It's back to the drawing board for the Michigan State's coaching staff.
The offense under new coordinator Brad Salem out-gained Arizona State 404 yards to 216, but a too-many-men-on-the-field penalty on Matt Coghlin's game-tying field goal with 6 seconds remaining resulted in the Spartans falling to Arizona State at home, 10-7. Coghlin missed all three field-goal attempts on the afternoon.
MSU - Brian Lewerke: 24/38, 291 yds.
ASU - Jayden Daniels: 15/26, 140 yds.
MSU - Elijah Collins: 19 atts., 72 yds., TD
ASU - Eno Benjamin: 11 atts., 38 yds.
MSU - Darrell Stewart: 9 recs., 121 yds.
ASU - Kyle Williams: 6 recs., 49 yds.
Spartans have too many men on field, erase game-tying field goal
Michigan State takes over at the 25 with no timeouts and 50 seconds left.
Brian Lewerke rushes for 11 yards on first down, reaching the Michigan State 36.
Lewerke's first-down throw to Darrell Stewart is incomplete. His pass on second down to Matt Dotson is also incomplete. 30 seconds left. The Spartans pick up a first down by way of a pass interference penalty that'll put the Spartans at Arizona State's 49.
Darrell Stewart comes up with a huge 25-yard reception that'll move Michigan State into field goal range.
Matt Coghlin ties things up with a 42-yard field goal, but the Spartans had 12 men on the field. That's a 5-yard penalty and they'll replay fourth down.
Coghlin misses the 47-yarder. Spartans lose.
FINAL: Arizona State 10, Michigan State 7
Arizona State takes 10-7 lead with 50 seconds left
Arizona State will take over at the 25 with 3:34 to go.
Jayden Daniels completes a 5-yard pass to Kyle Williams on first down and hits Eno Benjamin for 5 more yards on second down to move the chains.
The Sun Devils are moving now. Daniels hits a wide-open Brandon Aiyuk on first down for a 40-yard gain that'll put Arizona State at the Spartan 25.
Aiyuk catches a 2-yard pass on the next play. Daniels is forced by Kenny Willekes to make an errant pass that falls incomplete.
Timeout #1 Arizona State (1:28 4th)
Daniels' third-down throw to Ryan Newsome is broken up over the middle by Joe Bachie. Huge fourth down coming up.
Timeout #2 Arizona State (1:23 4th)
Arizona State is flagged for a false start. Now it's fourth-and-13.
Timeout #2 Michigan State (1:23 4th)
Timeout #3 Michigan State (1:23 4th)
Daniels rushes for 15 yards on fourth-and-13, reaching the Michigan State 13-yard-line before going out of bounds.
Daniels scampers again on the next play, picking up 5 yards. His throw to Frank Darby on second down is broken up by Xavier Henderson.
Timeout #3 Arizona State (1:03 4th)
Daniels rushes for 7 yards after the timeout, making it first-and-goal from the Michigan State 1 with 0:57 to go. And here we go.
Benjamin reaches across the goal line for an Arizona State touchdown.
Arizona State 10, Michigan State 7 (0:50 4th)
Michigan State gives Sun Devils ball back late in fourth
Elijah Collins rushes for 1 yard on first down and 2 yards on second down. Cody White appeared to have reached the line to gain on third down, but the catch is called back for offensive pass interference. It'll be third-and-14. Darrell Stewart comes up big again, hauling in a 16-yard pass on third down. Or, at least that's what it appeared.
The play is reviewed and ruled an incompletion. Michigan State will be forced to punt.
Michigan State 7, Arizona State 3 (3:34 4th)
Michigan State gets huge fourth-quarter stop
Arizona State takes over at the 35 thanks to a 20-yard return by Frank Darby.
Kenny Willekes forces a fumble, recovered by the Spartans, on first down, but a personal foul penalty on Raequan Williams will give Arizona State a new set of downs at midfield.
Jayden Daniels is sacked for a loss of 2 and Eno Benjamin is dropped for a 4-yard loss on first and second down, respectively. Benjamin rushes for 5 yards on third down.
Cody White calls for a fair catch at the Michigan State 10.
Michigan State 7, Arizona State 3 (5:51 4th)
Collins touchdown gives Spartans first lead of game
Elijah Collins rushes for 2 yards on first down. Brian Lewerke hits Julian Barnett for a 29-yard pickup on second down, reaching the Arizona State 39 on the play.
A false start penalty makes it first-and-15 for Michigan State from the Arizona State 44.
La'Darius Jefferson drops a first-down pass. Lewerke's throw to Cody White on second down is good for 6 yards. Darrell Stewart picks up the first down with an 11-yard reception.
Connor Heyward steams ahead to the Arizona State 21 with a first-down reception of 6 yards. It'll be third-and-2 after a 2-yard run by Lewerke. White picks up a first down for the Spartans with a tough 5-yard catch. They have it at the 14.
Collins picks up 5 yards on first down, and the freshman gives Michigan State its first points of the game, plus a lead, with a 9-yard touchdown run.
Michigan State 7, Arizona State 3 (8:37 4th)
Michigan State defense comes up with stop to start fourth quarter
Eno Benjamin is stopped for no gain on first down. Jayden Daniels throws incomplete to Curtis Hodges on second down. Daniels reaches the Arizona State 19 with an 11-yard run on third down to move the chains.
Arizona State catches a holding penalty on first down. It'll now be first-and-19 from the 10. Benjamin rushes for a yard and is then stopped for no gain on second down.
END 3RD: Arizona State 3, Michigan State 0
Benjamin opens the fourth quarter with a 9-yard run.
Cody White returns the punt to Arizona State's 35, but there's a holding penalty. Michigan State will start at its own 30.
Arizona State 3, Michigan State 0 (14:08 4th)
Another Michigan State drive stalls in Sun Devils territory
Elijah Collins barely makes it out of the end zone on first down, losing 3 yards on the play. It'll be second-and-13 from the 1. Brian Lewerke gives the Spartans some breathing room with a 2-yard pitch and catch to Matt Seybert. Next it's Darrell Stewart making a play, hauling in a 20-yard pass from Lewerke to move the sticks.
Timeout #1 Michigan State (7:28 3rd)
Another chunk play for Michigan State, this time by way of a 20-yard completion to Dotson. It's first down Spartans at the 43.
Anthony Williams rushes for 5 yards on first down and 4 on second down to make it third-and-1 from the Arizona State 48. La'Darius Jefferson picks up a yard, his first carry of the day, to keep the chains moving.
Lewerke gains a yard with his feet on the next play. Collins rushes for 5 on second down. Lewerke's shovel pass to Stewart on third down is complete, but goes for a loss of 2. It'll be fourth-and-6.
Jake Hartbarger's punt is fair caught at the 8.
Arizona State 3, Michigan State 0 (2:50 3rd)
Michigan State forces second consecutive three-and-out of half
Eno Benjamin goes for a 6-yard gain on first down, reaching the Arizona State 40.
Michigan State takes a roughing-the-passer penalty on the next play, making it first-and-10 for Arizona State at the Spartan 45.
Benjamin rushes for 2 yards on first down. Jayden Daniels' second-down throw to Ryan Newsome falls incomplete. He misses Benjamin again on third down thanks to some pressure from Joe Bachie.
Michael Turk's punt is downed at the 3-yard-line.
Arizona State 3, Michigan State 0 (9:13 3rd)
Michigan State's O-line takes another hit, Spartans still scoreless
Elijah Collins is stopped for no gain on first down. Darrell Stewart hauls in a 4-yard completion on second down to set up third-and-6. Stewart is the target again on third down, going for a gain of 8 yards to the Arizona State 43 that moves the chains.
Lewerke is sacked for a 4-yard loss on first down.
Injury alert: Michigan State OL Luke Campbell was hurt on the play and is being attended to by the training staff.
Lewerke's next attempt to Stewart is rushed and misses the mark. He hits Cody White for a 13-yard gain on third down, though, and that'll make it fourth-and-1 at the Arizona State 34. Connor Heyward is stopped for no gain on fourth down.
Arizona State 3, Michigan State 0 (10:43 3rd)
Arizona State goes three-and-out on opening drive of second half
Arizona State opens the second half at its 25 after a touchback.
Jayden Daniels throws incomplete to Kyle Williams on first down. He hits Eno Benjamin on second down for a gain of 6. Kenny Willekes and Raequan Williams get to Daniels on third down, sacking the Arizona State quarterback for a loss of 2.
Michael Turk's punt is downed at the Michigan State 45-yard-line.
Arizona State 3, Michigan State 0 (13:23 3rd)
MSU - Brian Lewerke: 11/20, 144 yds.
ASU - Jayden Daniels: 10/14, 82 yds.
MSU - Elijah Collins: 11 atts., 51 yds.
ASU - Eno Benjamin: 2 atts., 18 yds.
MSU - Darrell Stewart: 3 recs., 55 yds.
ASU - Kyle Williams: 5 recs., 44 yds.
Coghlin's second missed field goal keeps Spartans down at half
Michigan State takes over at the 24.
Brian Lewerke opens the drive with a 10-yard completion to Darrell Stewart.
He hits Matt Dotson on second down for a gain of 3. Elijah Collins keeps the chains moving with an 8-yard run on second down. It'll be first-and-10 from the Michigan State 45.
Collins gets only a yard on the next play.
Timeout #1 Michigan State (2:03 2nd)
The Spartans reach midfield with a 4-yard completion to Cody White, making it third-and-5. Stewart catches a 36-yard pass on the next play, setting Michigan State up with a first down at the Arizona State 14.
C.J. Hayes catches a pass of 2 yards on first down.
Injury alert: Michigan State LT Kevin Jarvis is being attended to by the training staff.
Lewerke picks up 4 yards with his feet on second down. His throw to Hayes on third down falls incomplete.
Matt Coghlin's field 26-yard field goal try is no good. Today's two missed field goals are his only of the season.
Arizona State 3, Michigan State 0 (0:36 4th)
Arizona State ends the quarter with a QB kneel.
END 2ND: Arizona State 3, Michigan State 0
Sun Devils field goal gives Arizona State 3-0 lead
Arizona State takes over at the 29 with 9:18 to go in the half.
Brandon Aiyuk catches a bubble screen and falls forward for a 2-yard gain. Brandon Pierce hauls in a 7-yard reception on second down to make it third-and-1.
Timeout #1 Arizona State (8:03 2nd)
Eno Benjamin picks up a first down at the Sun Devil 40 with a 2-yard run.
Arizona State moves into Spartan territory with a 15-yard completion to Brandon Aiyuk and a 15-yard completion to Kyle Williams.
It'll be first-and-10 from the Michigan State 30. Then it's Benjamin with a chunk play, rushing for 16 yards.
The Michigan State defense finally slows things down by stopping Daniels for a loss of 1 on first down. Arizona State takes a personal foul penalty on the next play, making it third-and-21 from the 25. Daniels rushes for 2 yards.
Cristian Zendejas puts a 41-yard field goal through the uprights.
Arizona State 3, Michigan State 0 (3:40 2nd)
Michigan State's Coghlin misses first field goal of season
Michigan State starts at the 13.
The Spartans kick off the drive with a bang, as Brian Lewerke finds Matt Seybert on the first play for a 48-yard completion that'll give Michigan State a first down at the Arizona State 39.
Lewerke's throw to C.J. Hayes on the next play falls incomplete. Elijah Collins makes it a manageable third-and-3 with a 7-yard run on second down. Lewerke comes up just short of the line to gain on third down but moves the chains with a 3-yard run on fourth down.
Lewerke loses 4 yards on first down. Connor Heyward gets 2 of them back on the next play. Michigan State is called for an illegal motion penalty on third down, which is declined.
Matt Coghlin misses a 47-yard field goal. Arizona State takes over at the 29.
Michigan State 0, Arizona State 0 (9:18 2nd)
Arizona State drive stalls in Michigan State territory to start second quarter
Jayden Daniels throws a 5-yard completion to Brandon Aiyuk on first down. He loses a yard on second down.
END 1ST: Michigan State 0, Arizona State 0
The Spartans take a roughing-the-passer penalty on third down, a 15-yarder that'll give Arizona State a first down at its 34.
Daniels throws a 12-yard pass to Kyle Williams on the next play, and then finds the same receiver on first-and-10 for an 8-yard gain that'll make it second-and-2 from the Michigan State 46. Williams is dropped for a loss of 2 on second down. Daniels' third-down throw to Aiyuk falls incomplete.
Cody White calls for a fair catch on the ensuing punt at his 13-yard-line.
Michigan State 0, Arizona State 0 (12:59 2nd)
Michigan State still looking to get on scoreboard
Michigan State gets it at the 20.
Elijah Collins gets it on first down, dances his way through a hole up the middle and gets to the Michigan State 36 for a 16-yard pickup.
The Spartans go back to Collins on the next play , a 3-yard run. An offside penalty on the defense makes it second-and-2. Matt Dotson hauls in an 8-yard reception to give Michigan State a first down at the Arizona State 48.
Michigan State is handed a 10-yard holding penalty on first down, making it first-and-20 from the Michigan State 42.
Brian Lewerke throws incomplete on first down. Connor Heyward gets his first carry of the game, a 4-yard run on second down. Lewerke throws an incomplete pass to Darrell Stewart, ending the drive.
Jake Hartbarger's punt goes out of bounds at the 15.
Michigan State 0, Arizona State 0 (1:17 1st)
Sun Devils go three-and-out after Lewerke fumble
Arizona State takes over at the 39.
Jayden Daniels' first-down throw to Brandon Pierce falls incomplete. He throws a completion to Frank Darby on second down for a gain of 9. A third-down throw to Elijah Juarez is over the intended receiver's head.
Michigan State will get it at the 20 after a touchback.
Michigan State 0, Arizona State 0 (4:10 1st)
Michigan State's Lewerke fumbles in Arizona State territory
Elijah Collins opens the Spartans' drive with an 8-yard run and is then stopped for no gain on second down. Brian Lewerke tucks it and runs for a 6-yard pickup that'll move the chains at the 39.
Lewerke throws incomplete passes to Darrell Stewart and Matt Dotson on first and second down, respectively. Lewerke hits Cody White, who makes a tough, contested catch on third down for an 11-yard gain that'll make it first-and-10 at midfield.
Collins gets 4 yards with a first-down carry. A defensive pass interference penalty on the next play gives Michigan State a first down at the Arizona State 43.
Lewerke fumbles on first down. It's fallen on by Arizona State at the 39.
Michigan State 0, Arizona State 0 (5:10 1st)
Michigan State defense picks up where it left off
Freshman Arizona State quarterback Jayden Daniels is flushed from the pocket on first down and opens the drive with a 2-yard run. He throws to Kyle Williams on second down, complete for a gain of 5. A 4-yard throw to Williams on third down will be enough for a new set of downs at the 31.
Daniels throws his first incomplete pass of the game on the next play; he was looking for Eno Benjamin with a screen pass. Daniels picks up 6 yards on the ground on second down. Jacub Panasiuk takes Daniels down for a sack that loses 5 yards to end the drive.
Cody White returns the punt to Michigan State's 25.
Michigan State 0, Arizona State 0 (8:09 1st)
Michigan State's first drive stalls in enemy territory
Darrell Stewart gives Michigan State starting field position at the 28-yard-line with a 19-yard return.
Brian Lewerke's first-down throw to Stewart is knocked away. Elijah Collins rushes for a yard on second down. The Spartans pick up a first down via an 11-yard strike to Matt Dotson at the 40.
Stewart catches a screen and dances up the left sideline for a gain of 9 yards on the next play. Collins puts Michigan State into Sun Devils territory and moves the chains with a 2-yard run on second down.
Collins gets a yard on first-and-10 from the 49 and gains 2 yards on second down. Lewerke's third-down throw to C.J. Hayes falls incomplete.
The ensuing punt goes for a touchback.
Michigan State 0, Arizona State 0 (11:35 1st)
Michigan State takes aim at a 3-0 start to the season when it tackles Arizona State on Saturday. Follow the action here throughout the game with live updates by Nolan Bianchi.
MICHIGAN STATE VS. ARIZONA STATE
Kickoff: 4 p.m. Saturday, Spartan Stadium, East Lansing
Records: Both teams 2-0
Line: Michigan State by 14