EAST LANSING – In one of his first acts as a Michigan State captain, Darien Harris explained why it easily could have been Connor Cook instead of him.
“Absolutely no doubt in my mind he could have been a captain,” Harris said of Cook after Thursday’s final practice of preseason camp, and after learning teammates had voted him, fifth-year senior defensive end Shilique Calhoun and fifth-year senior center Jack Allen the 2015 captains. “If we had four captains, he could have been the fourth captain. He’s on the leadership council, he’s a leader, he’s the leader of the offense. He commands the huddle. Being the linebacker and being that close to them when they huddle up, you can tell his presence. And people feed off of him. He’s incredibly competitive out there, he gets the guys in the right places. And he has a fantastic command on this offense and this team.” – Read more at Freep.com