Michigan State QB Payton Thorne named Manning Award Quarterback of Week 3

The Michigan State Spartans improved their record to a perfect 3-0 for the first time since 2015 on Saturday afternoon, taking down the No. 24 ranked Miami Hurricanes in Florida by a 38-17 final score. Quarterback Payton Thorne was the driving force behind the win, as he went 18-for-31 for 261 yards and four touchdowns.

And he’s being recognized for his efforts. He’s earned the Manning Award Quarterback of the Week for week 3!

In Michigan State’s three games played in 2021, Thorne is 48-for-77 passing for 726 yards and nine touchdowns without an interception or turnover.