WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio likes his team's resilience.
Now it's time to develop a knockout punch.
Connor Cook threw three touchdown passes and Nick Hill ran for two scores Saturday, but No. 8 Michigan State still needed a late interception return for a touchdown to hold on 45-31 at Purdue
Third-year walk-on provides depth at quarterback.
2015 SEASON (RED-SHIRT FRESHMAN): Did not see game action.
2014 SEASON: Redshirted.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Played his sophomore and junior seasons at Calvert Hall College High School in Towson, Maryland, before transferring to Damascus (Maryland) High School the second half of his senior season . . . played safety and special teams at Damascus . . . passed for 2,165 yards and 21 touchdowns as a junior at Calvert Hall in 2012 . . . completed 9-of-13 passes for 177 yards and two touchdowns in a 21-14 victory over Loyola in the Thanksgiving Day Turkey Bowl, including an 83-yard game-winning touchdown strike with 1:41 left in the fourth quarter . . . threw for more than 5,000 yards and 60 touchdowns in his high school career . . . also had over 850 yards rushing and 11 rushing TDs during his prep career . . . owned a 4.0 grade-point average in high school . . . son of Mark and Susan Kuhns . . . born Dec. 24, 1995 . . . biomedical laboratory science major.