Green Room podcast: One-third of the way in, MSU's season already on the brink

Detroit News

It's Week 5 of the Green Room podcast and Michigan State (2-2) looks to break a two-game losing streak with a road game against Maryland (3-1) on Saturday at 3:30 p.m.

Here are highlights as Tony and Matt break down the Spartans' 34-7 loss against Minnesota and they explain why Saturday's Big Ten battle against the Terrapins is a must-win game.

Michigan State's Ben VanSumeren tackles Minnesota's Trey Potts in the fourth quarter.

:45: Minnesota 34, Michigan State 7

4:40: Scottie Hazelton's defense struggling

8:10: Too soon for QB Noah Kim

11:20: Disconnect between players, defensive scheme?

14:30: Must-win game vs. Maryland

19:40: Offense has run only six plays in first quarter of last two games

25:30: Tom Izzo's demanding schedule

29:10: Detroit News coverage