Quotes from players and coaches.
Cornerback Darian Hicks, quarterback Damion Terry and safety Demetrious Cox are among those players who made their presence known in Saturday's Green-White game.
Second spring scrimmage scheduled for Saturday.
With a greater emphasis on providing "live" game-like situations in spring practice, MSU coaches expect the quarterback to produce positive yardage when plays breakdown this fall.
Michigan State begins spring practice Tuesday.
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
CAREER NOTES: Two-year letterwinner has 32 tackles in 27 career games . . . primarily has seen action at safety, but started playing cornerback as well in the final four games of the 2014 season.
2014 SEASON (SOPHOMORE): Played in all 13 games to earn his second letter . . . registered a career-high 26 tackles, including two for losses (20 yards) . . . ranked second on the team with eight special teams tackles, all on kickoffs . . . had one tackle, one pass break-up and one quarterback hurry in the Cotton Bowl Classic victory against No. 4 Baylor . . . posted four stops to tie a career high, including a 6-yard for loss, and broke up a pass in win at Penn State . . . started his first career game at cornerback vs. Rutgers; tied a career high with four stops against the Scarlet Knights . . . tied a career high with four tackles and had eight production points at Maryland . . . recorded a 14-yard sack vs. No. 14 Ohio State . . . tallied two stops vs. Wyoming . . . forced and recovered a fumble in the third quarter that led to a field goal vs. Eastern Michigan . . . collected a career-high four tackles in the season opener vs. Jacksonville State.
2013 SEASON (RED-SHIRT FRESHMAN): Appeared in all 14 games, primarily on special teams, to earn his first letter . . . recorded six tackles . . . posted a career-high three stops against Western Michigan in the season opener.
2012 SEASON: Redshirted.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: SuperPrep, MaxPreps and PrepStar All-American . . . ranked among the nation's Top 100 prospects by Tom Lemming and Scout.com (No. 97) . . . rated among the country's top safeties by Scout.com (No. 8), Rivals.com (No. 13), 247Sports.com (No. 18) and ESPN.com (No. 28) . . . listed among the nation's top defensive backs by SuperPrep (No. 29) . . . ranked among Pennsylvania's top seniors by SuperPrep (No. 8), Rivals.com (No. 10), ESPN.com (No. 11) and 247Sports.com (No. 11) . . . selected to play in the inaugural Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl in Phoenix, Ariz. . . . three-year starter for Roy Hall at Jeannette High School . . . Class AA first-team all-state selection by Pennsylvania Sports Writers in 2011 . . . headlined Post-Gazette's East Xtra Fabulous 22 All-Stars . . . named Pittsburgh Post-Gazette WPIAL Class AA Player of the Year after leading the Jayhawks (12-1) advance to 2011 state championship game . . . earned All-PIAA honors after accounting for 2,173 total yards and 31 touchdowns as a senior . . . rushed for 1,263 yards and 22 TDs in 2011 . . . completed 62-of-106 throws (.585) for 910 yards and nine scores as a senior . . . recorded 63 tackles and three interceptions, returning one for a TD, in 2011 . . . scored 10 TDs during Jeannette's playoff run . . . produced 1,319 total yards and 16 TDs as a junior . . . ran for 621 yards and 12 scores in 2010 . . . threw for 698 yards (55-of-88 passing) and four TDs as a junior . . . tallied 55 tackles and three interceptions in 2010, as the Jayhawks held 10 of their opponents to 13 points or less . . . surpassed the 1,000-point career milestone in basketball during his senior season . . . earned all-conference honors as junior after averaging 18 points per game . . . son of Dorsey Cox and Rochelle Tillman . . . born April 20, 1994 . . . majoring in advertising.