Final
October 17, 2015 3:30 PM
2015 Season
 
*** TROPHY GAME ***
Paul Bunyan
 
#7/- Michigan State
Spartans
6-0 / 2-0
27
Mark Dantonio
- AT -
#12/- Michigan
Wolverines
5-1 / 2-0
23
Jim Harbaugh

Ann Arbor, MI
Michigan Stadium
Capacity: 107,601
Attendance: 111,740

Series Stats

Michigan State
Michigan
Tie
35
68
5
Michigan State
has outscored their opponents
188 to 128
this season
108th
meeting between
Michigan State and Michigan
Michigan
has outscored their opponents
170 to 38
this season

Mark Dantonio's record

at Michigan State
66 - 26 - 0
vs Michigan
6 - 2 - 0
Longest Winning Streak
Michigan State
4 game(s)
from 10/25/2008
to 10/15/2011
Michigan
14 game(s)
from 10/21/1916
to 10/5/1929

Jim Harbaugh's record

at Michigan 5 - 1 - 0
vs Michigan State 0 - 0 - 0

Trophy


Paul Bunyan
Latest Winning Streak
Michigan State
2 game(s)
from 10/31/2020
to 10/30/2021
Michigan
2 game(s)
from 10/20/2018
to 11/16/2019

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Michigan State vs Michigan

Pre Game

Mac's Pick - Michigan State 14 - Michigan 35

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First Quarter

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Michigan State goes for it on 4 and 8 on Michigan's 25 and Connor Cook throws an incomplete pass.  Michigan drives inside of MSU's 40 by the end of the quarter. 

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End of Quarter - No Score

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Second Quarter

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Michigan scores early touchdown.  (7-0)

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Joe Bolden ejected for targeting on an extremely bad call.  The replay clearly shows the MSU player with a hand on Bolden and Bolden falling.

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Michigan State scores two plays later (7-7)

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Michigan field goal (10-7)

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Third Quarter

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Michigan State tries a fake punt on fourth down and falls just short of the 1st down marker

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Michigan scores touchdown on following drive, but called back because De'veon Smith's knee was down just before the line.  Smith ran again on the next down and the officials signaled touchdown.  That play was also called back.  Holman runs the next one in and touchdown is signaled.  After review the touchdown stands. (17-7)

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Michigan State incomplete pass reviewed and over turned.  *lots of reviews in this game

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Michigan State scores a TD on next play (17-14)

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Michigan response with a field goal (20-14)

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Fourth Quarter

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Michigan shuts down MSU on 3rd down, but a personal foul gives State the first down.  Another 3 downs and MSU is on 4th and 10.  They go for it and the pass is incomplete.

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Michigan field goal (23-14)

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Michigan State big pass for a touchdown.  After review the call is reversed and the ball is on the half yard line.  Next play is a touchdown. (23-21)

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On the final play Michigan fumbles the snap and State scores (23-27)

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Post Game