AUDIO: Spartans Prepare for Battle, pt. 1

"Everybody's more excited," Michigan State safety Travis Key says of the game week preparations for Notre Dame. "We're juiced up. It's a big game, a big rival game, but we know that we have to stay grounded and stay focused on what we do out here in practice so we can be ready for Saturday."

EAST LANSING - Keeping a young Notre Dame offense from establishing themselves will be the focus of the Michigan State defense this week in South Bend. Senior captain Travis Key knows the Spartans can not take the struggling Irish lightly. Hear him talk about focusing through rivalry week, the state of Notre Dame football, the Spartans' quick 3-0 start and more.

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