By The Numbers: Purdue edition
Zeke
SpartanDigest.com
Posted Oct 20, 2013
Mike Wilson Spartan Digest


Michigan State's defense continued to post good numbers, while the offense was pretty rough in Saturday's 14-0 win against Purdue.

10

Consecutive games Michigan State’s defense has held opponents under 100 rushing yards. The Spartans have the nation’s top ranked run defense, allowing 59.14 yards per game.

1

Red zone trip for MSU. The Spartans only moved the ball inside the Purdue 40 one other time in the game as they punted from the Purdue 38.

4

Games MSU’s defense had gone without a touchdown before Denicos Allen scooped up a fumble and returned it 45 yards for a touchdown. It also was Allen’s first touchdown.

5

Sacks for the Spartans – a season high.

17

Yards gained on Connor Cook’s first seven completions.

16

Yards gained on Cook’s ninth completion.

131

Jeremy Langford’s rushing yards, setting a career high for the second consecutive week (109 vs. Indiana)


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