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WolverineNation previews Saturday's Michigan-Michigan State matchup.

Tom VanHaaren writesInsider : The Wolverines had lost ground to Michigan State in their own state under Rich Rodriguez. Brady Hoke quickly changed that.

VanHaaren also looks atInsider the 2013 Michigan-MSU recruiting battles

Chantel Jennings looks at the top games in the Michigan-MSU rivalry. Ranked at No. 3Insider is the 1990 matchup where the Spartans shock top-ranked Michigan in the Big House.

Jennings writes in the Wolverine mailbag: The numbers on the helmets will stick for the rest of the season.

Michael Rothstein breaks downInsider the Spartans.