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Anybody Here Seen My Old Friend John L.?

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Can you tell me where he's gone? He played a lot of convicts but it seems the shitty they're fired young. I just looked around and he's gone.

John L. Smith will not return next year as Michigan State's football coach but will complete the rest of this season, with the Spartans struggling again in the Big Ten.

Smith is in the fourth year of a six-year contract that pays him about $1.5 million annually.

"The performance on the field has not lived up to what we hoped it would be," athletic director Ron Mason said during a new conference Wednesday. "It comes time to make a change, and that's where we're at."

Just two weeks ago, the Spartans pulled off the greatest comeback in Division I-A history by rallying from 35 points down to beat Northwestern 41-38. But typical of Michigan State's inconsistency under Smith, the Spartans (4-5) lost 46-21 at Indiana last Saturday to fall to 1-4 in the Big Ten.

Insert food chain joke here

We're a bit overwhelmed right now. This is like when you get to open one present on Christmas Eve.

See you in the Sun Belt jackass.