Rapid Reaction: Michigan State stays unbeaten with OT win over Nebraska
Final score: 23-20 Michigan State
Brief recap: This game had everything that could not be fit into all into 4 quarters; it had to go to overtime. There were penalties, electric scoring plays, turnovers and more. The Spartans were up 13-10 at the half. Then in the 2nd half, Nebraska opened up the scoring with a field goal and then an Adrian Martinez scramble for a TD. The Spartans used a trick play on a punt return to tie the game up at 20-20 late in 4th quarter. In overtime, Michigan State intercepted Nebraska then a Kenneth Walker III run setup a MSU field goal for the win.
Key player: WR Jayden Reed had a day for the Spartans as he had 4 receptions for 59 yards and a touchdown on a flea-flicker. He also ran in a touchdown on a punt return.
Key moment: CB Chester Kimbrough picked off QB Adrian Martinez in OT and almost took it to the house to set up the Spartans game-winning FG.
Key stat: Nebraska shot itself in the foot again, having 7 penalties for 50 yards, all coming in the first half, but in close games, penalties can mean all the difference in the world.
What it means: Nebraska falls to 2-3 on the year and next week plays Northwestern at 7:30 ET on BTN. The Spartans remain undefeated at 4-0, pick up their second conference win of the year, and finish their non-conference schedule against Western Kentucky at 7:30 ET on BTN.