They call the play “Rocket” at Michigan State. It is the long heave into the end zone as time runs out.

“Every team has it in their playbook,” said Spartans receiver Keith Nichol after making the reception that will never be forgotten in East Lansing.

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Not every team gets the result of a game-winning touchdown. Michigan State did Saturday night, and it just might shoot the Spartans to college football’s version of the moon.

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