Does Michigan State have more fans than Michigan?

Michigan State's fan base is growing and has overtaken Michigan's fan base, by size. Michigan, though, has more women as fans. And the fan bases have some significant differences in terms of education and income.
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How many fans does MSU have?

Spartan Stadium holds more than 75,000 Spartan football fans.
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Which is more prestigious Michigan State or University of Michigan?

U-M ranks number 23 and 25 in world and national university rankings, compared with MSU, which ranks number 77 and 157, respectively. Though the two schools may not be Ivy League, both are considered Public Ivies, offering an Ivy League-level education at a public college price.
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What state is Michigan's biggest rival?

Their first meeting was in 1897, and Michigan rolled on Ohio state 34-0. But ever since that first game, their next meeting has been circled on the calendar. The rivalry is even rooted in actual history between the two states.
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Who has won more Michigan or State?

Michigan leads the series with an overall record of 73–38–5, though the series has seen several ebbs and flows during which one team or the other has experienced periods of dominance. In the earliest years of the rivalry from 1898 to 1933, Michigan was the dominant program with a record of 23–2–3.
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Who is favored to win the Michigan Michigan State game?

The Spartans are a six-point favorite as the road team tonight, which shows how far the Wolverines have fallen. The over/under is 144.
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Who is Michigan's worst rival?

Ohio State. The granddaddy of all college football rivalries is the University of Michigan vs. Ohio State University. These two midwestern Big Ten powerhouses have been at it since 1897, with the Wolverines and Buckeyes meeting for "The Game" around Thanksgiving weekend for over a century.
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What's the oldest rivalry in college football?

The Yale-Princeton rivalry is the oldest in college football, dating back to 1873. Yale and Princeton dominated the college football scene when this rivalry began, with Yale claiming 13 outright national titles and Princeton claiming eight between 1869 and 1894.
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How many times has Michigan State beat Michigan?

U of M leads the series with 72 wins, while the Spartans have only come out ahead 38 times. The game has resulted in a tie five times, with the most recent tie in 1963. And while the rivalry has been in Michigan's favor all-time, the Spartans have virtually split wins with the Wolverines since 2000.
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What is the #1 college in Michigan?

UMich ranks at the top of our list of the best colleges in Michigan.
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What is Michigan State known for academically?

MSU is well known for its academic programs in education and agriculture, and the university pioneered the studies of packaging, horticulture and music therapy.
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How prestigious is Michigan State?

Michigan State University is ranked #60 out of 439 National Universities. Schools are ranked according to their performance across a set of widely accepted indicators of excellence. Read more about how we rank schools.
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What is the biggest college football Stadium in Michigan?

First opened in 1927, the Michigan Stadium, home to NCAA Division I team the Michigan Wolverines, has a capacity of over 107 thousand. Aptly named "The Big House", the stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan, is the largest sports stadium in the United States.
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Has MSU ever won a Rose Bowl?

The Spartans earned their 3rd Rose Bowl victory in Pasadena that January. The only team to beat Ohio State, University of Michigan, and U.S.C.
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How many fans does Michigan hold?

Its official capacity is 107,601, but it has hosted crowds in excess of 115,000. Michigan Stadium was built in 1927 at a cost of $950,000 (equivalent to $12.9 million in 2022) and had an original capacity of 72,000. Prior to the stadium's construction, the Wolverines played football at Ferry Field.
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What is the most heated rivalry in college football?

Top Five Most-Heated Rivalries In College Football
  1. Mississippi State vs. Ole Miss.
  2. Alabama vs. Auburn. ...
  3. Michigan vs. Ohio State. ...
  4. Texas vs. Texas A&M. ...
  5. Florida vs. Florida State. This matchup has taken a backseat to other rivalries due to either Florida State or Florida being down over the last few season. ...
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What is the fiercest rivalry in football?

Here are some of the most intense and historic football rivalries from around the world:
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What is the strongest college football rivalry?

Ohio State vs Michigan is the greatest rivalry in college football.
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What school is Michigan's biggest rival?

The Michigan–Ohio State football rivalry, referred to as The Game by some fans and sports commentators, is an American college football rivalry game that is played annually between the Michigan Wolverines and the Ohio State Buckeyes.
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Who has more national titles Ohio State or Michigan?

Michigan has won 11 national championships, of various sorts, and Ohio State eight, including the first CFP title in 2015. Ohio State is 9-for-16 in Rose Bowls, Michigan 8-for-20. Michigan has won the Big Ten 44 times, Ohio State 39. Ohio State has seven Heisman winners, Michigan three.
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Who is Detroit's rival?

The Lions–Packers rivalry is an NFL rivalry between the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers. They first met in 1930 when the Lions were known as the Portsmouth Spartans and based in Portsmouth, Ohio. The team eventually moved to Detroit for the 1934 season.
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Has Michigan State ever been ranked 1?

1965–1966 The 1965 and 1966 seasons were the high points in Daugherty's coaching tenure, if not in the history of Michigan State football. The 1965 team finished the regular season 10–0 and ranked first in the country, but was upset by UCLA in the 1966 Rose Bowl, 14–12.
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Has Michigan ever shut out Michigan State?

It's the first shutout in the Michigan-Michigan State rivalry since 2000, when Michigan won 14-0. It's not the biggest shutout, either. Back in 1902, Michigan beat MSU, 119-0.
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Has Ohio State ever beat Michigan?

Ohio State's 1942 national champions defeated Michigan 21-7, but the Buckeyes managed only one more series win during the forties as UM compiled a 6-2-2 advantage. Michigan opened the 1950s with an upset victory in the "Snow Bowl" and defeated Woody Hayes' in his first UM-OSU game in 1951.
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