The Mustangs scored their 28th straight point of the game with 8:16 left when Kelsey threw a 5-yard TD pass to Edgard Theilar. MSU's 2-point conversion was successful: a Kelsey pass to wide receiver Sheldon Galloway. The 6-play, 75-yard drive was fueled by a 45-yard highlight-reel run by Jimmy Pipkin, and consumed 3:11.
The MSU scoring parade continued on its next possession, a 6-play, 78-yard drive culminating with a 16-yard TD pass from Kelsey to Theliar with 2:45 remaining. The PAT by Saladino gave the Mustangs a 35-7 lead.
MSU punted for the first time in the game with 1:04 remaining.