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College Football
BOXSCORE | RECAP
Michigan State 38, Miami 17
When: 12:00 PM   ET ,  Saturday, September 18, 2021
Where: Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida
Attendance: 46427
Final Scoring Summary
 
Final 1 2 3 4 T
Michigan State 0 10 7 21 38
Miami 0 7 7 3 17
SCORING
Scoring Summary
2nd Quarter - 13:58
Michigan State   FG  Miami 0 - Michigan State 3
Matt Coghlin 23 yd. field goal
2nd Quarter - 10:08
Miami   TD  Miami 7 - Michigan State 3
Charleston Rambo 3 yd. pass from D'Eriq King (Andres Borregales kick)
2nd Quarter - 2:56
Michigan State   TD  Miami 7 - Michigan State 10
Kenneth Walker III 7 yd. pass from Payton Thorne (Matt Coghlin kick)
3rd Quarter - 6:08
Michigan State   TD  Miami 7 - Michigan State 17
Jalen Nailor 11 yd. pass from Payton Thorne (Matt Coghlin kick)
3rd Quarter - 3:53
Miami   TD  Miami 14 - Michigan State 17
Charleston Rambo 14 yd. pass from D'Eriq King (Andres Borregales kick)
4th Quarter - 13:10
Michigan State   TD  Miami 14 - Michigan State 24
Jayden Reed 10 yd. pass from Payton Thorne (Matt Coghlin kick)
4th Quarter - 8:11
Miami   FG  Miami 17 - Michigan State 24
Andres Borregales 55 yd. field goal
4th Quarter - 4:12
Michigan State   TD  Miami 17 - Michigan State 31
Jalen Nailor 39 yd. pass from Payton Thorne (Matt Coghlin kick)
4th Quarter - 2:32
Michigan State   TD  Miami 17 - Michigan State 38
Jayden Reed 8 yd. run (Matt Coghlin kick)
TEAMS
Team Records
  Michigan State Miami
W‑L 3 - 0 - 0 1 - 2 - 0
Conference 1 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0
Team Stats
  Michigan State Miami
Score 38 17
1st Downs 23 29
3rd Down Efficiency 7-for-15
47%
6-for-17
35%
4th Down Efficiency 1-for-1
100%
3-for-4
75%
Total Yards 454 440
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 41-193 24-52
Average/Rush 4.7 2.2
Passing
Comp-Att 18-31 38-60
Passing Yards 261 388
Average/Pass Play 7.7 6.2
Penalties-Yards 9-80 10-84
Fumbles-Lost 0-0 2-2
Interceptions Thrown 0 2
Time of Possession 31:15 28:45
PLAYER STATS
Michigan State (3 - 0)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
P. Thorne 18/31 261 4 0
Miami (1 - 2)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
D. King 38/59 388 2 2
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
K. Walker III 27 172 6.4 0
J. Reed 2 17 8.5 1
P. Thorne 8 4 0.5 0
T. Mosley 1 2 2.0 0
J. Simmons 2 1 0.5 0
J. Nailor 1 -3 -3.0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
C. Harris 11 44 4.0 0
D. King 12 7 0.6 0
M. Harley 1 1 1.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
J. Nailor 4 82 20.5 2
T. Mosley 2 57 28.5 0
C. Heyward 3 49 16.3 0
J. Reed 3 32 10.7 1
T. Hunt 2 20 10.0 0
K. Walker III 3 17 5.7 1
T. Lockett Jr. 1 4 4.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
C. Rambo 12 156 13.0 2
M. Harley 4 51 12.8 0
K. Smith 4 50 12.5 0
W. Mallory 3 36 12.0 0
R. Brinson 3 33 11.0 0
D. Wiggins 3 26 8.7 0
C. Harris 7 22 3.1 0
E. Arroyo 1 7 7.0 0
X. Restrepo 1 7 7.0 0
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
A. Grose 1 0 0
R. Williams Jr. 1 0 0
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
No interceptions
Sacks
  NO. YDS
D. Beesley 2.0 14.0
J. Pietrowski 1.0 2.0
Sacks
  NO. YDS
C. Flagg Jr. 1.0 9.0
C. Williams 1.0 9.0
W. Steed 1.0 8.0
Tackles For Loss
  NO. YDS
D. Beesley 2.0 14.0
D. Snow 1.5 4.0
J. Panasiuk 1.0 3.0
J. Pietrowski 1.0 2.0
C. Kimbrough 0.5 0.0
Tackles For Loss
  NO. YDS
W. Steed 2.0 13.0
C. Flagg Jr. 1.5 9.0
C. Williams 1.0 9.0
J. Harrison-Hunte 1.0 5.0
B. Bolden 1.0 3.0
A. Carter 0.5 1.0
Fumbles
  NO.
No fumbles
Fumbles
  NO.
No fumbles