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Cook elevates MSU to championship-level program

IOWA CITY — Four candidates vied for Michigan State’s quarterback job in 2013, and then-sophomore Connor Cook was among them. The field quickly cut to Cook and 2012 starter Andrew Maxwell, and the duo split starts for their first two games that season. Both Maxwell and Cook were inconsistent. In the fourth game, Michigan State Coach Mark Dantonio started Cook, then pulled him...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
November 30, 2015

Spartans' QB Connor Cook still hungry after feasting in 2013

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- I'm having a hard time remembering an athlete more determined to avoid complacency than Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook. He had a stunning, breakout year in 2013 despite beginning the season on the bench. First, he had to unseat starter Andrew Maxwell and then hold off highly-recruited freshman Damion Terry for the job. But he got better each week, and...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

MSU Football: Future Bright for former Spartan QB Andrew Maxwell (Freep Column)

This week’s Detroit Free Press Column takes a look at the experiences of the last two years of the life of former Michigan State starting quarterback Andrew Maxwell. Maxwell gave a talk on the night of April 1 to the Spartan Christian Fellowship, a campus ministry group at Michigan State University, about how his life the last two years had come to be centered around three things...
Via isportsweb.com
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Spartans are Rose Bowl Champions with 24-20 win over Stanford

Michigan State’s magical season was capped off in a big way Wednesday when they defeated the Stanford Cardinal 24-20 in the 100th Rose Bowl from Pasadena. After falling behind 10-0 to start the game, Michigan State finally got the offense going while the high powered Spartan defense held the Cardinal to just three points the rest of the way. Michigan State though still had work...
Via The Majors Detroit
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio native Cook ready to lead Spartans against Buckeyes

EAST LANSING, MICH. -- Most people wouldn't have predicted that sophomore quarterback Connor Cook would be the one to lead the Michigan State Spartans to the Big Ten championship game. But senior cornerback Darqueze Dennard is not most people. "I was always high on Connor Cook," Dennard said. "When I saw him on scout team I always told him after practice keep working and hes gonna...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Ohio native Cook ready to lead Spartans against Buckeyes

EAST LANSING, MICH. -- Most people wouldn't have predicted that sophomore quarterback Connor Cook would be the one to lead the Michigan State Spartans to the Big Ten championship game. But senior cornerback Darqueze Dennard is not most people. "I was always high on Connor Cook," Dennard said. "When I saw him on scout team I always told him after practice keep working and hes gonna...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

From the Spartan Sideline: Michigan State vs. Northwestern Keys to the Game

The Michigan State Spartans had never beaten the Nebraska Cornhuskers in seven tries prior to last Saturday afternoon, but with one convincing, statement making victory, all of those ghosts were finally wiped away in a flash. As a result, the Spartans have begun to look like a lock to represent the Big Ten Legends Division in Indianapolis. All they’ll need is one more victory to...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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