The previous winter Michigan State coach Darryl Rogers had called Michigan "arrogant asses".
WB Ralph Clayton said afterward, "Michigan is the best. If that's arrogant, so be it."
MICH: Woolfolk 2 yard run (Virgil kick)
MSU: Hughes 6 yard run (Andersen kick)
MICH: Clayton 66 yard pass from Dickey (Virgil kick)
MICH: Carter 6 yard pass from Dickey (Virgil kick)
- Eugene Register-Guard. 7 Oct 1979.
- Sports Illustrated. 15 Oct 1979.