Originally written on Know It All Football  |  Last updated 4/2/13

IOWA CITY, IA - OCTOBER 30- Backup Quarterback Andrew Maxwell for the Michigan State Spartans throws under pressure from the Iowa Hawkeyes defense during the second half of play at Kinnick Stadium on October 30, 2010 in Iowa City, Iowa. Iowa won 37-6 over Michigan State. (Photo by David Purdy/Getty Images)
Spring training inspires eternal hope for college football fans. Optimism is at an all-time high. Last season’s disappointment has been wiped from memory and fan boys across the country have their eyes locked into their favorite squad’s progress in the off season. At this point, everyone’s undefeated, everyone still has a shot, and there are no losers. Not yet. In part 5 of our B1G spring preview, we take a look at the Michigan State Spartans. MICHIGAN STATE Camp Opens: March 19th Spring Game: April 20th Is this still Andrew Maxwell’s team? The senior quarter back started all 13 games last season but the last time the Spartans took the field, Maxwell was pulled in favor of freshman Connor Cook in what became the deciding drive in the 2012 Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl. Maxwell has to control the inside track to that job because of the experience he gained last season but his play was pedestrian at the most. Cook, sophomore Tyler O’Conner and eventually incoming freshman Damion Terry will ...
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