Michigan has won two of the past three matchups against its in-state rival, Michigan State. The Wolverines, however, have lost four of the last six to the green and white as well.

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This series has been close as of late, and despite what some Michigan fans and players say, there is absolutely a rivalry between the Wolverines and the Spartans.

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If that wasn’t apparent before, it was apparent after a quote came from Michigan DB Ambry Thomas:

It’s not about which team is better. As Thomas puts it, “it’s about who’s the big brother and who’s the little sister in this state.”

Not a rivalry?

Think again.

Michigan-Michigan State is scheduled for a noon ET kickoff on Saturday and the game will be televised on FOX.