Jonathan Kim sets Kinnick Stadium record with massive FG as first half expires
Jonathan Kim delivered a career-long kick in dramatic fashion Saturday night. He toppled a Kinnick Stadium record in the process.
With the first half winding down and Michigan State running out of time, the Spartans dialed up a field goal try just seconds before halftime. That try came from 58 yards out, a major try for the MSU kicker.
In the end, Kim drilled the kick with massive distance and right down the middle. The perfect field goal cut into Iowa’s lead and made it 10-9 at the break.
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Not only was the kick the longest of Kim’s career, but it was also the longest field goal in the illustrious history of Kinnick Stadium. The previous record was 57 yards by Marshall Koehn.
58 YARDS FOR JONATHAN KIM. 😤
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— Big Ten Network (@BigTenNetwork) October 1, 2023
58 yard field goal is a Kinnick Stadium record. Previous record was 57 yards by Marshall Koehn against Pitt.
— Tom Kakert (@HawkeyeReport) October 1, 2023
We’ll see how Michigan State plays in the second half, but Kim provided all the Spartan scoring in the first half. He was a perfect 3-for-3 on kicks, including the 58-yarder before the break.