Macgarrett Kings Jr. set career highs for receptions (4) and receiving yards (61) and scored his first career touchdown against Youngstown State.
Both teams enter the matchup undefeated for the first time since 2005.
Through two games, the Spartan defense still hasn't allowed an offensive touchdown.
Michigan State vs. Ohio State
USATSPI: Michigan State vs. Minnesota - 11/30/13
Michigan State takes on Indiana at home
Michigan takes on Iowa on the road
Michigan State vs. No. 22 Notre Dame - UTSI
Two-year letterwinner has 47 catches for 538 yards (11.4 avg.) in 22 career games, including three starts . . . expects to be a regular in the playing rotation at flanker.
2013 SEASON (SOPHOMORE): Ranked second on the team in receptions (43), third in receiving yards (513) and tied for third in TD receptions (3) . . . ranked tied for second on the team in explosive plays of 20-plus yards with 10 (seven receptions, three punt returns) . . . 25 of his 43 receptions (58 percent) resulted in either a touchdown or first down . . . ranked third in the Big Ten in punt returns (206 yards on 20 returns; 10.3 avg.) . . . totaled 80 all-purpose yards against No. 5 Stanford in the 100th Rose Bowl Game, including four receptions for 52 yards and 21 punt return yards; had a 19-yard punt return to the Cardinal 27-yard line on the first play of the fourth quarter that helped set up MSU's game-winning touchdown . . . collected 83 all-purpose yards in the Big Ten Championship Game against second-ranked Ohio State (67 receiving, 16 punt return); tied his career high with five catches for 67 yards against the Buckeyes, including a career-long 48-yard reception in the fourth quarter . . . totaled 53 all-purpose yards against Minnesota (one catch for 24 yards; 29-yard punt return) . . . collected 62 all-purpose yards at Nebraska (three catches for 37 yards; 26-yard punt return) . . . had two catches for 14 yards and three punt returns for 21 yards against No. 23 Michigan . . . had five receptions for the third consecutive game for 28 yards vs. Indiana . . . tied his career high with five catches and had a career-high 94 receiving yards at Iowa, including a career-long 46-yard touchdown reception from Connor Cook . . . also compiled a career-high 147 all-purpose yards against the Hawkeyes, including 53 punt return yards; his 30-yard punt return in the third quarter set up MSU's third field goal of the game and put the Spartans on top, 20-14, in the eventual 26-14 win . . . had five receptions for 37 yards, including a 12-yard TD catch, at No. 22 Notre Dame . . . led the Spartans with four catches for 61 yards, including a 24-yard touchdown reception, the first TD of his career, against Youngstown State . . . had three receptions for 24 yards vs. South Florida.
2012 SEASON (FRESHMAN): True freshman played in eight games to earn his first letter . . . had four catches for 25 yards . . . hauled in two receptions for 18 yards in his collegiate debut at Central Michigan.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Named to SuperPrep's All-Dixie Team . . . scored on a 21-yard touchdown grab in the Tournament of Champions Nike All-Star Game (South Florida vs. Miami-Dade) . . . two-year starter for Coach Roger Harriott at University School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida . . . Class 3A first-team all-state selection by The Associated Press . . . named Sun-Sentinel 2011 Player of the Year after accounting for 1,362 all-purpose yards and 22 touchdowns . . . earned first-team all-county honors from the Sun-Sentinel and Miami Herald . . . also selected team MVP . . . had 58 receptions for 755 yards (13.0 avg.) and 10 TDs as a senior . . . rushed for 127 yards and nine scores in 2011 . . . returned eight kickoffs for 359 yards (44.9 avg.) and two TDs and six punts for 121 yards (20.2 avg.) and one TD as a senior . . . accounted for 367 combined yards (rushing, receiving, passing and return yards) and a school-record six TDs vs. Delaware's Red Lion Academy (caught 13 passes for 144 yards and two TDs; rushed for 43 yards and three scores; returned a kickoff 98 yards for a TD; and went 2-for-2 passing for 82 yards) . . . named first-team all-county and the Suns' Most Outstanding Offensive Player as a junior . . . secured a spot on the 2010 All-State Championship Tournament First Team after helping the Suns advance to the Class 2B Championship Game . . . accounted for 1,832 all-purpose yards and 21 TDs as a junior . . . had 55 catches for 735 yards (13.4 avg.) and seven TDs in 2010 . . . carried 108 times for 661 yards (6.1 avg.) and 14 TDs as a junior . . . returned 13 kickoffs for 281 yards (21.6 avg.) and 11 punts for 155 yards (14.1 avg.) in 2010 . . . set school career records for all-purpose yards (3,194) and TDs (43) . . . also participated in basketball and track and field . . . ran a personal-best 11.37 in the 100 meters in 2012 . . . son of Macgarrett Kings Sr. and Sherrie Bates . . . born Sept. 27, 1993 . . . majoring in interdisciplinary studies in social science - human capital and society.
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