Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • STAN 305
    • 397 MSU
  • Turnovers

    • STAN 1
    • 2 MSU
  • Possession

    STAN MSU
    31:11 28:30
  • 1st Downs

    • STAN 11
    • 21 MSU

Game Information

Rose Bowl
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Coverage: ESPN
  • Pasadena, CA 90095
  • Line: STAN -3.5
Attendance: 95,173
1/2/2014 ESPN.com news services

Michigan State stops Stanford in Rose Bowl

Connor Cook passed for a career-high 332 yards and hit Tony Lippett with a tiebreaking 25-yard touchdown pass early in the fourth quarter, leading No. 4 Michigan State to a 24-20 victory over No. 5 Stanford on Wednesday night in the 100th Rose Bowl.

Scoring Summary

ESPN1234T
Stanford1070320
Michigan State0143724
first QuarterSTANMSU
TD
11:16
Tyler Gaffney rush for 16 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
stanford drive: 7 plays 77 yards, 03:44 stanford td, 3:44
60
XP
11:16
Jordan Williamson extra point GOOD.
stanford drive: 7 plays 77 yards, 03:44 stanford td, 3:44
70
FG
1:40
Jordan Williamson 34 yard field goal GOOD.
stanford drive: 6 plays 69 yards, 02:41 stanford fg, 2:41
100
second QuarterSTANMSU
TD
10:45
Jeremy Langford rush for 2 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
michiganst drive: 13 plays 75 yards, 05:55 michiganst td, 5:55
106
XP
10:45
Michael Geiger extra point GOOD.
michiganst drive: 13 plays 75 yards, 05:55 michiganst td, 5:55
107
TD
2:07
Connor Cook pass intercepted by Kevin Anderson at the MchSt 40, returned for 40 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
michiganst drive: 2 plays 4 yards, 00:44 michiganst int, 0:44
167
XP
2:07
Jordan Williamson extra point GOOD.
michiganst drive: 2 plays 4 yards, 00:44 michiganst int, 0:44
177
TD
0:28
Connor Cook pass complete to Trevon Pendleton for 2 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
michiganst drive: 7 plays 75 yards, 01:39 michiganst td, 1:39
1713
XP
0:28
Michael Geiger extra point GOOD.
michiganst drive: 7 plays 75 yards, 01:39 michiganst td, 1:39
1714
third QuarterSTANMSU
FG
12:56
Michael Geiger 31 yard field goal GOOD.
michiganst drive: 6 plays 61 yards, 02:04 michiganst fg, 2:04
1717
fourth QuarterSTANMSU
TD
13:22
Connor Cook pass complete to Tony Lippett for 25 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
michiganst drive: 3 plays 27 yards, 01:28 michiganst td, 1:28
1723
XP
13:22
Michael Geiger extra point GOOD.
michiganst drive: 3 plays 27 yards, 01:28 michiganst td, 1:28
1724
FG
4:15
Jordan Williamson 39 yard field goal GOOD.
stanford drive: 9 plays 50 yards, 04:46 stanford fg, 4:46
2024

Research Notes

  • Stanford racked up 91 rushing yards in the 1st quarter against Michigan State, more than the Spartans were allowing per GAME this season. However, Sparty stepped it up the rest of the way, holding the Cardinal to 71 rushing yards the rest of the way.

  • Michigan State in Bowl Games - Under Mark Dantonio

    2007-102011-13
    W-L0-43-0*
    PPG17.824.7
    PPG diff-16.8+2.7
    YPG diff-156.5+27.7
    *1st 3-game bowl win streak in school history

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