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The soon-to-be redshirt freshman is getting his time to shine a little earlier than expected for the Michigan State Spartans.
Connor Cook will be playing for both the green and white teams in the MSU spring game on April 28th, due to starting quarterback Andrew Maxwell’s sprained knee.
“I’ve been getting double the reps in practice,” Cook said. “Im gonna do my best for both teams.”
The 6-foot-4, 215 pound quarterback said that his chemistry with the receivers started off a little slow but after a couple weeks of practice they have been really “gettin’ in a groove.”
Since Cook can’t necessarily “win” the game on Saturday he still has other goals in mind. He hopes to “have a complete game, be efficient, be accurate, throw a lot of completions, and just go out there and have fun.”
Cook will most likely not start a real game until the 2014-15 season, assuming that Maxwell stays healthy the next two years. But the experience that he is gaining this spring is invaluable for his future as
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