As spring practices commence around the nation, I’ll be looking at each of Notre Dame’s 12 opponents in the 2012 season and addressing some key questions and some potential breakout players.
This installment features coach Mark Dantonio's Michigan State Spartans, who won the Big Ten Legends Division last year before falling to Wisconsin in the inaugural Big Ten Championship Game. They take the field for the first time on March 27, with their spring game coming on April 28.
Later this week, we’ll conclude our pre-spring previews with a look at Stanford.
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