Jeremy Langford recorded his 6th consecutive 100 yard rushing game on 25 carries, 150 yards rushing, and 2 TDs. 2013 Michigan State Football Schedule: Date : Opponent: Time/TV: Result: Friday Aug. 30: Western Michigan Broncos Spartan Stadium, East Lansing, MI: 8:00pm ET: W 26-13: Saturday Sep. 7 After the two teams traded possessions, Ohio State got the ball back with 1:23 remaining in the first half. With a loss, Nebraska fell to 4–2 in conference, 7–3 overall. View the 2013 Michigan State Spartans schedule, results and scores for the 2013 FBS college football season. The score was now 26–14 Michigan State.  The Spartans were also seeking their first Rose Bowl appearance since 1988 where they defeated USC 20–17. After an Ineligible Downfield penalty, Michigan State faced 3rd and 18. The Spartans opened their 2011 season against Youngstown State, defeating the Penguins 28–6. Michigan State would further add to its score on their next possession, going 8 plays, 87 yards on drive that was capped off with a 15-yard play action pass from Connor Cook to Josiah Price, giving the Spartans a 23–6 lead; the PAT was blocked. The official Football page for the Michigan State University Spartans That year the Spartans went 11–3, continued a two-year undefeated streak at home, advanced to the inaugural Big Ten Championship Game, defeated SEC powerhouse Georgia in the Outback Bowl, and ended the season ranked No. Sep 14, 2013: 12:00 PM: Sat (11) Michigan: Akron: MAC: W: 28: 24: 3: 0: W 3: 4: Sep 21, 2013: 8:00 PM: Sat (15) Michigan @ Connecticut: American: W: 24: 21: 4: 0: W 4: 5: Oct 5, 2013: 3:30 PM: Sat (19) Michigan: Minnesota: Big Ten: W: 42: 13: 5: 0: W 5: 6: Oct 12, 2013: 5:00 PM: Sat (18) Michigan @ Penn State: Big Ten: L: 40: 43: 5: 1: L 1: 7: Oct 19, 2013: 3:30 PM: Sat: Michigan: Indiana: Big Ten: W: 63: 47: … You've come to the right place. Coming into the game, the Spartans had not lost a home opener since 1998. In their penultimate match-up of the season, the Spartans would face the Wildcats of Northwestern University. Michigan State took a 3–0 lead. Junior punter Mike Sadler was the sole returning specialist. The offense struggled against a South Florida defense that had surrendered 53 points the week before to FCS McNeese State. On the opening drive, Nebraska running back Terrell Newby fumbled a pitch on an option play which was recovered by Michigan State. Jeremy Langford was able to pick up a blitz on the very next play, giving Connor Cook the time to find Keith Mumphery for a 27-yard touchdown pass. After the interception, Connor Cook took over the quarterbacking duties for the Spartans, but this drive also ended in a punt, as did the two after it. The Paul Bunyan Trophy was on the line. The game started with stifling defense. With that came the end of the 3rd quarter. Of the 22 starters from 2012, 16 returned for the 2013 campaign. Michigan Wolverines football fell, 27-24, to the Michigan State Spartans on Saturday afternoon at The Big House. Capping off a lengthy drive that began in the 1st quarter, Michigan State added another field goal to its score, going up 13–7. The lone bright spot in that period came when Michigan State snapped a 21-game home winning streak for Wisconsin by beating the eventual Rose Bowl representatives, giving the Spartans their first win in Camp Randall Stadium since 2001. After both teams exchanged punts, Van Tubbergen again threw an interception. On the very next Iowa possession, Darqueze Dennard would record his 2nd interception of the day, picking off Rudock on the very first play of the drive. This was the Fighting Irish's third consecutive victory over the Spartans. On the ensuing Michigan possession, Devin Gardner completed a 58-yard pass to TE Jehu Chesson to put the Wolverines in Michigan State territory, but the defense stood tall, forcing the Wolverines to kick a field from 39 yards, which Michigan kicker Brendan Gibbons (who in the previous matchup kicked the game-winning field goal as time expired to give Michigan their first win over Michigan State since 2007) was able to make. On the ensuing Michigan State possession, Connor Cook threw only his fifth interception of the season (which would end up being the only turnover of the game), giving the ball back to the Ohio State offense with a short field. Several plays later, Jeremy Langford would pick up a blitz on 3rd and 8 which allowed Connor Cook to find Macgarrett Kings, who then avoided several defenders on his way to the end zone for 46 yard touchdown pass to put Michigan State up 10–0. In a key Legends division matchup between Michigan State and Nebraska, in which a victory for either team would put them in the drivers seat for the division title, the Spartans would come out victorious 41–28, getting revenge for last years loss to the Cornhuskers in East Lansing. On the return, Nebraska punt returner Jordan Westerkamp muffed the catch and regained possession, but a tackle made by Kurtis Drummond jarred the ball loose and the Spartans recovered the fumble at the Nebraska 8 yard line. Informazioni su dispositivo e connessione Internet, incluso l'indirizzo IP, Attività di navigazione e di ricerca durante l'utilizzo dei siti web e delle app di Verizon Media. Michigan State made its second appearance in the conference championship game, having lost to Wisconsin in the inaugural title game. Iowa would have a 14–10 lead going into halftime. On the next Michigan possession, Devin Gardner would try to get Michigan back in the game, driving the Wolverines all the way to the Michigan State 15 yard line before Darqueze Dennard intercepted a pass intended for Jeremy Gallon at the Spartan 3 yard line, thus putting a lid on any potential comeback. Desperately needing a score after 24 unanswered Ohio State points, the Michigan State offense took the field. The score was 3–0 going into the 2nd quarter; Ohio State was held scoreless in the 1st quarter for the first since playing Penn State the previous season. The Spartans retained their leaders in passing yards and touchdowns (Maxwell) and receiving yards and touchdowns (Fowler), but lost their leaders in rushing yards and touchdowns (Bell) and interceptions (Adams). Michigan State became the first Big Ten team to win all eight conference games by double digits since the conference went to an eight-game schedule in 1971. The Spartans finished the year 13–1, 8–0 and undefeated in Big Ten play. Offensively, the Spartans were led by tailback Le'Veon Bell, who ended the regular season with 1,648 yards for 11 touchdowns, averaging 137.3 yards per game and earning 834 of his yards after contact. After a scoreless 1st quarter, in which Michigan State turned the ball over on downs after failing a 4th down attempt, Michigan State scored first in the 2nd quarter after a lengthy drive ended with a Michael Geiger 27 yard field goal. When does Michigan State play, you ask? Yahoo ist Teil von Verizon Media. With 13 seconds left in the half, after a Michigan State timeout, Miller completed a 38-yard pass to TE Jeff Heuerman to put Ohio State in good field goal position at the MSU 11 yard line. The Spartans would receive the ball to start the second half, and they took advantage of it, as Connor Cook led the offense down the field before coming up short on 3rd and 11 after an 8-yard pass to Tony Lippett. Neither team would have much success in the quarter after their initial offensive possessions, punting the ball back and forth throughout.