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!
Michigan State QB @payton15thorne is the Manning Award Quarterback of the Week for week 3! Thorne and the Spartans put together a 21-point 4th quarter rally to upend No. 24 Miami, 38-17. Read more about his outstanding performance below⬇️ https://t.co/PSCw4q6fNj pic.twitter.com/bNNuYZvtYr
— Allstate Sugar Bowl (@SugarBowlNola) September 23, 2021
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.