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Michigan State football fans are salty about Rutgers upset. See the gifs, reactions

Bryce Houston
Lansing State Journal

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights' defense was not to be denied in Saturday's game against the Michigan State Spartans. 

The Scarlet Knights defense caused seven turnovers, two interceptions and five fumbles, in defeating the Spartans, 38-27.

Some interesting statistics from today's game:

  • Rutgers snaps longest Big Ten Conference losing streak in 30 years. (21 losses)
  • Before the contest, Michigan State had 21 straight home-opener wins
  • Mel Tucker's first game as Michigan State head coach

Catch all the highlights from the game:Michigan State vs. Rutgers football- Video Highlights, score updates

Here's how Michigan State, Rutgers and college football fans alike responded to the 38-27 upset.

College football fans reaction to the Michigan State upset

Mel Tucker is the Michigan State Spartans' head coach. Greg Schiano is the Rutgers Scarlet Knights' head coach.

Bryce Houston is a digital producer with the USA Today Network. You can find him on Twitter @B_ryce8