College

Nebraska Beats Michigan State 28-24 On Last-Second TD

Taylor Martinez #3 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers runs for a second quarter touchdown while playing the Michigan State Spartans at Spartan Stadium Stadium on November 3, 2012 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Taylor Martinez #3 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers runs for a second quarter touchdown while playing the Michigan State Spartans at Spartan Stadium Stadium on November 3, 2012 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

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EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Taylor Martinez threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Jamal Turner with 6 seconds left, giving No. 21 Nebraska a 28-24 win over Michigan State on Saturday night that kept the Cornhuskers tied with Michigan atop the Big Ten Legends Division.

The Cornhuskers scored two touchdowns in the final 7:02 to erase a 24-14 deficit. The winning score was set up by a pass interference call in the end zone on Michigan State’s Darqueze Dennard, which gave Nebraska the ball at the 5 when the Cornhuskers would have otherwise had to attempt a tying field goal.

Le’Veon Bell ran for 188 yards and two touchdowns for Michigan State.

Martinez rushed for 205 yards and two touchdowns, becoming Nebraska’s career leader in total offense.

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