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No Margin For Error As MSU Travels To Purdue
Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio knows that his team has little, if no, margin for error when they travel to West Lafayette, IN to face the Purdue Boilermakers (4-6) on Saturday. MSU (5-5) has a chance to get bowl-eligible with a win on Saturday, but expects a superior effort from a team that doesn't have many wins, but has a signature win over Ohio State and knocked off Michigan last Saturday. "When you look at their personnel, I think you have to look at their defensive side of the ball. Ryan Kerrigan is leading the conference in sacks, up there in tackles for loss as well. I believe they have 28 sacks. I think 28 sacks as a football team or the now I think is three shy maybe of what they have done all time or certainly in the last 10 years. So they pressure the quarterback," said Dantonio. "[They're a] senior-driven defense, four seniors in the secondary. Up front, good defensive tackles. As I said, Kerrigan, good defensive end...
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