Michigan State Spartans vs. Northwestern Wildcats Play By Play

First Quarter
Northwestern Wildcats at 15:00
1-10-NW30(14:54) Steve Flaherty kicked the ball for 69 yards. Nick Hill returned the kick for 29 yards.
Michigan State Spartans at 14:54
1-10-MIST30(14:48) NW was penalized 15 yards.
1-10-MIST45(14:30) Le'Veon Bell rushed for 3 yards.
2-7-MIST48(14:05) Le'Veon Bell rushed for 3 yards.
3-4-NW49(13:26) Kirk Cousins rushed for no gain.
4-4-NW49(12:44) Mike Sadler punted for 36 yards.
Northwestern Wildcats at 12:44
1-10-NW13(12:30) Jacob Schmidt rushed for 6 yards.
2-4-NW19(12:20) Dan Persa passed to Christian Jones for 7 yards.
1-10-NW26(12:00) Dan Persa passed to Christian Jones for 5 yards.
2-5-NW31(11:43) Venric Mark rushed for 3 yards. NW was penalized 15 yards.
3-17-NW19(11:30) Demetrius Dugar rushed for 13 yards.
4-4-NW32(11:00) Dan Persa passed to Jeremy Ebert for 4 yards.
1-10-NW36(10:32) MIST was penalized 5 yards.
1-5-NW41(10:17) Dan Persa passed incomplete.
2-5-NW41(10:07) Treyvon Green rushed for 4 yards.
3-1-NW45(9:30) Dan Persa lost 2 yards.
4-3-NW43(9:17) Brandon Williams punted for 57 yards. Touchback
Michigan State Spartans at 9:17
1-10-MIST20(9:07) Edwin Baker rushed for 12 yards.
1-10-MIST32(8:40) Kirk Cousins passed incomplete.
2-10-MIST32(8:32) Kirk Cousins passed to B.J. Cunningham for 9 yards.
3-1-MIST41(8:05) Edwin Baker rushed for 2 yards.
1-10-MIST43(7:30) Edwin Baker rushed for no gain.
2-10-MIST43(6:54) Kirk Cousins passed incomplete.
3-10-MIST43(6:46) Kirk Cousins rushed for 21 yards.
1-10-NW36(6:26) Le'Veon Bell rushed for 3 yards.
2-7-NW33(5:53) Le'Veon Bell rushed for 20 yards.
1-10-NW13(5:20) Le'Veon Bell rushed for 1 yard.
2-9-NW12(4:45) Le'Veon Bell rushed for 4 yards.
3-5-NW8(4:06) Kirk Cousins passed incomplete to B.J. Cunningham.
4-5-NW8(4:06) Dan Conroy made a field goal of 25 yards.
MIST 3   NW 0,   Plays: 12   Yards: 72   Possession: 05:11.
 
Michigan State Spartans at 4:06
1-10-MIST30(3:57) Kevin Muma kicked the ball for 41 yards. Timmy Vernon returned the kick for 10 yards.
Northwestern Wildcats at 3:57
1-10-NW39(3:52) Dan Persa passed to Jeremy Ebert for 1 yard.
2-9-NW40(3:20) Dan Persa passed to Christian Jones for 8 yards.
3-1-NW48(2:57) Jacob Schmidt rushed for 4 yards.
1-10-MIST48(2:25) Jacob Schmidt rushed for 4 yards.
2-6-MIST44(2:09) Dan Persa passed incomplete.
3-6-MIST44(2:00) Dan Persa passed to Demetrius Fields for 5 yards.
4-1-MIST39(1:34) Jacob Schmidt rushed for 2 yards.
1-10-MIST37(1:10) NW was penalized 5 yards.
1-15-MIST42(0:38) Venric Mark rushed for 17 yards.
1-10-MIST25(0:18) Treyvon Green rushed for no gain.
2-10-MIST25(14:50) Dan Persa passed to Kain Colter for 6 yards.
Second Quarter
Northwestern Wildcats continued...
3-4-MIST19(14:30) Jacob Schmidt rushed for 2 yards.
4-2-MIST17(14:03) Jeff Budzien made a field goal of 34 yards.
MIST 3   NW 3,   Plays: 11   Yards: 39   Possession: 04:54.
 
Northwestern Wildcats at 14:03
1-10-NW30(13:59) Steve Flaherty kicked the ball for 54 yards. Nick Hill returned the kick for 16 yards.
Michigan State Spartans at 13:59
1-10-MIST32(13:50) Edwin Baker rushed for no gain.
2-10-MIST32(13:12) Kirk Cousins passed to Brian Linthicum for 13 yards.
1-10-MIST45(12:52) Kirk Cousins was intercepted. Jeravin Matthews returned the interception for no gain.
Northwestern Wildcats at 12:52
1-10-NW35(12:30) Treyvon Green rushed for 1 yard.
2-9-NW36(12:02) Dan Persa passed to Kain Colter for 7 yards.
3-2-NW43(11:30) Kain Colter rushed for 10 yards.
1-10-MIST47(10:54) Dan Persa passed incomplete. Dan Persa passed to Jeremy Ebert for 7 yards.
3-3-MIST40(10:20) Jacob Schmidt rushed for 5 yards.
1-10-MIST35(9:40) Kain Colter rushed for 1 yard.
2-9-MIST34(9:15) Treyvon Green rushed for 4 yards.
3-5-MIST30(8:45) Jacob Schmidt rushed for 4 yards.
4-1-MIST26(8:10) Jacob Schmidt rushed for 2 yards.
1-10-MIST24(7:36) Dan Persa rushed for 4 yards.
2-6-MIST20(6:58) Kain Colter rushed for 4 yards.
3-2-MIST16(6:26) Kain Colter rushed for 3 yards.
1-10-MIST13(5:50) Treyvon Green rushed for 7 yards.
2-3-MIST6(5:25) Treyvon Green rushed for 3 yards. Denzel Drone recovered a fumble from Treyvon Green and returned it for 0 yards.
Michigan State Spartans at 5:25
1-0-MIST3(5:17) Le'Veon Bell rushed for 15 yards.
1-10-MIST18(4:40) Le'Veon Bell rushed for 3 yards.
2-7-MIST21(4:25) Kirk Cousins passed to B.J. Cunningham for 10 yards.
1-10-MIST31(3:50) Le'Veon Bell rushed for 4 yards.
2-6-MIST35(3:23) MIST was penalized 10 yards.
2-16-MIST25(3:02) Le'Veon Bell rushed for 7 yards.
3-9-MIST32(2:31) Kirk Cousins passed to Brian Linthicum for 15 yards.
1-10-MIST47(2:05) Kirk Cousins passed to Keshawn Martin for 46 yards.
1-0-NW7(1:40) Touchdown. Le'Veon Bell rushed for 7 yards.
(1:40) Dan Conroy made the extra point.
MIST 10   NW 3,   Plays: 8   Yards: 87   Possession: 03:45.
 
Michigan State Spartans at 1:40
1-1-MIST30(1:35) Kevin Muma kicked the ball for 66 yards. Venric Mark returned the kick for 20 yards.
Northwestern Wildcats at 1:35
1-10-NW24(1:20) Jacob Schmidt rushed for 2 yards.
2-8-NW26(0:52) Kevin Pickelman sacked Dan Persa for a loss of 8 yards.
3-16-NW18(0:47) Jacob Schmidt rushed for 5 yards.
4-11-NW23(0:33) Brandon Williams punted for 34 yards. Touchdown. Keshawn Martin returned a punt for 57 yards.
Michigan State Spartans at 0:33
(0:33) Dan Conroy made the extra point.
MIST 17   NW 3,   Plays: 1   Yards: 57   Possession: 0:00.
 
Michigan State Spartans at 0:33
1-1-MIST30(0:33) Kevin Muma kicked the ball for 70 yards. Touchback
Northwestern Wildcats at 0:33
1-10-NW20(0:01) Dan Persa lost 1 yard.
Michigan State Spartans at 0:01
2-11-MIST30(14:53) Kevin Muma kicked the ball for 70 yards. Venric Mark returned the kick for 31 yards.
Third Quarter
Northwestern Wildcats at 14:53
1-10-NW31(14:45) Dan Persa passed to Jeremy Ebert for 6 yards.
2-4-NW37(14:30) Jacob Schmidt rushed for 1 yard.
3-3-NW38(14:08) NW was penalized 10 yards.
3-13-NW28(13:30) Dan Persa passed to Drake Dunsmore for 69 yards.
1-0-MIST3(13:10) Jacob Schmidt rushed for 1 yard.
2-0-MIST2(13:02) Touchdown. Dan Persa passed to Jeremy Ebert for 2 yards.
(13:02) Jeff Budzien made the extra point.
MIST 17   NW 10,   Plays: 5   Yards: 59   Possession: 01:51.
 
Northwestern Wildcats at 13:02
1-1-NW30(12:57) Steve Flaherty kicked the ball for 52 yards. TyQuan Hammock returned the kick for 15 yards.
Michigan State Spartans at 12:57
1-10-MIST33(12:30) Kirk Cousins passed to Keshawn Martin for 11 yards.
1-10-MIST44(12:05) Le'Veon Bell rushed for 4 yards.
2-6-MIST48(11:45) Le'Veon Bell rushed for 5 yards.
3-1-NW47(11:11) Le'Veon Bell rushed for 3 yards.
1-10-NW44(10:39) Kirk Cousins passed incomplete.
2-10-NW44(10:25) Edwin Baker rushed for 6 yards.
3-4-NW38(9:50) Kirk Cousins rushed for 8 yards.
1-10-NW30(9:19) Le'Veon Bell rushed for 2 yards.
2-8-NW28(8:51) MIST was penalized 5 yards.
2-13-NW33(8:10) Kirk Cousins passed to Le'Veon Bell for no gain.
3-13-NW33(7:35) Touchdown. Kirk Cousins passed to B.J. Cunningham for 33 yards.
(7:35) Dan Conroy made the extra point.
MIST 24   NW 10,   Plays: 10   Yards: 62   Possession: 05:22.
 
Michigan State Spartans at 7:35
1-1-MIST30(7:31) Kevin Muma kicked the ball for 70 yards. Venric Mark returned the kick for 14 yards.
Northwestern Wildcats at 7:31
1-10-NW14(7:20) Dan Persa passed to Jeremy Ebert for no gain.
2-10-NW14(6:30) Dan Persa passed to Rashad Lawrence for 6 yards.
3-4-NW20(6:10) Dan Persa passed to Kain Colter for 15 yards.
1-10-NW35(5:48) Dan Persa passed to Demetrius Fields for 10 yards.
1-10-NW45(5:20) Dan Persa rushed for 6 yards.
2-4-MIST49(5:08) Dan Persa passed incomplete.
3-4-MIST49(4:40) Marcus Rush sacked Dan Persa for a loss of 3 yards.
4-7-NW48(4:18) Brandon Williams punted for 36 yards.
Michigan State Spartans at 4:18
1-10-MIST16(4:00) Edwin Baker rushed for 1 yard.
2-9-MIST17(3:30) Edwin Baker rushed for 1 yard.
3-8-MIST18(2:46) Kirk Cousins passed to Brian Linthicum for 3 yards.
4-5-MIST21(2:10) Mike Sadler punted for 44 yards.
Northwestern Wildcats at 2:10
1-10-NW35(1:50) Dan Persa passed to Kain Colter for 6 yards.
2-4-NW41(1:46) MIST was penalized 5 yards.
1-10-NW46(1:40) MIST was penalized 5 yards.
1-5-MIST49(1:14) Dan Persa rushed for 13 yards.
1-10-MIST36(0:50) Dan Persa passed to Kain Colter for 1 yard.
2-9-MIST35(0:17) Dan Persa passed incomplete.
3-9-MIST35(0:02) Dan Persa rushed for 3 yards.
4-6-MIST32(14:54) Dan Persa passed to Jeremy Ebert for 19 yards.
Fourth Quarter
Northwestern Wildcats continued...
1-10-MIST13(14:30) Jacob Schmidt rushed for 1 yard.
2-9-MIST12(13:57) Touchdown. Dan Persa passed to Demetrius Fields for 12 yards.
(13:57) Jeff Budzien made the extra point.
MIST 24   NW 17,   Plays: 8   Yards: 65   Possession: 03:13.
 
Northwestern Wildcats at 13:57
1-1-NW30(13:52) Steve Flaherty kicked the ball for 69 yards. Nick Hill returned the kick for 19 yards.
Michigan State Spartans at 13:52
1-10-MIST20(13:41) Le'Veon Bell rushed for 2 yards.
2-8-MIST22(13:24) MIST was penalized 5 yards.
2-13-MIST17(13:01) Kirk Cousins passed to Le'Veon Bell for 9 yards.
3-4-MIST26(12:34) Kirk Cousins passed incomplete.
4-4-MIST26(12:24) Mike Sadler punted for 37 yards. MIST was penalized 15 yards.
Northwestern Wildcats at 12:24
1-10-MIST47(12:05) NW was penalized 10 yards.
1-20-NW43(11:40) Jerel Worthy sacked Dan Persa for a loss of 9 yards.
2-29-NW34(11:10) Dan Persa passed incomplete.
3-29-NW34(10:40) Dan Persa passed to Demetrius Fields for 9 yards.
4-20-NW43(10:22) Brandon Williams punted for 50 yards.
Michigan State Spartans at 10:22
1-10-MIST7(10:15) Kirk Cousins passed to B.J. Cunningham for 14 yards.
1-10-MIST21(9:45) NW was penalized 15 yards.
1-10-MIST36(9:35) Edwin Baker rushed for 5 yards.
2-5-MIST41(9:07) Edwin Baker rushed for 1 yard.
3-4-MIST42(8:35) Kirk Cousins passed to B.J. Cunningham for 25 yards.
1-10-NW33(8:00) Keshawn Martin rushed for 8 yards.
2-2-NW25(7:20) Edwin Baker rushed for 3 yards.
1-10-NW22(6:30) Kirk Cousins rushed for no gain. Dan France recovered a fumble from Kirk Cousins and returned it for -4 yards.
2-14-NW26(5:45) Kirk Cousins passed to Le'Veon Bell for a loss of 3 yards.
3-17-NW29(5:17) Touchdown. Kirk Cousins passed to B.J. Cunningham for 29 yards.
(5:17) Dan Conroy made the extra point.
MIST 31   NW 17,   Plays: 9   Yards: 78   Possession: 05:05.
 
Michigan State Spartans at 5:17
1-1-MIST30(5:11) Kevin Muma kicked the ball for 59 yards. Venric Mark returned the kick for 13 yards.
Northwestern Wildcats at 5:11
1-10-NW24(4:55) Dan Persa passed to Kain Colter for 9 yards.
2-1-NW33(4:40) Dan Persa passed incomplete.
3-1-NW33(4:34) Jacob Schmidt rushed for no gain.
4-1-NW33(4:30) Dan Persa rushed for 2 yards. MIST was penalized 15 yards.
1-10-50(4:17) Dan Persa passed incomplete.
2-10-50(4:09) Dan Persa passed to Rashad Lawrence for 31 yards.
1-10-MIST19(3:50) Denicos Allen sacked Dan Persa for a loss of 7 yards.
2-17-MIST26(3:30) Denicos Allen sacked Dan Persa for a loss of 1 yard.
3-18-MIST27(3:04) Dan Persa passed incomplete.
4-18-MIST27(3:00) Marcus Rush sacked Dan Persa for a loss of 3 yards.
Michigan State Spartans at 3:00
1-10-MIST30(2:55) Edwin Baker rushed for 1 yard.
2-9-MIST31(2:48) Edwin Baker rushed for 11 yards.
1-10-MIST42(2:10) Edwin Baker rushed for 4 yards.
2-6-MIST46(1:50) Edwin Baker rushed for no gain.
3-6-MIST46(1:15) Edwin Baker rushed for no gain.
4-6-MIST46(0:31) Mike Sadler punted for 39 yards.
Northwestern Wildcats at 0:31
1-10-NW15(0:25) Trevor Siemian passed incomplete.
2-10-NW15(0:16) Trevor Siemian rushed for 14 yards.
1-10-NW29(0:02) Trevor Siemian passed to Jacob Schmidt for 8 yards.
                      
 

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