The Spartans started the third different center of the season when for Lake Orion lineman Ethan Ruhland made his first collegiate start in place of injured Travis Jackson.
Here is my story on Ruhland, along with notes on Bennie Fowler and Trenton Robinson, who made the same amount of catches on different sides of the ball.
And if you haven't heard, the MSU-Iowa showdown will be played at noon on ESPN2. I feel bad for the media who will miss much of the game coming from San Diego for the Carrier Classic. Michigan-Illinois got the 3:30 p.m. slot on ABC, while Nebraska-Penn State will be on ESPN at noon. I don't get it either.