The game between the Spartans and the Huskers through a quarter of play looked like it would be a defensive battle.

Early in the 2nd quarter QB, Payton Thorne hit WR Jayden Reed on a 35 -yard flea-flicker to have the Spartans go up 7-0.

Reed for the Spartans on the year has 12 receptions for 277 yards on 23.1 yards per reception and 3 touchdowns. Reed also has a rushing touchdown on the year.

Michigan State is 3-0 on the season with wins over Northwestern and Miami.

Michigan State found themselves in the Week 4 edition of the AP Top-25 poll coming in at No. 20.

Nebraska is 2-2 on the season, coming off a spirited loss to No. 4 Oklahoma 23-16.

Nebraska takes on Northwestern next week at 7:30 ET on BTN. The Spartans wrap up their non-conference schedule next weekend against Western Kentucky at 7:30 ET on BTN.