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Matt Coghlin named Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week

Posted: 2:20 PM, Nov 07, 2017
Updated: 2017-11-07 19:21:07Z

Michigan State redshirt freshman kicker Matt Coghlin has been named the Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week after delivering the game-winning field goal as time expired to defeat No. 7 Penn State, 27-24. Coghlin connected on a 34-yard field goal on the last play of regulation to give the Spartans a dramatic victory over the Nittany Lions and push MSU into a tie for first place in the Big Ten East Division.

Coghlin also hit a 32-yard field goal with 10:56 left in the game to tie the game at 24. In addition, he was 3-for-3 in point-after attempts.

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