Connor Cook

EAST LANSING, MI - AUGUST 29:  Wide receiver Aaron Burbridge #16 of the Michigan State Spartans hurdles safety Folo Johnson #4 of the Jacksonville State Gamecocks on a 15-yard run during the first quarter at Spartan Stadium on August 29, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Caputo: 3 Things MSU Must Do In Order To Beat Oregon

The Spartans’ defense is capable of crowding the line of scrimmage and forcing Oregon QB Marcus Mariota to try to beat them with passes deep.

97.1 The Ticket–09/05/2014

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01: Quarterback Connor Cook #18 of the Michigan State Spartans signs an autograph after their 24-20 win over the Stanford Cardinal in the 100th Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2014 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Confident Cook Leads Michigan State Into Showdown

Connor Cook tried his best last season to ignore the talk of how Michigan State’s defense was carrying the team.

97.1 The Ticket–09/03/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - AUGUST 29:  Wide receiver Aaron Burbridge #16 of the Michigan State Spartans hurdles safety Folo Johnson #4 of the Jacksonville State Gamecocks on a 15-yard run during the first quarter at Spartan Stadium on August 29, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Cook Shines As Spartans Trounce Jacksonville State, 45-7, In Opener

Cook completed his first nine passes in a nearly flawless performance, but for a brief moment there was concern that the talented junior had hurt himself.

97.1 The Ticket–08/29/2014

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 07: Connor Cook #18 of the Michigan State Spartans celebrates a 34-24 win over the Ohio State Buckeyes at the Big 10 Conference Championship Game at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 7, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Michigan State Preview: O-Line Iffy, But Overall Expectations High

As an opposing coach told SI, “The most important thing about Michigan State is that they really play hard. That’s good coaching.”

CBS Detroit–08/25/2014

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 07: Connor Cook #18 of the Michigan State Spartans holds up the MVP trophy next to head coach Mark Dantonio after defeating the Ohio State Buckeyes 34-24 to win the the Big 10 Conference Championship Game at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 7, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Karsch And Anderson Champ And Chump Of The Weekend 12-10-13

Champ: Connor Cook for his performance in the Big Ten Championship game and also going 11-1 as a starter for the Michigan State Spartans.

97.1 The Ticket–12/10/2013

Dan Vitale #40 of the Northwestern Wildcats is tackled by Taiwan Jones #34 of the Michigan State Spartans during the first half on November 23, 2013 at Ryan Field in Evanston, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

No. 13 Michigan State beats Northwestern, 30-6

Cook threw for two touchdowns. Langford ran for two scores, and the Spartans (10-1, 7-0) reached the conference title game for the second time in three years.

97.1 The Ticket–11/23/2013

EAST LANSING, MI - NOVEMBER 02:  Connor Cook #18 of the Michigan State Spartans looks to throw against Frank Clark #57 and Jibreel Black #55 of the Michigan Wolverines in the first quarter at Spartan Stadium on November 2, 2013 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Connor Cook Gives Spartans All The Offense Needed Against Wolverines

Connor Cook gave the Spartans all they needed in a powerful 29-6 win Saturday.

CBS Detroit–11/03/2013

TEMPE, AZ - DECEMBER 29: Quarterback Connor Cook #18 of the Michigan State Spartans reacts after throwing a 15 yard touchdown reception against the TCU Horned Frogs during the thrid quarter of the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl at Sun Devil Stadium on December 29, 2012 in Tempe, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Cook Taking The Reins For Michigan State

Connor Cook has emerged from Michigan State’s quarterback competition — just in time for the Spartans’ first big test of the season.

97.1 The Ticket–09/16/2013

Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl - TCU v Michigan State

Has MSU Found Its QB?

Connor Cook threw four touchdown passes in the first half, and the Michigan State offense finally looked smooth in a 55-17 victory over Youngstown State on Saturday.

97.1 The Ticket–09/16/2013

Quarterback Connor Cook #18 of the Michigan State Spartans reacts after throwing a touchdown. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) FILE PHOTO 2012

Michigan St Routs Youngstown St 55-17

Connor Cook threw four touchdown passes in the first half, and the Michigan State offense finally looked smooth in a 55-17 victory over Youngstown State on Saturday.

97.1 The Ticket–09/14/2013

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