Michigan State ended its bowl drought against Georgia in the Outback Bowl and it provided plenty of good commentary after the game. Here are some good quotes from late Monday night that didn’t make it into our coverage (hey, deadline was approaching quickly): –Safety Trenton Robinson on the battle of two top defenses: “We kind … Continue Reading →
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Anthony Rashad White blocked a potential game-tying field goal in the third overtime to give Michigan State a 33-30 victory over Georgia in three overtimes in the Outback Bowl at Raymond James Stadium on Monday. The Spartans (11-3) had taken the lead on a 28-yard field goal by Dan Conroy and then watched as the … Continue Reading →
After two overtime periods, each team has a field goal. More importantly Georgia missed a 42-yarder that would have won the game. Starting the third overtime now, each team will be forced to go for two after a touchdown.
Michigan State stayed alive with its best drive of the day, going 85 yards in 1:36 and tying the game on a 1-yard run by Le’Veon Bell. Georgia took a knee with 13 seconds to play and this game is headed to overtime.
Michigan State stayed alive with its best drive of the day, going 85 yards in 1:36 and tying the game on a 1-yard run by Le’Veon Bell. There are 13 seconds left, and barring something crazy, we’re headed to overtime.
The Michigan State defense, which has played so well today, finally broke as Georgia marched down the field in five plays to reclaim the lead. Aaron Murray hit Brandon Boykin on a 13-yard scoring pass that was followed up by a two-point pass from Murray to Malcolm Mitchell. The highlight of the drive was a … Continue Reading →
Michigan State made the most of its opportunity after holding Georgia to a field goal. On the next drive, the Spartans started from their 42 after a big kick return from Nick Hill and went 50 yards on the first play with a screen pass to tight end Brian Linthicum. Quarterback Kirk Cousins then hit … Continue Reading →
Georgia got the next big interception on this one, returning a Kirk Cousins pass to the Michigan State 12. Larry Caper had a great effort to tackle Shawn Williams on the play, and the defense came through and forced a field goal. Blair Walsh kicked a 32-yard field goal to put Georgia up 19-14 with … Continue Reading →
Darqueze Dennard kept the big plays coming late in the third quarter, intercepting a tipped pass and returning it 38 yards for a touchdown. Michigan State went for two, but Keshawn Martin was brought down on the shovel pass, keeping Georgia out front, 16-14. Dennard now has two interceptions, both leading to the Spartans’ two … Continue Reading →
Michigan State finally got a break that might have helped turn the game around. Darqueze Dennard, burned badly in the first half, intercepted an Aaron Murray pass to give Michigan State possession at the Georgia 48. Nine plays later, the Spartans were finally on the board after Le’Veon Bell scored on an 8-yard run. Kirk … Continue Reading →