Originally posted on Fox Sports Detroit  |  Last updated 4/27/12
EAST LANSING, Mich. -- It's a big weekend for Michigan State Spartans football. Michigan State has nine draft-eligible former players, including star quarterback Kirk Cousins. Airing at the same time as the Day 3 of the NFL Draft is Michigan State's annual spring football game. As Cousins prepares for the most important weekend in his young football career, new Spartans quarterback Andrew Maxwell was supposed to be doing the same. No, Maxwell isn't entering the draft sans experience (a la Matt Cassel). Maxwell was on schedule to take his first series of big-time reps with the first team. After an April 14 scrimmage, though, hopes of playing in the spring game, his first opportunity to start at Spartan Stadium, were dashed. Maxwell sustained a sprained right knee, which occurred as he fell awkwardly to the turf. Cue Connor Cook. To call the redshirt freshman's experience limited would be like calling Cousins "just an OK guy." Cook has been working with the second team all sp...
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