Challenge accepted? Nebraska fans respond to Mel Tucker's call for MSU faithful to block out Huskers
Michigan State is off to a surprisingly hot start as they are 3-0 and No.2o in the nation.
The Spartans have their first big home game this week as they host Nebraska under the lights.
Head coach Mel Tucker does not want to see any more Husker red than the allotted tickets the Huskers asked for, which is around 2,500.
Mel Tucker said Nebraska requested around 2,500 tickets. “I don’t expect there will be one more Husker body in the crowd than that.”
He’s basically calling for the crowd to fill the stadium, be loud and create a big-time environment.
— Stephen Brooks (@StephenM_Brooks) September 21, 2021
That is a pretty tall task as Husker nation is one of the most notorious fan bases for traveling and making it a sea of red in road environments.
The Spartans are doing their annual stripe the stadium game this Saturday; you can read the rest of that story here.
Moments after Tucker announced that he would like to block Husker nation from coming to Spartan Stadium Saturday night, Husker fans took that as a challenge.
There was a flurry of tweets from the Husker faithful:
Prove his ass wrong. He apparently doesn’t pay very good attention, he was only the HC at CU in 2019 when Husker fans took over Boulder. No respect for Husker fans and how well we travel. #BeatSparty@hazukirkw https://t.co/fy8F5OpFrB
— Mike (@cowcoffeecake) September 21, 2021
This is what you don’t wanna say 😂😂 https://t.co/zTka72izGu
— Blackshirt Nation (@blackshrtnation) September 21, 2021
That’s it I’m going to East Lansing https://t.co/CcaHs8SVqA
— 🔴 Yo Dino 🌽 (@brandonfrank09) September 21, 2021
— Nebraska Alumni Association (@NebraskaAlumni) September 21, 2021
lol how many Husker fans are buying tickets right now simply because of this statement… https://t.co/C0ZrXUBc9s
— 🌽🎈Sarah🎈🌽 (@eliash10) September 21, 2021
Clearly Mel has forgotten Colorado… https://t.co/N4sbX0IBXR
— Abbie (@AbbieSomething) September 21, 2021
Good luck with that Mel https://t.co/TMJZSFosCp
— Walk-On Redshirts (@walkonredshirts) September 21, 2021
— Enrique Alvarez-Clary (@RadioRicoAC) September 21, 2021
Husker Fans: “Challenge accepted.” https://t.co/ohSw5H14vL
— BigRedJim (@BigJim_GBR) September 21, 2021
— Dan Corey (@DanCorey_) September 21, 2021
The Huskers and the Spartans square off 7:00 ET Saturday night on FS1.