Michigan St. 37, Northwestern 20
Preview - Box Score - Recap

  1 2 3 4 Total
(23) Michigan St. 17 7 10 3 37 Final 
Northwestern 0 7 10 3 20  
  Box Score Play by Play Drive Log
 Scoring Summary Spartans - Wildcats 
  1st Quarter
 Spartans TD Brian Hoyer passed to Garrett Celek down the middle for 3 yard gain (Brett Swenson made PAT) 7 - 0 
 
 Spartans FG Brett Swenson kicked a 26-yard field goal 10 - 0 
 
 Spartans TD Javon Ringer rushed to the left for 13 yard gain (Brett Swenson made PAT) 17 - 0 
 
  2nd Quarter
 Wildcats TD C.J. Bacher rushed up the middle for 4 yard gain (Amado Villarreal made PAT) 17 - 7 
 
 Spartans TD Brian Hoyer passed to Andrew Hawken to the right for 7 yard gain (Brett Swenson made PAT) 24 - 7 
 
  3rd Quarter
 Wildcats TD C.J. Bacher passed to Rasheed Ward down the middle for 6 yard gain (Amado Villarreal made PAT) 24 - 14 
 
 Spartans TD Javon Ringer rushed up the middle for 1 yard gain (Brett Swenson made PAT) 31 - 14 
 
 Wildcats FG Amado Villarreal kicked a 31-yard field goal 31 - 17 
 
 Spartans FG Brett Swenson kicked a 42-yard field goal 34 - 17 
 
  4th Quarter
 Wildcats FG Amado Villarreal kicked a 22-yard field goal 34 - 20 
 
 Spartans FG Brett Swenson kicked a 34-yard field goal 37 - 20 
 
 Team Statistics
  Spartans Wildcats 
  First Downs 18 27 
    Passing 9 16 
    Rushing 8
    Penalty 1
  Third Down Efficiency 7-15 15-24 
  Fourth Down Efficiency 1-1 2-3 
  TOTAL NET YARDS 297 459 
    Total Plays 63 93 
    Average Gain Per Play 4.7 4.9 
  NET YARDS RUSHING 128 176 
    Rushes 43 32 
    Average Per Rush 3.0 5.5 
  NET YARDS PASSING 169 283 
    Completions-Attempts 14-20 34-61 
    Yards Per Pass Play 8.5 4.6 
    Times Sacked 2
    Yards Lost to Sacks 15 11 
    Had Intercepted 0
  PUNTS 4 2 
    Average Punt 43.8 46.5 
  PENALTIES 5 4 
    Penalty Yards 45 40 
  FUMBLES 0 1 
    Fumbles Lost 0
 Passing                  
 Michigan St. Comp Att Yds Pct Y/A Sack YdsL TD Int 
 B. Hoyer 14 20 169 70.0 8.5 2 15 2
 Northwestern Comp Att Yds Pct Y/A Sack YdsL TD Int 
 C. Bacher 34 61 283 55.7 4.6 1 11 1
 Rushing            
 Michigan St. Rush Yds Avg Lng TD FumL 
 J. Ringer 35 124 3.5 13 2
 A. Anderson 5 10 2.0 3 0
 B. Cunningham 1 9 9.0 9 0
 B. Hoyer 2 0 0.0 0 0
 Northwestern Rush Yds Avg Lng TD FumL 
 T. Sutton 23 139 6.0 66 0
 C. Bacher 8 32 4.0 18 1
 O. Conteh 1 5 5.0 5 0
 Receiving            
 Michigan St. Rec Yds Avg Lng TD FumL 
 B. Cunningham 4 44 11.0 20 0
 K. Martin 1 42 42.0 42 0
 B. White 3 29 9.7 15 0
 A. Hawken 2 28 14.0 21 1
 J. Ringer 2 16 8.0 8 0
 F. Smith 1 7 7.0 7 0
 G. Celek 1 3 3.0 3 1
 Northwestern Rec Yds Avg Lng TD FumL 
 R. Lane 9 113 12.6 31 0
 S. Stewart 7 49 7.0 11 0
 R. Ward 7 45 6.4 9 1
 T. Sutton 6 44 7.3 12 0
 E. Peterman 4 27 6.8 16 0
 J. Ebert 1 5 5.0 5 0
 Kicking              
 Michigan St. XPM XPA FGM FGA Lng Pct Pts 
 B. Swenson 4 4 3 3 42 100.0 13 
 Northwestern XPM XPA FGM FGA Lng Pct Pts 
 A. Villarreal 2 2 2 2 31 100.0
 Punting            
 Michigan St. Punt Avg Lng Blk I20 TB 
 A. Bates 4 43.8 57 0 3
 Northwestern Punt Avg Lng Blk I20 TB 
 S. Demos 2 46.5 47 0 0
 Kick/Punt Returns
 Michigan St. PR Yds Avg Lng TD KR Yds Avg Lng TD 
 G. Winston 0 0 0.0 0 0 3 106 35.3 50
 O. Wiley 1 20 20.0 20 0 0 0 0.0 0
 A. Pendy 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 11 11.0 11
 Northwestern PR Yds Avg Lng TD KR Yds Avg Lng TD 
 O. Conteh 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 34 34.0 34
 J. Matthews 0 0 0.0 0 0 3 71 23.7 40
 S. McManis 0 0 0.0 0 0 2 26 13.0 21

Updated on Tuesday, Oct 14, 2008 2:29 am ET

 
 Top Performers
 Michigan St.
J. Ringer J. Ringer, RB
35 Rush, 124 yds
2 TDs
 Northwestern
C. Bacher C. Bacher, QB
34-61, 283 yds
1 TD, 2 INTs
8 Rush, 32 yds, 1 TD