Michigan State QB Connor Cook reflects on last year’s Big Ten title game

EAST LANSING — The last time Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook left the field after playing Ohio State he did so in search of a rose and with the game’s MVP trophy waiting for him.

“It was exceptionally big, mainly because I’m from Ohio,” said Cook, who led MSU to a 34-24 win in the Big Ten title game that clinched the program’s first Rose Bowl appearance in 26 years. “Being able to play them in the Big Ten championship and walk away victorious was a pretty sweet feeling.”

The No. 8-ranked Spartans enter tonight’s 8 p.m. game against the No. 13 Buckeyes (TV: ABC) looking for the type of win that could propel them to the Sugar Bowl or the Rose Bowl in the semifinals of the College Football Playoff. – Read more at MLive.com

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