EAST LANSING - Mark Dantonio's Michigan State Spartans moved to 2-0 with a 28-17 win over the Bowling Green Falcons in East Lansing.
Michigan State got a superb efforts from wide receiver Devin Thomas who made the most of his four catches for 156-yards and a touchdown and three sacks from reserve defensive end Jonal St. Dic to pace the Spartans.
Michigan State went into the half tied with the Falcons at 10-10 but some outstanding halftime adjustments by defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi made the difference holding the potent BGSU attack to just three points after intermission.
The Spartans claimed the lead for good when quarterback Brian Hoyer hit Thomas with a 42-yard bomb to set MSU up first-and-goal at their five yard line. Jehuu Caulcrick cashed in from five to put MSU up by seven.
The Falcons cut the Spartans lead to four on a 31-yard field goal by Sinisa Vrivlo but safety Roderick Jenrette, subbing for an injured Nehemiah Warrick picked off Falcons quarterback Tyler Sheehan giving MSU a first down at the BGSU 18-yard line.
Hoyer connected with Thomas to give MSU the margin of victory.
GSN reporters Joe Torok and Pavel Kofman are on the scene at the post-game press conference and will have much more on the Spartans second win of the season.
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State Moves To 2-0 With 28-17 Win Over BGSU
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