After a first down QB Kirk Cousins was sacked for a ten-yard loss, and Wisconsin then called a timeout with 00:42 left. Then a call came down from the review booth to look at the play again on replay. Momentum turned at the beginning of the second quarter, when Russell Wilson committed an intentional grounding penalty in the endzone, resulting in a safety and two points for the Spartans. Michigan State secured sole possession of the Legends Division championship with the victory. The 2011 Michigan State Spartans football team competed on behalf of Michigan State University in the Legends Division of the Big Ten Conference during the 2011 NCAA Division I FBS football season. On Wisconsin's next possession, they marched down to the Michigan State 13-yard line, but their field goal attempt was blocked. The Journey Through Michigan State Football 2011-12 - Duration: 27:00. spartyboy20 19,472 views. The Spartans opened up the playbook against Michigan. The Spartans completed passes of 11 and 9 yards on their next two plays to get to the Wisconsin 44-yard line and then called timeout with 00:10 to go. Logos were compiled by the amazing SportsLogos.net. Head coach Mark Dantonio was in his fifth season with the Spartans. The Wisconsin Badgers of the Leaders Division beat the Michigan State Spartans of the Legends Division by a score of 42–39. © 2005-2020 CBS INTERACTIVE ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. MSU recovered and drove down the field to make it 16–14 MSU. Final Analysis: Strayhorn should have a very successful senior season. He has to play every play all out. He has guys that can come in when he is winded, and when he plays with reckless abandon, he is a very good player. ( ); : The teams traded possessions and Wisconsin got the ball back with 4:28 to play. After review, the officials found "The runner did cross the line", and Spartan Stadium erupted in celebration. ); : Strengths: Last year against the Irish in the fourth quarter Notre Dame was facing a second and two with 14:22 left in the game at the MSU 44. Strayhorn fought through a double team for a great tackle. He has a great motor. He can be as good as he wants to be and has the talent. Overview. Head coach Mark Dantonio was in his fifth season with the Spartans. You know, throw it in the endzone, let it be tipped around and see who comes up with it." ACC; AAC; ... Class of 2011. 2011 Spartan Nation Football Profile: #57 DT Johnathan Strayhorn. The 2011 Big Ten Football Championship Game was a college football game. Cunningham 7-yard pass from Kirk Cousins (Dan Conroy kick), Johnny Adams 86-yard interception return (Dan Conroy kick), Brandon Boykin 92-yard punt return (Blair Walsh kick), Darqueze Dennard 38-yard interception return (pass failed), Brandon Boykin 13-yard pass from Aaron Murray (Aaron Murray to Malcolm Mitchell pass), Le'Veon Bell 1-yard run (Dan Conroy kick), $ – BCS representative as conference champion, This page was last edited on 25 February 2020, at 15:17. Bowl Game: Won Outback Bowl 33-30 versus Georgia More Team Info Copyright © 2020 by The Football Database, LLC. After an incomplete pass four seconds remained on the clock. However, Wisconsin called timeout again with 00:30 left. Will the Spartans overcome major adversity and prove everyone wrong this weekend? Record: 11-3 (14th of 120) (Schedule & Results), Bowl Game: Won Outback Bowl 33-30 versus Georgia, Every Sports Reference Social Media Account, Site Last Updated: Sunday, November 1, 6:55AM. Cunningham pass), Russell Wilson 22-yard run (Philip Welch kick), Montee Ball 2-yard pass from Russell Wilson (Philip Welch kick), B.J. Do you have a blog? Michigan State Football vs. Rutgers Official Game Thread. ( ); : Weakness:  Let’s stay right with the Notre Dame again. This time it is the second quarter with 10:03 on the clock with the Irish having the ball at the MSU 27 facing a third and fourteen. The Spartans were playing a three-man front and he was the nose. It was a pass and he wasn’t going to get to the QB. He didn’t put his hands up to alter the pass and literally was just pushed away from the play. Strayhorn is a very good player. Sometimes he has to just remember that there are plenty of backup players and he has to go all out every play. Herman Secondary School), Wheaton, IL (Wheaton Warrenville South HS), Lakewood, CA (Mayfair HS / Cerritos CC (CA)), Cleveland Heights, OH (Cleveland Heights HS), Jackson, TN (University School of Jackson), Charlottesville, VA (St. Anne's-Belfield School / Clemson), Salinas, CA (Palma HS / Utah / Monterey Peninsula JC (CA)), Northville, MI (Detroit Catholic Central HS), Grand Rapids, MI (Forest Hills Northern HS), Detroit, MI (Orchard Lake St. Mary's Prep HS), Battle Creek, MI (Battle Creek Central HS / Fort Scott CC (KS)). The 2011 Michigan State Spartans football team competed on behalf of Michigan State University in the Legends Division of the Big Ten Conference during the 2011 NCAA Division I FBS football season. Waiting there was BJ Cunningham, but he was screened by Wisconsin player Jared Abbrederis who had jumped too early to try to deflect the ball. The Spartans earned their first shutout since 2008, which was also against FAU in a 17–0 win. The teams traded field goals in the second overtime, and Michigan State opened the third overtime with a 28-yard field goal by Dan Conroy. Welcome to Spartans Wire's European Union Experience. As Nichol fought to cross the goal line, he was met by two Badgers attempting to keep him out. The 2011 Michigan Wolverines football team,sometimes known as Team 132in reference to the 132-year tradition of the Michigan football program,was an American footballteam that represented the University of Michiganduring the 2011 NCAA Division I FBS football season. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. Some school's results have been altered by retroactive NCAA penalties. MSU (…). 2011Michigan Wolverines football Question, Comment, Feedback, or Correction? 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