Michigan State scores 3 TDs in fourth quarter, picks off D'Eriq King to clinch upset over Miami
Michigan State clinched a big upset over Miami on Saturday with a huge fourth quarter performance.
Michigan State scored a touchdown early in the fourth quarter to take a double-digit lead.
Beautiful pass by Payton Thorne to Jayden Reed for the Michigan State TD. This comes right after the Spartans defense forced a fumble. MSU has turned the momentum in their favor.
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Then, the Spartans got a huge 39-yard touchdown pass play from quarterback Payton Thorne to wide receiver Jalen Nailor to put the Spartans up 31-17 with 4:12 left in the game.
In the following play for the Hurricanes, quarterback D’Eriq King throws a costly interception to Spartans senior cornerback Ronald Williams. That interception from Williams was the fourth turnover caused by Michigan State, including two interceptions from King.
Michigan State then took a four-play, 23-yard drive that resulted in an eight-yard touchdown run from wide receiver Jayden Reed to put Michigan State up 38-17.
That touchdown was the third touchdown for Michigan State in the fourth quarter. Michigan State held on to the 38-17 as they shocked a ranked Miami team on the road.
Sparty stops the Hurricane(s) at Hard Rock Stadium😱🤯
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