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Cook disappointed not to be MSU captain, pledges to lead anyway

Among the curious news items of the past week was one from Michigan State regarding captains. More specifically the fact three-year starting quarterback Connor Cook was not among the trio of Jack Allen, Shilique Calhoun and Darien Harris, something Cook confirmed via the Lansing State Journal bothered him. "Obviously, I was disappointed, but we have the whole leadership council,...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Connor Cook: ‘It stinks not to be captain’

Being named a team captain is an honor for any athlete. Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook is going to be a team leader this year and many outside of the team thought he would be a surefire captain for the Spartans. However, we were wrong. According to Joe Rexrode of the Detroit Free Press, the team voted on captains Tuesday evening and Cook wasn’t one of the three guys named...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Connor Cook on not being selected captain: ‘It stinks’

Connor Cook is considered one of the best quarterbacks in the country and a leader on Michigan State’s football team. Surprisingly though, the redshirt senior was not selected as one of the Spartans’ three captains for the season. Cook, who is one of 12 members of Michigan State’s leadership council, was bummed out not to be named one of the captains by his teammates. ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Connor Cook on not being named Michigan State captain: 'It stinks'

Twitter/@MSU_Football Senior quarterback Connor Cook seemed like a shoo-in to be named a Michigan State captain to those of us outside of a program. Instead, the team went in another direction, naming Jack Allen, Shilique Calhoun and Darien Harris the Spartans’ three captains. Cook is clearly not happy about this, and spoke at length about it with Joe Rexrode of the Detroit...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Connor Cook’s athleticism is ‘often underrated’

Michigan State fans have high expectations after last year’s Cotton Bowl victory against Baylor and that have good reason with their star senior quarterback Connor Cook. Cook is garnering attention for national awards like the Maxwell Award, Davey O’Brien Award, Walter Camp Award, and he’s already considered a favorite for the Heisman Trophy. But what kind of interest is...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Connor Cook embodies Spartan way

When Connor Cook committed to Mark Dantonio and the Michigan State football program in April 2010, he was signing up to change the culture. The Spartans were coming off of a 2009 season in which they went 6-7. Five of their seven losses were by a touchdown or less. Connor Cook is 23-3 as a starter, the best record of any current Big Ten quarterback “My main thing was watching...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Michigan State unveils impressive alternate jerseys

The Michigan State Spartans are expected to be legitimate contenders to make the second college football playoff. A large part of those expectations hinge on quarterback Connor Cook and how he plays in his senior season. Last season under head coach Mark Dantonio, the Spartans finished with a 11-2 record including a 7-1 record against the Big Ten. They beat the Baylor Bears in the...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Sparty, Throw! Connor Cook aims for accuracy and greater heights in 2015

After deciding to pass up the likelihood of being a first-round selection in the 2015 NFL Draft, Connor Cook certainly comes into the new college football season with something to prove. With Cook, the talent is present. He has the arm strength, touch, and the ability to make most, if not all, of the throws an NFL quarterback needs to make. He certainly has the build of a quarterback...
Via The Student Section
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State’s Connor Cook Was Not Happy About Getting Asked How He’d Fare In Ohio State’s QB Competition

Connor Cook was one of Michigan State’s student-athlete representatives at Big Ten Media Days in Chicago today.  The Spartans’ quarterback was surely asked a lot of questions that he wasn’t a fan of. That’s what happens when you gives hundreds of reporters good access to a player, after all.  One question reportedly upset him more than any other, though.  Asked Connor...
Via College Spun
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Connor Cook was 'really pissed off' about dirty, late hit

Michigan State fans have to be happy with how the team looked in its 45-7 win over Jacksonville State last Friday, but during the game, they certainly had reason to be nervous and angry about an incredibly late hit on quarterback Connor Cook. They’re not the only ones who are upset. Cook was not pleased with the play either. Connor Cook on the hit on his knee he took vs Jax St...
Via College Spun
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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