Michigan State 2017 Football Statistics


Game Results

DateOpponentScoreOverallConf.TimeAtt
09/02/17     Bowling Green W, 35-10 1-0-0 0-0-0 3:21   71202
09/09/17     Western Michigan W, 28-14 2-0-0 0-0-0 3:18   72910
09/23/17     Notre Dame L, 18-38 2-1-0 0-0-0 3:34   74023
09/30/17     Iowa W, 17-10 3-1-0 1-0-0 3:16   73331
10/07/17     at Michigan W, 14-10 4-1-0 2-0-0 3:36   112432
10/14/17     at Minnesota W, 30-27 5-1-0 3-0-0 3:14   47541
10/21/17     Indiana W, 17-9 6-1-0 4-0-0 3:29   74111
10/28/17     at Northwestern L, 31-39 6-2-0 4-1-0 3:40   39369
11/04/17     Penn State W, 27-24 7-2-0 5-1-0 3:35   71605
11/11/17     at Ohio State L, 3-48 7-3-0 5-2-0 3:15   107011

Team Statistics

Team StatisticsMichigan StateOpp.
Scoring218229
Points Per Game21.822.9
First Downs210172
Rushing7655
Passing114101
Penalty2016
Rushing Yardage14751118
Yards gained rushing17501348
Yards lost rushing275230
Rushing Attempts390317
Average per rush3.83.5
Average per game147.5111.8
TDs rushing1011
Passing Yardage23432139
Comp-Att-Int211-357-7183-332-11
Avg. per pass6.66.4
Avg. per catch11.111.7
Avg. per game234.3213.9
TDs passing1612
Total Offense38183257
Total Plays747649
Avg. per play5.15.0
Avg. per game381.8325.7
Kick Returns: #-Yards28-58331-714
Punt Returns: #-Yards20-6111-29
Int Returns: #-Yards11-1357-106
Kick Return Average20.823.0
Punt Return Average3.12.6
Int Return Average12.315.1
Fumbles-Lost14-614-7
Penalties-Yards66-60248-457
Average Per Game60.245.7
Punts-Yards59-250166-2856
Average Per Kick42.443.3
Net punt average38.841.4
Kickoffs-Yards42-257158-3568
Average Per Kick61.261.5
Net kick average37.744.6
Time of Possession/Game33:5926:0
3rd-down Conversions65-15847-142
3rd-down Pct.41%33%
4th-down Conversions9-168-14
4th-down Pct.56%57%
Sacks by-Yards22-12618-122
Touchdowns Scored2727
Field Goals-Attempts10-1415-17
On-Side Kicks0-10-2
Red-Zone Scores(29-37) 78%(24-27) 89%
Red-Zone Touchdowns(21-37) 57%(15-27) 56%
PAT Attempts(26-26) 100%(26-26) 100%
Attendance437182306353
Games/Avg Per Game6/728644/76588

Score by quarters1st2nd3rd4thOTTotal
Michigan State595444497213
Opponents575247517214


Overall Indvidual Statistics

RushingGPAtt.GainLossNetAvg.TDLongAvg./G
LJ Scott 9 135 611 27 584 4.3 5 44 64.9
Brian Lewerke 10 93 483 113 370 4.0 3 61 37.0
Madre London 9 67 273 7 266 4.0 2 50 29.6
Gerald Holmes 8 52 170 8 162 3.1 0 16 20.3
D. Stewart 10 20 157 17 140 7.0 0 46 14.0
Felton Davis 10 1 16 0 16 16.0 0 16 1.6
Cody White 10 2 8 0 8 4.0 0 5 0.8
Hunter Rison 10 2 9 2 7 3.5 0 9 0.7
Connor Heyward 9 2 3 0 3 1.5 0 3 0.3
Matt Sokol 10 1 0 4 -4 -4.0 0 0 -0.4
M. DeWeaver 1 4 20 21 -1 -0.3 0 20 -1.0
J. Hartbarger 10 1 0 28 -28 -28.0 0 0 -2.8
Michigan State 10 390 1750 275 1475 3.8 10 61 147.5
Opponent 10 317 1348 230 1118 3.5 11 82 111.8


PassingGPEffic.Comp-Att-IntPctYardsTDLongAvg./G
Brian Lewerke 10 126.8 210-351-7 59.8 2338 16 60 233.8
T. Jackson 9 142.0 1-1-0 100.0 5 0 5 0.6
Connor Heyward 9 0.0 0-1-0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0
Damion Terry 1 0.0 0-3-0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0
Michigan State 10 125.1 211-357-7 59.1 2343 16 60 234.3
Opponent 10 114.5 183-332-11 55.1 2139 12 70 213.9


ReceivingGPNo.YardsAvg.TDLongAvg./G
Felton Davis 10 45 586 13.0 8 36 58.6
D. Stewart 10 42 442 10.5 2 40 44.2
Cody White 10 30 407 13.6 2 60 40.7
Hunter Rison 10 18 223 12.4 0 26 22.3
Matt Sokol 10 18 176 9.8 1 18 17.6
T. Jackson 9 11 143 13.0 0 22 15.9
LJ Scott 9 17 107 6.3 1 26 11.9
Gerald Holmes 8 7 78 11.1 1 25 9.8
Madre London 9 8 59 7.4 1 16 6.6
Cam Chambers 10 4 54 13.5 0 29 5.4
Laress Nelson 8 3 29 9.7 0 23 3.6
Matt Dotson 8 2 19 9.5 0 12 2.4
Noah Davis 8 2 9 4.5 0 7 1.1
Connor Heyward 9 3 6 2.0 0 5 0.7
Brian Lewerke 10 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.5
Michigan State 10 211 2343 11.1 16 60 234.3
Opponent 10 183 2139 11.7 12 60 213.9


Punt ReturnsNo.YardsAvg.TDLong
Laress Nelson 7 34 4.9 0 15
D. Stewart 6 20 3.3 0 10
Connor Heyward 1 6 6.0 0 6
Cody White 6 1 0.2 0 3
Michigan State 20 61 3.1 0 15
Opponent 11 29 2.6 0 10


InterceptionsNo.YardsAvg.TDLong
David Dowell 5 78 15.6 0 18
Joe Bachie 2 0 0.0 0 0
Tyson Smith 1 38 38.0 1 38
Khari Willis 1 19 19.0 0 19
Josiah Scott 1 0 0.0 0 0
Justin Layne 1 0 0.0 0 0
Michigan State 11 135 12.3 1 89
Opponent 7 106 15.1 1 89


Kick ReturnsNo.YardsAvg.TDLong
Connor Heyward 17 358 21.1 0 55
D. Stewart 6 152 25.3 0 32
Andre Welch 3 61 20.3 0 27
Noah Davis 1 12 12.0 0 12
Cody White 1 0 0.0 0 0
Michigan State 28 583 20.8 0 55
Opponent 31 714 23.0 1 100


Fumble ReturnsNo.YardsAvg.TDLong
Chris Frey 1 11 11.0 0 176
Michigan State 1 11 11.0 0 11
Opponent 4 143 35.8 2 67


   | -------------- PATs -------------- |    
ScoringTDsFGsKickRushRcvPassDXPSafPoints
Matt Coghlin 0 10 26-26 0-0 - 0 0 56
Felton Davis 8 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 48
LJ Scott 6 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 36
Madre London 3 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 18
Brian Lewerke 3 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 18
Cody White 2 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 14
D. Stewart 2 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 12
Gerald Holmes 1 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 6
Tyson Smith 1 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 6
Matt Sokol 1 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 6
Michigan State 27 10 26-26 0-0 1 2-7 0 0 220
Opponent 27 13 26-26 0-0 1 1-2 0 0 229


Total OffenseGPPlaysRushPassTotalAvg./G
Brian Lewerke 10 444 370 2338 2708 270.8
LJ Scott 9 135 584 0 584 64.9
Madre London 9 67 266 0 266 29.6
Gerald Holmes 8 52 162 0 162 20.3
D. Stewart 10 20 140 0 140 14.0
Felton Davis 10 1 16 0 16 1.6
Cody White 10 2 8 0 8 0.8
Hunter Rison 10 2 7 0 7 0.7
T. Jackson 9 1 0 5 5 0.6
Connor Heyward 9 3 3 0 3 0.3
Damion Terry 1 3 0 0 0 0.0
Matt Sokol 10 1 -4 0 -4 -0.4
M. DeWeaver 1 4 -1 0 -1 -1.0
J. Hartbarger 10 1 -28 0 -28 -2.8
Michigan State 10 747 1475 2343 3818 381.8
Opponent 10 649 1118 2139 3257 325.7


Field GoalsMade-AttPctLongBlkd
Matt Coghlin 10-14 71.4 46 0


FG SEQUENCEMichigan StateOpponents
vs. Bowling Green(36)
vs. Western Michigan
vs. Notre Dame(40)(46)
vs. Iowa(38), 48(43)
vs. Michigan(30)
vs. Minnesota(42), (35), (25), 45(25), (47)
vs. Indiana(23)(33), (44), (20)
vs. Northwestern(46), 51, 32(35)
vs. Penn State(32), (34)(26)
vs. Ohio State(37)(27), (28)
Number in (parentheses) indicate field goal was made.

PUNTINGNo.YardsAvg.LongTBFCI2050+Blkd
J. Hartbarger 59 2501 42.4 62 9 19 0 9 0
Michigan State 59 2501 42.4 522 9 19 24 9 0
Opponent 66 2856 43.3 548 3 14 22 11


KICKOFFSNo.YardsAvg.TBOBRetnNet
Brett Scanlon 42 2571 61.2 11 0
Michigan State 42 2571 61.2 11 42 23 37.7
Opponent 58 3568 61.5 16 45 20.8 44.6


ALL-PURPOSEGPRushRec.PRKRIRTotalAvg./G
LJ Scott 9 584 107 0 0 0 691 76.8
D. Stewart 10 140 442 20 152 0 754 75.4
Felton Davis 10 16 586 0 0 0 602 60.2
Cody White 10 8 407 1 0 0 416 41.6
Connor Heyward 9 3 6 6 358 0 373 41.4
Brian Lewerke 10 370 5 0 0 0 375 37.5
Madre London 9 266 59 0 0 0 325 36.1
Gerald Holmes 8 162 78 0 0 0 240 30.0
Hunter Rison 10 7 223 0 0 0 230 23.0
Andre Welch 3 0 0 0 61 0 61 20.3
Matt Sokol 10 -4 176 0 0 0 172 17.2
T. Jackson 9 0 143 0 0 0 143 15.9
David Dowell 10 0 0 0 0 78 78 7.8
Cam Chambers 10 0 54 0 0 0 54 5.4
Tyson Smith 10 0 0 0 0 38 38 3.8
Laress Nelson 8 0 29 34 0 0 63 7.9
Noah Davis 8 0 9 0 12 0 21 2.6
Matt Dotson 8 0 19 0 0 0 19 2.4
Khari Willis 10 0 0 0 0 19 19 1.9
Joe Bachie 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Justin Layne 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Josiah Scott 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
M. DeWeaver 1 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -1.0
J. Hartbarger 10 -28 0 0 0 0 -28 -2.8
Michigan State 10 1475 2343 61 583 135 4597 459.7
Opponent 10 1118 2139 29 714 106 4106 410.6



Overall Defensive Statistics

 TacklesSacksPass DefenseFumblesBlkd
Defensive LeadersGPSoloAstTotalTFL-YdsNo-YdsInt-YdsBUPDQbhRcv-YdsFFKickSaf
Joe Bachie 10 39 42 81 7.5-27 3-15 2-0 1 3 . 1-0 2 . .
Khari Willis 10 36 30 66 4.5-19 3-17 1-19 3 4 . . . . .
Andrew Dowell 10 26 38 64 2.5-14 1-11 . 2 2 2 . 1 . .
Kenny Willekes 10 26 32 58 11.5-31 5-20 . 2 2 6 2-0 1 . .
David Dowell 10 24 18 42 . . 5-78 4 9 . 1-0 . . .
Chris Frey 10 16 24 40 4-24 3.5-23 . . . 9 2-11 1 . .
Justin Layne 10 20 12 32 0.5-2 . 1-0 5 6 1 . 1 . .
Josiah Scott 10 20 9 29 1-2 . 1-0 8 9 . . 1 . .
Matt Morrissey 10 13 14 27 1.5-4 . . 3 3 1 . . . .
R. Williams 10 10 16 26 4-17 1.5-9 . . . 7 . . . .
Antjuan Simmons 10 15 10 25 . . . . . . . . . .
Mike Panasuik 10 10 13 23 2.5-5 . . . . 1 . . . .
D. Cooper 10 7 11 18 3-10 1.5-7 . 1 1 5 . 1 . .
Jacub Panasiuk 10 7 7 14 3-12 1-4 . . . . . . . .
Shane Jones 8 6 5 11 . . . . . . . . . .
Naquan Jones 10 1 10 11 1.5-5 . . . . 4 . . . .
Tyriq Thompson 10 2 9 11 0.5-2 . . . . 1 . . . .
K. Stallworth 3 3 7 10 . . . . . 2 . . . .
Byron Bullough 10 3 7 10 1-2 . . . . . . . . .
Gerald Owens 9 3 5 8 1-14 1-14 . . . . . . . .
Josh Butler 10 4 3 7 0.5-2 0.5-2 . 3 3 . . . . .
Grayson Miller 8 5 . 5 . . . . . . . . . .
Dominique Long 8 4 1 5 . . . . . . . . . .
Brandon Randle 10 3 2 5 1-4 1-4 . 1 1 3 . . . .
Tyson Smith 10 2 2 4 1.5-3 . 1-38 . 1 . . . . .
Matt Sokol 10 3 1 4 . . . . . . . . . .
Brett Scanlon 10 . 4 4 . . . . . . . . . .
D. Alexander 8 . 4 4 . . . . . . . . . .
Tre Person 4 . 3 3 . . . . . . . . . .
Madre London 9 1 1 2 . . . . . . . . . .
Robert Bowers 7 . 2 2 0.5-1 . . . . 1 . . . .
J. Alexander 1 1 1 2 . . . . . . . . . .
Luke Campbell 10 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Brian Lewerke 10 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . .
T.J. Harrell 9 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . .
S. Harrington 10 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Tyler Higby 10 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Austin Andrews 1 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Michigan State 10 317 343 660 53-200 22-126 11-135 33 44 43 6-11 8 1 .
Opponents 10 388 366 754 60-223 18-122 7-106 39 46 34 11-143 16 . .



Individual Game Highs

Rushes    25  LJ Scott vs. Minnesota (Oct 14, 2017)
Yards Rushing    194  LJ Scott vs. Minnesota (Oct 14, 2017)
TD Rushes    Brian Lewerke vs. Western Michigan (Sep 9, 2017)
  LJ Scott vs. Minnesota (Oct 14, 2017)
Long Rush    61  Brian Lewerke vs. Western Michigan (Sep 9, 2017)
Pass attempts    57  Brian Lewerke vs. Northwestern (Oct 28, 2017)
Pass completions    39  Brian Lewerke vs. Northwestern (Oct 28, 2017)
Yards Passing    445  Brian Lewerke vs. Northwestern (Oct 28, 2017)
TD Passes    Brian Lewerke vs. Northwestern (Oct 28, 2017)
Long Pass    60  Brian Lewerke vs. Northwestern (Oct 28, 2017)
Receptions    12  Felton Davis vs. Penn State (Nov 4, 2017)
Yards Receiving    181  Felton Davis vs. Penn State (Nov 4, 2017)
TD Receptions    Felton Davis vs. Bowling Green (Sep 2, 2017)
  Felton Davis vs. Iowa (Sep 30, 2017)
  Cody White vs. Northwestern (Oct 28, 2017)
  Felton Davis vs. Northwestern (Oct 28, 2017)
Long Reception    60  Cody White vs. Northwestern (Oct 28, 2017)
Field Goals    Matt Coghlin vs. Minnesota (Oct 14, 2017)
Long Field Goal    46  Matt Coghlin vs. Northwestern (Oct 28, 2017)
Punts    11  J. Hartbarger vs. Michigan (Oct 7, 2017)
Punting Avg    49.0  J. Hartbarger vs. Bowling Green (Sep 2, 2017)
  49.0  J. Hartbarger vs. Notre Dame (Sep 23, 2017)
Long Punt    62  J. Hartbarger vs. Indiana (Oct 21, 2017)
Punts inside 20    J. Hartbarger vs. Iowa (Sep 30, 2017)
Long Punt Return    15  Laress Nelson vs. Western Michigan (Sep 9, 2017)
Long Kickoff Return    55  Connor Heyward vs. Minnesota (Oct 14, 2017)
Tackles    13  Joe Bachie vs. Indiana (Oct 21, 2017)
Sacks    2.0  Kenny Willekes vs. Michigan (Oct 7, 2017)
  2.0  Kenny Willekes vs. Minnesota (Oct 14, 2017)
Tackles For Loss    3.5  Joe Bachie vs. Iowa (Sep 30, 2017)
Interceptions    David Dowell vs. Michigan (Oct 7, 2017)
  David Dowell vs. Penn State (Nov 4, 2017)

Team Game Highs

Rushes    50  at Minnesota (Oct 14, 2017)
Yards Rushing    296  vs. Western Michigan (Sep 9, 2017)
Yards Per Rush    6.0  vs. Western Michigan (Sep 9, 2017)
TD Rushes    vs. Western Michigan (Sep 9, 2017)
  at Minnesota (Oct 14, 2017)
Pass attempts    57  at Northwestern (Oct 28, 2017)
Pass completions    39  at Northwestern (Oct 28, 2017)
Yards Passing    445  at Northwestern (Oct 28, 2017)
Yards Per Pass    7.8  at Northwestern (Oct 28, 2017)
TD Passes    at Northwestern (Oct 28, 2017)
Total Plays    88  at Northwestern (Oct 28, 2017)
Total Offense    540  at Northwestern (Oct 28, 2017)
Yards Per Play    6.5  vs. Western Michigan (Sep 9, 2017)
Total Plays    88  at Northwestern (Oct 28, 2017)
Total Offense    540  at Northwestern (Oct 28, 2017)
Yards Per Play    6.5  vs. Western Michigan (Sep 9, 2017)
Points    35  vs. Bowling Green (Sep 2, 2017)
Sacks By    vs. Western Michigan (Sep 9, 2017)
  at Michigan (Oct 7, 2017)
First Downs    28  at Northwestern (Oct 28, 2017)
Penalties    11  at Michigan (Oct 7, 2017)
Penalty Yards    97  vs. Notre Dame (Sep 23, 2017)
Turnovers    at Minnesota (Oct 14, 2017)
  at Ohio State (Nov 11, 2017)
Interceptions By    at Michigan (Oct 7, 2017)
  vs. Penn State (Nov 4, 2017)
Punts    11  at Michigan (Oct 7, 2017)
Punting Avg    49.0  vs. Bowling Green (Sep 2, 2017)
  49.0  vs. Notre Dame (Sep 23, 2017)
Long Punt    62  vs. Indiana (Oct 21, 2017)
Punts inside 20    vs. Iowa (Sep 30, 2017)
Long Punt Return    15  vs. Western Michigan (Sep 9, 2017)

Opponent Individual Game Highs

Rushes    18  J.K. Dobbins, vs. Ohio State (Nov 11, 2017)
Yards Rushing    162  Weber, Mike, vs. Ohio State (Nov 11, 2017)
TD Rushes    J.T. Barrett, vs. Ohio State (Nov 11, 2017)
  Weber, Mike, vs. Ohio State (Nov 11, 2017)
Long Rush    82  Weber, Mike, vs. Ohio State (Nov 11, 2017)
Pass attempts    48  Clayton Thorson, vs. Northwestern (Oct 28, 2017)
Pass completions    33  Clayton Thorson, vs. Northwestern (Oct 28, 2017)
Yards Passing    381  Trace McSorley, vs. Penn State (Nov 4, 2017)
TD Passes    Demry Croft, vs. Minnesota (Oct 14, 2017)
  Trace McSorley, vs. Penn State (Nov 4, 2017)
Long Pass    70  Trace McSorley, vs. Penn State (Nov 4, 2017)
Receptions    Tyler Johnson, vs. Minnesota (Oct 14, 2017)
  Flynn Nagel, vs. Northwestern (Oct 28, 2017)
  Mike Gesicki, vs. Penn State (Nov 4, 2017)
Yards Receiving    112  DaeSean Hamilton, vs. Penn State (Nov 4, 2017)
TD Receptions    Tyler Johnson, vs. Minnesota (Oct 14, 2017)
Long Reception    70  DeAndre Thompkins, vs. Penn State (Nov 4, 2017)
Field Goals    Griffin Oakes, vs. Indiana (Oct 21, 2017)
Long Field Goal    47  Emmit Carpenter, vs. Minnesota (Oct 14, 2017)
Punts    Haydon Whitehead, vs. Indiana (Oct 21, 2017)
Punting Avg    48.5  Drue Chrisman, vs. Ohio State (Nov 11, 2017)
Long Punt    68  Ryan Santoso, vs. Minnesota (Oct 14, 2017)
Punts inside 20    Haydon Whitehead, vs. Indiana (Oct 21, 2017)
Long Punt Return    10  MILTON, Marcus, vs. Bowling Green (Sep 2, 2017)
Long Kickoff Return    100  PHILLIPS, Dariu, vs. Western Michigan (Sep 9, 2017)
Tackles    19  Paddy Fisher, vs. Northwestern (Oct 28, 2017)
Sacks    1.5  Chase Young, vs. Ohio State (Nov 11, 2017)
Tackles For Loss    3.5  M. Hurst Jr., vs. Michigan (Oct 7, 2017)
Interceptions    PHILLIPS, Dariu, vs. Western Michigan (Sep 9, 2017)
  LOVE, vs. Notre Dame (Sep 23, 2017)
  Duke McGhee, vs. Minnesota (Oct 14, 2017)
  Nate Hall, vs. Northwestern (Oct 28, 2017)
  Amani Oruwariye, vs. Penn State (Nov 4, 2017)
  Damon Arnette, vs. Ohio State (Nov 11, 2017)
  Webb, Damon, vs. Ohio State (Nov 11, 2017)

Opponent Team Game Highs

Rushes    42  at Ohio State (Nov 11, 2017)
Yards Rushing    335  at Ohio State (Nov 11, 2017)
Yards Per Rush    8.0  at Ohio State (Nov 11, 2017)
TD Rushes    at Ohio State (Nov 11, 2017)
Pass attempts    50  at Northwestern (Oct 28, 2017)
Pass completions    34  at Northwestern (Oct 28, 2017)
Yards Passing    401  vs. Penn State (Nov 4, 2017)
Yards Per Pass    8.7  vs. Notre Dame (Sep 23, 2017)
TD Passes    at Minnesota (Oct 14, 2017)
  at Northwestern (Oct 28, 2017)
  vs. Penn State (Nov 4, 2017)
Total Plays    78  at Northwestern (Oct 28, 2017)
Total Offense    524  at Ohio State (Nov 11, 2017)
Yards Per Play    8.1  at Ohio State (Nov 11, 2017)
Total Plays    78  at Northwestern (Oct 28, 2017)
Total Offense    524  at Ohio State (Nov 11, 2017)
Yards Per Play    8.1  at Ohio State (Nov 11, 2017)
Points    48  at Ohio State (Nov 11, 2017)
Sacks By    at Ohio State (Nov 11, 2017)
First Downs    28  at Northwestern (Oct 28, 2017)
Penalties    10  vs. Indiana (Oct 21, 2017)
Penalty Yards    115  vs. Indiana (Oct 21, 2017)
Turnovers    vs. Michigan (Oct 7, 2017)
Interceptions By    at Ohio State (Nov 11, 2017)
Punts    vs. Indiana (Oct 21, 2017)
Punting Avg    48.5  at Ohio State (Nov 11, 2017)
Long Punt    68  at Minnesota (Oct 14, 2017)
Punts inside 20    vs. Indiana (Oct 21, 2017)
Long Punt Return    10  vs. Bowling Green (Sep 2, 2017)