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Kirk Cousins | Quarterback

Team: Michigan State Spartans
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 197

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Michigan State quarterback threw 3 intereceptions, but the Spartans downed Georgia in the Outback Bowl, 33-30 in 3 OTs.
Cousins threw one of his picks during the Spartans' first overtime possession, but Georgia could not take advantage. Cousins, who had thrown only 7 picks in 13 games coming in, had 300 yards through the air on 27-of-50. It was his second-highest yardage total of the season. Mon, Jan 2, 2012 10:08:00 PM

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Two years in a row Kirk Cousins and Michigan State have come so close to a Rose Bowl bid only to miss out.

Last year, the Spartans, who defeated the Badgers and did not play the Buckeyes, were tied with Wisconsin and Ohio State atop the Big Ten and were passed over by the BCS. This year, the Spartans controlled their fate: beat Wisconsin in the Big Ten title game and report to Pasadena. The Spartans lost a thriller and, instead of the Rose Bowl and Oregon, it’s the Outback Bowl and Georgia. While disappointed, senior quarterback Kirk Cousins (3,016 yards and 24 TDs) will attempt to lead the Spartans to their first bowl win since 2001.
Mon, Dec 5, 2011 10:50:00 AM

Michigan State’s Kirk Cousins threw his 62nd-career TD pass to break Jeff Smoker's school mark. Cousins had 2 touchdown passes in a 31-17 win over Northwestern.

Cousins’ second TD pass, a 29-yarder to B.J. Cunningham, was the record-breaker. On the day, Cousins was 14-of-20 for 214 yards and 2/1. It was the only INT he threw in November and he has just six on the season.
Sat, Nov 26, 2011 04:25:00 PM

Michigan State's Kirk Cousins threw for 273 yards and 3 TDs in a 55-3 win over visiting Indiana.

Cousins was 16-of-23 without a pick as he continues to have a very nice month of November. The senior has thrown 8 TDs and no INTs in guiding the Spartans to three wins so far this month. It's the third time in the last five weeks Cousins has thrown 3 TDs and he has 19 on the season with only 5 INTs.
Sat, Nov 19, 2011 03:31:00 PM

Michigan State’s Kirk Cousins threw for 260 yards and 3 touchdowns in the Spartans’ 37-21 win at Iowa.

Cousins threw all three TD passes in the opening half as MSU opened a 31-7 lead through two quarters. The senior finished 18-of-31 for 260 yards and did not throw an interception. Cousins has been interception-free in four of the last five games and has thrown only 5 INTs in 296 attempts this season.
Sat, Nov 12, 2011 05:06:00 PM

Quarterback Kirk Cousins threw for 296 yards and two touchdowns in a win over Minnesota Saturday.

Cousins' two touchdown throws helped the Spartans survive a scare from Minnesota, who had a lead going into the fourth quarter. Cousin's was effective in the red zone, throwing passes of 2 and 4 yards to help the team keep pace with the upset-minded Gophers. Cousin's play ultimately led the Spartans to a 31-24 victory, and the senior now has 13 TDs to only 5 INTs for the season.
Sat, Nov 5, 2011 03:37:00 PM

Michigan State quarterback Kirk Cousins, questioned at times about his performance this season, chimed in with his own analysis.

People expect big things from a QB that was ascending on the national scale last season. Yet, after two picks and a fumble last week in a win at Ohio State, many are wondering what's wrong with Cousins, who is the nation's 45th-rated passer heading into Saturday's game at home against Michigan. Good for him for chiming in.
Fri, Oct 7, 2011 11:52:00 AM

MSU QB Kirk Cousins has a chance to win more games than any other quarterback in school history.

The current school record is 21 victories (held by Jeff Smoker). Cousins is 18-9 (.667) in 27 career starts over his three-year tenure as the team's starting quarterback, and currently ranks third in the Big Ten in passing efficiency (185.5 rating). Coming of an efficient 16/183/2 performance against Florida Atlantic he'll face a Notre Dame secondary that's allowing an average of 233 yards per game. The Spartans are looking to improve their record to 3-0 this season and 29-46-1 all-time vs Notre Dame.
Fri, Sep 16, 2011 04:27:00 PM

Michigan State quarterback Kirk Cousins completed 17 of 22 passes for 152 yards and two touchdowns against Penn State.

Cousins hasn't had a monster fantasy year, but he has been very consistent. 
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Sun, Nov 28, 2010 04:45:00 PM

Michigan State quarterback Kirk Cousins says his tender ankle shouldn't be a problem this week against Penn State. "I think with a week to heal and with our trainers, we will get a plan together and be ready to go," Cousins said. "With only one week left, there is not really a reason to baby it because we have a month off after that, so we are going to give it all we got."

Michigan State can clinch a share of the Big Ten title with a win, but the Spartans have never won in Happy Valley.
Tue, Nov 23, 2010 01:15:00 PM

Michigan State quarterback Kirk Cousins threw for 276 yards and three touchdowns while adding another score on the ground in the Spartans comeback win over Purdue. 

Three of Cousins' touchdowns came in the fourth quarter as the Spartans overcame a 28-13 deficit.   As the old saying goes, big players come up big when it counts.  
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Sun, Nov 21, 2010 09:45:00 AM

For the first time this season Michigan State quarterback Kirk Cousins was held without a touchdown pass as he only completed 9-of-20 passes for 131 yards.

Cousins and the Spartans will rest up and look to air it out against Purdue in two weeks.
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Sat, Nov 6, 2010 11:15:00 PM

Michigan State quarterback Kirk Cousins threw for 190 yards and a touchdown, but was picked off three times in a loss to Iowa. 

Cousins had just four interceptions on the season coming into this game but made some horrible decisions that cost the Spartans. 
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Sun, Oct 31, 2010 01:30:00 PM

Michigan State quarterback Kirk Cousins threw for 331 yards and three touchdowns in a win over Northwestern.

Cousin's has been up and down, but he has not been picked off over his last three games.  He remains a pretty good bet for around 250 yards and a couple of scores weekly. 
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Sun, Oct 24, 2010 12:15:00 PM

Michigan State quarterback Kirk Cousins threw for 269 yards and three touchdowns in the Spartans' win over Wisconsin.

Cousins did throw two interceptions, but he is starting to get it going.  
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Sun, Oct 3, 2010 07:00:00 AM