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Michigan State football makes the plays late, in OT to beat Nebraska, 23-20

EAST LANSING — Jayden Reed’s punt return gave Michigan State football life and, eventually, overtime.

Chester Kimbrough picked off Adrian Martinez on Nebraska’s opening possession of OT. Kenneth Walker III took the Spartans down to the 2 on the first play of their possession – MSU’s first first down after halftime.

And Matt Coghlin’s 21-yard field goal on third down kept the Spartans’ improbable unbeaten start to the season alive with a 23-20 victory Saturday night in a game in which their high-powered offense finally vanished.

MSU won the toss in overtime and elected to play defense first.