2008 Michigan State Spartans through 01/08/2009

Team Statistics
Michigan State Opponents
Scoring: Points/Game 25.1 22.1
Scoring: Games - Points 13 - 326 13 - 287
First Downs: Total 244 228
First Downs: Rushing - Passing - By Penalty 92 - 126 - 26 88 - 118 - 22
Rushing: Yards / Attempt 3.31 4.12
Rushing: Attempts - Yards - TD 511 - 1692 - 24 450 - 1852 - 16
Passing: Rating 116.10 115.72
Passing: Yards 2773 2774
Passing: Attempts - Completions - Interceptions - TD 399 - 214 - 10 - 11 422 - 224 - 14 - 18
Total Offense: Yards / Play 4.91 5.31
Total Offense: Plays - Yards 910 - 4465 872 - 4626
Punt Returns: Yards / Return 9.96 9.67
Punt Returns: Returns - Yards - TD 28 - 279 - 0 30 - 290 - 1
Kickoff Returns: Yards / Return 19.36 21.43
Kickoff Returns: Returns - Yards - TD 53 - 1026 - 0 54 - 1157 - 0
Punting: Yards / Punt 40.81 41.52
Punting: Punts - Yards 73 - 2979 77 - 3197
Interceptions: Returns - Yards - TD 14 - 240 - 2 10 - 116 - 0
Fumbles: Number - Lost 22 - 12 18 - 10
Penalties: Number - Yards 66 - 600 82 - 705
Time of Possession / Game 31:01.38 28:58.62
3rd Down Conversions: Conversion % 34.55% 40.84%
3rd Down Conversions: Attempts - Conversions 191 - 66 191 - 78
4th Down Conversions: Conversion % 60% 17.65%
4th Down Conversions: Attempts - Conversions 15 - 9 17 - 3
Red Zone: Success % 84.91% 75.61%
Red Zone: Attempts - Scores 53 - 45 41 - 31
Field Goals: Success % 78.6% 69.2%
Field Goals: Attempts - Made 28 - 22 13 - 9
PAT Kicking: Success % 100% 100%
PAT Kicking: Attempts - Made 34 - 34 36 - 36
2-Point Conversions: Success % 33.33% 0%
2-Point Conversions: Attempts - Made 3 - 1 1 - 0
Team Schedule
Date Opponent Result Game Time Attendance
08/30/08 @ California L 31-38 3:38 62,956
09/06/08 Eastern Mich. W 42-10 3:06 71,789
09/13/08 Fla. Atlantic W 17-0 3:05 70,321
09/20/08 Notre Dame W 23-7 3:13 76,366
09/27/08 @ Indiana W 42-29 3:40 31,832
10/04/08 20 Iowa W 16-13 2:58 77,526
10/11/08 @ Northwestern W 37-20 3:17 32,527
10/18/08 9 Ohio St. L 7-45 3:08 77,360
10/25/08 @ Michigan W 35-21 3:15 110,146
11/01/08 Wisconsin W 25-24 3:34 75,121
11/08/08 Purdue W 21-7 3:09 75,522
11/22/08 @ 8 Penn St. L 18-49 3:21 109,845
01/01/09 + 13 Georgia L 12-24 3:19 59,681
@ : Away, + : Neutral Site
Team Record
Split Record
All Games 9-4
at Home 6-1
on Road/Neutral Site 3-3
vs. Conference 6-2
vs. Non-Conference 3-2
vs. Ranked (AP) 1-3
vs. Unranked (AP) 8-1
vs. FBS (I-A) 9-4
vs. FCS (I-AA) 0-0
vs. FBS Winning 5-4
vs. FBS Non-Winning 4-0
vs. BCS AQ 7-4
vs. BCS non-AQ 2-0
vs. FBS Power 5 6-4
vs. FBS non-Power 5 3-0
in August/September 4-1
in October 3-1
in November 2-1
in December/January 0-1