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Michigan State kicker Matt Coghlin announces return for sixth season

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Coghlin made nine of his 12 field goals attempts this in 2020.

NCAA Football: Northwestern at Michigan State Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

Michigan State kicker Matt Coghlin will return for a sixth season, he announced via Twitter today.

The Cincinnati native connected on nine-of-12 kicks this past season, while knocking home a career long 51-yard field goal in an upset win against rival Michigan.

In his time with the Spartans, Coghlin has worked his way up the record book. Over his career, he ranks tied for first in PAT percentage (100 percent), fourth in field goal percentage (75.3 percent), second in made field goals (55), fourth in field goals attempted (85) and fifth in scoring (305).

Coghlin also owns the school record for most consecutive made field goals with 18. That number is tied for the fourth longest streak in Big Ten history.

He was a first team All-Big Ten selection by the media, second team by AP and third team by the coaches in 2018. He earned honorable mention All-Big Ten honors by the media in 2019.