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Kyle Cook
Kyle Cook

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Macomb, Mich.

High School:
Dakota

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 295

Position:
OG

Birthdate:
07/25/1983

Experience:
3L


Moves into his second season as Michigan State's starting left guard . . . AS A SOPHOMORE: Started all 12 games at left guard in 2004 . . . graded out over 90 percent in 11 of 12 games . . . finished fourth on the team in pancake blocks (59) . . . key figure on an offensive line that helped produce a rushing attack that ranked second in the Big Ten and No. 10 in the NCAA, averaging 238.5 yards per game . . . part of a unit that allowed the fewest sacks in the Big Ten (8 in 399 passing attempts) . . . scored 95 percent in the season finale vs. Hawaii as the Spartans gained 598 total yards . . . graded 96 percent vs. Wisconsin as Michigan State amassed 430 yards on the ground . . . totaled 93 percent vs. Michigan, including a career-best 12 pancakes . . . played his best all-around game vs. Minnesota, grading out 97 percent including 10 pancakes, as the Spartans generated a season-high 636 total yards . . . scored 97 percent each vs. Notre Dame and Illinois . . . had 67 production points on special teams . . . returned to his natural position during spring practice . . . AS A FRESHMAN: Appeared in three games (vs. Rutgers, Illinois and Penn State) in 2003, working behind Chris Morris at center . . . produced a perfect score (100 percent) vs. Illinois . . . made the transition from left guard to center during spring drills . . . 2002 SEASON: Redshirted . . . named Spartan Scout Team Offensive Player of the Week three times in 2002 (vs. Eastern Michigan, Minnesota and Indiana) . . . HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: PrepStar All-American . . . ranked among the nation's top 60 offensive linemen by TheInsiders.com (No. 54) . . . named to SuperPrep's All-Midwest Team after being rated among the region's top 60 prospects (No. 55) . . . listed among the state's top seniors by the Lansing State Journal (No. 14), The Detroit News (No. 20) and Detroit Free Press (No. 23) . . . named to the Detroit Free Press Dream Team and The Detroit News Class A All-State Team . . . selected to The Detroit News All-Metro Team . . . earned All-Metro East recognition from both The Detroit News and Detroit Free Press . . . three-year starter for Coach Mike Giannone at Dakota High School in Macomb, Mich. . . . graded out 92 percent on his blocking assignments as a senior, allowing only one sack . . . also recorded 54 pancakes in 2001 . . . also lettered in basketball and track . . . son of Thomas and Nancy Cook . . . born July 25, 1983 . . . majoring in construction management.