Rating the Spartans on a scale of 1-10 greenandwhite.com Lansing State Journal
"How to judge this team's place in MSU history, considering it's the third to reach 10 wins?
Obviously, more games are played now, and at least a couple are gimmes every year.
The other two to hit 10 were the 1965 national champs and the 1999 team that finished 10-2.
This group is comparable to the latter.
Perhaps it's best to look at losses to see where this team could be remembered.
Since those great squads of 1965 and '66, the number of MSU teams to finish with just one loss is: 0"