It has been a rough season in East Lansing, but the Spartans will indeed be going bowling.

The 2019 season actually got off to a good start with Michigan State going 4-1 to open the season. Unfortunately, a five-game losing streak, punctuated by a brutal October schedule and a huge blown lead vs Illinois, doomed any hopes of a strong year.

To their credit, Mark Dantonio and Michigan State didn’t quit after those results and battled for back-to-back wins to end the year. That gives the team a 6-6 record, good enough for a bowl game.

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Following Saturday’s season-ending victory over Maryland, Dantonio addressed the win and potential bowl destination. He labeled the win over the 3-9 Terrapins as a “program win,” citing similarities to the 2012 season.

Chris Solari with the Detroit Free Press shared Dantonio’s comments, including his thoughts on the season as a whole and potential bowl opponents: