Sean Merriman, web editor, June 17, 2015

Over the next month, BTN will profile 18 different classic games, ranging from 2007-2014.

Tonight's classic game features a clash between Michigan State and Georgia in the 2012 Outback Bowl.

This game will be remembered by Michigan State fans as a cornerstone in Mark Dantonio's coaching career, as it marked his first bowl victory as MSU head coach.

After trailing 16-0 at the half, senior quarterback Kirk Cousins went on to pass for 232 of his 300 yards in the second half, as well as leading a late drive in regulation to force overtime.

Dan Conroy connected on a 35-yard field goal in the second overtime, and then kicked a 28-yarder in the third overtime before Georgia had a 47-yard field goal blocked on the final play of the game, securing a memorable 33-30 win for the Spartans.

Here is a breakdown of that unforgettable MSU bowl win over Georgia, highlighting the top moment, stat line and individual player.

Top moment:Michigan State's Anthony Rashad White blocked Blair Walsh's field goal attempt in triple overtime, sealing the Spartans' 33-30 victory over Georgia.

Top stat line: This was a pass-happy game as 606 of the team's combined 730 offensive yards came through the air.

Top player: It has to be Kirk Cousins. The Spartans' senior signal-caller passed for 300 yards and a touchdown, and led a late rally in the fourth quarter to force overtime.


Wednesday, June 17: Michigan State 33, Georgia 30 (3 OT) – 2012 Outback Bowl
Thursday, June 18: Wisconsin 42, Michigan State 39 – 2011 Big Ten title game
Friday, June 19: Michigan 35, Notre Dame 31 – 9/10/11
Monday, June 22: Indiana 73, Kentucky 72 (basketball) – 12/10/11
Tuesday, June 23: Illinois 79, Ohio State 74 (basketball) – 1/10/12
Wednesday, June 24: Purdue 72, Wisconsin 67 (basketball) – 2/9/08
Thursday, June 25: Iowa 34, Michigan State 27 – 10/27/07
Friday, June 26: Maryland 20, Penn State 19 – 11/1/14
Monday, June 29: Minnesota 59, Indiana 58 (basketball) – 3/14/08
Tuesday, June 30: Northwestern 48, Michigan State 41 (OT) – 10/6/07
Wednesday, July 1: Rutgers 28, Louisville 25 – 11/9/06