November 17, 2012; East Lansing, MI, USA; Michigan State Spartans wide receiver Aaron Burbridge (16) attempts to catch the ball during the 1st half of a game at Spartan Stadium against the Northwestern Wildcats. Mandatory Credit: Mike Carter-US PRESSWIRE

Physical Game for Spartans, Northwestern; Spartans trail 20-13 at end of 3rd


This Senior Day game has been a tough one for fans of green and white football. After a touchdown by Northwestern early in the third quarter after an interception and a conversion, the Spartans tied up the game, bringing the score 13-13 when Aaron Burbridge made a stellar catch in the end zone. This tie however was short-lived when Northwestern scored a second time, bringing the score to 20-13.

This has been a physical game, there have been two injuries for the Wildcats and one injury for Spartans. The Spartans also let the Wildcats take four turnovers; Andrew Maxwell’s final pass of the third quarter was intercepted by Northwestern’s Jared Carpenter.

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