Head coach Mark Dantonio loves his championship hats, and on Saturday night, he got to wear a brand new fresh hat.
"Big Ten East Division Champs 2015"
He wore the hat along with a big grin.
It's tough not to grin right now as a Spartan, with the football team winning the division on their way to the Big Ten Championship game in Indy with a playoff spot on the line while the men's basketball team is undefeated and ranked No. 3 in the nation.
Dantonio made history tonight by becoming the first coach in Big Ten history to win 11 games five times in a span of six seasons. That achievement alone should be rewarded with a hat, but Dantonio will gladly take his new hat and trophy and head to the Big Ten Championship. The journey to get here hasn't be easy, but that's what makes it sweet. Injuries struck at an alarming number. Linebacker Ed Davis, offensive lineman Dennis Finley, cornerback Vayante Copeland have been lost for the season. Cornerback Darian Hicks, left tackle Jack Conklin, center Jack Allen, right tackle Kodi Kieler, safety RJ Williamson, linebacker Drake Martinez, running back [..]