The Michigan State Spartans improved to 10-2 with a 34-10 victory over the Penn State Nittany Lions.
No. 10 Michigan State finished their strongly with a 10-2 record as they defeated Penn State, 34-10, on the road. They held the lead throughout the entire game.
Spartans running back Jeremy Langford led the way for the offense with 118 yards and two touchdowns on 30 carries. Quarterback Connor Cook threw for 180 yards with a touchdown and an interception on 13-of-25 passing.
Kick returner R.J. Shelton also chipped in a score by returning a kick 90 yards for a touchdown to start the game.
Meanwhile, Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg played like he has throughout his sophomore year and threw for 195 yards with an interception and no touchdown passes on 21-of-45 passing.
Hackenberg was considered to be a potential first overall pick in the 2016 NFL draft when he becomes eligible, but he now has a lot of ground to make up if he wants to retain that status.
Running back Akeel Lynch ran for 51 yards and a touchdown on 14 carries.