The Michigan-Michigan State football rivalry may have become even more heated after several Spartans went on Twitter and insulted the play of Wolverines quarterback Denard Robinson on Saturday night during Michigan's 41-14 blowout loss to Alabama.
The senior dual-threat signal-caller finished with 200 passing yards against the Crimson Tide, but he threw two interceptions and finished just 11-of-26 passing and only 27 yards on the ground.
The commentary on the social media site included the following:
"Is this guy really a QB I'll say my mans (walk-on Tommy Vento) is a better QB lol," - linebacker Denicos Allen
"DENARD IS SOOOO BAD! And it makes me feel so good." - safety Kyle Artinian.
"I can play quarterback for the school in blue. (Le'Veon Bell) for heisman > the other guy in the great state of michigan." - linebacker Jamal Lyles
Some of the Tweets were later deleted.
Michigan State has been able to slow down Robinson when the two teams have matched up, and of course the Spartans own a four-game winning streak in the rivalry. They play again on October 20 in Ann Arbor.
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