2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
4-8, 5th in Big Ten - East
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Spartans QB notches first run TD in the 4th (0:26)
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Michigan State rolls past Rutgers (0:36)
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No. 21 Michigan State flips 2016 record, goes 9-3

Brian Lewerke threw for a touchdown and ran for another and No. 21 Michigan State held the ball for more than 47 minutes in defeating Rutgers 40-7 on Saturday to cap a terrific turnaround season.

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Rutgers scores on 42-yard passing TD (0:27)
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Barrett exits game with apparent leg injury (0:19)
ESPN's Stats & Info

FPI sees pleasant holiday trip for Sparty

Michigan State has swept the first three games of this series against Big Ten newcomer Rutgers. The Spartans had a big rushing game last week vs. Maryland (271 yards) and will face a defense that has struggled against the run.

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Penn State cruises past Rutgers (0:35)
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Barkley runs for 2nd TD (0:32)

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Chris Ash is quietly doing a solid job at Rutgers in his second season, getting the Scarlet Knights to 3-3 in Big Ten play, a year after enduring historic beatings in the conference. Rutgers still has Penn State and Michigan State, so bowl eligibility is unlikely, but Ash has things on the right track after a really tough debut.

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Rescigno finds Edwards to give Rutgers the lead (0:20)
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Rutgers ties game on Martin's TD (0:24)

Team Stats

Passing Yards115.6125th
Rushing Yards147.187th
Points For21.8114th
Points Against28.378th