Relf turned in the gutsiest and most dynamic performance of his career, becoming the first MSU player to pass and rush for 100 yards each in a game since 2000.
More important, Relf led State to the much-needed win and guided. the team on a decisive 93-yard drive to give MSU a 10-point lead with a little more than four minutes to play.
The view from the sideline didn’t bother Russell at all.
“I’m not selfish. I want to win,” Russell said Tuesday. “Chris did a great job, so it’s no reason to be selfish when we’re winning, you know?
“Obviously, they think Chris gave us the best opportunity to win in that particular situation. So I’m all right.”