At the end of the first half, Michigan State trails The Ohio State 21 to 28. Connor Cook hooked up with Keith Mumphery on the first drive of the game for a 15-yard touchdown. The Buckeyes responded with two big plays by RB Ezekiel Elliott, capped off by a 5-yard touchdown run by J.T. Barret. Barrett added another rushing touchdown after Jeremy Langford scored the second TD for MSU on a 33-yard run. Langford had 94 rushing yards in the first half.
MSU responded to J.T. Barrett’s touchdown with one of their own, as Langford scored on 1-yard run making it 21-14. Ohio State fumbled the next kickoff giving the Spartans the ball inside the red zone. After the Spartans failed to get into the end zone, Michael Geiger was missed a 39-yard field goal.
The next play from scrimmage was a 79-yard touchdown pass to Michael Thomas, and after an MSU three-and-out Barrett found Devin Smith for a 44-yard touchdown.
Bradley Allen is a multimedia journalist for Impact Sports