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    Northwestern vs Michigan State (Oct 17, 2009)
      Scoring Summary  
    Scoring Summary (Final)
    2009 Northwestern Football
    Northwestern vs Michigan State (Oct 17, 2009 at East Lansing, Mich.)

    Northwestern (4-3,1-2) vs. Michigan State (4-3,3-1)

    Date: Oct 17, 2009 • Site: East Lansing, Mich.  • Stadium: Spartan Stadium  •  Attendance: 71726

    Score by Quarters  Score 
    Northwestern   0  7  0  7  14 
    Michigan State   0  0  17  7  24 

    SCORING SUMMARY   NU -MSU  
    2nd  07:49  NU   Brewer, Andrew 15 yd pass from Kafka, Mike (Demos, Stefan kick) 
             9 plays, 80 yards, TOP 2:29  7 - 0 
    3rd  10:07  MSU   White, Blair 22 yd pass from Cousins, Kirk (Swenson, Brett kick) 
             7 plays, 64 yards, TOP 2:53  7 - 7 
      05:13  MSU   White, Blair 47 yd pass from Cousins, Kirk (Swenson, Brett kick) 
             8 plays, 87 yards, TOP 3:03  7 - 14 
      00:00  MSU   Swenson, Brett 28 yd field goal 
             9 plays, 44 yards, TOP 3:55  7 - 17 
    4th  14:48  MSU   Caper, Larry 22 yd run (Swenson, Brett kick) 
             1 play, 22 yards, TOP 0:09  7 - 24 
      10:28  NU   Markshausen, Zeke 1 yd pass from Kafka, Mike (Demos, Stefan kick) 
             11 plays, 67 yards, TOP 4:14  14 - 24 

    Kickoff time: 12:02pm  • End of Game: 3:10pm  • Total elapsed time: 3:08
    Referee: Mike Cannon  •  Umpire: Jim Krogstad  •  Linesman: Jim Ryan  •  Line judge: Jeff Szink  •  Back judge: Dennis Morris  •  Field judge: Craig Jeffreys  •  Side judge: John Roggenan  • 
    Temperature: 45  • Wind: NNE 6  • Weather: Mostly Sunny, cool
      Team Statistics  
    Team Statistics (Final)
    2009 Northwestern Football
    Northwestern vs Michigan State (Oct 17, 2009 at East Lansing, Mich.)

     Team Totals  NU  MSU 
    FIRST DOWNS  22  19 
       Rushing 
       Passing  14  13 
       Penalty 
    NET YARDS RUSHING  79  94 
       Rushing Attempts  29  34 
       Average Per Rush  2.7  2.8 
       Rushing Touchdowns 
       Yards Gained Rushing  104  128 
       Yards Lost Rushing  25  34 
    NET YARDS PASSING  291  281 
       Completions-Attempts-Int  34-47-0  21-31-0 
       Average Per Attempt  6.2  9.1 
       Average Per Completion  8.6  13.4 
       Passing Touchdowns 
    TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS  370  375 
       Total offense plays  76  65 
       Average Gain Per Play  4.9  5.8 
    Fumbles: Number-Lost  3-2  1-1 
    Penalties: Number-Yards  4-25  4-46 
    PUNTS-YARDS  6-195  6-243 
       Average Yards Per Punt  32.5  40.5 
       Net Yards Per Punt  27.8  35.5 
       Inside 20 
       50+ Yards 
       Touchbacks 
       Fair catch 
    KICKOFFS-YARDS  3-202  5-305 
       Average Yards Per Kickoff  67.3  61.0 
       Net Yards Per Kickoff  38.7  44.0 
       Touchbacks 
    Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD  2-10-0  1-8-0 
       Average Per Return  5.0  8.0 
    Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD  5-85-0  2-66-0 
       Average Per Return  17.0  33.0 
    Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD  0-0-0  0-0-0 
    Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD  0-0-0  0-0-0 
    Miscellaneous Yards 
    Possession Time  29:03  30:57 
       1st Quarter  8:51  6:09 
       2nd Quarter  7:09  7:51 
       3rd Quarter  5:12  9:48 
       4th Quarter  7:51  7:09 
    Third-Down Conversions  8 of 16  5 of 14 
    Fourth-Down Conversions  0 of 2  0 of 1 
    Red-Zone Scores-Chances  2-2  1-3 
    Sacks By: Number-Yards  0-0  4-22 
    PAT Kicks  2-2  3-3 
    Field Goals  0-0  1-1 
      Individual Statistics  
    Individual Statistics (Final)
    2009 Northwestern Football
    Northwestern vs Michigan State (Oct 17, 2009 at East Lansing, Mich.)

    Northwestern
      
    Michigan State
    RUSHING  No.  Gain  Loss  Net  TD  Lg  Avg. 
    Kafka, Mike   18  64  22  42  18  2.3 
    Simmons, Stephen  25  23  18  4.6 
    Matthews, Jeravin  6.0 
    Fields, Arby   2.5 
    Persa, Dan   2.0 
    TEAM   -1  -1.0 
    Totals...  29  104  25  79  18  2.7 
      
    RUSHING  No.  Gain  Loss  Net  TD  Lg  Avg. 
    Caper, Larry   16  71  63  22  3.9 
    Baker, Edwin   12  55  10  45  11  3.8 
    Martin, Keshawn  2.0 
    Cousins, Kirk   -5  -2.5 
    TEAM   11  -11  -3.7 
    Totals...  34  128  34  94  22  2.8 
      
     
    PASSING  Cmp-Att-Int  Yds  TD  Long  Sack 
    Kafka, Mike   34-47-0  291  26 
    Totals...  34-47-0  291  26 
      
    PASSING  Cmp-Att-Int  Yds  TD  Long  Sack 
    Cousins, Kirk   21-31-0  281  47 
    Totals...  21-31-0  281  47 
     
    RECEIVING  No.  Yds  TD  Lg 
    Markshausen, Zeke  16  111  20 
    Brewer, Andrew   104  26 
    Brown, Charles   31  16 
    Simmons, Stephen  11  11 
    Dunsmore, Drake  16  12 
    Ebert, Jeremy   12  12 
    Woodsum, Mark  
    Totals...  34  291  26 
      
    RECEIVING  No.  Yds  TD  Lg 
    White, Blair   12  186  47 
    Cunningham, B.   49  20 
    Gantt, Charlie   15  15 
    Hawken, Andrew   13  13 
    Martin, Keshawn  10  10 
    Dell, Mark  
    Totals...  21  281  47 
      
     
    PUNTING  No.  Yds  Avg  Long  In20  TB 
    Demos, Stefan   195  32.5  43 
    Totals...  195  32.5  43 
      
    PUNTING  No.  Yds  Avg  Long  In20  TB 
    Bates, Aaron   243  40.5  52 
    Totals...  243  40.5  52 
     
       Punts  Kickoffs  Intercept 
    ALL RETURNS  No  Yds  Lg  No  Yds  Lg  No  Yds  Lg 
    Bates, Hunter   10  10 
    Matthews, Jeravin  85  28 
    Totals...  10  10  85  28 
      
      
       Punts  Kickoffs  Intercept 
    ALL RETURNS  No  Yds  Lg  No  Yds  Lg  No  Yds  Lg 
    Martin, Keshawn 
    Robinson, T.   47  47 
    Baker, Edwin   19  19 
    Totals...  66  47 
     
    ALL PURPOSE  Rush  Rcv  KR  PR  IR  Total 
    Markshausen, Zeke  111  111 
    Brewer, Andrew   104  104 
    Matthews, Jeravin  85  91 
    Kafka, Mike   42  42 
    Simmons, Stephen  23  11  34 
    Brown, Charles   31  31 
    Dunsmore, Drake  16  16 
    Ebert, Jeremy   12  12 
    Bates, Hunter   10  10 
    Woodsum, Mark  
    Fields, Arby  
    Persa, Dan  
    TEAM   -1  -1 
    Totals...  79  291  85  10  465 
      
    ALL PURPOSE  Rush  Rcv  KR  PR  IR  Total 
    White, Blair   186  186 
    Baker, Edwin   45  19  64 
    Caper, Larry   63  63 
    Cunningham, B.   49  49 
    Robinson, T.   47  47 
    Martin, Keshawn  10  20 
    Gantt, Charlie   15  15 
    Hawken, Andrew   13  13 
    Dell, Mark  
    Cousins, Kirk   -5  -5 
    TEAM   -11  -11 
    Totals...  94  281  66  449 
      
      
     
    FIELD GOAL ATTEMPTS 
      
      
    FIELD GOAL ATTEMPTS 
    Swenson, Brett  3rd  00:00  28 yards  Good 
     
    KICKOFFS  No.  Yds  TB  OB  Avg. 
    Demos, Stefan   202  67.3 
      
    KICKOFFS  No.  Yds  TB  OB  Avg. 
    Swenson, Brett   305  61.0 
     
    FUMBLES: Northwestern-TEAM 1-0; Matthews, Jeravin 1-1; Dunsmore, Drake 1-1. Michigan State-Baker, Edwin 1-1.
      Drive Chart  
    Drive Chart (Final)
    2009 Northwestern Football
    Northwestern vs Michigan State (Oct 17, 2009 at East Lansing, Mich.)

       Drive Started  Drive Ended  Consumed    
    Team  Qtr  Spot  Time  Obtained  Spot  Time     How Lost  Pl-Yds  TOP  RZ 
    NU   1st  N01  11:15  Downs  N35  08:24     Punt  7-34  2:51    
    NU   1st  N12  07:36  Punt  N41  02:59     Punt  9-29  4:37    
    NU   1st  N30  01:23  Punt  M35  12:47     Punt  9-35  3:36    
    NU   2nd  N20  10:18  Punt  M00  07:49  TOUCHDOWN  9-80  2:29    
    NU   2nd  N33  06:13  Punt  N33  04:41     Punt  3-0  1:32    
    NU   2nd  N20  00:55  Fumble  N43  00:00     End of half  3-23  0:55    
    NU   3rd  N23  14:54  Kickoff  M36  13:00     Fumble  5-41  1:54    
    NU   3rd  N29  10:00  Kickoff  M42  08:16     Punt  4-29  1:44    
    NU   3rd  N23  05:07  Kickoff  N20  03:52     Punt  3--3  1:15    
    NU   3rd  N19  00:00  Kickoff  N22  14:57     Fumble  0-3  0:03    
    NU   4th  N33  14:42  Kickoff  M00  10:28  TOUCHDOWN  11-67  4:14    
    NU   4th  N37  08:21  Punt  M32  06:19     Downs  7-31  2:02    
    NU   4th  N20  03:32  Punt  N40  02:03     Downs  6-20  1:29    
      
    MSU   1st  N46  15:00  Kickoff  N01  11:15     Downs  8-45  3:45    
    MSU   1st  M44  08:24  Punt  M46  07:36     Punt  3-2  0:48    
    MSU   1st  M28  02:59  Punt  M30  01:23     Punt  3-2  1:36    
    MSU   2nd  M20  12:47  Punt  M48  10:18     Punt  4-28  2:29    
    MSU   2nd  M20  07:49  Kickoff  M29  06:13     Punt  3-9  1:36    
    MSU   2nd  M31  04:41  Punt  N20  00:55     Fumble  8-49  3:46    
    MSU   3rd  M36  13:00  Fumble  N00  10:07  TOUCHDOWN  7-64  2:53    
    MSU   3rd  M13  08:16  Punt  N00  05:13  TOUCHDOWN  8-87  3:03    
    MSU   3rd  M45  03:52  Punt  N11  14:57  FIELD GOAL  9-44  3:55    
    MSU   4th  N22  14:57  Fumble  N00  14:48  TOUCHDOWN  1-22  0:09    
    MSU   4th  M20  10:23  Kickoff  M26  08:21     Punt  3-6  2:02    
    MSU   4th  M33  06:19  Downs  N44  03:32     Punt  6-23  2:47    
    MSU   4th  N40  02:03  Downs  M49  00:00     End of half  3--11  2:03    

       1st  2nd  3rd  4th     1st  2nd       
    Northwestern   Qtr  Qtr  Qtr  Qtr     Half  Half     Total 
    Time of possession   08:51   07:09   05:12   07:51      16:00   13:03      29:03  
    3rd Down Conversions   4/6   1/3   1/3   2/4      5/9   3/7      8/16  
    Average field position  N14   N24   N25   N30      N19   N27      N23  
    4th Down Conversions   0/0   0/0   0/0   0/2      0/0   0/2      0/2  
      
       1st  2nd  3rd  4th     1st  2nd       
    Michigan State   Qtr  Qtr  Qtr  Qtr     Half  Half     Total 
    Time of possession   06:09   07:51   09:48   07:09      14:00   16:57      30:57  
    3rd Down Conversions   0/3   1/3   3/4   1/4      1/6   4/8      5/14  
    Average field position  M42   M23   M31   M47      M32   M40      M37  
    4th Down Conversions   0/1   0/0   0/0   0/0      0/1   0/0      0/1  
    Drive Chart (By Quarter)

       Drive Started  Drive Ended  Consumed    
    Team  Qtr  Spot  Time  Obtained  Spot  Time     How Lost  Pl-Yds  TOP  RZ 
    MSU   1st  N46  15:00  Kickoff  N01  11:15     Downs  8-45  3:45    
    NU   1st  N01  11:15  Downs  N35  08:24     Punt  7-34  2:51    
    MSU   1st  M44  08:24  Punt  M46  07:36     Punt  3-2  0:48    
    NU   1st  N12  07:36  Punt  N41  02:59     Punt  9-29  4:37    
    MSU   1st  M28  02:59  Punt  M30  01:23     Punt  3-2  1:36    
    NU   1st  N30  01:23  Punt  M35  12:47     Punt  9-35  3:36    
    MSU   2nd  M20  12:47  Punt  M48  10:18     Punt  4-28  2:29    
      
    NU   2nd  N20  10:18  Punt  M00  07:49  TOUCHDOWN  9-80  2:29    
    MSU   2nd  M20  07:49  Kickoff  M29  06:13     Punt  3-9  1:36    
    NU   2nd  N33  06:13  Punt  N33  04:41     Punt  3-0  1:32    
    MSU   2nd  M31  04:41  Punt  N20  00:55     Fumble  8-49  3:46    
    NU   2nd  N20  00:55  Fumble  N43  00:00     End of half  3-23  0:55    
    NU   3rd  N23  14:54  Kickoff  M36  13:00     Fumble  5-41  1:54    
      
    MSU   3rd  M36  13:00  Fumble  N00  10:07  TOUCHDOWN  7-64  2:53    
    NU   3rd  N29  10:00  Kickoff  M42  08:16     Punt  4-29  1:44    
    MSU   3rd  M13  08:16  Punt  N00  05:13  TOUCHDOWN  8-87  3:03    
    NU   3rd  N23  05:07  Kickoff  N20  03:52     Punt  3--3  1:15    
    MSU   3rd  M45  03:52  Punt  N11  14:57  FIELD GOAL  9-44  3:55    
    NU   3rd  N19  00:00  Kickoff  N22  14:57     Fumble  0-3  0:03    
    MSU   4th  N22  14:57  Fumble  N00  14:48  TOUCHDOWN  1-22  0:09    
      
    NU   4th  N33  14:42  Kickoff  M00  10:28  TOUCHDOWN  11-67  4:14    
    MSU   4th  M20  10:23  Kickoff  M26  08:21     Punt  3-6  2:02    
    NU   4th  N37  08:21  Punt  M32  06:19     Downs  7-31  2:02    
    MSU   4th  M33  06:19  Downs  N44  03:32     Punt  6-23  2:47    
    NU   4th  N20  03:32  Punt  N40  02:03     Downs  6-20  1:29    
    MSU   4th  N40  02:03  Downs  M49  00:00     End of half  3--11  2:03    
      Defensive Statistics  
    Defensive Statistics (Final)
    2009 Northwestern Football
    Northwestern vs Michigan State (Oct 17, 2009 at East Lansing, Mich.)

    ##  Northwestern   Solo  Ast  Total  TFL/Yds  FF  FR-Yds  Int-Yds  BrUp  Blkd  Sack/Yds  QBH 
    57  Williams, Nate   11  1.0/3   .   .   .  
    10  Peters, Brian   11  0.5/2   .   .   .  
    41  Davie, Quentin   1.0/3   1-0   .   .  
    26  Mabin, Jordan   .   .   .   .  
    24  McManis, Sherrick  .   .   .   .  
    32  Arnold, David   1.0/1   .   .   .  
    79  Hahn, Adam   1.5/3   .   .   .  
    27  Carpenter, Jared  .   .   .   .  
    17  Phillips, Brad   .   .   .   .  
    98  Bryant, Corbin   1.0/5   .   .   .  
    88  Williams, Quentin  .   .   .   .  
    93  Mafuli, Niko   .   .   .   .  
    TM  TEAM   .   .   .   .  
    22  Dugar, Demetrius  .   .   .   .  
    94  Browne, Vince   .   .   .   .  
    ##  Michigan State   Solo  Ast  Total  TFL/Yds  FF  FR-Yds  Int-Yds  BrUp  Blkd  Sack/Yds  QBH 
    53  Jones, Greg   14  2.0/9   .   .   2.0/9  
    43  Gordon, Eric   14  2.0/8   .   .   1.0/6  
    9   Ware, Jeremy   10  .   .   .   .  
    34  Denson, Brandon  10  .   .   .   .  
    33  Fortener, Dan   .   .   .   .  
    29  Rucker, Chris L  0.5/0   .   .   .  
    37  Weaver, Ross   .   .   .   .  
    58  Anderson, T.   .   .   .   .  
    38  Davis-Clark, K.  .   .   .   .  
    91  Hoover, Tyler   .   .   .   .  
    55  Decker, Adam   .   1-0   .   .  
    93  Treadwell, B.   .   .   .   .  
    11  Hyde, Marcus   .   .   .   .  
    70  Wilson, Oren   1.0/7   .   .   1.0/7  
    TM  TEAM   .   .   .   .  
    25  White, Blair   .   .   .   .  
    48  Stevens, Drew   .   .   .   .  
    36  Misch, Jon   .   .   .   .  
    89  Neely, Colin   .   .   .   .  
    96  Pickelman, K.   .   .   .   .  
    99  Worthy, Jerel   0.5/1   .   .   .  
    31  Henderson, A.   .   1-0   .   .  
      Participation Report  
    Participation Report (Final)
    2009 Northwestern Football
    Northwestern vs Michigan State (Oct 17, 2009 at East Lansing, Mich.)

    Northwestern  
    Pos  ##  Offense 
    X   8   Fields, D.  
    LT   75  Netter, Al  
    LG   63  Grant, Keegan  
    C   65  Burkett, Ben  
    RG   64  Bartels, Doug  
    RT   7A  Deiters, Neal  
    SB   89  Rooks, Josh  
    SB   80  Mitchell, B.  
    Z   12  Brewer, Andrew  
    QB   13  Kafka, Mike  
    TB   25  Simmons, S.  
      
    Northwestern  
    Pos  ##  Defense 
    DE   42  Watt, Kevin  
    DT   98  Bryant, Corbin  
    DT   79  Hahn, Adam  
    DE   94  Browne, Vince  
    OLB   32  Arnold, David  
    MLB   57  Williams, Nate  
    OLB   41  Davie, Quentin  
    LCB   26  Mabin, Jordan  
    S   17  Phillips, Brad  
    S   10  Peters, Brian  
    RCB   24  McManis, S.  
      
    Michigan State  
    Pos  ##  Offense 
    X   3   Cunningham, B.  
    LT   57  Cironi, Rocco  
    LG   67  Foreman, Joel  
    C   65  Nitchman, Joel  
    RG   64  Moss, Brendon  
    RT   59  Young, D.J.  
    TE   83  Gantt, Charlie  
    Z   25  White, Blair  
    QB   8   Cousins, Kirk  
    TE   88  Linthicum, B.  
    RB   22  Caper, Larry  
      
    Michigan State  
    Pos  ##  Defense 
    DE   58  Anderson, T.  
    DT   99  Worthy, Jerel  
    NT   70  Wilson, Oren  
    DE   89  Neely, Colin  
    SAM   43  Gordon, Eric  
    MIKE  53  Jones, Greg  
    WILL  34  Denson, Brandon 
    FC   9   Ware, Jeremy  
    FS   33  Fortener, Dan  
    SS   11  Hyde, Marcus  
    FC   29  Rucker, Chris L 

    Northwestern: 1A-Bates, Hunter, 1-Demos, Stefan, 3-Matthews, J., 5-Stewart, Sidney, 6-Brown, Charles, 6A-Kurzawski, J., 7-Persa, Dan, 9-Dunsmore, Drake, 11-Ebert, Jeremy, 15-Fisher, Carl, 19-Fields, Arby, 20-Concannon, S., 21-Bolden, Mike, 22-Dugar, D., 27-Carpenter, J., 33-Nwabuisi, David, 44-Woodsum, Mark, 45-Petty, Kyle, 47-Weina, Ricky, 48-Goodlow, R., 54-Jones, Tyris, 58-Pace, J.H., 67-Thomas, M., 76-Taylor, Desmond, 85-Markshausen, Z., 88-Williams, Q., 91-Arnfelt, Brian, 93-Mafuli, Niko, 99-Wootton, Corey.

    Michigan State: 2-Dell, Mark, 4-Baker, Edwin, 5A-Strayhorn, J., 10-Norman, Chris, 14-Swenson, Brett, 18-Bates, Aaron, 20-Jimmerson, A.J., 24-Ray, Caulton, 26-Johnskn, Jesse, 27-Anderson, Andre, 31-Henderson, A., 35-Webb, Marcus, 36-Misch, Jon, 37-Weaver, Ross, 38-Davis-Clark, K., 39-Robinson, T., 42-Pendy, Andrew, 45-Hawken, Andrew, 48-Stevens, Drew, 54-Rolf, David, 55-Decker, Adam, 56-Shackleton, A., 71-Deyo, John, 75-McGaha, Jared, 80-Sims, Dion, 82-Martin, Keshawn, 85-Celek, Garrett, 91-Hoover, Tyler, 93-Treadwell, B., 96-Pickelman, K., 98-Jordan, Michael.
      Box Score  
    Box Score (Final)
    Northwestern vs Michigan State (Oct 17, 2009 at East Lansing, Mich.)

    Score by Quarters     1  2  3  4   Score
    -----------------    -- -- -- --   -----
    Northwestern........  0  7  0  7  - 14       Record: (4-3,1-2)
    Michigan State......  0  0 17  7  - 24       Record: (4-3,3-1)
    
    
    
    Scoring Summary:
    2nd 07:49 NU - Brewer, Andrew 15 yd pass from Kafka, Mike (Demos, Stefan kick), 9-80 2:29, NU 7 - MSU 0
    3rd 10:07 MSU - White, Blair 22 yd pass from Cousins, Kirk (Swenson, Brett kick), 7-64 2:53, NU 7 - MSU 7
        05:13 MSU - White, Blair 47 yd pass from Cousins, Kirk (Swenson, Brett kick), 8-87 3:03, NU 7 - MSU 14
        00:00 MSU - Swenson, Brett 28 yd field goal, 9-44 3:55, NU 7 - MSU 17
    4th 14:48 MSU - Caper, Larry 22 yd run (Swenson, Brett kick), 1-22 0:09, NU 7 - MSU 24
        10:28 NU - Markshausen, Zeke 1 yd pass from Kafka, Mike (Demos, Stefan kick), 11-67 4:14, NU 14 - MSU 24
    
    
    
                                         NU      MSU
    FIRST DOWNS...................       22       19
    RUSHES-YARDS (NET)............    29-79    34-94
    PASSING YDS (NET).............      291      281
    Passes Att-Comp-Int...........  47-34-0  31-21-0
    TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS.....   76-370   65-375
    Fumble Returns-Yards..........      0-0      0-0
    Punt Returns-Yards............     2-10      1-8
    Kickoff Returns-Yards.........     5-85     2-66
    Interception Returns-Yards....      0-0      0-0
    Punts (Number-Avg)............   6-32.5   6-40.5
    Fumbles-Lost..................      3-2      1-1
    Penalties-Yards...............     4-25     4-46
    Possession Time...............    29:03    30:57
    Third-Down Conversions........  8 of 16  5 of 14
    Fourth-Down Conversions.......   0 of 2   0 of 1
    Red-Zone Scores-Chances.......      2-2      1-3
    Sacks By: Number-Yards........      0-0     4-22
    
    
    RUSHING: Northwestern-Kafka, Mike 18-42; Simmons, Stephen 5-23; Matthews,
    Jeravin 1-6; Fields, Arby 2-5; Persa, Dan 2-4; TEAM 1-minus 1. Michigan
    State-Caper, Larry 16-63; Baker, Edwin 12-45; Martin, Keshawn 1-2; Cousins, Kirk
    2-minus 5; TEAM 3-minus 11.
    
    PASSING: Northwestern-Kafka, Mike 34-47-0-291. Michigan State-Cousins,
    Kirk 21-31-0-281.
    
    RECEIVING: Northwestern-Markshausen, Zeke 16-111; Brewer, Andrew 8-104;
    Brown, Charles 3-31; Simmons, Stephen 3-11; Dunsmore, Drake 2-16; Ebert, Jeremy
    1-12; Woodsum, Mark 1-6. Michigan State-White, Blair 12-186; Cunningham, B.
    5-49; Gantt, Charlie 1-15; Hawken, Andrew 1-13; Martin, Keshawn 1-10; Dell, Mark
    1-8.
    
    INTERCEPTIONS: Northwestern-None. Michigan State-None.
    
    FUMBLES: Northwestern-Matthews, Jeravin 1-1; Dunsmore, Drake 1-1; TEAM
    1-0. Michigan State-Baker, Edwin 1-1.
    
    Stadium: Spartan Stadium       Attendance: 71726
    Kickoff time: 12:02pm   End of Game: 3:10pm    Total elapsed time: 3:08
    Officials: Referee: Mike Cannon; Umpire: Jim Krogstad; Linesman: Jim Ryan;
    Line judge: Jeff Szink; Back judge: Dennis Morris; Field judge: Craig Jeffreys;
    Side judge: John Roggenan;
    Temperature: 45        Wind: NNE 6     Weather: Mostly Sunny, cool
    
    
    
          Northwestern vs Michigan State (Oct 17, 2009 at East Lansing, Mich.)
    
    SACKS (UA-A): Northwestern-None. Michigan State-Jones, Greg 2-0; Wilson,
    Oren 1-0; Gordon, Eric 1-0.
    
    TACKLES (UA-A): Northwestern-Williams, Nate 5-6; Peters, Brian 3-8;
    Davie, Quentin 2-5; Mabin, Jordan 4-2; McManis, Sherrick 4-1; Arnold, David 2-3;
    Hahn, Adam 1-4; Carpenter, Jared 2-2; Bryant, Corbin 1-2; Phillips, Brad 1-2;
    Williams, Quentin 2-0; Mafuli, Niko 0-2; Dugar, Demetrius 1-0; TEAM 1-0; Browne,
    Vince 0-1. Michigan State-Jones, Greg 9-5; Gordon, Eric 5-9; Ware, Jeremy 6-4;
    Denson, Brandon 5-5; Fortener, Dan 2-4; Rucker, Chris L 3-2; Weaver, Ross 3-0;
    Anderson, T. 1-2; Davis-Clark, K. 2-0; Hoover, Tyler 1-1; Decker, Adam 1-1;
    Treadwell, B. 0-2; Hyde, Marcus 0-2; Wilson, Oren 1-0; TEAM 1-0; White, Blair
    1-0; Misch, Jon 0-1; Neely, Colin 0-1; Stevens, Drew 0-1; Pickelman, K. 0-1;
    Worthy, Jerel 0-1.
    
    
    Game Starters:
    Northwestern
    
    POS  ## OFFENSE
    X    8  Fields, D.
    LT   75 Netter, Al
    LG   63 Grant, Keegan
    C    65 Burkett, Ben
    RG   64 Bartels, Doug
    RT   7A Deiters, Neal
    SB   89 Rooks, Josh
    SB   80 Mitchell, B.
    Z    12 Brewer, Andrew
    QB   13 Kafka, Mike
    TB   25 Simmons, S.
    
    POS  ## DEFENSE
    DE   42 Watt, Kevin
    DT   98 Bryant, Corbin
    DT   79 Hahn, Adam
    DE   94 Browne, Vince
    OLB  32 Arnold, David
    MLB  57 Williams, Nate
    OLB  41 Davie, Quentin
    LCB  26 Mabin, Jordan
    S    17 Phillips, Brad
    S    10 Peters, Brian
    RCB  24 McManis, S.
    
    Michigan State
    
    POS  ## OFFENSE
    X    3  Cunningham, B.
    LT   57 Cironi, Rocco
    LG   67 Foreman, Joel
    C    65 Nitchman, Joel
    RG   64 Moss, Brendon
    RT   59 Young, D.J.
    TE   83 Gantt, Charlie
    Z    25 White, Blair
    QB   8  Cousins, Kirk
    TE   88 Linthicum, B.
    RB   22 Caper, Larry
    
    POS  ## DEFENSE
    DE   58 Anderson, T.
    DT   99 Worthy, Jerel
    NT   70 Wilson, Oren
    DE   89 Neely, Colin
    SAM  43 Gordon, Eric
    MIKE 53 Jones, Greg
    WILL 34 Denson, Brandon
    FC   9  Ware, Jeremy
    FS   33 Fortener, Dan
    SS   11 Hyde, Marcus
    FC   29 Rucker, Chris L
    
    
    Player participation:
    
    
    Northwestern: 1A-Bates, Hunter, 1-Demos, Stefan, 3-Matthews, J., 5-Stewart, Sidney, 6-Brown, Charles, 6A-Kurzawski, J.,
    7-Persa, Dan, 9-Dunsmore, Drake, 11-Ebert, Jeremy, 15-Fisher, Carl, 19-Fields, Arby, 20-Concannon, S., 21-Bolden, Mike,
    22-Dugar, D., 27-Carpenter, J., 33-Nwabuisi, David, 44-Woodsum, Mark, 45-Petty, Kyle, 47-Weina, Ricky, 48-Goodlow, R.,
    54-Jones, Tyris, 58-Pace, J.H., 67-Thomas, M., 76-Taylor, Desmond, 85-Markshausen, Z., 88-Williams, Q., 91-Arnfelt, Brian,
    93-Mafuli, Niko, 99-Wootton, Corey.
    
    Michigan State: 2-Dell, Mark, 4-Baker, Edwin, 5A-Strayhorn, J., 10-Norman, Chris, 14-Swenson, Brett, 18-Bates, Aaron,
    20-Jimmerson, A.J., 24-Ray, Caulton, 26-Johnskn, Jesse, 27-Anderson, Andre, 31-Henderson, A., 35-Webb, Marcus, 36-Misch, Jon,
    37-Weaver, Ross, 38-Davis-Clark, K., 39-Robinson, T., 42-Pendy, Andrew, 45-Hawken, Andrew, 48-Stevens, Drew, 54-Rolf, David,
    55-Decker, Adam, 56-Shackleton, A., 71-Deyo, John, 75-McGaha, Jared, 80-Sims, Dion, 82-Martin, Keshawn, 85-Celek, Garrett,
    91-Hoover, Tyler, 93-Treadwell, B., 96-Pickelman, K., 98-Jordan, Michael.
    
    
    
      Play-by-Play Summary  
    Play-by-Play Summary
    2009 Northwestern Football
    Northwestern vs Michigan State (Oct 17, 2009 at East Lansing, Mich.)

    1st Quarter

    Coin Toss: MSU wins, receives; NW defends North
    Demos, Stefan kickoff 63 yards to the MSU7, Robinson, T. return 47 yards to the NU46 (Mabin, Jordan).
    Msu 1-10at Nu46Cousins, Kirk pass complete to White, Blair for 8 yards to the NU38, out-of-bounds (McManis, S.).
    Msu 2-2at Nu38Caper, Larry rush for 13 yards to the NU25, 1ST DOWN MSU (Williams, Nate).
    Msu 1-10at Nu25Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Martin, Keshawn for 10 yards to the NU15, 1ST DOWN MSU, out-of-bounds (Phillips, Brad).
    Msu 1-10at Nu15Baker, Edwin rush for 11 yards to the NU4, 1ST DOWN MSU (Phillips, Brad;Arnold, David).
    Msu 1-Gat Nu04Caper, Larry rush for 1 yard to the NU3 (Phillips, Brad;Hahn, Adam).
    Msu 2-Gat Nu03Baker, Edwin rush for 2 yards to the NU1 (Williams, Nate;Hahn, Adam).
    Msu 3-Gat Nu01Caper, Larry rush for no gain to the NU1 (McManis, S.;Peters, Brian).
    Msu 4-Gat Nu01Cousins, Kirk rush for no gain to the NU1 (TEAM).
    Drive: 8 plays, 45 yards, TOP 03:45
    Nu 1-10at Nu01NORTHWESTERN drive start at 11:15.
    Nu 1-10at Nu01Kafka, Mike rush for 1 yard to the NU2 (TEAM).
    Nu 2-9at Nu02Kafka, Mike pass complete to Woodsum, Mark for 6 yards to the NU8 (Gordon, Eric).
    Nu 3-3at Nu08Kafka, Mike pass complete to Markshausen, Z. for 9 yards to the NU17, 1ST DOWN NU (Gordon, Eric;Ware, Jeremy).
    Nu 1-10at Nu17Kafka, Mike pass complete to Markshausen, Z. for 10 yards to the NU27, 1ST DOWN NU (Fortener, Dan;Jones, Greg).
    Nu 1-10at Nu27Kafka, Mike pass complete to Brewer, Andrew for 9 yards to the NU36 (Ware, Jeremy).
    Nu 2-1at Nu36Kafka, Mike pass incomplete to Brewer, Andrew.
    Nu 3-1at Nu36TEAM rush for no gain to the NU36, fumble by TEAM recovered by NU Burkett, Ben at NU35.
    Nu 4-2at Nu35Demos, Stefan punt 21 yards to the MSU44, out-of-bounds.
    Drive: 7 plays, 34 yards, TOP 02:51
    Msu 1-10at Msu44MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 08:24.
    Msu 1-10at Msu44Martin, Keshawn rush for 2 yards to the MSU46, out-of-bounds (Peters, Brian).
    Msu 2-8at Msu46Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Dell, Mark.
    Msu 3-8at Msu46Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to White, Blair.
    Msu 4-8at Msu46Bates, Aaron punt 42 yards to the NU12, Bates, Hunter return 0 yards to the NU12 (White, Blair).
    Drive: 3 plays, 2 yards, TOP 00:48
    Nu 1-10at Nu12NORTHWESTERN drive start at 07:36.
    Nu 1-10at Nu12Matthews, J. rush for 6 yards to the NU18 (Gordon, Eric).
    Nu 2-4at Nu18Simmons, S. rush for loss of 2 yards to the NU16 (Worthy, Jerel;Gordon, Eric).
    Nu 3-6at Nu16Kafka, Mike pass complete to Markshausen, Z. for 6 yards to the NU22, 1ST DOWN NU.
    Nu 1-10at Nu22Persa, Dan rush for 4 yards to the NU26 (Jones, Greg).
    Nu 2-6at Nu26Kafka, Mike rush for 2 yards to the NU28 (Gordon, Eric;Hyde, Marcus).
    Nu 3-4at Nu28Kafka, Mike pass complete to Brewer, Andrew for 7 yards to the NU35, 1ST DOWN NU (Weaver, Ross).
    Nu 1-10at Nu35Kafka, Mike rush for no gain to the NU35 (Hoover, Tyler;Treadwell, B.).
    Nu 2-10at Nu35Kafka, Mike pass complete to Brown, Charles for 7 yards to the NU42.
    Nu 3-3at Nu42Kafka, Mike pass complete to Simmons, S. for loss of 1 yard to the NU41 (Gordon, Eric;Rucker, Chris L).
    Nu 4-4at Nu41Demos, Stefan punt 31 yards to the MSU28, out-of-bounds.
    Drive: 9 plays, 29 yards, TOP 04:37
    Msu 1-10at Msu28MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 02:59.
    Msu 1-10at Msu28Baker, Edwin rush for 4 yards to the MSU32 (Williams, Nate).
    Msu 2-6at Msu32Caper, Larry rush for loss of 2 yards to the MSU30 (Hahn, Adam).
    Msu 3-8at Msu30Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to White, Blair.
    Msu 4-8at Msu30Bates, Aaron punt 40 yards to the NU30, fair catch by Bates, Hunter.
    Drive: 3 plays, 2 yards, TOP 01:36
    Nu 1-10at Nu30NORTHWESTERN drive start at 01:23.
    Nu 1-10at Nu30Fields, Arby rush for 2 yards to the NU32 (Gordon, Eric;Jones, Greg).
    Nu 2-8at Nu32Kafka, Mike rush for 7 yards to the NU39, out-of-bounds (Ware, Jeremy).
    Nu 3-1at Nu39Kafka, Mike rush for 2 yards to the NU41, 1ST DOWN NU (Anderson, T.;Neely, Colin).
    Nu 1-10at Nu41Kafka, Mike pass complete to Brown, Charles for 8 yards to the NU49 (Jones, Greg;Ware, Jeremy).
    Drive: 4 plays, 19 yards, TOP 03:36
    Northwestern 0, Michigan State 0
    2nd Quarter

    Nu 2-2at Nu49Start of 2nd quarter, clock 15:00.
    Nu 2-2at Nu49Fields, Arby rush for 3 yards to the MSU48, 1ST DOWN NU (Gordon, Eric;Treadwell, B.).
    Nu 1-10at Msu48Kafka, Mike rush for 18 yards to the MSU30, 1ST DOWN NU, out-of-bounds.
    Nu 1-10at Msu30Kafka, Mike rush for 1 yard to the MSU29 (Jones, Greg).
    Nu 2-9at Msu29Kafka, Mike sacked for loss of 6 yards to the MSU35 (Gordon, Eric).
    Nu 3-15at Msu35Kafka, Mike pass incomplete to Brewer, Andrew.
    Nu 4-15at Msu35Demos, Stefan punt 35 yards to the MSU0, touchback.
    Drive: 9 plays, 35 yards, TOP 03:36
    Msu 1-10at Msu20MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 12:47.
    Msu 1-10at Msu20Cousins, Kirk pass complete to White, Blair for 20 yards to the MSU40, 1ST DOWN MSU (McManis, S.).
    Msu 1-10at Msu40Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Dell, Mark for 8 yards to the MSU48, out-of-bounds.
    Msu 2-2at Msu48Caper, Larry rush for loss of 3 yards to the MSU45 (Peters, Brian;Hahn, Adam).
    Msu 3-5at Msu45Caper, Larry rush for 3 yards to the MSU48 (Arnold, David;Peters, Brian).
    Msu 4-2at Msu48Bates, Aaron punt 52 yards to the NU0, touchback.
    Drive: 4 plays, 28 yards, TOP 02:29
    Nu 1-10at Nu20NORTHWESTERN drive start at 10:18.
    Nu 1-10at Nu20Kafka, Mike pass complete to Brewer, Andrew for 26 yards to the NU46, 1ST DOWN NU (Hyde, Marcus;Misch, Jon).
    Nu 1-10at Nu46Kafka, Mike pass complete to Markshausen, Z. for 8 yards to the MSU46 (Denson, Brandon;Ware, Jeremy).
    Nu 2-2at Msu46Kafka, Mike pass complete to Brewer, Andrew for 13 yards to the MSU33, 1ST DOWN NU (Denson, Brandon;Ware, Jeremy).
    Nu 1-10at Msu33Kafka, Mike pass incomplete to Dunsmore, Drake.
    Nu 2-10at Msu33Kafka, Mike pass complete to Ebert, Jeremy for 12 yards to the MSU21, 1ST DOWN NU (Ware, Jeremy).
    Nu 1-10at Msu21Kafka, Mike pass complete to Markshausen, Z. for 4 yards to the MSU17 (Ware, Jeremy).
    Nu 2-6at Msu17Kafka, Mike pass complete to Markshausen, Z. for 7 yards to the MSU10, 1ST DOWN NU (Fortener, Dan;Denson, Brandon).
    Nu 1-Gat Msu10Kafka, Mike pass incomplete to Markshausen, Z..
    Nu 2-Gat Msu10PENALTY NU false start 5 yards to the MSU15.
    Nu 2-Gat Msu15Kafka, Mike pass complete to Brewer, Andrew for 15 yards to the MSU0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 07:49.
    Demos, Stefan kick attempt good.
    Northwestern 7, Michigan State 0
    Drive: 9 plays, 80 yards, TOP 02:29
    Demos, Stefan kickoff 70 yards to the MSU0, touchback.
    Msu 1-10at Msu20MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 07:49.
    Msu 1-10at Msu20Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Cunningham, B. for loss of 1 yard to the MSU19 (Arnold, David).
    Msu 2-11at Msu19Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Cunningham, B..
    Msu 3-11at Msu19Cousins, Kirk pass complete to White, Blair for 10 yards to the MSU29 (Carpenter, J.;Mabin, Jordan).
    Msu 4-1at Msu29Bates, Aaron punt 38 yards to the NU33, out-of-bounds.
    Drive: 3 plays, 9 yards, TOP 01:36
    Nu 1-10at Nu33NORTHWESTERN drive start at 06:13.
    Nu 1-10at Nu33Kafka, Mike sacked for loss of 7 yards to the NU26 (Wilson, Oren).
    Nu 2-17at Nu26Kafka, Mike pass complete to Markshausen, Z. for 8 yards to the NU34 (Denson, Brandon;Jones, Greg).
    Nu 3-9at Nu34Kafka, Mike sacked for loss of 1 yard to the NU33 (Jones, Greg).
    Nu 4-10at Nu33Demos, Stefan punt 36 yards to the MSU31, downed.
    Drive: 3 plays, 0 yards, TOP 01:32
    Msu 1-10at Msu31MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 04:41.
    Msu 1-10at Msu31Baker, Edwin rush for 5 yards to the MSU36 (Williams, Nate).
    Msu 2-5at Msu36Baker, Edwin rush for loss of 5 yards to the MSU31 (Bryant, Corbin).
    Msu 3-10at Msu31PENALTY NU DO 5 yards to the MSU36.
    Msu 3-5at Msu36Cousins, Kirk pass complete to White, Blair for 13 yards to the MSU49, 1ST DOWN MSU (McManis, S.).
    Msu 1-10at Msu49Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Cunningham, B. for 20 yards to the NU31, 1ST DOWN MSU, out-of-bounds (Mabin, Jordan).
    Msu 1-10at Nu31Caper, Larry rush for no gain to the NU31 (Peters, Brian).
    Msu 2-10at Nu31Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Hawken, Andrew for 13 yards to the NU18, 1ST DOWN MSU (Peters, Brian;Williams, Nate).
    Msu 1-10at Nu18Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Dell, Mark.
    Msu 2-10at Nu18Baker, Edwin rush for loss of 2 yards to the NU20, fumble by Baker, Edwin recovered by NU Davie, Quentin at NU20.
    Drive: 8 plays, 49 yards, TOP 03:46
    Nu 1-10at Nu20NORTHWESTERN drive start at 00:55.
    Nu 1-10at Nu20Kafka, Mike rush for 5 yards to the NU25.
    Nu 2-5at Nu25Kafka, Mike pass incomplete to Stewart, Sidney.
    Nu 3-5at Nu25Simmons, S. rush for 18 yards to the NU43, 1ST DOWN NU (Rucker, Chris L;Fortener, Dan).
    Nu 1-10at Nu43End of half, clock 00:00.
    Drive: 3 plays, 23 yards, TOP 00:55
    Northwestern 7, Michigan State 0
    3rd Quarter

    Nu 1-10at Nu43Start of 3rd quarter, clock 15:00, MSU ball on MSU30.
    Drive: 3 plays, 23 yards, TOP 00:55
    Swenson, Brett kickoff 58 yards to the NU12, Matthews, J. return 11 yards to the NU23 (Denson, Brandon;Stevens, Drew).
    Nu 1-10at Nu23NORTHWESTERN drive start at 14:54.
    Nu 1-10at Nu23PENALTY MSU personal foul 15 yards to the NU38, 1ST DOWN NU.
    Nu 1-10at Nu38Simmons, S. rush for 1 yard to the NU39 (Gordon, Eric).
    Nu 2-9at Nu39Kafka, Mike rush for 2 yards to the NU41 (Gordon, Eric;Decker, Adam).
    Nu 3-7at Nu41Kafka, Mike pass complete to Brewer, Andrew for 16 yards to the MSU43, 1ST DOWN NU (Weaver, Ross).
    Nu 1-10at Msu43Kafka, Mike pass complete to Markshausen, Z. for 3 yards to the MSU40, out-of-bounds (Denson, Brandon).
    Nu 2-7at Msu40Kafka, Mike pass complete to Dunsmore, Drake for 5 yards to the MSU35, fumble forced by Rucker, Chris L, fumble by Dunsmore, Drake recovered by MSU Decker, Adam at MSU36.
    Drive: 5 plays, 41 yards, TOP 01:54
    Msu 1-10at Msu36MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 13:00.
    Msu 1-10at Msu36Caper, Larry rush for 5 yards to the MSU41 (Bryant, Corbin;Peters, Brian).
    Msu 2-5at Msu41Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Cunningham, B. for 8 yards to the MSU49, 1ST DOWN MSU.
    Msu 1-10at Msu49Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Cunningham, B. for 5 yards to the NU46 (Mabin, Jordan).
    Msu 2-5at Nu46Caper, Larry rush for 22 yards to the NU24, 1ST DOWN MSU, out-of-bounds (Arnold, David).
    Msu 1-10at Nu24Cousins, Kirk pass complete to White, Blair for 2 yards to the NU22 (McManis, S.).
    Msu 2-8at Nu22Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Martin, Keshawn.
    Msu 3-8at Nu22Cousins, Kirk pass complete to White, Blair for 22 yards to the NU0, 1ST DOWN MSU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 10:07.
    Swenson, Brett kick attempt good.
    Northwestern 7, Michigan State 7
    Drive: 7 plays, 64 yards, TOP 02:53
    Swenson, Brett kickoff 63 yards to the NU7, Matthews, J. return 22 yards to the NU29 (Jones, Greg).
    Nu 1-10at Nu29NORTHWESTERN drive start at 10:00.
    Nu 1-10at Nu29Kafka, Mike rush for 7 yards to the NU36, out-of-bounds (Rucker, Chris L).
    Nu 2-3at Nu36PENALTY MSU personal foul 15 yards to the MSU49, 1ST DOWN NU.
    Nu 1-10at Msu49Simmons, S. rush for 2 yards to the MSU47 (Jones, Greg).
    Nu 2-8at Msu47Kafka, Mike pass incomplete to Dunsmore, Drake, dropped pass.
    Nu 3-8at Msu47Kafka, Mike rush for 5 yards to the MSU42 (Weaver, Ross).
    Nu 4-3at Msu42Demos, Stefan punt 29 yards to the MSU13, fair catch by Martin, Keshawn.
    Drive: 4 plays, 29 yards, TOP 01:44
    Msu 1-10at Msu13MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 08:16.
    Msu 1-10at Msu13Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Martin, Keshawn, dropped pass.
    Msu 2-10at Msu13Caper, Larry rush for no gain to the MSU13 (Williams, Nate;Bryant, Corbin).
    Msu 3-10at Msu13Cousins, Kirk pass complete to White, Blair for 11 yards to the MSU24, 1ST DOWN MSU (Dugar, D.).
    Msu 1-10at Msu24Baker, Edwin rush for 11 yards to the MSU35, 1ST DOWN MSU (Peters, Brian).
    Msu 1-10at Msu35Baker, Edwin rush for 1 yard to the MSU36 (Davie, Quentin;Williams, Nate).
    Msu 2-9at Msu36Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Cunningham, B..
    Msu 3-9at Msu36Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Cunningham, B. for 17 yards to the NU47, 1ST DOWN MSU (Carpenter, J.).
    Msu 1-10at Nu47Cousins, Kirk pass complete to White, Blair for 47 yards to the NU0, 1ST DOWN MSU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 05:13.
    Swenson, Brett kick attempt good.
    Michigan State 14, Northwestern 7
    Drive: 8 plays, 87 yards, TOP 03:03
    Swenson, Brett kickoff 65 yards to the NU5, Matthews, J. return 18 yards to the NU23 (Rucker, Chris L).
    Nu 1-10at Nu23NORTHWESTERN drive start at 05:07.
    Nu 1-10at Nu23Kafka, Mike pass complete to Markshausen, Z. for 5 yards to the NU28 (Jones, Greg).
    Nu 2-5at Nu28Kafka, Mike sacked for loss of 8 yards to the NU20 (Jones, Greg).
    Nu 3-13at Nu20Kafka, Mike pass incomplete to Dunsmore, Drake, PENALTY NU holding declined.
    Nu 4-13at Nu20Demos, Stefan punt 43 yards to the MSU37, Martin, Keshawn return 8 yards to the MSU45 (Williams, Q.).
    Drive: 3 plays, minus 3 yards, TOP 01:15
    Msu 1-10at Msu45MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 03:52.
    Msu 1-10at Msu45Caper, Larry rush for loss of 3 yards to the MSU42 (Davie, Quentin).
    Msu 2-13at Msu42Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Gantt, Charlie for 15 yards to the NU43, 1ST DOWN MSU (Peters, Brian;Davie, Quentin).
    Msu 1-10at Nu43Baker, Edwin rush for 11 yards to the NU32, 1ST DOWN MSU (Carpenter, J.).
    Msu 1-10at Nu32Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Linthicum, B..
    Msu 2-10at Nu32Baker, Edwin rush for no gain to the NU32 (Peters, Brian;Carpenter, J.), PENALTY MSU holding 10 yards to the NU42, NO PLAY.
    Msu 2-20at Nu42Cousins, Kirk pass complete to White, Blair for 22 yards to the NU20, 1ST DOWN MSU, out-of-bounds (Mabin, Jordan).
    Msu 1-10at Nu20Baker, Edwin rush for 1 yard to the NU19 (Davie, Quentin).
    Msu 2-9at Nu19Cousins, Kirk rush for loss of 5 yards to the NU24.
    Msu 3-14at Nu24Cousins, Kirk pass complete to White, Blair for 13 yards to the NU11, out-of-bounds (Williams, Q.).
    Msu 4-1at Nu11Swenson, Brett field goal attempt from 28 GOOD, clock 00:00.
    Michigan State 17, Northwestern 7
    Drive: 9 plays, 44 yards, TOP 03:55
    Michigan State 17, Northwestern 7
    4th Quarter

    Msu 1-Gat Msu30Start of 4th quarter, clock 15:00.
    Drive: 9 plays, 44 yards, TOP 03:55
    Swenson, Brett kickoff 54 yards to the NU16, Matthews, J. return 3 yards to the NU19, fumble by Matthews, J. recovered by MSU Henderson, A. at NU22.
    Msu 1-10at Nu22MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 14:57.
    Msu 1-10at Nu22Caper, Larry rush for 22 yards to the NU0, 1ST DOWN MSU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 14:48.
    Swenson, Brett kick attempt good.
    Michigan State 24, Northwestern 7
    Drive: 1 plays, 22 yards, TOP 00:09
    Swenson, Brett kickoff 65 yards to the NU5, Matthews, J. return 28 yards to the NU33 (Davis-Clark, K.).
    Nu 1-10at Nu33NORTHWESTERN drive start at 14:42.
    Nu 1-10at Nu33Kafka, Mike pass complete to Markshausen, Z. for 7 yards to the NU40, out-of-bounds (Ware, Jeremy).
    Nu 2-3at Nu40Kafka, Mike pass complete to Simmons, S. for 11 yards to the MSU49, 1ST DOWN NU (Denson, Brandon).
    Nu 1-10at Msu49Kafka, Mike rush for 9 yards to the MSU40 (Decker, Adam).
    Nu 2-1at Msu40Simmons, S. rush for 4 yards to the MSU36, 1ST DOWN NU (Hoover, Tyler).
    Nu 1-10at Msu36Kafka, Mike pass complete to Markshausen, Z. for 4 yards to the MSU32 (Davis-Clark, K.).
    Nu 2-6at Msu32Kafka, Mike pass complete to Brown, Charles for 16 yards to the MSU16, 1ST DOWN NU (Fortener, Dan).
    Nu 1-10at Msu16PENALTY NU false start 5 yards to the MSU21.
    Nu 1-15at Msu21Kafka, Mike pass incomplete to Woodsum, Mark.
    Nu 2-15at Msu21Kafka, Mike pass complete to Markshausen, Z. for 20 yards to the MSU1, 1ST DOWN NU (Fortener, Dan).
    Nu 1-Gat Msu01Persa, Dan rush for no gain to the MSU1 (Jones, Greg;Pickelman, K.).
    Nu 2-Gat Msu01Kafka, Mike rush for no gain to the MSU1 (Anderson, T.;Gordon, Eric).
    Nu 3-Gat Msu01Kafka, Mike pass complete to Markshausen, Z. for 1 yard to the MSU0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 10:28.
    Demos, Stefan kick attempt good.
    Michigan State 24, Northwestern 14
    Drive: 11 plays, 67 yards, TOP 04:14
    Demos, Stefan kickoff 69 yards to the MSU1, Baker, Edwin return 19 yards to the MSU20 (Peters, Brian;Arnold, David).
    Msu 1-10at Msu20MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 10:23.
    Msu 1-10at Msu20Caper, Larry rush for 3 yards to the MSU23 (Browne, Vince;Davie, Quentin).
    Msu 2-7at Msu23Caper, Larry rush for no gain to the MSU23 (Davie, Quentin;Mabin, Jordan).
    Msu 3-7at Msu23Cousins, Kirk pass complete to White, Blair for 3 yards to the MSU26 (Williams, Nate).
    Msu 4-4at Msu26Bates, Aaron punt 37 yards to the NU37, downed.
    Drive: 3 plays, 6 yards, TOP 02:02
    Nu 1-10at Nu37NORTHWESTERN drive start at 08:21.
    Nu 1-10at Nu37Kafka, Mike pass incomplete to Brewer, Andrew, PENALTY MSU pass interference 6 yards to the NU43, 1ST DOWN NU, NO PLAY.
    Nu 1-10at Nu43Kafka, Mike pass complete to Markshausen, Z. for 4 yards to the NU47 (Denson, Brandon).
    Nu 2-6at Nu47Kafka, Mike pass complete to Simmons, S. for 1 yard to the NU48 (Anderson, T.).
    Nu 3-5at Nu48Kafka, Mike pass complete to Dunsmore, Drake for 12 yards to the MSU40, 1ST DOWN NU (Fortener, Dan;Gordon, Eric).
    Nu 1-10at Msu40Kafka, Mike pass incomplete to Dunsmore, Drake.
    Nu 2-10at Msu40QB hurry by Jones, Greg.
    Nu 2-10at Msu40Kafka, Mike pass incomplete to Dunsmore, Drake.
    Nu 3-10at Msu40QB hurry by Jones, Greg.
    Nu 3-10at Msu40Kafka, Mike pass incomplete to Dunsmore, Drake (Fortener, Dan).
    Nu 4-10at Msu40Timeout Michigan State, clock 06:26.
    Nu 4-10at Msu40Kafka, Mike pass complete to Markshausen, Z. for 8 yards to the MSU32 (Ware, Jeremy).
    Drive: 7 plays, 31 yards, TOP 02:02
    Msu 1-10at Msu32MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 06:19.
    Msu 1-10at Msu32MSU ball on MSU33.
    Msu 1-10at Msu33Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Dell, Mark.
    Msu 2-10at Msu33Caper, Larry rush for 2 yards to the MSU35 (Williams, Nate;Hahn, Adam).
    Msu 3-8at Msu35Cousins, Kirk pass complete to White, Blair for 15 yards to the 50 yardline, 1ST DOWN MSU (Carpenter, J.;Peters, Brian).
    Msu 1-10at Msu50Baker, Edwin rush for 9 yards to the NU41 (Williams, Nate;Mafuli, Niko).
    Msu 2-1at Nu41Caper, Larry rush for no gain to the NU41 (Mafuli, Niko;Davie, Quentin).
    Msu 3-1at Nu41Timeout Northwestern, clock 03:47.
    Msu 3-1at Nu41Baker, Edwin rush for loss of 3 yards to the NU44 (Williams, Nate).
    Msu 4-4at Nu44Timeout Northwestern, clock 03:39.
    Msu 4-4at Nu44Bates, Aaron punt 34 yards to the NU10, Bates, Hunter return 10 yards to the NU20 (Denson, Brandon).
    Drive: 6 plays, 23 yards, TOP 02:47
    Nu 1-10at Nu20NORTHWESTERN drive start at 03:32.
    Nu 1-10at Nu20Kafka, Mike pass complete to Markshausen, Z. for 7 yards to the NU27 (Gordon, Eric).
    Nu 2-3at Nu27Kafka, Mike pass complete to Brewer, Andrew for 10 yards to the NU37, 1ST DOWN NU (Denson, Brandon).
    Nu 1-10at Nu37Kafka, Mike pass incomplete to Markshausen, Z. (Jones, Greg).
    Nu 2-10at Nu37Kafka, Mike rush for 5 yards to the NU42 (Jones, Greg).
    Nu 3-5at Nu42Kafka, Mike pass complete to Dunsmore, Drake for 8 yards to the 50 yardline (Gordon, Eric;Fortener, Dan), PENALTY NU holding 10 yards to the NU32, NO PLAY.
    Nu 3-15at Nu32Kafka, Mike pass complete to Brewer, Andrew for 8 yards to the NU40 (Jones, Greg).
    Nu 4-7at Nu40Timeout Northwestern, clock 02:10.
    Nu 4-7at Nu40Kafka, Mike pass incomplete to Dunsmore, Drake, PENALTY NU holding declined.
    Drive: 6 plays, 20 yards, TOP 01:29
    Msu 1-10at Nu40MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 02:03.
    Msu 1-10at Nu40TEAM rush for loss of 6 yards to the NU46.
    Msu 2-16at Nu46TEAM rush for loss of 3 yards to the NU49.
    Msu 3-19at Nu49TEAM rush for loss of 2 yards to the MSU49.
    Msu 4-21at Msu49End of game, clock 00:00.
    Drive: 3 plays, minus 11 yards, TOP 02:03
    FINAL SCORE
    Michigan State 24, Northwestern 14
      Play Breakdown Summary  
    Play Breakdown Summary (Final)
    2009 Northwestern Football
    Northwestern vs Michigan State (Oct 17, 2009 at East Lansing, Mich.)

    
    
    
    Northwestern                           Michigan State
    
    Down               RUN PASS  Total     Down               RUN PASS  Total
    
    OVERALL..........   25   51     76     OVERALL..........   34   31     65
    1ST DOWN.........   13   18     31     1ST DOWN.........   16   13     29
    2ND DOWN-SHORT...    3    4      7     2ND DOWN-SHORT...    4    0      4
    2ND DOWN-MIDDLE..    2    5      7     2ND DOWN-MIDDLE..    3    1      4
    2ND DOWN-LONG....    3   10     13     2ND DOWN-LONG....    6    7     13
    3RD DOWN-SHORT...    2    1      3     3RD DOWN-SHORT...    2    0      2
    3RD DOWN-MIDDLE..    0    3      3     3RD DOWN-MIDDLE..    0    0      0
    3RD DOWN-LONG....    2    8     10     3RD DOWN-LONG....    2   10     12
    4TH DOWN.........    0    2      2     4TH DOWN.........    1    0      1
    
    Northwestern                           Michigan State
    
    Formation        RUN PASS  Total       Formation        RUN PASS  Total
    
    ...............   25   51     76       ...............   34   31     65
    
    
    
    
    Northwestern (Sorted by Play type)
    
    1ST DOWN RUN  (13 RUN, 18 PASS)                                  1ST DOWN PASS
    1-10 M49 #13   9 [    ]                                          1-10 N20 #13 to #12    26 [     ]
    1-10 N20 #13   5 [    ]                                          1-10 N27 #13 to #12     9 [     ]
    1-10 N01 #13   1 [    ]                                          1-15 M21 #13 to #44     - [     ]
    1-10 N35 #13   0 [    ]                                          1-10 N41 #13 to #6      8 [     ]
    1-10 M30 #13   1 [    ]                                          1-10 N23 #13 to #85     5 [     ]
    1-10 M48 #13  18 [    ]                                          1-10 M21 #13 to #85     4 [     ]
    1-10 N29 #13   7 [    ]                                          1-10 N20 #13 to #85     7 [     ]
    1-10 N30 #19   2 [    ]                                          1-10 M10 #13 to #85     - [     ]
    1-10 M49 #25   2 [    ]                                          1-10 N17 #13 to #85    10 [     ]
    1-10 N38 #25   1 [    ]                                          1-10 N37 #13 to #85     - [     ]
    1-10 N12 #3    6 [    ]                                          1-10 N43 #13 to #85     4 [     ]
    1-1  M01 #7    0 [    ]                                          1-10 M43 #13 to #85     3 [     ]
    1-10 N22 #7    4 [    ]                                          1-10 N46 #13 to #85     8 [     ]
                                                                     1-10 N33 #13 to #85     7 [     ]
                                                                     1-10 M36 #13 to #85     4 [     ]
                                                                     1-10 M33 #13 to #9      - [     ]
                                                                     1-10 M40 #13 to #9      - [     ]
                                                                     1-10 N33 #13 to #    SACK [     ]
    
    2ND-SHORT RUN  (3 RUN, 4 PASS)                                   2ND-SHORT PASS
    2-1  M01 #13   0 [    ]                                          2-2  M46 #13 to #12    13 [     ]
    2-2  N49 #19   3 [    ]                                          2-1  N36 #13 to #12     - [     ]
    2-1  M40 #25   4 [    ]                                          2-3  N27 #13 to #12    10 [     ]
                                                                     2-3  N40 #13 to #25    11 [     ]
    
    2ND-MIDDLE RUN  (2 RUN, 5 PASS)                                  2ND-MIDDLE PASS
    2-6  N26 #13   2 [    ]                                          2-6  N47 #13 to #25     1 [     ]
    2-4  N18 #25  -2 [    ]                                          2-5  N25 #13 to #5      - [     ]
                                                                     2-6  M32 #13 to #6     16 [     ]
                                                                     2-6  M17 #13 to #85     7 [     ]
                                                                     2-5  N28 #13 to #    SACK [     ]
    
    2ND-LONG RUN  (3 RUN, 10 PASS)                                   2ND-LONG PASS
    2-10 N37 #13   5 [    ]                                          2-10 M33 #13 to #11    12 [     ]
    2-8  N32 #13   7 [    ]                                          2-15 M15 #13 to #12    15 [     ]
    2-9  N39 #13   2 [    ]                                          2-9  N02 #13 to #44     6 [     ]
                                                                     2-10 N35 #13 to #6      7 [     ]
                                                                     2-17 N26 #13 to #85     8 [     ]
                                                                     2-15 M21 #13 to #85    20 [     ]
                                                                     2-10 M40 #13 to #9      - [     ]
                                                                     2-7  M40 #13 to #9      5 [     ]
                                                                     2-8  M47 #13 to #9      - [     ]
                                                                     2-9  M29 #13 to #    SACK [     ]
    
    3RD-SHORT RUN  (2 RUN, 1 PASS)                                   3RD-SHORT PASS
    3-1  N39 #13   2 [    ]                                          3-1  M01 #13 to #85     1 [     ]
    3-1  N36 #TM   0 [    ]
    
    3RD-MIDDLE RUN  (0 RUN, 3 PASS)                                  3RD-MIDDLE PASS
                                                                     3-4  N28 #13 to #12     7 [     ]
                                                                     3-3  N42 #13 to #25    -1 [     ]
                                                                     3-3  N08 #13 to #85     9 [     ]
    
    3RD-LONG RUN  (2 RUN, 8 PASS)                                    3RD-LONG PASS
    3-8  M47 #13   5 [    ]                                          3-15 M35 #13 to #12     - [     ]
    3-5  N25 #25  18 [    ]                                          3-15 N32 #13 to #12     8 [     ]
                                                                     3-7  N41 #13 to #12    16 [     ]
                                                                     3-6  N16 #13 to #85     6 [     ]
                                                                     3-10 M40 #13 to #9      - [     ]
                                                                     3-13 N20 #13 to #9      - [     ]
                                                                     3-5  N48 #13 to #9     12 [     ]
                                                                     3-9  N34 #13 to #    SACK [     ]
    
    4TH DOWN RUN  (0 RUN, 2 PASS)                                    4TH DOWN PASS
                                                                     4-10 M40 #13 to #85     8 [     ]
                                                                     4-7  N40 #13 to #9      - [     ]
    
    
    Michigan State (Sorted by Play type)
    
    1ST DOWN RUN  (16 RUN, 13 PASS)                                  1ST DOWN PASS
    1-10 M45 #22  -3 [    ]                                          1-10 M40 #8  to #2      8 [     ]
    1-10 N22 #22  22 [    ]                                          1-10 N18 #8  to #2      - [     ]
    1-10 N31 #22   0 [    ]                                          1-10 M33 #8  to #2      - [     ]
    1-10 M20 #22   3 [    ]                                          1-10 N47 #8  to #25    47 [     ]
    1-4  N04 #22   1 [    ]                                          1-10 N24 #8  to #25     2 [     ]
    1-10 M36 #22   5 [    ]                                          1-10 N46 #8  to #25     8 [     ]
    1-10 N20 #4    1 [    ]                                          1-10 M20 #8  to #25    20 [     ]
    1-10 M31 #4    5 [    ]                                          1-10 M20 #8  to #3     -1 [     ]
    1-10 M28 #4    4 [    ]                                          1-10 M49 #8  to #3      5 [     ]
    1-10 M50 #4    9 [    ]                                          1-10 M49 #8  to #3     20 [     ]
    1-10 M35 #4    1 [    ]                                          1-10 M13 #8  to #82     - [     ]
    1-10 M24 #4   11 [    ]                                          1-10 N25 #8  to #82    10 [     ]
    1-10 N15 #4   11 [    ]                                          1-10 N32 #8  to #88     - [     ]
    1-10 N43 #4   11 [    ]
    1-10 M44 #82   2 [    ]
    1-10 N40 #TM  -6 [    ]
    
    2ND-SHORT RUN  (4 RUN, 0 PASS)                                   2ND-SHORT PASS
    2-2  M48 #22  -3 [    ]
    2-1  N41 #22   0 [    ]
    2-2  N38 #22  13 [    ]
    2-3  N03 #4    2 [    ]
    
    2ND-MIDDLE RUN  (3 RUN, 1 PASS)                                  2ND-MIDDLE PASS
    2-5  N46 #22  22 [    ]                                          2-5  M41 #8  to #3      8 [     ]
    2-6  M32 #22  -2 [    ]
    2-5  M36 #4   -5 [    ]
    
    2ND-LONG RUN  (6 RUN, 7 PASS)                                    2ND-LONG PASS
    2-10 M13 #22   0 [    ]                                          2-8  M46 #8  to #2      - [     ]
    2-7  M23 #22   0 [    ]                                          2-20 N42 #8  to #25    22 [     ]
    2-10 M33 #22   2 [    ]                                          2-11 M19 #8  to #3      - [     ]
    2-10 N18 #4   -2 [    ]                                          2-9  M36 #8  to #3      - [     ]
    2-9  N19 #8   -5 [    ]                                          2-10 N31 #8  to #45    13 [     ]
    2-16 N46 #TM  -3 [    ]                                          2-8  N22 #8  to #82     - [     ]
                                                                     2-13 M42 #8  to #83    15 [     ]
    
    3RD-SHORT RUN  (2 RUN, 0 PASS)                                   3RD-SHORT PASS
    3-1  N01 #22   0 [    ]
    3-1  N41 #4   -3 [    ]
    
    3RD-MIDDLE RUN  (0 RUN, 0 PASS)                                  3RD-MIDDLE PASS
    
    3RD-LONG RUN  (2 RUN, 10 PASS)                                   3RD-LONG PASS
    3-5  M45 #22   3 [    ]                                          3-14 N24 #8  to #25    13 [     ]
    3-19 N49 #TM  -2 [    ]                                          3-8  M46 #8  to #25     - [     ]
                                                                     3-5  M36 #8  to #25    13 [     ]
                                                                     3-7  M23 #8  to #25     3 [     ]
                                                                     3-8  M30 #8  to #25     - [     ]
                                                                     3-8  N22 #8  to #25    22 [     ]
                                                                     3-11 M19 #8  to #25    10 [     ]
                                                                     3-8  M35 #8  to #25    15 [     ]
                                                                     3-10 M13 #8  to #25    11 [     ]
                                                                     3-9  M36 #8  to #3     17 [     ]
    
    4TH DOWN RUN  (1 RUN, 0 PASS)                                    4TH DOWN PASS
    4-1  N01 #8    0 [    ]