TYLER O'CONNOR RUMORS

WATCH: Jabrill Peppers returns fumble 87 yards for defensive PAT

Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio made a ridiculous coaching error at the end of Saturday’s rivalry game against Michigan, and Heisman candidate Jabrill Peppers took full advantage. Having cut the score to one touchdown, Dantonio called for a two-point conversion attempt. He chose…poorly. Mark Dantonio's decision to go for two at the end of the game ended exactly as...
Via Sportsnaut
October 29, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Spartan Football All-Access '16: "Worth The Wait"

Head down to Lima, Ohio for an in-depth feature on starting quarterback Tyler O'Connor and relive the excitement from South Bend where the Spartans beat the No. 18 Fighting Irish.
Via Michigan State Spartans
September 20, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: No.12 Michigan State Wins Season Opener Over Furman, 28-13

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Tyler O'Connor threw for 190 yards and three touchdowns, as No. 12 Michigan State opened the season with a win over Furman 28-13 on Friday night. O'Connor went 13 of 18, an efficient performance in his second career start. The fifth-year senior is taking over as Michigan State's No. 1 quarterback after spending the past three seasons backing up Connor Cook...
Via Michigan State Spartans
September 03, 2016  |  Discuss

It starts tonight for Tyler O'Connor, Spartans

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan State has never played Furman in football. In fact, the Spartans have never faced a school from the state of South Carolina before this week. Coach Mark Dantonio, however, knows plenty about that part of the country. "Having played at South Carolina, I'm very familiar with Furman University," he said. "Outstanding university. Coach (Bruce) Fowler...
Via Associated Press
September 02, 2016  |  Discuss

No. 12 Spartans host Furman in opener with O'Connor at QB

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Michigan State has never played Furman in football. In fact, the Spartans have never faced a school from the state of South Carolina before this week. Coach Mark Dantonio, however, knows plenty about that part of the country. ''Having played at South Carolina, I'm very familiar with Furman University,'' he said. ''Outstanding university. Coach (Bruce...
Via Associated Press
September 01, 2016  |  Discuss

O'Connor eager to get started as Michigan State's No. 1 QB

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Tyler O'Connor expects it will feel different to take the field this week in Michigan State's opening game. ''You can finally go out there like it's your team,'' the fifth-year senior said. After three years backing up Connor Cook at quarterback, O'Connor finally has his chance to lead the Spartans. He's the starter now, and when No. 12 Michigan State...
Via Associated Press
August 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Tyler O'Connor will start at QB for Spartans

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Tyler O'Connor is officially Michigan State's No. 1 quarterback.Coach Mark Dantonio made that clear Monday."I think Tyler O'Connor is our starting quarterback right now, he's the No. 1 guy," Dantonio said. "He's had a good enough camp to say that right now, but will the other guys play? Possibly, but he's our No. 1 guy."Dantonio's declaration wasn't a...
Via Associated Press
August 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Tyler O’Connor Named Michigan State’s Starting Quarterback

Any debate over who will be the Michigan State starting quarterback has been quashed for now. MSU head coach Mark Dantonio announced today that fifth-year senior Tyler O’Connor had earned the title of Michigan State starting quarterback for the team’s season-opener against Furman. O’Connor had been the favorite to win the job, but had to outlast competitors Damion Terry and...
Via College Spun
August 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Michigan State QB Tyler O’Connor blasts Connor Cook critics

Tyler O’Connor is likely to become Michigan State’s next starting quarterback now that Connor Cook is NFL bound, and the rising senior recently took to Twitter to give those criticizing Cook’s character and supposed ego issues a piece of his mind. Needless to say, O’Connor did not hold back. pic.twitter.com/m0i2gSRauY — Tyler O'Connor (@TylerOConnor7) February 29, 2016...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 29, 2016  |  Discuss
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