the team in 2020.  Plus we explored what would happen if all 14 of the Big Ten mascots had a battle royale, who would come out on top? Follow on Twitter @StandingRoomMSU Subscribe, and leave a review (when you do, make sure you ask a questions about *literally* anything and I'll answer it on the following episode.
39:21
June 25, 2020
Building a Football Lineup with Izzo Basketball Players + Football SOS talk
We started off with a quick recap of Tom Fornelli's strength of schedule rankings and talked about MSU's tough schedule in 2020, then got into a fun exercise of building a full starting 22 football lineup with basketball players in the Tom Izzo era. Follow @StandingRoomMSU on twitter and subscribe!
32:01
June 22, 2020
Top Coaching Destinations, Mailbag, and I Fixed the Big Ten!
Mailbag discussion including conference realignment, the most productive MSU WR in 2020, if football will be played in 2020, and the most appealing head coaching jobs in America. Follow @StandingRoomMSU on Twitter, and subscribe!
40:32
June 18, 2020
The year is 2025, Mel Tucker just finished his 5th season
The year is 2025, Mel Tucker just finished his 5th season at Michigan State, where are we and how did we get here?  We break down 4 scenarios for the state of the program by that time, and what has to play out to get to there.
56:09
June 15, 2020
Top 5 Games of MSU Football
Great friends Scott and TJ from StandingRoomSports.com, not to mention former roommates of 271 Milford St, East Lansing MI,  join the pod and we discuss each of our top 5 games in our lifetimes of MSU football.  Nostalgia flows as we discuss conference championships, bowl games, rivalry games, and more! Make sure you subscribe wherever you're listening (Apple, Spotify, Google, etc.) 
01:25:32
June 11, 2020
Interview: TheUSofNCAA
Special Guest today with TheUSofNCAA, talking about MSU and it's place in the national landscape of college football, the Big Ten and how anybody can catch Ohio State, NCAA Investigations, comparing schools to cocktails, and more!
42:50
June 8, 2020
MSU Top 40 All-Time Quarterback List
Spent some time breaking down my list on StandingRoomSports.com of the top 40 MSU QB of All-Time.  The stats, the stories, the accolades, all of it will be discussed in depth on today's episode!
01:18:46
June 3, 2020
Scottie Hazelton
Breaking Down everything about the new DC Scottie Hazelton, his history, his philosophies, his personnel, some analytics, what I saw on film, and how all of it will transition to East Lansing.   + some news about MSU classes in the fall and how that will effect the 2020 football season.
41:16
May 29, 2020
Jay Johnson
Breaking down everything about the new OC Jay Johnson, his history, his philosophies, his personnel, some analytics, what I saw on film, and how all of it will transition to East Lansing.
39:48
May 25, 2020
Mel Tucker
Breaking down everything about the new HC Mel Tucker, his history, his philosophies, stories about his past, his recruiting, and how all of it will transition to East Lansing with his 2nd college head coaching job.  
40:19
May 24, 2020