Connor Cook

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Connor Cook
Michigan State SpartansNo. 18
QuarterbackRedshirt Junior
Major: Media and Information
Date of birth: (1993-01-29) January 29, 1993 (age 21)
Place of birth: Hinckley, Ohio
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)Weight: 218 lb (99 kg)
Career history
High school: Cuyahoga Falls (OH) Walsh Jesuit
 College(s):
Bowl games
Career highlights and awards
Stats at ESPN.com
 
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Connor Cook
Michigan State SpartansNo. 18
QuarterbackRedshirt Junior
Major: Media and Information
Date of birth: (1993-01-29) January 29, 1993 (age 21)
Place of birth: Hinckley, Ohio
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)Weight: 218 lb (99 kg)
Career history
High school: Cuyahoga Falls (OH) Walsh Jesuit
 College(s):
Bowl games
Career highlights and awards
Stats at ESPN.com
Connor Cook and Michigan State defeated Stanford on January 1, 2014 in the 2014 Rose Bowl Game

Connor Cook (born January 29, 1993) is an American football quarterback for the Michigan State Spartans.

Early years[edit]

Cook attended Walsh Jesuit High School in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. He was ranked as the nation's 13th best quarterback recruit by Rivals.com.[1]

College career[edit]

Cook was redshirted as a freshman in 2011. He spent the 2012 season as a backup to Andrew Maxwell.[2] After Maxwell was benched, he helped lead the team to a win in the 2012 Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl, completing four of 11 passes for 47 yards and a touchdown.[3] Overall, he appeared in three games, completing nine of 17 passes for 94 yards with a touchdown and an interception. He entered the 2013 season as the backup to Maxwell again. After Maxwell struggled, Cook took over as the starter after the first game and remained the starter the rest of the year.[4]

On January 1, 2014, he led the Spartans to a 24–20 victory over the Stanford Cardinal in the 2014 Rose Bowl. He was named the offensive most valuable player.

Career statistics[edit]

Passing
SeasonGP–GSComp–AttPct.YardsTDINTLong
20123–09–1752.9941115
201314–12223–38058.72,75522687
Totals17–12232–39758.42,84923787

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