No. 4 Spartans will face No. 5 Stanford in the 2014 Rose Bowl Game on Jan. 1, 2014 in Pasadena, Calif.
Seventh-round selection in the 2008 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears (No. 208 overall) . . . AS A SENIOR: Consensus honorable mention All-Big Ten selection started every game (25) in his two-year Spartan career at defensive end . . . third in Big Ten and tied for 16th in the nation with 18.5 tackles for losses, which ranked second best in an MSU season . . . second on the team and tied for seventh in the Big Ten with 8.5 sacks . . . recorded a career-best 2.5 tackles for loss vs. Bowling Green, including a half sack, while tallying five tackles in win over the Falcons . . . recorded three tackles vs. Pitt, including a 10-yard sack . . . tallied five tackles at Notre Dame, including 1.5 for losses of 4 yards, and registered a quarterback hurry . . . recorded career-high six tackles at Wisconsin, including two for losses and one sack for 9 yards . . . career-high two sacks (12 yards) vs. Indiana . . . after a Jonal Saint-Dic forced fumble and sack, Baldwin scooped up the ball and ran it back 12 yards for a TD in the third quarter of the Indiana game, the second of his career . . . tied a career best with six tackles against the Hoosiers . . . registered four tackles at Ohio State . . . recorded an 11-yard sack in the first quarter at Iowa and totaled five tackles overall . . . tied a career high with 2.5 tackles for losses vs. Michigan and totaled five tackles overall . . . tied career high with two sacks (13 yards) at Purdue . . . tied a career high with six tackles vs. Penn State, including 1.5 for losses (4 yards) . . . tied for team lead with five tackles in the Champs Sports Bowl vs. Boston College, including a 15-yard sack . . . AS A JUNIOR: Started all 12 games at rush end . . . led Spartan defensive linemen in tackles with 35 (13 solos, 22 assists) . . . his four sacks (32 yards) tied Clifton Ryan for the team lead . . . ranked second on the team in quarterback pressures (17) . . . finished third (tied with SirDarean Adams and Otis Wiley) on the team in tackles for losses (6.5 for 36 yards) and fourth in production points (73.5) . . . recorded one sack each vs. Eastern Michigan (6 yards), Pittsburgh (5), Northwestern (11) and Indiana (10) . . . matched his career high with five tackles (1-4) in the season finale at Penn State . . . his fumble recovery early in the second quarter led to Brett Swenson's 29-yard field goal as the Spartans jumped out to a 13-7 lead over the Nittany Lions . . . registered four stops each vs. Illinois, Indiana and Purdue . . . posted five tackles (0-5) vs. top-ranked Ohio State . . . returned his first career interception 19 yards for a touchdown vs. No. 12 Notre Dame as the Spartans built a 24-7 second-quarter lead . . . JUNIOR COLLEGE, HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Ranked among the nation's top JUCO prospects by Collegefootballnews.com (No. 12), Rivals.com (No. 30) and SuperPrep (No. 42) . . . rated among the nation's top JUCO defensive ends by Collegefootballnews.com (No. 3) . . . 2005 JUCO All-American . . . earned firstteam All-California and first-team All-California Region 1 honors as a sophomore . . . named California Region 1 and Central Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Year in 2005 . . . two-time All-CVC selection for Coach Michael White at Reedley (Calif.) College . . . helped the Tigers win back-to-back CVC titles in 2004-05 . . . recorded 67 tackles as a sophomore, with 27.5 tackles for losses including 14.5 sacks . . . selected Region Defensive Player of the Year as a senior at Macon County High School in Montezuma, Ga. . . . also garnered All-Middle Georgia honors in 2003 . . . runs 4.75 in the 40 . . . son of Annette Baldwin . . . born Aug. 25, 1986 . . . majoring in sociology.
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