Paul Bunyan is headed back to East Lansing!

Few people, including the staunchest Spartan fans, could have envisioned what happened Saturday in Ann Arbor. After starting the season with an ugly and brutal loss to Rutgers, Michigan State entered Week 2 as huge underdogs to in-state rival Michigan.

All Mel Tucker and the Spartans did was flip the script with a strong defensive showing and much more disciplined offensive attack. Quarterback Rocky Lombardi and freshman receiver Ricky White were the driving force behind the 27-24 win.

After the game, Tucker touched on everything the victory, including his accomplishment of becoming just the second MSU coach to beat Michigan in his debut against the Wolverines: