Spring game set for Saturday, April 20 at 2:30 p.m. in Spartan Stadium.
Second spring scrimmage scheduled for Saturday.
Rising sophomores showed their potential in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl victory over TCU.
MSU concludes spring practices with the annual Green-White Spring Game on Saturday, April 20.
CAREER NOTES: Three-year letterwinner enters his third season as a starting cornerback in 2013 . . . has 105 tackles and 16 passes defended (six interceptions, 10 pass break-ups) in 30 career games, including 26 starts.
CAREER IN BOWL GAMES: Has seven tackles in two bowl appearances . . . collected three tackles in the 2012 Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl victory over TCU . . . tied a Spartan-bowl record with two interceptions in the win over No. 18 Georgia in the 2012 Outback Bowl; picked off an Aaron Murray pass midway through the third quarter, leading to MSU's first TD of the game, then returned an interception 38 yards for a score at the 1:47 mark in the third quarter that cut the Bulldog lead to 16-14 . . . also credited with four tackles against Georgia . . . named to the Yahoo! Sports All-Bowl Team for his performance against the Bulldogs (career-best 26 production points) . . . did not play in the 2011 Capital One Bowl vs. No. 15 Alabama (knee).
2012 SEASON (JUNIOR): First-team All-Big Ten selection by the coaches and second-team choice by the media . . . also a first-team All-Big Ten pick by ESPN.com, CollegeFootballNews.com and Phil Steele . . . finished No. 19 in ESPN.com's final Big Ten player rankings . . . started all 13 games . . . tied for team lead with three interceptions . . . also tied for the team lead with 10 passes defended, which ranked tied for 19th in the Big Ten . . . tied for second on the team with seven pass break-ups . . . ranked sixth on the team with a career-high 52 tackles, including 3.5 for losses (5 yards) . . . recipient of the team's Jim Adams Award (unsung hero - defense) . . . collected three tackles in the 2012 Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl victory over TCU . . . recorded an interception, a pass break-up and three tackles, including a 1-yard loss, at Minnesota . . . tied a career high with seven tackles, including a 1-yard loss, and broke up a pass vs. Northwestern . . . tied career high with two interceptions (46 yards) and also had four tackles vs. No. 21 Nebraska; his 30-yard interception return in the third quarter set up MSU's third TD of the game . . . posted four tackles, including a half tackle for loss, at No. 23 Michigan . . . had four stops and two pass break-ups vs. Iowa . . . collected four tackles against Eastern Michigan . . . posted six stops, including a 2-yard loss, vs. No. 20 Notre Dame . . . tallied five tackles at Central Michigan . . . recorded a career-high three pass break-ups and had five tackles in win over No. 24 Boise State . . . matched his career high with 26 production points against the Broncos.
2011 SEASON (SOPHOMORE): Honorable mention All-Big Ten selection (media) . . . recorded 42 tackles (30 solos, 12 assists) in 11 games of action . . . tied for third on the team with six passes defended (three interceptions, three pass break-ups) . . . tied a Spartan-bowl record with two interceptions in the win over No. 18 Georgia in the 2012 Outback Bowl; picked off an Aaron Murray pass midway through the third quarter, leading to MSU's first TD of the game, then returned an interception 38 yards for a score at the 1:47 mark in the third quarter that cut the Bulldog lead to 16-14 . . . also credited with four tackles against Georgia . . . named to the Yahoo! Sports All-Bowl Team for his performance against the Bulldogs (career-best 26 production points) . . . recorded a career-high seven tackles, including one for a 5-yard loss, in the Big Ten Championship Game against Wisconsin . . . did not play the last two games of the regular season (vs. Indiana and Northwestern) due to injury . . . recorded one tackle at Iowa in limited action due to injury . . . sat out the Minnesota game with an injury . . . posted six stops at No. 13 Nebraska . . . had six tackles in the victory over No. 4 Wisconsin; also blocked a field goal in the second quarter . . . had two tackles and a pass break-up in the win over Michigan . . . recorded his first career interception on an acrobatic catch in the second quarter at Ohio State; also had four tackles against the Buckeyes . . . had two tackles and a pass break-up at Notre Dame . . . tallied six tackles and 21 production points in the season opener against Youngstown State.
2010 SEASON (FRESHMAN): True freshman appeared in six games, including two starts at cornerback (vs. Illinois and Northwestern) . . . did not play the last five games of the season (knee injury) . . . produced 11 tackles (8 solos, 3 assists), including 2.0 for losses (4 yards) . . . moved into the starting lineup while Chris L. Rucker served a two-game suspension . . . recorded four solo stops, including a 2-yard sack, at Northwestern . . . earned his first career start vs. Illinois and responded by posting a season-best five tackles, including one for a 2-yard loss . . . also forced and recovered a fumble in the third quarter against the Illini, as he chased down A.J. Jenkins after a 39-yard reception and stripped the ball out at the MSU 20 to preserve a 13-6 lead.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Participated in the 2009 Georgia Athletic Coaches Association North-South All-Star Game in Columbus, Ga., and scored on a 48-yard reception in the third quarter . . . four-year starter for Coach Dexter Copeland at Twiggs County High School in Jeffersonville, Ga. . . . two-time Associated Press All-State selection at wide receiver . . . named to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution All-State Team as a defensive back in 2009 . . . Georgia Sports Writers Association honorable mention All-State pick at defensive back as a senior . . . All-Middle Georgia selection as a kick returner in 2009 . . . had 40 catches for 502 yards (12.6 avg.) and 11 touchdowns as a senior while helping the 11-2 Cobras advance to the state quarterfinals . . . recorded 50 tackles and nine interceptions in 2009, returning two for TDs . . . also averaged 27.2 yards on punt returns, including two scores . . . named to the Preseason 2009 Class A Super 11 Team as compiled by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Georgia High School Football Daily . . . earned Atlanta Journal-Constitution and GSWA All-State honors as a wide receiver in 2008 . . . led Middle Georgia in receptions (61), receiving yards (923) and TD catches (17) as a junior . . . had a career-best 18 catches for 255 yards vs. Wilkinson County . . . caught seven passes for 118 yards vs. Wilcox County . . . also lettered in basketball and track and field . . . son of Lisa Curry . . . born Oct. 10, 1991 . . . majoring in psychology.
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