The Michigan State Spartans will be entering their 2012 football season more confident than ever before, but will confidence be enough?
Looking at their 2012 schedule, the Spartans will once again have a tough road to the Big Ten championship game, and having multiple key contributors from last season leave for graduation doesn't help.
However, MSU does have the right tools and returning personnel to get back to the big game.
Coach Mark Dantonio has set the foundation of the program by setting goals for the team. Here are some he may establish this season.