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MSU Football vs. Wisconsin, 1979-10-13

 Item — Reel: 344

Scope and Contents

Footage of the October 1979 game against the Wisconsin Badgers at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, Wisconsin. MSU Head Coach - Darryl Rogers; Wisconsin Head Coach - Dave McClain. Spartans lost 29-38.

Despite an early MSU lead and a 98-yard kickoff return by running back Derek Hughes in the 3rd quarter, a series of turnovers contributed to the loss against the Badgers, and the Big Ten co-champion Spartans would fall to 2nd place in the division.

MSU - Smith 10 run (Andersen kick); Wisc - FG Veith 22; MSU - Reeves 79 run (Andersen kick); Wisc - FG Veith 22; Wisc - Richardson 3 run (Stracka pass from Parish); Wisc - FG Veith 37; Wisc - Mohapp 1 run (Veith kick); MSU - Hughes 98 kickoff return (Andersen kick); Wisc - Green 29 run (Veith kick); Wisc - Ahrens 55 interception return (Veith kick); MSU - Byrd 4 pass from Clark (Byrd pass from Clark)

Attendance - 77,083


  • 1979-10-13


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research except for one folder of confidential correspondence which is restricted.


1 Reels (40 min.) : silent, color ; 16mm

Language of Materials

From the Record Group: English

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US