Michigan State boasts the nation's leading rusher in Kenneth Walker III (164.3 yards per game) and the Big Ten's second-most efficient passer in Payton Thorne (180.1 rating).
Nebraska, meanwhile, is just 14-22 under head coach Scott Frost, in his fourth season, but gave then-No. 3 Oklahoma all it wanted before losing, 23-16. What's more, the Cornhuskers have owned the series against the Spartans, winning nine of 11 meetings, including the last two.
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Michigan State turns ball over on downs in Nebraska territory
Michigan State takes over at its own 44.