You may recall last year that the former Michigan Wolverines quarterback was asked to rank the school’s rivals and put Michigan State third behind Ohio State and Notre Dame. He even called the Spartans the Wolverines’ “little brothers.”
Well, Robinson did it again after his Jacksonville Jaguars lost to the Detroit Lions 13-12 in a preseason game on Friday. He said it when asked about Michigan State winning the Rose Bowl last season.
“It did sting, but at the end of the day the Big Ten won the Rose Bowl,” he said via the Detroit Free Press. “It was good that they won it, our little brothers won it and pulled it out for the Big Ten.”
Knowing full well that calling Michigan State the “little brothers” would rankle some fans, Robinson was asked about it again. He sang the same tune.
“It’s the truth. When it was first said it was the truth and it holds true.”
For being a little brother, Michigan State has won five of the last six football games between the teams. Not bad for a little brother.