Originally written on isportsweb.com  |  Last updated 1/3/12

Edwin Baker during Outback Bowl pregame. (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

The Michigan State Spartans defeated the Georgia Bulldogs 33-30 in a thrilling triple-overtime win in the Outback Bowl on Jan. 2.

MSU Head Coach leads the Spartans onto the field. (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

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Georgia QB Aaron Murray (11) drops back to pass in the 1st qtr. of the Outback Bowl. (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Georgia RB Isaiah Crowell (1) is chased down from behind by Spartan defender Anthony Rashad White (98). (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

(Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Aaron Murray (11) is forcibly stopped by Chris Norman (10) who knocked the ball loose and gave the Spartans possession. (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

(Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

B.J. Cunningham (3) and Georgia defenders Alec Ogletree (9) and Bacarri Rambo (18) fight for a pass. (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Keshawn Martin sets out to return a kickoff at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, FL. (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Spartan QB Kirk Cousins (8) points out a Georgia defender before a play on Monday. (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Cousins (8) sets to throw in the 3rd quarter. (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Linebacker Max Bullough (40) sizes up Bulldog QB Aaron Murray (11) with Georgia pinned back on its own goal line. (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

RB Ken Malcome (24) is stuffed at the line of scrimmage by Spartan LB Max Bullough (40). (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Darqueze Dennard (31) intercepts a pass and returns it for a touchdown - one of his two INT's on the day. (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Keith Nichol (7) catches a touchdown pass over the middle of the endzone to keep the Spartans alive late in the game. (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Keshawn Martin (82) catches a short pass on what would end up as a failed 2-pt. attempt. (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Kirk Cousins (8) awaits the snap from the shotgun formation. (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Le'Veon Bell (24) rejoices after pounding his way into the endzone. (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Michigan State head coach, Mark Dantonio, gives the officials an earful after a questionable call. (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Michigan State kicker, Dan Conroy's field goal that put the Spartans up for good in 3OT in the 2012 Outback Bowl. (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Jerel Worthy (99) and Anthony Rashad White (98) leap and execute in blocking Georgia's game-tying field goal attempt, securing the win for MSU. (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Spartan players rush onto the field in celebration after Anthony Rashad White's field goal block to end the game. (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

DE Will Gholston (2) directs the Spartan Marching Band playing the Michigan State fight song following the victory. (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Jerel Worthy (99) doesn't hide his excitement after the latest in Michigan State's growing list of fantastic finishes. (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

The Michigan State football team celebrates after becoming Outback Bowl champions in spectacular fashion. (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Kirk Cousins (8) greets the Spartan faithful with a big smile after the big win - his final game as a Michigan State Spartan. (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Senior Keith Nichol (7) greets the Spartan crowd a final time before heading into the locker room at Raymond James Stadium. (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

 

 

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