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Michigan State sophomore linebacker Kyler Elsworth was forced into duty Saturday against Nebraska, after earning Big Ten special-teams player of the week Monday. Elsworth finished with a career-high 10 tackles and forced a fumble in a 24-3 loss to the Cornhuskers at Memorial Stadium.
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Martinez's comments explain a lot, not in why Nebraska football has suffered fits and starts in the last decade, but why it hasn't completely emerged yet.
Rex Burkhead scored three touchdowns and ran for 130 yards on 35 carries, and No. 13 Nebraska defeated ninth-ranked Michigan State 24-3 Saturday to take control of the Big Ten Legends Division.
Burkhead, who went over 100 yards for the fifth time in six games, scored at the end of 80- and 89-yard drives in the third quarter to put Nebraska up 24-3.
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Michigan State head coach Mark DantonioOpening statement..."What a difference a week makes. That's the first thing I'll say. Obviously, I thought Nebraska came out and played very well defensively. They took the routes away from us downfield and doubled a bit with the safeties.
Dwaun Anderson withdrew from Michigan State following the death of his mother.
Here are notes and quotes from Michigan State's 24-3 loss to Nebraska on Saturday in Lincoln:
The Michigan State swimming and diving team opened up Big Ten action in their first road dual of the season at Iowa on Saturday. The Hawkeye men and women dominated the Spartans on both ends as the men fell 202-91 and the women lost with a final score of 184.5-93.5
The Michigan State women's golf team is in 10th place at the Landfall Tradition after shooting a 312 in the first round on Friday. Junior Caroline Powers led the Spartans with a 1-over 73 (36-37) and is tied for third on the individual leaderboard.
The Michigan State swimming & diving team will travel for its first road action and Big Ten dual meet this season to Iowa City, Iowa when it faces the Hawkeyes on Saturday, Oct. 28. Action is scheduled to begin at 12 p.m. ET at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center Pool with the men and women alternating heats.
Michigan State looked shellshocked after the rout was complete, and for good reason, with just 187 yards and one field goal on offense.
It looks as though Nebraska's defensive starters will be back in black Monday. The Cornhuskers shut down Kirk Cousins and Michigan State on Saturday with a dominating performance that would have made any Blackshirt of the past proud.