Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • PSU418
    • 436MSU
  • Turnovers

    • PSU4
    • 1MSU
  • Possession

    PSUMSU
    29:4830:12
  • 1st Downs

    • PSU20
    • 24MSU

Game Information

Spartan Stadium (MI)
Coverage: ESPN
  • East Lansing, MI 48824
Attendance: 74,705
11/28/2015 Associated Press

Michigan State takes division with rout of Penn State

Connor Cook threw three touchdown passes in his return from a shoulder injury, and Michigan State wrapped up a spot in the Big Ten championship game with a 55-16 win over Penn State.

Scoring Summary

1234T
Penn State0100616
Michigan State614142155
first QuarterPSUMSU
TD
9:35
R.J. Shelton 29 Yd pass from Connor Cook (Michael Geiger PAT failed)
9 plays, 80 yards, 3:37
06
play
C. Cook pass,to R. Shelton for 29 yds for a TD (0:21)

Connor Cook pass complete to R.J. Shelton for 29 yds for a TD (0:21)

second QuarterPSUMSU
FG
14:14
Tyler Davis 19 Yd Field Goal
11 plays, 63 yards, 4:06
36
play
T. Davis 19 yd FG GOOD (0:28)

Tyler Davis 19 yd FG GOOD (0:28)

TD
7:12
Gerald Holmes 6 Yd Run (Michael Geiger Kick)
6 plays, 49 yards, 2:57
313
play
G. Holmes run for 6 yds for a TD (0:30)

Gerald Holmes run for 6 yds for a TD (0:30)

TD
2:36
Demetrious Cox 77 Yd Fumble Return (Michael Geiger Kick)
9 plays, 52 yards, 4:36
320
play
Michigan State returns fumble 77 yards to the house (0:50)

Penn State's Kyle Carter makes the catch but is then stripped and Demetrious Cox picks up the fumble and weaves through the Nittany Lions all the way back for the Spartans touchdown. (0:50)

TD
0:35
Chris Godwin 8 Yd pass from Christian Hackenberg (Tyler Davis Kick)
10 plays, 67 yards, 2:01
1020
play
C. Hackenberg pass,to C. Godwin for 8 yds for a TD (0:33)

Christian Hackenberg pass complete to Chris Godwin for 8 yds for a TD (0:33)

third QuarterPSUMSU
TD
11:40
Aaron Burbridge 29 Yd pass from Connor Cook (Michael Geiger Kick)
8 plays, 75 yards, 3:20
1027
play
C. Cook pass,to A. Burbridge for 29 yds for a TD (0:45)

Connor Cook pass complete to Aaron Burbridge for 29 yds for a TD (0:45)

TD
3:31
Josiah Price 6 Yd pass from Connor Cook (Michael Geiger Kick)
12 plays, 69 yards, 7:04
1034
play
C. Cook pass,to J. Price for 6 yds for a TD (0:32)

Connor Cook pass complete to Josiah Price for 6 yds for a TD (0:32)

fourth QuarterPSUMSU
TD
14:51
C. Hackenberg pass,to C. Godwin for 5 yds for a TD
9 plays, 78 yards, 3:40
1634
play
C. Hackenberg pass,to C. Godwin for 5 yds for a TD (0:34)

Christian Hackenberg pass complete to Chris Godwin for 5 yds for a TD (0:34)

TD
14:51
Chris Godwin 5 Yd pass from Christian Hackenberg (Two-Point Pass Conversion Failed)
9 plays, 78 yards, 3:40
1634
TD
11:18
LJ Scott 6 Yd Run (Michael Geiger Kick)
7 plays, 44 yards, 3:33
1641
play
L. Scott run for 6 yds for a TD (0:29)

LJ Scott run for 6 yds for a TD (0:29)

TD
9:56
Malik McDowell 13 Yd Interception Return (Michael Geiger Kick)
3 plays, -4 yards, 1:22
1648
play
Michigan State's defense gets in touchdown party (1:04)

Christian Hackenberg's pass is batted up at the line of scrimmage and bounces to Malik McDowell for the 13-yard defensive touchdown. (1:04)

TD
9:48
Jack Allen 9 Yd Run (Michael Geiger Kick)
1 play, 9 yards, 0:08
1655
play
Michigan State's 300-pound center runs for TD (0:44)

Jack Allen run for 9 yds for a TD (0:44)

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