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Michigan State Alumnus Perfectly Trolls Michigan With Festive “Twas The Last Play Of The Game” Poem

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Michigan State’s season has been nothing short of unbelievable. They toppled both Michigan and Ohio State in away games without leading either game for a single second of regulation. They then recovered from a referee-caused loss to Nebraska and beat previously unbeaten Iowa on an amazing goal line play. With Bama getting in because they’re Bama and Oklahoma not playing in a conference championship game, there is no team more deserving of a spot in the College Football Playoff than Michigan State, with Clemson coming in at a close second. The story is just too perfect for Sparty not to win it all.

Why not combine a perfect story with a classic one? That’s what The Only Colors’ fan and MSU alumnus Ducking D’elvon did when he got all up in Michigan’s grill by parodying “Twas The Night Before Christmas” with the hilarious “Twas The Last Play Of The Game.”

‘Twas the last play of the game
And in the Big House
Maize and blue fans were ready
“Little Brother!” they’d shout

Their team up by 2
Just 10 seconds remain
And thoughts of Paul Bunyan
Danced in their brains

Spartan Nation was glum
It seemed much too late
It stood 4th and 2
On the State 48

Coach D on the sideline
Gathered players to hear
They call them the Rangers
And their mission was clear

Every man knew his job
And each Ranger all
Come hell or high water
Must get to that ball

The teams took the field
Not a Spartan was back
They took to the line
And were primed to attack

Maize and blue fans may wonder
As they toss in their sleep
Why they had 2 gunners
When no one was deep

The snap came in low
So the punter reached down
The ball hit his hands
And then hit the ground

More rapid than eagles
Those Rangers they came
And Coach D he shouted
And called them by name

“Now, Macksood! Now, Harrell!”
“Now Leimbach and Grayson!”
“On, Dowell! On, Willis!”
“On Monty and Jalen!”

Then what to our wondering
Eyes did we see
But a forceful collision
And heard “The ball is free!”

That ball it took flight
In the chaotic action
And went straight to the hands
Of Jalen Watts-Jackson

Then off to the end zone
Those Rangers they sped
To flip it all upside down
In this game they’d not led

With blockers aplenty
And green grass in sight
A hero named Jackson
Was surrounded by white

And old Sean McDonough
Announcing that run-back
Couldn’t help that his vocal cords
Started to crack

As the ball crossed the goal line
Disbelief filled the air
With hands to their heads
The stunned crowd could just stare

The Rangers had done it
They’d finished the trip
The only casualty in white
Was poor Jackson’s hip

The clock read all zeroes
The Spartans had won
Their dream of a title
Was not yet quite done

And into the air
Of that Ann Arbor night
Rose loud Spartan cheers
Of “Go Green! Go White!”

Harbaugh, response?

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Yikes. Have fun in Orlando, buddy.

[via The Only Colors, Ducking D’elvon]

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Jared Borislow

Jared Borislow (né The DeVry Guy) is a Senior Writer for Grandex Inc and a 2015 graduate of the University of Wisconsin.

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