Michigan State forces crucial fumble vs. Nebraska in 4th quarter of tie game
The Spartans may have just turned the game against Nebraska in their favor.
In the early part of the 4th quarter, Spartans defensive lineman Jacub Panasiuk had a strip-sack on Cornhuskers quarterback Adrian Martinez as Martinez didn’t throw it away.
MSU ended up recovering the fumble and got to work on offense for a brief period.
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This was Martinez’s first turnover of the game and it couldn’t have come at a worse time. The Spartans got the in Cornhuskers territory as they look to take the lead late in this game.
Panasiuk came into this game with 5 total tackles (2 solo) with 1 fumble recovery. His best season came in 2019 when he finished with 34 total tackles (16 solo) with 3.5 sacks and 1 pass defended.
The Cornhuskers and Spartans are currently locked in a 13-13 tie and you can catch the rest of the game on FS1.