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    Michigan State vs Northwestern (Nov 26, 2011)
      Scoring Summary  
    Scoring Summary (Final)
    2011 Northwestern Football
    #11 Michigan State vs Northwestern (Nov 26, 2011 at Evanston, Ill.)

    Michigan State (10-2,7-1) vs. Northwestern (6-6,3-5)

    Date: Nov 26, 2011 • Site: Evanston, Ill.  • Stadium: Ryan Field  •  Attendance: 32172

    Score by Quarters  Score 
    Michigan State   3  14  7  7  31 
    Northwestern   0  3  7  7  17 

    SCORING SUMMARY   MSU -NU  
    1st  04:00  MSU   Conroy, Dan 25 yd field goal 
             13 plays, 72 yards, TOP 5:17  3 - 0 
    2nd  14:03  NU   Budzien, Jeff 34 yd field goal 
             12 plays, 44 yards, TOP 4:57  3 - 3 
      01:40  MSU   Bell, Le'Veon 7 yd run (Conroy, Dan kick) 
             8 plays, 97 yards, TOP 3:45  10 - 3 
      00:34  MSU   Martin, Keshawn 57 yd punt return (Conroy, Dan kick) 
               17 - 3 
    3rd  13:02  NU   Ebert, Jeremy 2 yd pass from Persa, Dan (Budzien, Jeff kick) 
             5 plays, 69 yards, TOP 1:58  17 - 10 
      07:35  MSU   Cunningham, B.J. 33 yd pass from Cousins, Kirk (Conroy, Dan kick) 
             10 plays, 67 yards, TOP 5:27  24 - 10 
    4th  13:57  NU   Fields, Demetrius 12 yd pass from Persa, Dan (Budzien, Jeff kick) 
             8 plays, 65 yards, TOP 3:13  24 - 17 
      05:17  MSU   Cunningham, B.J. 29 yd pass from Cousins, Kirk (Conroy, Dan kick) 
             9 plays, 93 yards, TOP 5:05  31 - 17 

    Kickoff time: 11:01 am • End of Game: 2:03 pm  • Total elapsed time: 3:02
    Referee: Dan Capron  •  Umpire: Bryan Neale  •  Linesman: Jim Ryan  •  Line judge: Tom Krispinsky  •  Back judge: Robert Smith Jr •  Field judge: Al Terry  •  Side judge: Ed Rohan  •  Scorer: Marc Grossman  • 
    Temperature: 54  • Wind: SSW-13  • Weather: Light Rain
      Team Statistics  
    Team Statistics (Final)
    2011 Northwestern Football
    #11 Michigan State vs Northwestern (Nov 26, 2011 at Evanston, Ill.)

     Team Totals  MSU  NU 
    FIRST DOWNS  20  21 
       Rushing  10 
       Passing 
       Penalty 
    NET YARDS RUSHING  166  117 
       Rushing Attempts  36  41 
       Average Per Rush  4.6  2.9 
       Rushing Touchdowns 
       Yards Gained Rushing  170  151 
       Yards Lost Rushing  34 
    NET YARDS PASSING  214  253 
       Completions-Attempts-Int  14-20-1  24-34-0 
       Average Per Attempt  10.7  7.4 
       Average Per Completion  15.3  10.5 
       Passing Touchdowns 
    TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS  380  370 
       Total offense plays  56  75 
       Average Gain Per Play  6.8  4.9 
    Fumbles: Number-Lost  1-0  2-1 
    Penalties: Number-Yards  8-66  6-70 
    PUNTS-YARDS  4-156  4-177 
       Average Yards Per Punt  39.0  44.2 
       Net Yards Per Punt  39.0  25.0 
       Inside 20 
       50+ Yards 
       Touchbacks 
       Fair catch 
    KICKOFFS-YARDS  6-376  4-244 
       Average Yards Per Kickoff  62.7  61.0 
       Net Yards Per Kickoff  44.7  41.2 
       Touchbacks 
    Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD  1-57-1  0-0-0 
       Average Per Return  57.0  0.0 
    Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD  4-79-0  5-88-0 
       Average Per Return  19.8  17.6 
    Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD  0-0-0  1-0-0 
    Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD  0-0-0  0-0-0 
    Miscellaneous Yards 
    Possession Time  29:10  30:18 
       1st Quarter  7:33  7:27 
       2nd Quarter  4:56  10:04 
       3rd Quarter  7:35  7:25 
       4th Quarter  9:06  5:22 
    Third-Down Conversions  8 of 13  7 of 17 
    Fourth-Down Conversions  0 of 0  4 of 5 
    Red-Zone Scores-Chances  2-2  3-5 
       Touchdowns  1-2  2-5 
       Field goals  1-2  1-5 
    Sacks By: Number-Yards  6-31  0-0 
    PAT Kicks  4-4  2-2 
    Field Goals  1-1  1-1 
      Individual Statistics  
    Individual Statistics (Final)
    2011 Northwestern Football
    #11 Michigan State vs Northwestern (Nov 26, 2011 at Evanston, Ill.)

    Michigan State
      
    Northwestern
    RUSHING  No.  Gain  Loss  Net  TD  Lg  Avg. 
    Bell, Le'Veon   16  86  86  20  5.4 
    Baker, Edwin   15  47  47  12  3.1 
    Cousins, Kirk   29  25  21  6.2 
    Martin, Keshawn  8.0 
    Totals...  36  170  166  21  4.6 
      
      
      
      
    RUSHING  No.  Gain  Loss  Net  TD  Lg  Avg. 
    Schmidt, Jacob   14  39  39  2.8 
    Green, Treyvon   32  32  13  4.6 
    Mark, Venric   20  20  17  10.0 
    Colter, Kain   18  18  10  4.5 
    Siemian, Trevor  14  14  14  14.0 
    TEAM   -1  -1.0 
    Persa, Dan   12  28  33  -5  13  -0.4 
    Totals...  41  151  34  117  17  2.9 
     
    PASSING  Cmp-Att-Int  Yds  TD  Long  Sack 
    Cousins, Kirk   14-20-1  214  46 
    Totals...  14-20-1  214  46 
      
      
    PASSING  Cmp-Att-Int  Yds  TD  Long  Sack 
    Persa, Dan   23-32-0  245  69 
    Siemian, Trevor  1-2-0 
    Totals...  24-34-0  253  69 
     
    RECEIVING  No.  Yds  TD  Lg 
    Cunningham, B.J.  120  33 
    Linthicum, Brian  31  15 
    Bell, Le'Veon  
    Martin, Keshawn  57  46 
    Totals...  14  214  46 
      
      
      
      
    RECEIVING  No.  Yds  TD  Lg 
    Ebert, Jeremy   39  19 
    Colter, Kain   44  15 
    Fields, Demetrius  36  12 
    Jones, Christian  20 
    Lawrence, Rashad  37  31 
    Dunsmore, Drake  69  69 
    Schmidt, Jacob  
    Totals...  24  253  69 
     
    PUNTING  No.  Yds  Avg  Long  In20  TB 
    Sadler, Mike   156  39.0  44 
    Totals...  156  39.0  44 
      
    PUNTING  No.  Yds  Avg  Long  In20  TB 
    Williams, Brandon  177  44.2  57 
    Totals...  177  44.2  57 
     
       Punts  Kickoffs  Intercept 
    ALL RETURNS  No  Yds  Lg  No  Yds  Lg  No  Yds  Lg 
    Martin, Keshawn  57  57 
    Hill, Nick   64  29 
    Hammock, TyQuan  15  15 
    Totals...  57  57  79  29 
      
       Punts  Kickoffs  Intercept 
    ALL RETURNS  No  Yds  Lg  No  Yds  Lg  No  Yds  Lg 
    Vernon, Timmy   10  10 
    Matthews, Jeravin 
    Mark, Venric   78  31 
    Totals...  88  31 
     
    ALL PURPOSE  Rush  Rcv  KR  PR  IR  Total 
    Martin, Keshawn  57  57  122 
    Cunningham, B.J.  120  120 
    Bell, Le'Veon   86  92 
    Hill, Nick   64  64 
    Baker, Edwin   47  47 
    Linthicum, Brian  31  31 
    Cousins, Kirk   25  25 
    Hammock, TyQuan  15  15 
    Totals...  166  214  79  57  516 
      
      
      
      
      
      
    ALL PURPOSE  Rush  Rcv  KR  PR  IR  Total 
    Mark, Venric   20  78  98 
    Dunsmore, Drake  69  69 
    Colter, Kain   18  44  62 
    Schmidt, Jacob   39  47 
    Ebert, Jeremy   39  39 
    Lawrence, Rashad  37  37 
    Fields, Demetrius  36  36 
    Green, Treyvon   32  32 
    Jones, Christian  20  20 
    Siemian, Trevor  14  14 
    Vernon, Timmy   10  10 
    TEAM   -1  -1 
    Persa, Dan   -5  -5 
    Totals...  117  253  88  458 
     
    FIELD GOAL ATTEMPTS 
    Conroy, Dan  1st  04:00  25 yards  Good 
      
    FIELD GOAL ATTEMPTS 
    Budzien, Jeff  2nd  14:03  34 yards  Good 
     
    KICKOFFS  No.  Yds  TB  OB  Avg. 
    Muma, Kevin   376  62.7 
      
    KICKOFFS  No.  Yds  TB  OB  Avg. 
    Flaherty, Steve  244  61.0 
     
    FUMBLES: Michigan State-Cousins, Kirk 1-0. Northwestern-Green, Treyvon 1-1; Persa, Dan 1-0.
      Drive Chart  
    Drive Chart (Final)
    2011 Northwestern Football
    #11 Michigan State vs Northwestern (Nov 26, 2011 at Evanston, Ill.)

       Drive Started  Drive Ended  Consumed    
    Team  Qtr  Spot  Time  Obtained  Spot  Time     How Lost  Pl-Yds  TOP  RZ 
    MSU   1st  M30  15:00  Kickoff  N49  12:44     Punt  3-21  2:16    
    MSU   1st  M20  09:17  Punt  N08  04:00  FIELD GOAL  13-72  5:17 
    MSU   2nd  M32  14:03  Kickoff  M45  12:52     Interception  3-13  1:11    
    MSU   2nd  M03  05:25  Fumble  N00  01:40  TOUCHDOWN  8-97  3:45 
    MSU   2nd  N00  00:34  Punt  N00  00:34  TOUCHDOWN  0-0  0:00    
    MSU   3rd  M33  13:02  Kickoff  N00  07:35  TOUCHDOWN  10-67  5:27    
    MSU   3rd  M16  04:18  Punt  M21  02:10     Punt  3-5  2:08    
    MSU   4th  M20  13:57  Kickoff  M26  12:24     Punt  3-6  1:33    
    MSU   4th  M07  10:22  Punt  N00  05:17  TOUCHDOWN  9-93  5:05    
    MSU   4th  M30  03:00  Downs  M46  00:32     Punt  5-16  2:28    
      
    NU   1st  N13  12:44  Punt  N43  09:17     Punt  9-30  3:27    
    NU   1st  N39  04:00  Kickoff  M17  14:03  FIELD GOAL  12-44  4:57 
    NU   2nd  N35  12:52  Interception  M03  05:25     Fumble  15-62  7:27 
    NU   2nd  N24  01:40  Kickoff  N23  00:34     Punt  3--1  1:06    
    NU   2nd  N20  00:34  Kickoff  N19  00:00     End of half  1--1  0:34    
    NU   3rd  N31  15:00  Kickoff  M00  13:02  TOUCHDOWN  5-69  1:58 
    NU   3rd  N14  07:35  Kickoff  N48  04:18     Punt  7-34  3:17    
    NU   3rd  N35  02:10  Punt  M00  13:57  TOUCHDOWN  8-65  3:13 
    NU   4th  M47  12:24  Punt  N43  10:22     Punt  3--10  2:02    
    NU   4th  N24  05:17  Kickoff  M30  03:00     Downs  10-46  2:17 
    NU   4th  N15  00:32  Punt  N37  00:00     0:00  3-22  0:00    

       1st  2nd  3rd  4th     1st  2nd       
    Michigan State   Qtr  Qtr  Qtr  Qtr     Half  Half     Total 
    Time of possession   07:33   04:56   07:35   09:06      12:29   16:41      29:10  
    3rd Down Conversions   2/4   1/1   3/4   2/4      3/5   5/8      8/13  
    Average field position  M25   M17   M24   M19      M21   M21      M21  
    4th Down Conversions   0/0   0/0   0/0   0/0      0/0   0/0      0/0  
      
       1st  2nd  3rd  4th     1st  2nd       
    Northwestern   Qtr  Qtr  Qtr  Qtr     Half  Half     Total 
    Time of possession   07:27   10:04   07:25   05:22      17:31   12:47      30:18  
    3rd Down Conversions   2/4   3/6   2/4   0/3      5/10   2/7      7/17  
    Average field position  N26   N26   N26   N38      N26   N31      N28  
    4th Down Conversions   1/1   1/1   0/0   2/3      2/2   2/3      4/5  
    Drive Chart (By Quarter)

       Drive Started  Drive Ended  Consumed    
    Team  Qtr  Spot  Time  Obtained  Spot  Time     How Lost  Pl-Yds  TOP  RZ 
    MSU   1st  M30  15:00  Kickoff  N49  12:44     Punt  3-21  2:16    
    NU   1st  N13  12:44  Punt  N43  09:17     Punt  9-30  3:27    
    MSU   1st  M20  09:17  Punt  N08  04:00  FIELD GOAL  13-72  5:17 
    NU   1st  N39  04:00  Kickoff  M17  14:03  FIELD GOAL  12-44  4:57 
    MSU   2nd  M32  14:03  Kickoff  M45  12:52     Interception  3-13  1:11    
      
    NU   2nd  N35  12:52  Interception  M03  05:25     Fumble  15-62  7:27 
    MSU   2nd  M03  05:25  Fumble  N00  01:40  TOUCHDOWN  8-97  3:45 
    NU   2nd  N24  01:40  Kickoff  N23  00:34     Punt  3--1  1:06    
    MSU   2nd  N00  00:34  Punt  N00  00:34  TOUCHDOWN  0-0  0:00    
    NU   2nd  N20  00:34  Kickoff  N19  00:00     End of half  1--1  0:34    
    NU   3rd  N31  15:00  Kickoff  M00  13:02  TOUCHDOWN  5-69  1:58 
      
    MSU   3rd  M33  13:02  Kickoff  N00  07:35  TOUCHDOWN  10-67  5:27    
    NU   3rd  N14  07:35  Kickoff  N48  04:18     Punt  7-34  3:17    
    MSU   3rd  M16  04:18  Punt  M21  02:10     Punt  3-5  2:08    
    NU   3rd  N35  02:10  Punt  M00  13:57  TOUCHDOWN  8-65  3:13 
    MSU   4th  M20  13:57  Kickoff  M26  12:24     Punt  3-6  1:33    
      
    NU   4th  M47  12:24  Punt  N43  10:22     Punt  3--10  2:02    
    MSU   4th  M07  10:22  Punt  N00  05:17  TOUCHDOWN  9-93  5:05    
    NU   4th  N24  05:17  Kickoff  M30  03:00     Downs  10-46  2:17 
    MSU   4th  M30  03:00  Downs  M46  00:32     Punt  5-16  2:28    
    NU   4th  N15  00:32  Punt  N37  00:00     0:00  3-22  0:00    
      Defensive Statistics  
    Defensive Statistics (Final)
    2011 Northwestern Football
    #11 Michigan State vs Northwestern (Nov 26, 2011 at Evanston, Ill.)

    ##  Michigan State   Solo  Ast  Total  TFL/Yds  FF  FR-Yds  Int-Yds  BrUp  Blkd  Sack/Yds  QBH 
    96  Pickelman, Kevin  1.0/8   .   .   1.0/8  
    39  Robinson, Trenton  .   .   .   .  
    40  Bullough, Max   1.0/1   .   .   1.0/1  
    10  Norman, Chris   .   .   .   .  
    28  Allen, Denicos   2.0/9   .   .   1.0/7  
    9   Lewis, Isaiah   .   .   .   .  
    44  Rush, Marcus   2.0/6   .   .   2.0/6  
    14  Lippett, Tony   .   .   .   .  
    2   Gholston, William  .   .   .   .  
    41  Elsworth, Kyler  .   .   .   .  
    99  Worthy, Jerel   1.0/9   .   .   1.0/9  
    23  Jones, Jairus   .   .   .   .  
    52  Drone, Denzel   .   1-0   .   .  
    20  Hill, Nick   .   .   .   .  
    5   Adams, Johnny   .   .   .   .  
    98  White,Anthony Rashad  .   .   .   .  
    81  Sonntag, Brad   .   .   .   .  
    49  Hammock, TyQuan  .   .   .   .  
    3   Cunningham, B.J.  .   .   .   .  
    32  White, Mitchell  .   .   .   .  
    93  Knox, Damon   .   .   .   .  
    ##  Northwestern   Solo  Ast  Total  TFL/Yds  FF  FR-Yds  Int-Yds  BrUp  Blkd  Sack/Yds  QBH 
    3   Matthews, Jeravin  .   .   1-0   .  
    24  Campbell, Ibraheim  .   .   .   .  
    51  McNaul, Bryce   1.0/3   .   .   .  
    15  Jones, Daniel   .   .   .   .  
    10  Peters, Brian   .   .   .   .  
    93  Mafuli, Niko   .   .   .   .  
    90  DiNardo, Jack   .   .   .   .  
    33  Nwabuisi, David  .   .   .   .  
    26  Mabin, Jordan   .   .   .   .  
    94  Browne, Vince   .   .   .   .  
    46  Proby, Damien   .   .   .   .  
    88  Williams, Quentin  .   .   .   .  
    21  Bolden, Mike   .   .   .   .  
    7A  Bates, Hunter   .   .   .   .  
    92  Hampton, Will   .   .   .   .  
    45  Ellis, Collin   .   .   .   .  
    97  Scott, Tyler   .   .   .   .  
      Participation Report  
    Participation Report (Final)
    2011 Northwestern Football
    #11 Michigan State vs Northwestern (Nov 26, 2011 at Evanston, Ill.)

    Michigan State  
    Pos  ##  Offense 
    WR   3   Cunningham, B.  
    LT   59  France, Dan  
    LG   67  Foreman, Joel  
    C   63  Jackson, Travis 
    RG   62  McDonald, Chris 
    RT   51  Fonoti, Fou  
    WR   82  Martin, Keshawn 
    QR   8   Cousins, Kirk  
    RB   24  Bell, Le'Veon  
    FB   42  Anderson, Todd  
    TE   88  Linthicum, B.  
      
    Michigan State  
    Pos  ##  Defense 
    DE   44  Rush, Marcus  
    DT   99  Worthy, Jerel  
    NT   96  Pickelman, K.  
    DE   2   Gholston, W.  
    OLB   10  Norman, Chris  
    MLB   40  Bullough, Max  
    OLB   28  Allen, Denicos  
    CB   14  Lippett, Tony  
    S   39  Robinson, T.  
    S   9   Lewis, Isaiah  
    CB   5   Adams, Johnny  
      
    Northwestern  
    Pos  ##  Offense 
    WR   14  Jones, C.  
    WR   11  Ebert, Jeremy  
    LT   75  Netter, Al  
    LG   72  Mulroe, Brian  
    C   66  Vitabile, B.  
    RG   65  Burkett, Ben  
    RT   70  Ward, Patrick  
    WR   8   Fields, D.  
    QB   7   Persa, Dan  
    RB   39  Schmidt, Jacob  
    SB   9   Dunsmore, Drake 
      
    Northwestern  
    Pos  ##  Defense 
    DE   88  Williams, Q.  
    DT   90  DiNardo, Jack  
    DT   93  Mafuli, Niko  
    DE   42  Watt, Kevin  
    OLB   33  Nwabuisi, David 
    MLB   46  Proby, Damien  
    OLB   45  Ellis, Collin  
    CB   3   Matthews, J.  
    S   24  Campbell, I.  
    S   10  Peters, Brian  
    CB   26  Mabin, Jordan  

    Michigan State: 3A-Sadler, Mike, 4-Baker, Edwin, 4A-Conroy, Dan, 5G-Giampapa, Matt, 7-Nichol, Keith, 17-Muma, Kevin, 20-Hill, Nick, 23-Jones, Jairus, 25-Mumphery, Keith, 32-White, Mitchell, 33-Langford, J., 34-Jones, Taiwan, 41-Elsworth, Kyler, 47-Gainer, Jeremy, 48-Stevens, Drew, 49-Hammock, TyQuan, 50-Gardiner, Steve, 52-Drone, Denzel, 60-Reynolds, M., 68-Ruhland, Ethan, 71-Deyo, John, 75-McGaha, Jared, 80-Sims, Dion, 81-Sonntag, Brad, 85-Celek, Garrett, 93-Knox, Damon, 98-White, A.R..

    Northwestern: 1-Cisek, Bo, 1B-Jones, Tyris, 2A-Siemian, Trevor, 2-Colter, Kain, 5-Mark, Venric, 6-Brown, Charles, 6A-Green, Treyvon, 7A-Bates, Hunter, 13-Bryant, C.J., 15-Jones, Daniel, 16-Fleming, Davion, 17-Lawrence, R., 19-Hall, Jimmy, 20-Weak, Tim, 21-Bolden, Mike, 27-Carpenter, J., 32-Arnold, David, 34-Flaherty, Steve, 35-Johnson, Ben, 37-Budzien, Jeff, 43-Riley, Tim, 47-Weina, Ricky, 49-Williams, B., 50-Vernon, Timmy, 51-McNaul, Bryce, 59-Hickey, Pat, 64-Bartels, Doug, 73-Armstrong, C., 74-Porcelli, Chuck, 79-Deiters, Neal, 80-Jensen, Mike, 82-Plasencia, John, 83-Konopka, Jack, 89-Youngblood-Ary, 92-Hampton, Will, 94-Browne, Vince, 97-Scott, Tyler.
      Box Score  
    Box Score (Final)
    #11 Michigan State vs Northwestern (Nov 26, 2011 at Evanston, Ill.)

    Score by Quarters     1  2  3  4   Score
    -----------------    -- -- -- --   -----
    Michigan State......  3 14  7  7  - 31       Record: (10-2,7-1)
    Northwestern........  0  3  7  7  - 17       Record: (6-6,3-5)
    
    
    
    Scoring Summary:
    1st 04:00 MSU - Conroy, Dan 25 yd field goal, 13-72 5:17, MSU 3 - NU 0
    2nd 14:03 NU - Budzien, Jeff 34 yd field goal, 12-44 4:57, MSU 3 - NU 3
        01:40 MSU - Bell, Le'Veon 7 yd run (Conroy, Dan kick), 8-97 3:45, MSU 10 - NU 3
        00:34 MSU - Martin, Keshawn 57 yd punt return (Conroy, Dan kick), , MSU 17 - NU 3
    3rd 13:02 NU - Ebert, Jeremy 2 yd pass from Persa, Dan (Budzien, Jeff kick), 5-69 1:58, MSU 17 - NU 10
        07:35 MSU - Cunningham, B.J. 33 yd pass from Cousins, Kirk (Conroy, Dan kick), 10-67 5:27, MSU 24 - NU 10
    4th 13:57 NU - Fields, Demetrius 12 yd pass from Persa, Dan (Budzien, Jeff kick), 8-65 3:13, MSU 24 - NU 17
        05:17 MSU - Cunningham, B.J. 29 yd pass from Cousins, Kirk (Conroy, Dan kick), 9-93 5:05, MSU 31 - NU 17
    
    
    
                                        MSU       NU
    FIRST DOWNS...................       20       21
    RUSHES-YARDS (NET)............   36-166   41-117
    PASSING YDS (NET).............      214      253
    Passes Att-Comp-Int...........  20-14-1  34-24-0
    TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS.....   56-380   75-370
    Fumble Returns-Yards..........      0-0      0-0
    Punt Returns-Yards............     1-57      0-0
    Kickoff Returns-Yards.........     4-79     5-88
    Interception Returns-Yards....      0-0      1-0
    Punts (Number-Avg)............   4-39.0   4-44.2
    Fumbles-Lost..................      1-0      2-1
    Penalties-Yards...............     8-66     6-70
    Possession Time...............    29:10    30:18
    Third-Down Conversions........  8 of 13  7 of 17
    Fourth-Down Conversions.......   0 of 0   4 of 5
    Red-Zone Scores-Chances.......      2-2      3-5
    Sacks By: Number-Yards........     6-31      0-0
    
    
    RUSHING: Michigan State-Bell, Le'Veon 16-86; Baker, Edwin 15-47; Cousins,
    Kirk 4-25; Martin, Keshawn 1-8. Northwestern-Schmidt, Jacob 14-39; Green,
    Treyvon 7-32; Mark, Venric 2-20; Colter, Kain 4-18; Siemian, Trevor 1-14; TEAM
    1-minus 1; Persa, Dan 12-minus 5.
    
    PASSING: Michigan State-Cousins, Kirk 14-20-1-214. Northwestern-Persa,
    Dan 23-32-0-245; Siemian, Trevor 1-2-0-8.
    
    RECEIVING: Michigan State-Cunningham, B.J. 6-120; Linthicum, Brian 3-31;
    Bell, Le'Veon 3-6; Martin, Keshawn 2-57. Northwestern-Ebert, Jeremy 7-39;
    Colter, Kain 6-44; Fields, Demetrius 4-36; Jones, Christian 3-20; Lawrence,
    Rashad 2-37; Dunsmore, Drake 1-69; Schmidt, Jacob 1-8.
    
    INTERCEPTIONS: Michigan State-None. Northwestern-Matthews, Jeravin 1-0.
    
    FUMBLES: Michigan State-Cousins, Kirk 1-0. Northwestern-Green, Treyvon
    1-1; Persa, Dan 1-0.
    
    Stadium: Ryan Field            Attendance: 32172
    Kickoff time: 11:01 am  End of Game: 2:03 pm   Total elapsed time: 3:02
    Officials: Referee: Dan Capron; Umpire: Bryan Neale; Linesman: Jim Ryan;
    Line judge: Tom Krispinsky; Back judge: Robert Smith Jr; Field judge: Al Terry;
    Side judge: Ed Rohan; Scorer: Marc Grossman;
    Temperature: 54        Wind: SSW-13    Weather: Light Rain
    
    
    
          #11 Michigan State vs Northwestern (Nov 26, 2011 at Evanston, Ill.)
    
    SACKS (UA-A): Michigan State-Rush, Marcus 2-0; Bullough, Max 1-0; Allen,
    Denicos 1-0; Worthy, Jerel 1-0; Pickelman, Kevin 1-0. Northwestern-None.
    
    TACKLES (UA-A): Michigan State-Pickelman, Kevin 8-0; Robinson, Trenton
    7-1; Bullough, Max 5-3; Norman, Chris 5-2; Allen, Denicos 5-0; Rush, Marcus 4-1;
    Lewis, Isaiah 4-1; Lippett, Tony 2-3; Gholston, William 2-2; Elsworth, Kyler
    2-0; Worthy, Jerel 2-0; Jones, Jairus 1-1; Drone, Denzel 1-1; White,Anthony
    Rashad 1-0; Adams, Johnny 1-0; Hammock, TyQuan 1-0; Hill, Nick 1-0; White,
    Mitchell 1-0; Cunningham, B.J. 1-0; Sonntag, Brad 1-0; Knox, Damon 0-1.
    Northwestern-Matthews, Jeravin 7-2; Campbell, Ibraheim 7-1; McNaul, Bryce 4-3;
    Jones, Daniel 5-1; Peters, Brian 5-1; Mafuli, Niko 3-1; DiNardo, Jack 3-0;
    Nwabuisi, David 2-1; Mabin, Jordan 2-0; Browne, Vince 1-1; Proby, Damien 1-1;
    Bates, Hunter 1-0; Williams, Quentin 1-0; Hampton, Will 1-0; Bolden, Mike 1-0.
    
    
    Game Starters:
    Michigan State
    
    POS  ## OFFENSE
    WR   3  Cunningham, B.
    LT   59 France, Dan
    LG   67 Foreman, Joel
    C    63 Jackson, Travis
    RG   62 McDonald, Chris
    RT   51 Fonoti, Fou
    WR   82 Martin, Keshawn
    QR   8  Cousins, Kirk
    RB   24 Bell, Le'Veon
    FB   42 Anderson, Todd
    TE   88 Linthicum, B.
    
    POS  ## DEFENSE
    DE   44 Rush, Marcus
    DT   99 Worthy, Jerel
    NT   96 Pickelman, K.
    DE   2  Gholston, W.
    OLB  10 Norman, Chris
    MLB  40 Bullough, Max
    OLB  28 Allen, Denicos
    CB   14 Lippett, Tony
    S    39 Robinson, T.
    S    9  Lewis, Isaiah
    CB   5  Adams, Johnny
    
    Northwestern
    
    POS  ## OFFENSE
    WR   14 Jones, C.
    WR   11 Ebert, Jeremy
    LT   75 Netter, Al
    LG   72 Mulroe, Brian
    C    66 Vitabile, B.
    RG   65 Burkett, Ben
    RT   70 Ward, Patrick
    WR   8  Fields, D.
    QB   7  Persa, Dan
    RB   39 Schmidt, Jacob
    SB   9  Dunsmore, Drake
    
    POS  ## DEFENSE
    DE   88 Williams, Q.
    DT   90 DiNardo, Jack
    DT   93 Mafuli, Niko
    DE   42 Watt, Kevin
    OLB  33 Nwabuisi, David
    MLB  46 Proby, Damien
    OLB  45 Ellis, Collin
    CB   3  Matthews, J.
    S    24 Campbell, I.
    S    10 Peters, Brian
    CB   26 Mabin, Jordan
    
    
    Player participation:
    
    
    Michigan State: 3A-Sadler, Mike, 4A-Conroy, Dan, 4-Baker, Edwin, 5G-Giampapa, Matt, 7-Nichol, Keith, 17-Muma, Kevin,
    20-Hill, Nick, 23-Jones, Jairus, 25-Mumphery, Keith, 32-White, Mitchell, 33-Langford, J., 34-Jones, Taiwan, 41-Elsworth, Kyler,
    47-Gainer, Jeremy, 48-Stevens, Drew, 49-Hammock, TyQuan, 50-Gardiner, Steve, 52-Drone, Denzel, 60-Reynolds, M.,
    68-Ruhland, Ethan, 71-Deyo, John, 75-McGaha, Jared, 80-Sims, Dion, 81-Sonntag, Brad, 85-Celek, Garrett, 93-Knox, Damon,
    98-White, A.R..
    
    Northwestern: 1-Cisek, Bo, 1B-Jones, Tyris, 2A-Siemian, Trevor, 2-Colter, Kain, 5-Mark, Venric, 6-Brown, Charles,
    6A-Green, Treyvon, 7A-Bates, Hunter, 13-Bryant, C.J., 15-Jones, Daniel, 16-Fleming, Davion, 17-Lawrence, R., 19-Hall, Jimmy,
    20-Weak, Tim, 21-Bolden, Mike, 27-Carpenter, J., 32-Arnold, David, 34-Flaherty, Steve, 35-Johnson, Ben, 37-Budzien, Jeff,
    43-Riley, Tim, 47-Weina, Ricky, 49-Williams, B., 50-Vernon, Timmy, 51-McNaul, Bryce, 59-Hickey, Pat, 64-Bartels, Doug,
    73-Armstrong, C., 74-Porcelli, Chuck, 79-Deiters, Neal, 80-Jensen, Mike, 82-Plasencia, John, 83-Konopka, Jack, 89-Youngblood-Ary,
    92-Hampton, Will, 94-Browne, Vince, 97-Scott, Tyler.
    
    
    
      Play-by-Play Summary  
    Play-by-Play Summary
    2011 Northwestern Football
    #11 Michigan State vs Northwestern (Nov 26, 2011 at Evanston, Ill.)

    1st Quarter

    NU wins toss- defers. MSU will receive and defend north goal.
    Msu 1-10at Msu30NU ball on NU30.
    Flaherty, Steve kickoff 69 yards to the MSU1, Hill, Nick return 29 yards to the MSU30 (Jones, Daniel).
    Msu 1-10at Msu30Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Martin, Keshawn, PENALTY NU pass interference (Campbell, I.) 15 yards to the MSU45, 1ST DOWN MSU, NO PLAY.
    Msu 1-10at Msu45Bell, Le'Veon rush for 3 yards to the MSU48 (McNaul, Bryce).
    Msu 2-7at Msu48Bell, Le'Veon rush for 3 yards to the NU49, out-of-bounds (Mabin, Jordan).
    Msu 3-4at Nu49Cousins, Kirk rush for no gain to the NU49 (Williams, Q.).
    Msu 4-4at Nu49Sadler, Mike punt 36 yards to the NU13, out-of-bounds.
    Drive: 3 plays, 21 yards, TOP 02:16
    Nu 1-10at Nu13NORTHWESTERN drive start at 12:44.
    Nu 1-10at Nu13Schmidt, Jacob rush for 6 yards to the NU19 (Pickelman, K.).
    Nu 2-4at Nu19Persa, Dan pass complete to Jones, C. for 7 yards to the NU26, 1ST DOWN NU (Norman, Chris;Lippett, Tony).
    Nu 1-10at Nu26Persa, Dan pass complete to Jones, C. for 5 yards to the NU31 (Adams, Johnny).
    Nu 2-5at Nu31Colter, Kain at QB for Northwestern.
    Nu 2-5at Nu31Mark, Venric rush for 3 yards to the NU34, out-of-bounds (Robinson, T.), PENALTY NU clipping (Netter, Al) 15 yards to the NU19.
    Nu 2-17at Nu192nd and 17.
    Nu 2-17at Nu19Green, Treyvon rush for 13 yards to the NU32 (Lewis, Isaiah).
    Nu 3-4at Nu32Persa, Dan at QB for Northwestern.
    Nu 3-4at Nu32Persa, Dan pass complete to Ebert, Jeremy for 4 yards to the NU36, 1ST DOWN NU (Norman, Chris).
    Nu 1-10at Nu36Persa, Dan pass complete to Ebert, Jeremy for 5 yards to the NU41, out-of-bounds (Lippett, Tony), PENALTY MSU offside defense (Norman, Chris) 5 yards to the NU41, NO PLAY.
    Nu 1-5at Nu41Persa, Dan pass incomplete to Colter, Kain (Bullough, Max).
    Nu 2-5at Nu41Green, Treyvon rush for 4 yards to the NU45 (Bullough, Max).
    Nu 3-1at Nu45Persa, Dan rush for loss of 2 yards to the NU43 (Allen, Denicos).
    Nu 4-3at Nu43Williams, B. punt 57 yards to the MSU0, touchback.
    Drive: 9 plays, 30 yards, TOP 03:27
    Msu 1-10at Msu20MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 09:17.
    Msu 1-10at Msu20Baker, Edwin rush for 12 yards to the MSU32, 1ST DOWN MSU (Matthews, J.).
    Msu 1-10at Msu32Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Cunningham, B. (Mabin, Jordan).
    Msu 2-10at Msu32Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Cunningham, B. for 9 yards to the MSU41 (Mabin, Jordan).
    Msu 3-1at Msu41Baker, Edwin rush for 2 yards to the MSU43, 1ST DOWN MSU (Campbell, I.).
    Msu 1-10at Msu43Baker, Edwin rush for no gain to the MSU43 (McNaul, Bryce;Mafuli, Niko).
    Msu 2-10at Msu43Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Baker, Edwin, QB hurry by Scott, Tyler.
    Msu 3-10at Msu43Cousins, Kirk rush for 21 yards to the NU36, 1ST DOWN MSU (Campbell, I.).
    Msu 1-10at Nu36Bell, Le'Veon rush for 3 yards to the NU33 (Nwabuisi, David;McNaul, Bryce).
    Msu 2-7at Nu33Bell, Le'Veon rush for 20 yards to the NU13, 1ST DOWN MSU, out-of-bounds (Matthews, J.).
    Msu 1-10at Nu13Bell, Le'Veon rush for 1 yard to the NU12 (Mafuli, Niko).
    Msu 2-9at Nu12Bell, Le'Veon rush for 4 yards to the NU8 (Matthews, J.).
    Msu 3-5at Nu08Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Cunningham, B. (Campbell, I.).
    Msu 4-5at Nu08Conroy, Dan field goal attempt from 25 GOOD, clock 04:00.
    Michigan State 3, Northwestern 0
    Drive: 13 plays, 72 yards, TOP 05:17
    Muma, Kevin kickoff 41 yards to the NU29, Vernon, Timmy return 10 yards to the NU39 (Hammock, TyQuan).
    Nu 1-10at Nu39NORTHWESTERN drive start at 04:00.
    Nu 1-10at Nu39Persa, Dan pass complete to Ebert, Jeremy for 1 yard to the NU40, out-of-bounds (Norman, Chris).
    Nu 2-9at Nu40Persa, Dan pass complete to Jones, C. for 8 yards to the NU48 (Lippett, Tony;Robinson, T.).
    Nu 3-1at Nu48Schmidt, Jacob rush for 4 yards to the MSU48, 1ST DOWN NU (Pickelman, K.).
    Nu 1-10at Msu48Schmidt, Jacob rush for 4 yards to the MSU44 (Drone, Denzel).
    Nu 2-6at Msu44Persa, Dan pass incomplete to Lawrence, R..
    Nu 3-6at Msu44Persa, Dan pass complete to Fields, D. for 5 yards to the MSU39.
    Nu 4-1at Msu39Schmidt, Jacob rush for 2 yards to the MSU37, 1ST DOWN NU (Gholston, W.).
    Nu 1-10at Msu37PENALTY NU false start (Ebert, Jeremy) 5 yards to the MSU42.
    Nu 1-15at Msu42Colter, Kain at QB for Northwestern.
    Nu 1-15at Msu42Mark, Venric rush for 17 yards to the MSU25, 1ST DOWN NU, out-of-bounds (Gholston, W.).
    Nu 1-10at Msu25Green, Treyvon rush for no gain to the MSU25 (Pickelman, K.).
    Drive: 9 plays, 36 yards, TOP 04:57
    Michigan State 3, Northwestern 0
    2nd Quarter

    Nu 2-10at Msu25Start of 2nd quarter, clock 15:00.
    Nu 2-10at Msu25Persa, Dan at QB for Northwestern.
    Nu 2-10at Msu25Persa, Dan pass complete to Colter, Kain for 6 yards to the MSU19 (Lewis, Isaiah).
    Nu 3-4at Msu19Schmidt, Jacob rush for 2 yards to the MSU17 (White, A.R.).
    Nu 4-2at Msu17Budzien, Jeff field goal attempt from 34 GOOD, clock 14:03.
    Michigan State 3, Northwestern 3
    Drive: 12 plays, 44 yards, TOP 04:57
    Flaherty, Steve kickoff 54 yards to the MSU16, Hill, Nick return 16 yards to the MSU32 (Bolden, Mike).
    Msu 1-10at Msu32MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 14:03.
    Msu 1-10at Msu32Baker, Edwin rush for no gain to the MSU32 (Hampton, Will).
    Msu 2-10at Msu32Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Linthicum, B. for 13 yards to the MSU45, 1ST DOWN MSU (Campbell, I.).
    Msu 1-10at Msu45Cousins, Kirk pass intercepted by Matthews, J. at the NU35, Matthews, J. return 0 yards to the NU35 (Cunningham, B.), QB hurry by Williams, Q..
    Drive: 3 plays, 13 yards, TOP 01:11
    Nu 1-10at Nu35NORTHWESTERN drive start at 12:52.
    Nu 1-10at Nu35Green, Treyvon rush for 1 yard to the NU36 (Pickelman, K.).
    Nu 2-9at Nu36Persa, Dan pass complete to Colter, Kain for 7 yards to the NU43 (Norman, Chris).
    Nu 3-2at Nu43Colter, Kain at QB for Northwestern.
    Nu 3-2at Nu43Colter, Kain rush for 10 yards to the MSU47, 1ST DOWN NU (Bullough, Max).
    Nu 1-10at Msu47Persa, Dan at QB for Northwestern.
    Nu 1-10at Msu47Persa, Dan pass incomplete to Lawrence, R. (Lippett, Tony).
    Nu 2-10at Msu47Persa, Dan pass complete to Ebert, Jeremy for 7 yards to the MSU40, out-of-bounds (Robinson, T.).
    Nu 3-3at Msu40Schmidt, Jacob rush for 5 yards to the MSU35, 1ST DOWN NU (Allen, Denicos).
    Nu 1-10at Msu35Colter, Kain at QB for Northwestern.
    Nu 1-10at Msu35Colter, Kain rush for 1 yard to the MSU34 (Pickelman, K.).
    Nu 2-9at Msu34Green, Treyvon rush for 4 yards to the MSU30 (Pickelman, K.).
    Nu 3-5at Msu30Persa, Dan at QB for Northwestern.
    Nu 3-5at Msu30Schmidt, Jacob rush for 4 yards to the MSU26 (Jones, Jairus).
    Nu 4-1at Msu26Timeout Northwestern, clock 08:15.
    Nu 4-1at Msu26Colter, Kain at QB for Northwestern.
    Nu 4-1at Msu26Schmidt, Jacob rush for 2 yards to the MSU24, 1ST DOWN NU.
    Nu 1-10at Msu24Persa, Dan at QB for Northwestern.
    Nu 1-10at Msu24Persa, Dan rush for 4 yards to the MSU20 (Rush, Marcus;Bullough, Max).
    Nu 2-6at Msu20Colter, Kain at QB for Northwestern.
    Nu 2-6at Msu20Colter, Kain rush for 4 yards to the MSU16 (Pickelman, K.).
    Nu 3-2at Msu16Colter, Kain rush for 3 yards to the MSU13, 1ST DOWN NU (Norman, Chris).
    Nu 1-10at Msu13Persa, Dan at QB for Northwestern.
    Nu 1-10at Msu13Green, Treyvon rush for 7 yards to the MSU6 (Robinson, T.).
    Nu 2-3at Msu06Green, Treyvon rush for 3 yards to the MSU3, fumble forced by Bullough, Max, fumble by Green, Treyvon recovered by MSU Drone, Denzel at MSU3.
    Drive: 15 plays, 62 yards, TOP 07:27
    Msu 1-10at Msu03MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 05:25.
    Msu 1-10at Msu03Timeout Northwestern, clock 05:25.
    Msu 1-10at Msu03Bell, Le'Veon rush for 15 yards to the MSU18, 1ST DOWN MSU (Proby, Damien).
    Msu 1-10at Msu18Bell, Le'Veon rush for 3 yards to the MSU21 (Browne, Vince).
    Msu 2-7at Msu21Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Cunningham, B. for 10 yards to the MSU31, 1ST DOWN MSU, out-of-bounds (Matthews, J.).
    Msu 1-10at Msu31Bell, Le'Veon rush for 4 yards to the MSU35 (Browne, Vince;McNaul, Bryce).
    Msu 2-6at Msu35Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Martin, Keshawn for no gain to the MSU35, out-of-bounds (Jones, Daniel), PENALTY MSU holding (Nichol, Keith) 10 yards to the MSU25, NO PLAY.
    Msu 2-16at Msu25Bell, Le'Veon rush for 7 yards to the MSU32, out-of-bounds (Jones, Daniel).
    Msu 3-9at Msu32Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Linthicum, B. for 15 yards to the MSU47, 1ST DOWN MSU (Peters, Brian).
    Msu 1-10at Msu47Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Martin, Keshawn for 46 yards to the NU7, 1ST DOWN MSU (Jones, Daniel).
    Msu 1-Gat Nu07Bell, Le'Veon rush for 7 yards to the NU0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 01:40.
    Conroy, Dan kick attempt good.
    Michigan State 10, Northwestern 3
    Drive: 8 plays, 97 yards, TOP 03:45
    Muma, Kevin kickoff 66 yards to the NU4, Mark, Venric return 20 yards to the NU24 (Sonntag, Brad).
    Nu 1-10at Nu24NORTHWESTERN drive start at 01:40.
    Nu 1-10at Nu24Schmidt, Jacob rush for 2 yards to the NU26 (Rush, Marcus).
    Nu 2-8at Nu26Persa, Dan sacked for loss of 8 yards to the NU18 (Pickelman, K.).
    Nu 3-16at Nu18Timeout Michigan State, clock 00:53.
    Nu 3-16at Nu18Schmidt, Jacob rush for 5 yards to the NU23 (Bullough, Max;Gholston, W.).
    Nu 4-11at Nu23Timeout Michigan State, clock 00:48.
    Nu 4-11at Nu23Williams, B. punt 34 yards to the MSU43, Martin, Keshawn return 57 yards to the NU0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 00:34.
    Drive: 3 plays, minus 1 yards, TOP 01:06
    Conroy, Dan kick attempt good.
    Michigan State 17, Northwestern 3
    Muma, Kevin kickoff 70 yards to the NU0, touchback.
    Nu 1-10at Nu20NORTHWESTERN drive start at 00:34.
    Nu 1-10at Nu20TEAM rush for loss of 1 yard to the NU19.
    Nu 2-11at Nu19End of half, clock 00:00.
    Drive: 1 plays, minus 1 yards, TOP 00:34
    Michigan State 17, Northwestern 3
    3rd Quarter

    Nu 2-11at Nu19Start of 3rd quarter, clock 15:00, MSU ball on MSU30.
    Drive: 1 plays, minus 1 yards, TOP 00:34
    Muma, Kevin kickoff 70 yards to the NU0, Mark, Venric return 31 yards to the NU31 (Jones, Jairus;Lewis, Isaiah).
    Nu 1-10at Nu31NORTHWESTERN drive start at 15:00.
    Nu 1-10at Nu31Persa, Dan pass complete to Ebert, Jeremy for 6 yards to the NU37.
    Nu 2-4at Nu37Schmidt, Jacob rush for 1 yard to the NU38 (Allen, Denicos).
    Nu 3-3at Nu38Persa, Dan pass complete to Colter, Kain for 13 yards to the MSU49, out-of-bounds (Bullough, Max), PENALTY NU holding (Burkett, Ben) 10 yards to the NU28, NO PLAY.
    Nu 3-13at Nu28Persa, Dan pass complete to Dunsmore, Drake for 69 yards to the MSU3, 1ST DOWN NU, out-of-bounds (Robinson, T.).
    Nu 1-Gat Msu03Schmidt, Jacob rush for 1 yard to the MSU2 (Worthy, Jerel).
    Nu 2-Gat Msu02Persa, Dan pass complete to Ebert, Jeremy for 2 yards to the MSU0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 13:02.
    Budzien, Jeff kick attempt good.
    Michigan State 17, Northwestern 10
    Drive: 5 plays, 69 yards, TOP 01:58
    Flaherty, Steve kickoff 52 yards to the MSU18, Hammock, TyQuan return 15 yards to the MSU33 (Campbell, I.).
    Msu 1-10at Msu33MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 13:02.
    Msu 1-10at Msu33Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Martin, Keshawn for 11 yards to the MSU44, 1ST DOWN MSU, out-of-bounds (Campbell, I.).
    Msu 1-10at Msu44Bell, Le'Veon rush for 4 yards to the MSU48 (McNaul, Bryce).
    Msu 2-6at Msu48Bell, Le'Veon rush for 5 yards to the NU47 (Peters, Brian).
    Msu 3-1at Nu47Bell, Le'Veon rush for 3 yards to the NU44, 1ST DOWN MSU (DiNardo, Jack).
    Msu 1-10at Nu44Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Cunningham, B., QB hurry by Ellis, Collin.
    Msu 2-10at Nu44Baker, Edwin rush for 6 yards to the NU38 (Matthews, J.;Campbell, I.).
    Msu 3-4at Nu38Cousins, Kirk rush for 8 yards to the NU30, 1ST DOWN MSU (DiNardo, Jack).
    Msu 1-10at Nu30Bell, Le'Veon rush for 2 yards to the NU28, out-of-bounds (Matthews, J.;Peters, Brian).
    Msu 2-8at Nu28PENALTY MSU false start (McDonald, Chris) 5 yards to the NU33.
    Msu 2-13at Nu33Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Bell, Le'Veon for no gain to the NU33.
    Msu 3-13at Nu33Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Cunningham, B. for 33 yards to the NU0, 1ST DOWN MSU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 07:35.
    Conroy, Dan kick attempt good.
    Michigan State 24, Northwestern 10
    Drive: 10 plays, 67 yards, TOP 05:27
    Muma, Kevin kickoff 70 yards to the NU0, Mark, Venric return 14 yards to the NU14 (Elsworth, Kyler).
    Nu 1-10at Nu14NORTHWESTERN drive start at 07:35.
    Nu 1-10at Nu14Persa, Dan pass complete to Ebert, Jeremy for no gain to the NU14 (Lippett, Tony).
    Nu 2-10at Nu14Persa, Dan pass complete to Lawrence, R. for 6 yards to the NU20, out-of-bounds (Lippett, Tony).
    Nu 3-4at Nu20Persa, Dan pass complete to Colter, Kain for 15 yards to the NU35, 1ST DOWN NU, out-of-bounds (Robinson, T.).
    Nu 1-10at Nu35Persa, Dan pass complete to Fields, D. for 10 yards to the NU45, 1ST DOWN NU (Norman, Chris;Lippett, Tony).
    Nu 1-10at Nu45Persa, Dan rush for 6 yards to the MSU49 (White, Mitchell).
    Nu 2-4at Msu49Persa, Dan pass incomplete to Dunsmore, Drake, dropped pass.
    Nu 3-4at Msu49Persa, Dan sacked for loss of 3 yards to the NU48 (Rush, Marcus), fumble by Persa, Dan recovered by NU Persa, Dan at NU48.
    Nu 4-7at Nu48Williams, B. punt 36 yards to the MSU16, downed.
    Drive: 7 plays, 34 yards, TOP 03:17
    Msu 1-10at Msu16MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 04:18.
    Msu 1-10at Msu16Baker, Edwin rush for 1 yard to the MSU17 (Mafuli, Niko).
    Msu 2-9at Msu17Baker, Edwin rush for 1 yard to the MSU18 (Campbell, I.).
    Msu 3-8at Msu18Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Linthicum, B. for 3 yards to the MSU21 (Peters, Brian).
    Msu 4-5at Msu21Sadler, Mike punt 44 yards to the NU35, downed.
    Drive: 3 plays, 5 yards, TOP 02:08
    Nu 1-10at Nu35NORTHWESTERN drive start at 02:10.
    Nu 1-10at Nu35Persa, Dan pass complete to Colter, Kain for 6 yards to the NU41 (Robinson, T.).
    Nu 2-4at Nu41PENALTY MSU offside defense (Worthy, Jerel) 5 yards to the NU46, 1ST DOWN NU.
    Nu 1-10at Nu46PENALTY MSU offside defense (Worthy, Jerel) 5 yards to the MSU49.
    Nu 1-5at Msu49Persa, Dan rush for 13 yards to the MSU36, 1ST DOWN NU (Allen, Denicos).
    Nu 1-10at Msu36Persa, Dan pass complete to Colter, Kain for 1 yard to the MSU35 (Lewis, Isaiah).
    Nu 2-9at Msu35Persa, Dan pass incomplete to Fields, D. (Allen, Denicos).
    Nu 3-9at Msu35Timeout Northwestern, clock 00:17.
    Nu 3-9at Msu35Persa, Dan rush for 3 yards to the MSU32 (Drone, Denzel;Gholston, W.).
    Drive: 5 plays, 33 yards, TOP 03:13
    Michigan State 24, Northwestern 10
    4th Quarter

    Nu 4-6at Msu32Start of 4th quarter, clock 15:00.
    Nu 4-6at Msu32Persa, Dan pass complete to Ebert, Jeremy for 19 yards to the MSU13, 1ST DOWN NU, out-of-bounds (Lewis, Isaiah).
    Nu 1-10at Msu13Schmidt, Jacob rush for 1 yard to the MSU12 (Knox, Damon;Bullough, Max).
    Nu 2-9at Msu12Persa, Dan pass complete to Fields, D. for 12 yards to the MSU0, 1ST DOWN NU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 13:57.
    Budzien, Jeff kick attempt good.
    Michigan State 24, Northwestern 17
    Drive: 8 plays, 65 yards, TOP 03:13
    Flaherty, Steve kickoff 69 yards to the MSU1, Hill, Nick return 19 yards to the MSU20 (Bates, Hunter).
    Msu 1-10at Msu20MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 13:57.
    Msu 1-10at Msu20Bell, Le'Veon rush for 2 yards to the MSU22, out-of-bounds (Matthews, J.).
    Msu 2-8at Msu22PENALTY MSU substitution infraction 5 yards to the MSU17.
    Msu 2-13at Msu17Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Bell, Le'Veon for 9 yards to the MSU26, out-of-bounds (Jones, Daniel;Proby, Damien).
    Msu 3-4at Msu26Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Nichol, Keith, QB hurry by Williams, Q..
    Msu 4-4at Msu26Sadler, Mike punt 37 yards to the NU37, downed, PENALTY MSU personal foul (Jones, Jairus) 16 yards to the MSU47, 1ST DOWN NU, 1st and 10, NU ball on MSU47.
    Drive: 3 plays, 6 yards, TOP 01:33
    Nu 1-10at Msu47NORTHWESTERN drive start at 12:24.
    Nu 1-10at Msu47Persa, Dan rush for no gain to the MSU47 (Worthy, Jerel), PENALTY NU holding (Schmidt, Jacob) 10 yards to the NU43, NO PLAY.
    Nu 1-20at Nu43Persa, Dan sacked for loss of 9 yards to the NU34 (Worthy, Jerel).
    Nu 2-29at Nu34Persa, Dan pass incomplete to Jones, C. (Lippett, Tony).
    Nu 3-29at Nu34Persa, Dan pass complete to Fields, D. for 9 yards to the NU43.
    Nu 4-20at Nu43Williams, B. punt 50 yards to the MSU7, downed.
    Drive: 3 plays, minus 10 yards, TOP 02:02
    Msu 1-10at Msu07MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 10:22.
    Msu 1-10at Msu07Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Cunningham, B. for 14 yards to the MSU21, 1ST DOWN MSU (Jones, Daniel).
    Msu 1-10at Msu21Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Cunningham, B., PENALTY NU pass interference (Matthews, J.) 15 yards to the MSU36, 1ST DOWN MSU, NO PLAY.
    Msu 1-10at Msu36Baker, Edwin rush for 5 yards to the MSU41 (McNaul, Bryce).
    Msu 2-5at Msu41Baker, Edwin rush for 1 yard to the MSU42 (Matthews, J.).
    Msu 3-4at Msu42Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Cunningham, B. for 25 yards to the NU33, 1ST DOWN MSU (Matthews, J.).
    Msu 1-10at Nu33Martin, Keshawn rush for 8 yards to the NU25 (Jones, Daniel).
    Msu 2-2at Nu25Baker, Edwin rush for 3 yards to the NU22, 1ST DOWN MSU, out-of-bounds (DiNardo, Jack).
    Msu 1-10at Nu22Cousins, Kirk rush for no gain to the NU22, fumble forced by Nwabuisi, David, fumble by Cousins, Kirk recovered by MSU France, Dan at NU26.
    Msu 2-14at Nu26Timeout Michigan State, clock 06:09.
    Msu 2-14at Nu26Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Bell, Le'Veon for loss of 3 yards to the NU29 (McNaul, Bryce).
    Msu 3-17at Nu29Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Cunningham, B. for 29 yards to the NU0, 1ST DOWN MSU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 05:17.
    Conroy, Dan kick attempt good.
    Michigan State 31, Northwestern 17
    Drive: 9 plays, 93 yards, TOP 05:05
    Muma, Kevin kickoff 59 yards to the NU11, Mark, Venric return 13 yards to the NU24 (Elsworth, Kyler).
    Nu 1-10at Nu24NORTHWESTERN drive start at 05:17.
    Nu 1-10at Nu24Persa, Dan pass complete to Colter, Kain for 9 yards to the NU33 (Norman, Chris).
    Nu 2-1at Nu33Persa, Dan pass incomplete to Fields, D. (Rush, Marcus).
    Nu 3-1at Nu33Schmidt, Jacob rush for no gain to the NU33 (Rush, Marcus).
    Nu 4-1at Nu33Persa, Dan rush for 2 yards to the NU35, 1ST DOWN NU (Hill, Nick), PENALTY MSU personal foul (Lewis, Isaiah) 15 yards to the 50 yardline, 1ST DOWN NU.
    Nu 1-10at Nu501st and 10.
    Nu 1-10at Nu50Persa, Dan pass incomplete to Ebert, Jeremy, QB hurry by Allen, Denicos.
    Nu 2-10at Nu50Persa, Dan pass complete to Lawrence, R. for 31 yards to the MSU19, 1ST DOWN NU (Robinson, T.).
    Nu 1-10at Msu19Persa, Dan sacked for loss of 7 yards to the MSU26 (Allen, Denicos).
    Nu 2-17at Msu26Persa, Dan sacked for loss of 1 yard to the MSU27 (Bullough, Max).
    Nu 3-18at Msu27Persa, Dan pass incomplete to Dunsmore, Drake (Drone, Denzel), QB hurry by Allen, Denicos.
    Nu 4-18at Msu27Persa, Dan sacked for loss of 3 yards to the MSU30 (Rush, Marcus).
    Drive: 10 plays, 46 yards, TOP 02:17
    Msu 1-10at Msu30MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 03:00.
    Msu 1-10at Msu30Baker, Edwin rush for 1 yard to the MSU31 (Mafuli, Niko).
    Msu 2-9at Msu31Timeout Northwestern, clock 02:55.
    Msu 2-9at Msu31Baker, Edwin rush for 11 yards to the MSU42, 1ST DOWN MSU (Peters, Brian).
    Msu 1-10at Msu42Baker, Edwin rush for 4 yards to the MSU46 (Nwabuisi, David).
    Msu 2-6at Msu46Timeout Northwestern, clock 02:10.
    Msu 2-6at Msu46Baker, Edwin rush for no gain to the MSU46 (Peters, Brian).
    Msu 3-6at Msu46Baker, Edwin rush for no gain to the MSU46 (Campbell, I.).
    Msu 4-6at Msu46Timeout Michigan State, clock 00:42.
    Msu 4-6at Msu46Sadler, Mike punt 39 yards to the NU15, downed.
    Drive: 5 plays, 16 yards, TOP 02:28
    Nu 1-10at Nu15NORTHWESTERN drive start at 00:32.
    Nu 1-10at Nu15Siemian, Trevor at QB for Northwestern.
    Nu 1-10at Nu15Siemian, Trevor pass incomplete to Colter, Kain (Lippett, Tony).
    Nu 2-10at Nu15Siemian, Trevor rush for 14 yards to the NU29, 1ST DOWN NU.
    Nu 1-10at Nu29Siemian, Trevor pass complete to Schmidt, Jacob for 8 yards to the NU37 (Bullough, Max).
    Drive: 3 plays, 22 yards, TOP 00:00
    Michigan State 31, Northwestern 17
      Play Breakdown Summary  
    Play Breakdown Summary (Final)
    2011 Northwestern Football
    #11 Michigan State vs Northwestern (Nov 26, 2011 at Evanston, Ill.)

    
    
    
    Michigan State                         Northwestern
    
    Down               RUN PASS  Total     Down               RUN PASS  Total
    
    OVERALL..........   36   20     56     OVERALL..........   35   40     75
    1ST DOWN.........   19    6     25     1ST DOWN.........   14   15     29
    2ND DOWN-SHORT...    1    0      1     2ND DOWN-SHORT...    1    2      3
    2ND DOWN-MIDDLE..    3    0      3     2ND DOWN-MIDDLE..    4    3      7
    2ND DOWN-LONG....    7    7     14     2ND DOWN-LONG....    3   11     14
    3RD DOWN-SHORT...    2    0      2     3RD DOWN-SHORT...    5    0      5
    3RD DOWN-MIDDLE..    2    2      4     3RD DOWN-MIDDLE..    2    3      5
    3RD DOWN-LONG....    2    5      7     3RD DOWN-LONG....    3    4      7
    4TH DOWN.........    0    0      0     4TH DOWN.........    3    2      5
    
    Michigan State                         Northwestern
    
    Formation        RUN PASS  Total       Formation        RUN PASS  Total
    
    ...............   36   20     56       ...............   35   40     75
    
    
    
    
    Michigan State (Sorted by Play type)
    
    1ST DOWN RUN  (19 RUN, 6 PASS)                                   1ST DOWN PASS
    1-10 M18 #24   3 [    ]                                          1-10 N44 #8  to #3      - [     ]
    1-10 N30 #24   2 [    ]                                          1-10 M45 #8  to #3    INT [     ]
    1-10 M03 #24  15 [    ]                                          1-10 M07 #8  to #3     14 [     ]
    1-10 M44 #24   4 [    ]                                          1-10 M32 #8  to #3      - [     ]
    1-10 N36 #24   3 [    ]                                          1-10 M33 #8  to #82    11 [     ]
    1-10 N13 #24   1 [    ]                                          1-10 M47 #8  to #82    46 [     ]
    1-10 M31 #24   4 [    ]
    1-10 M45 #24   3 [    ]
    1-10 M20 #24   2 [    ]
    1-7  N07 #24   7 [    ]
    1-10 M32 #4    0 [    ]
    1-10 M16 #4    1 [    ]
    1-10 M36 #4    5 [    ]
    1-10 M30 #4    1 [    ]
    1-10 M20 #4   12 [    ]
    1-10 M43 #4    0 [    ]
    1-10 M42 #4    4 [    ]
    1-10 N22 #8    0 [    ]
    1-10 N33 #82   8 [    ]
    
    2ND-SHORT RUN  (1 RUN, 0 PASS)                                   2ND-SHORT PASS
    2-2  N25 #4    3 [    ]
    
    2ND-MIDDLE RUN  (3 RUN, 0 PASS)                                  2ND-MIDDLE PASS
    2-6  M48 #24   5 [    ]
    2-5  M41 #4    1 [    ]
    2-6  M46 #4    0 [    ]
    
    2ND-LONG RUN  (7 RUN, 7 PASS)                                    2ND-LONG PASS
    2-7  N33 #24  20 [    ]                                          2-13 N33 #8  to #24     0 [     ]
    2-16 M25 #24   7 [    ]                                          2-13 M17 #8  to #24     9 [     ]
    2-7  M48 #24   3 [    ]                                          2-14 N26 #8  to #24    -3 [     ]
    2-9  N12 #24   4 [    ]                                          2-10 M32 #8  to #3      9 [     ]
    2-9  M17 #4    1 [    ]                                          2-7  M21 #8  to #3     10 [     ]
    2-9  M31 #4   11 [    ]                                          2-10 M43 #8  to #4      - [     ]
    2-10 N44 #4    6 [    ]                                          2-10 M32 #8  to #88    13 [     ]
    
    3RD-SHORT RUN  (2 RUN, 0 PASS)                                   3RD-SHORT PASS
    3-1  N47 #24   3 [    ]
    3-1  M41 #4    2 [    ]
    
    3RD-MIDDLE RUN  (2 RUN, 2 PASS)                                  3RD-MIDDLE PASS
    3-4  N38 #8    8 [    ]                                          3-4  M42 #8  to #3     25 [     ]
    3-4  N49 #8    0 [    ]                                          3-4  M26 #8  to #7      - [     ]
    
    3RD-LONG RUN  (2 RUN, 5 PASS)                                    3RD-LONG PASS
    3-6  M46 #4    0 [    ]                                          3-13 N33 #8  to #3     33 [     ]
    3-10 M43 #8   21 [    ]                                          3-5  N08 #8  to #3      - [     ]
                                                                     3-17 N29 #8  to #3     29 [     ]
                                                                     3-8  M18 #8  to #88     3 [     ]
                                                                     3-9  M32 #8  to #88    15 [     ]
    
    4TH DOWN RUN  (0 RUN, 0 PASS)                                    4TH DOWN PASS
    
    
    Northwestern (Sorted by Play type)
    
    1ST DOWN RUN  (14 RUN, 15 PASS)                                  1ST DOWN PASS
    1-10 M35 #2    1 [    ]                                          1-10 N14 #7  to #11     0 [     ]
    1-10 M13 #39   1 [    ]                                          1-10 N39 #7  to #11     1 [     ]
    1-3  M03 #39   1 [    ]                                          1-10 N31 #7  to #11     6 [     ]
    1-10 N24 #39   2 [    ]                                          1-10 N50 #7  to #11     - [     ]
    1-10 M48 #39   4 [    ]                                          1-10 N26 #7  to #14     5 [     ]
    1-10 N13 #39   6 [    ]                                          1-10 M47 #7  to #17     - [     ]
    1-15 M42 #5   17 [    ]                                          1-10 N15 #2A to #2      - [     ]
    1-10 M25 #6A   0 [    ]                                          1-10 N35 #7  to #2      6 [     ]
    1-10 M13 #6A   7 [    ]                                          1-10 N24 #7  to #2      9 [     ]
    1-10 N35 #6A   1 [    ]                                          1-10 M36 #7  to #2      1 [     ]
    1-10 M24 #7    4 [    ]                                          1-5  N41 #7  to #2      - [     ]
    1-10 N45 #7    6 [    ]                                          1-10 N29 #2A to #39     8 [     ]
    1-5  M49 #7   13 [    ]                                          1-10 N35 #7  to #8     10 [     ]
    1-10 N20 #TM  -1 [    ]                                          1-20 N43 #7  to #    SACK [     ]
                                                                     1-10 M19 #7  to #    SACK [     ]
    
    2ND-SHORT RUN  (1 RUN, 2 PASS)                                   2ND-SHORT PASS
    2-3  M06 #6A   3 [    ]                                          2-2  M02 #7  to #11     2 [     ]
                                                                     2-1  N33 #7  to #8      - [     ]
    
    2ND-MIDDLE RUN  (4 RUN, 3 PASS)                                  2ND-MIDDLE PASS
    2-6  M20 #2    4 [    ]                                          2-4  N19 #7  to #14     7 [     ]
    2-4  N37 #39   1 [    ]                                          2-6  M44 #7  to #17     - [     ]
    2-5  N31 #5    3 [    ]                                          2-4  M49 #7  to #9      - [     ]
    2-5  N41 #6A   4 [    ]
    
    2ND-LONG RUN  (3 RUN, 11 PASS)                                   2ND-LONG PASS
    2-10 N15 #2A  14 [    ]                                          2-10 M47 #7  to #11     7 [     ]
    2-9  M34 #6A   4 [    ]                                          2-29 N34 #7  to #14     - [     ]
    2-17 N19 #6A  13 [    ]                                          2-9  N40 #7  to #14     8 [     ]
                                                                     2-10 N14 #7  to #17     6 [     ]
                                                                     2-10 N50 #7  to #17    31 [     ]
                                                                     2-9  N36 #7  to #2      7 [     ]
                                                                     2-10 M25 #7  to #2      6 [     ]
                                                                     2-9  M12 #7  to #8     12 [     ]
                                                                     2-9  M35 #7  to #8      - [     ]
                                                                     2-8  N26 #7  to #    SACK [     ]
                                                                     2-17 M26 #7  to #    SACK [     ]
    
    3RD-SHORT RUN  (5 RUN, 0 PASS)                                   3RD-SHORT PASS
    3-2  M16 #2    3 [    ]
    3-2  N43 #2   10 [    ]
    3-1  N33 #39   0 [    ]
    3-1  N48 #39   4 [    ]
    3-1  N45 #7   -2 [    ]
    
    3RD-MIDDLE RUN  (2 RUN, 3 PASS)                                  3RD-MIDDLE PASS
    3-3  M40 #39   5 [    ]                                          3-4  N32 #7  to #11     4 [     ]
    3-4  M19 #39   2 [    ]                                          3-4  N20 #7  to #2     15 [     ]
                                                                     3-4  M49 #7  to #       - [     ]
    
    3RD-LONG RUN  (3 RUN, 4 PASS)                                    3RD-LONG PASS
    3-16 N18 #39   5 [    ]                                          3-29 N34 #7  to #8      9 [     ]
    3-5  M30 #39   4 [    ]                                          3-6  M44 #7  to #8      5 [     ]
    3-9  M35 #7    3 [    ]                                          3-18 M27 #7  to #9      - [     ]
                                                                     3-13 N28 #7  to #9     69 [     ]
    
    4TH DOWN RUN  (3 RUN, 2 PASS)                                    4TH DOWN PASS
    4-1  M26 #39   2 [    ]                                          4-6  M32 #7  to #11    19 [     ]
    4-1  M39 #39   2 [    ]                                          4-18 M27 #7  to #    SACK [     ]
    4-1  N33 #7    2 [    ]