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Week 6 college football preview: Can Nebraska's run game help them get the road victory against Michigan State?

Week 6 will be known as Separation Saturday for college football fans. Texas A&M vs Mississippi State was our first preview, Oklahoma vs TCU was our second preview, and  Stanford vs Notre Dame was third. Alabama vs Ole Miss was fourth, Auburn vs LSU was fifth. Last but not least, #19 Nebraska Cornhuskers travels to East Lansing to take on #10 Michigan State Spartans.   Line...
Via No Guts, No Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Connor Cook Posts Awesome Photoshop Of Tom Izzo, Players As “300″ Spartans

Michigan State, given its Spartan mascot, has loosely become associated with the movie 300, at least when it comes to the popular catchphrase ”This Is Sparta!”. Early Saturday morning, after watching his classmates knock off Oklahoma in the Sweet 16, MSU quarterback Connor Cook decided to take things to a new level. Cook, on Instagram, posted an edit with Tom Izzo’s head on...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Connor Cook won't be satisfied with anything less than a Big Ten title in his senior season.

Connor Cook. Photo via The Monroe News. 2015 will be Michigan State starting quarterback Connor Cook's senior season as East Lansing. For Cook, it means that it will be his last chance for a Big Ten conference title. He thinks anything else would be a disappointment. "When you win a championship and you win your conference, that's the most fulfilling feeling I've ever felt," Cook...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
23 days ago  |  Discuss

A Glimpse of the Big Ten Quarterbacks of 2015

Follow TSS on Twitter @TheStudentSect Big Ten quarterback discussion, you say? Let’s get weird. The best quarterback in a Big Ten stadium this upcoming year might be a head coach, and the best guy that’s actually going to throw the ball was a third stringer about this time last year, hopelessly buried on the depth chart unless something stupid happened like the Heisman contender...
Via The Student Section
26 days ago  |  Discuss

MSU Football: I’ll never give up on MSU again (Freep Column)

In this week’s isportsweb Freep column, I look back on my personal experience of taking in this year’s Cotton Bowl between the MSU football team and the Baylor Bears. The column focuses mainly on is my pessimism for MSU’s chances to come back and win and the flack my friends give me while the Spartans are on the comeback train. As always, preview the article here, and read...
Via isportsweb.com
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Kirk Cousins Went Nuts After Michigan State’s Game-Winning TD

Michigan State pulled off an incredible come-from-behind victory against Baylor in Thursday’s Cotton Bowl, and it took a blocked field goal attempt and a last-minute touchdown drive to make it happen. The Spartans’ final score, a 10-yard pass from Connor Cook to Keith Mumphery, was celebrated wildly by MSU fans across the country. Former quarterback Kirk Cousins, who starred...
Via College Spun
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Baylor collapses late against Michigan State in Cotton Bowl loss

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- After their only two losses came against playoff teams, Connor Cook and Michigan State finished off their season with a three-touchdown comeback in the fourth quarter against playoff-snubbed Baylor. Cook threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Keith Mumphery with 17 seconds to give the No. 7 Spartans a 42-41 victory in the Cotton Bowl, the lead-in game on New Year...
Via AP on Fox
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 8 Michigan State storms back to stun No. 5 Baylor in Cotton Bowl

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Connor Cook threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Keith Mumphery with 17 seconds left to cap a three-touchdown, fourth-quarter comeback in No. 8 Michigan State's 42-41 victory over playoff-snubbed Baylor on Thursday in the Cotton Bowl. The Spartans (11-2) got the winning touchdown after Marcus Rush blocked a Baylor field goal with just more than a minute left. When...
Via AP on Fox
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Michigan State Blocks Field Goal, Drives Down Field For Game-Winning Score

Baylor led virtually all afternoon in its Cotton Bowl contest against Michigan State, but in the game’s final quarter, the Spartans were dominant. MSU mounted a 21-point comeback to win a thriller, 42-41, despite Bears quarterback Bryce Petty throwing for 550 yards and three touchdowns. With just over a minute to play and Baylor leading 41-35, the Bears lined up for 45-yard field...
Via College Spun
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Michigan State QB Connor Cook Throws Near Fatal Interception to Baylor Defense

After making a gutsy call and going for the onside kick the Spartans were in a position to pull within one score in the fourth quarter against the Bears after being down by 20 for much of the game--but than for some odd reason Connor Cook threw this pass which Baylor intercepted and appeared to take the distance for a touchdown.Luckily, their was a penalty on the Bears and the score...
Via FatManWriting
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

tBBC Bowl Preview: Cotton Bowl- Baylor vs. Michigan State

The Bears and Spartans have faced each other just one time, in 1968 in East Lansing, and the Spartans came out on top 28-10. The best storyline between these two very good teams is the relationship between Bryce Petty and Connor Cook. Neither QB is playing in the game they wanted to, but seem to be pleased with facing each other. Let’s take a look at the statistical match-up between...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan St. QB, Ohio State TE have awkward Twitter exchange

Earlier Wednesday morning, Ohio State senior tight end Jeff Heuerman tweeted what appeared to be a light-hearted joke about going to the grocery store on Christmas Eve.  The trek to get some food at his local store was a more physically strenuous act than the Buckeyes’ games against Michigan State, Heuerman tweeted.  Trip to the grocery store on Christmas Eve is more physical...
Via College Spun
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan St.-Baylor Preview

Bryce Petty and Connor Cook aren't fraternity brothers, but their cavalier references to each other show the bond the two forged while working out together over the summer. They also happen to quarterback two of the most productive offenses in the country for programs that failed to fulfill aspirations of reaching the inaugural College Football Playoff. Neither is bitter about having...
Via AP on Fox
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State QB Connor Cook to return for senior season

  Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook indicated Tuesday he plans to be back with the Spartans as a senior. "I've sat down and talked to my family. The main goal is obviously to come back," Cook said. "Talked among them, talked among my friends, with the coaches. I have unfinished business that I want to do, that I want to accomplish next year." Cook has thrown for 2,900 yards...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Connor Cook to return to Michigan State for 2015 season

Michigan State fans received good news on Tuesday afternoon as they found out their star quarterback Connor Cook will be reportedly returning for his senior season. Cook said on Tuesday: “I have unfinished business that I want to accomplish next year. I think the only way I can do that is if I return.” Many NFL Draft analysts had Cook being a first round pick in the upcoming...
Via Total Sports Live
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Cook says he has more to accomplish at MSU

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook says he has "unfinished business" that he would like to take care of and indicated he plans to be back with the Spartans as a senior. Cook has thrown for 2900 yards this season with 22 touchdowns and six interceptions. The seventh-ranked Spartans play fourth-ranked Baylor in the Cotton Bowl on Jan. 1. The 6-foot-4...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Cook says he has more to accomplish at MSU

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook says he has "unfinished business" that he would like to take care of and indicated he plans to be back with the Spartans as a senior. Cook has thrown for 2900 yards this season with 22 touchdowns and six interceptions. The seventh-ranked Spartans play fourth-ranked Baylor in the Cotton Bowl on Jan. 1. The 6-foot-4...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State QB Connor Cook Says He Will Return For His Senior Season, Has “Unfinished Business”

Cook will reportedly come back for his senior season. Good news, Michigan State fans: starting quarterback Connor Cook will reportedly return for his senior season. Cook told ESPN that he made his decision because he has “unfinished business” in East Lansing. Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook says he has “unfinished business” that he would like to take care of and...
Via College Spun
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Cook says he has more to accomplish at Michigan St

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook says he has ''unfinished business'' that he would like to take care of and indicated he plans to be back with the Spartans as a senior. Cook has thrown for 2900 yards this season with 22 touchdowns and six interceptions. The seventh-ranked Spartans play fourth-ranked Baylor in the Cotton Bowl on Jan. 1. The 6-foot-4...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Connor Cook Calls Oregon, Not Ohio State, MSU’s Toughest Opponent This Season

Twitter/@MSU_Football Connor Cook and Michigan State have a very interesting perspective. Michigan State is one of the only teams in the country to face more than one of the four College Football Playoff teams, losing to both Oregon and Ohio State. Who does Cook think was the more difficult team for his Spartans to face? His answer may surprise you… Michigan State quarterback...
Via College Spun
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Staff picks: Michigan State Football vs Ohio State

After a week off, the Michigan State football team will host Ohio State in what is widely considered the most important Big Ten game of the season, and one of the biggest games in recent MSU history. The game kicks off tomorrow night at 8 p.m. EST and will be televised on ABC. Max Lapthorne2014 prediction record: 8-0 Although it’s hard to imagine, Michigan State and Ohio State...
Via isportsweb.com
November 07, 2014  |  1 Comment

From the Spartan Sideline, Buckeye Edition: Ohio State vs. Michigan State Preview

After a week to rest their bones following a hard-hitting affair against the Michigan Wolverines, the Michigan State Spartans get back to work this week in East Lansing. And the task posed by the road team is stiff. Who’s waiting for the Spartans? Nobody in particular, except for a revenge-minded Ohio State Buckeyes squad, still smarting from last year’s meeting in December that...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Ohio State by the numbers

Michigan State takes on Ohio State Saturday night in East Lansing in what will no doubt be their biggest game of the season to date. The Spartans hopes for a second straight Big Ten title and a shot at the College Football Playoff are on the line against the Buckeyes. Both teams have long Big Ten winning streaks on the line, so something will have to give. Let’s take a look at...
Via isportsweb.com
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Connor Cook expects to return to Michigan State

Speaking to reporters on Thursday, Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook said he expects to return to quarterback the Spartans in 2015 for his senior season. “I’ve always talked about it with my parents and stuff, and you want to use up your eligibility,” Cook said after Thursday’s practice. “Michigan State’s a great place, and I’ve had a lot of fun here and I had...
Via Tireball.com
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State QB Connor Cook Says He Has Every Intention On Returning For Senior Year

Connor Cook will have a decision to make at the conclusion of the 2014 season, but the Michigan State quarterback already seems to have his mind made up.  The Spartans’ junior quarterback, who has thrown for 1,868 yards and 17 touchdowns while leading MSU to a No. 8 ranking this fall, is a potential first-round pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, if he were to declare.  In an interview...
Via College Spun
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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