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4:16 pm
Mon January 2, 2012

Spartans edge Georgia in 3-OT stunner in Outback Bowl

TAMPA, FLA –

Kirk Cousins threw for 300 yards and one touchdown and Dan Conroy kicked a 28-yard field goal in the third overtime, giving No. 12 Michigan State a 33-30 victory over No. 18 Georgia in the Outback Bowl.

Georgia's Blair Walsh became the Southeastern Conference's career scoring leader with a field goal in the second extra period, but he missed a 42-yarder in the first overtime after conservative play-calling. He also had a 47-yard attempt blocked on the final play of the game.

Michigan State ended the season at 11-3. Georgia fell to 10-4.