On Saturday afternoon, the Michigan State Spartans hosted the Penn State Nittany Lions in a huge game for both programs.
The Spartans entered the game losers of two-straight against two of the Big Ten's best teams. Michigan State dropped back-to-back games against Ohio State and Wisconsin before getting a week off.
The extra time to prepare for an undefeated Penn State squad did not pay off.
Penn State jumped out to an early 13-0 lead and extended that lead to 21-0 before the half. Although Michigan State found its footing on offense in the second half, it wasn't enough to overcome the early deficit.
After all as said and done, Penn State walked out with a 28-7 win.
Following the game, Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio drew the ire of Spartans fans during his postgame press conference.
One of his statements fans did not like was him being optimistic about the team's 4-4 record.
But that's not all.
When asked about his decision to play third-string quarterback Theo Day and then bench him on the same drive, Dantonio said the quarterback didn't give the team the "best chance to score."
Then why play him in the first place?
Things aren't looking good for Dantonio and company in East Lansing.