Michigan State remains unbeaten in conference play with a solid all-around game against Northwestern.
Macgarrett Kings Jr., Bennie Fowler and Tony Lippett have combined for 87 receptions, 1,055 yards and eight touchdowns in 2013.
Connor Cook posts career bests in completions and passing yards as Spartans collect 412 yards of total offense.
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Michigan State takes on Indiana at home
Michigan takes on Iowa on the road
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CAREER NOTES: Fifth-year senior is one of the team's starting wide receivers . . . three-year letterwinner has 88 receptions for 1,215 yards (13.8 avg.) in 42 career games, including 13 starts . . . is tied for 16th in MSU history with 11 touchdown receptions . . . also has 15 rushes for 107 yards (7.1 avg.) and one TD . . . led the team in receiving yards (524) and ranked second in receptions (41) last season.
2013 NOTES: Leads team in receiving yards (496) and touchdown receptions (6) . . . ranks third on the team with 31 receptions . . . leads team with eight catches of 20-plus yards . . . tied for 10th in the Big Ten with six TD catches . . . 21 of his 31 catches (.677) have resulted in either a first down or touchdown . . . had two catches for 99 yards at Northwestern, including an 87-yard TD reception from Connor Cook in the second quarter that tied for the fourth-longest reception in MSU history . . . had two catches for 29 yards at Nebraska . . . led team with six catches for 75 yards, including a 14-yard touchdown reception, in win over No. 23 Michigan . . . had two catches for 40 yards at Illinois, including a 29-yard TD reception from Connor Cook . . . did not play vs. Purdue (hamstring) . . . had a 34-yard TD reception against Indiana, with 30 yards coming after the catch . . . hauled in a career-high nine catches for 92 yards, including a 37-yard TD from Connor Cook, at Iowa . . . had three receptions for 39 yards at No. 22 Notre Dame . . . had two catches for 39 yards vs. Youngstown State, including a 17-yard TD reception; also had a 17-yard rush against the Penguins . . . hauled in three catches for 34 yards, including a team-high 26-yard reception, in the season opener vs. Western Michigan.
2012 SEASON (JUNIOR): Led the team in receiving yards (524) and ranked second in receptions (41) . . . both of those marks represented career highs . . . led team with four touchdown catches . . . had seven catches of 20-plus yards, tied for first on the team . . . recorded his first career 100-yard receiving game with 101 yards on seven catches, including a 41-yard TD reception, at Minnesota . . . had three receptions for 31 yards vs. Northwestern . . . had three catches for 28 yards vs. No. 21 Nebraska . . . led the team with six receptions for 48 yards, including the game-winning 12-yard TD catch, in the overtime victory at Wisconsin . . . caught two passes for 59 yards at No. 23 Michigan, including a 45-yard reception . . . had four receptions for 57 yards, including the game-winning touchdown on a 36-yard pass from Andrew Maxwell in the fourth quarter, in MSU's comeback win at Indiana . . . caught two passes for 46 yards, including a 35-yarder, vs. No. 14 Ohio State . . . had four catches for 19 yards vs. Eastern Michigan . . . recorded a career-high eight receptions for 99 yards, including a 7-yard TD catch, at Central Michigan . . . had two catches for 36 yards against No. 24 Boise State.
2011 SEASON (SOPHOMORE): Only saw action in five games due to a foot injury . . . had two catches for 20 yards and one rush for 6 yards . . . had two receptions for 20 yards against Minnesota . . . recovered a blocked punt in the end zone for a touchdown in the second quarter against Wisconsin, giving the Spartans a 23-14 lead in MSU's eventual 37-31 victory over the fourth-ranked Badgers . . . saw his first action of the season in the Michigan game; had one rush for 6 yards against the Wolverines.
2010 SEASON (RED-SHIRT FRESHMAN): Appeared in all 13 games in 2010 . . . multi-dimensional threat finished sixth on the team with 573 all-purpose yards . . . had 14 receptions for 175 yards (12.5 avg.) . . . 12 of his 14 catches came over the last six games of the season (for 146 yards) . . . averaged 8.9 yards per rush (7 attempts for 62 yards) . . . returned 15 kickoffs for 336 yards, averaging a team-best 22.4 yards per return . . . his 336 kickoff return yards ranked second on the team, behind Keshawn Martin . . . accounted for a career-best 161 all-purpose yards vs. No. 15 Alabama in the 2011 Capital One Bowl . . . caught two passes for 56 yards against the Crimson Tide and scored MSU's only touchdown on a 49-yard reception from Keith Nichol in the fourth quarter . . . returned four kickoffs for 105 yards vs. Alabama, including a season-long 39-yarder . . . earned his first career start at No. 18 Iowa with Martin sidelined with an Achilles injury and produced 105 all-purpose yards . . . with the injury to Martin, he assumed an increased role during the second half of MSU's comeback victory at Northwestern, scoring on a 22-yard reverse in the third quarter and hauling in a 21-yard pass from Aaron Bates on a fake punt to keep a fourth-quarter TD drive alive as MSU pulled to within a field goal.
2009 SEASON: Redshirted . . . sat out the entire 2009 season with a stress fracture in his foot.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Named to SuperPrep's and PrepStar's All-Midwest Teams . . . listed among the Midwest's top prospects by SuperPrep (No. 72) . . . rated among the nation's top wide receivers by Scouts, Inc. (No. 80) . . . ranked among the state's top seniors by the Lansing State Journal (No. 15), Rivals.com (No. 15), The Detroit News (No. 16) and Detroit Free Press (No. 16) . . . named to the Detroit Free Press All-State Team (Division 4) . . . honorable mention all-state selection as an all-purpose player by the Associated Press . . . selected to the All-County Dream Team by The Oakland Press and All-North Team by The Detroit News . . . two-year starter for Coach Dan MacLean at Detroit Country Day High School in Beverly Hills, Mich., helping the Yellow Jackets advance to the 2008 Division 4 state championship game . . . accounted for 1,478 all-purpose yards and 15 touchdowns as a senior . . . had 32 receptions for 683 yards (21.3 avg.) and six TDs in 2008 . . . rushed 52 times for 455 yards (8.8 avg.) and eight TDs as a senior . . . contributed 16 tackles, including three sacks, and three pass break-ups in 2008 . . . returned five punts for 218 yards (43.5 avg.), including an 80-yarder for a score vs. Dearborn . . . also returned five kickoffs for 122 yards (24.4 avg.) . . . produced 160 all-purpose yards (11 rushes for 76 yards and 5 catches for 84 yards) vs. Holland Christian in the 2008 state championship game . . . accounted for 265 all-purpose yards and scored three rushing TDs vs. Muskegon Heights in the state semifinals . . . caught four passes for 109 yards and a score vs. Ottawa Hills, including a 73-yard grab . . . had 12 receptions for 265 yards (22.1 avg.) and four TDs as a junior . . . sidelined for five games during the 2007 campaign with a broken collarbone . . . caught 44 career passes for 903 yards (20.5 avg.) and 10 TDs . . . rushed 58 times for 542 career yards (9.3 avg.) and nine TDs . . . won the Oakland County 100-meter and state long jump titles in 2008 . . . member of the Yellow Jackets' 2007 state championship basketball team . . . son of Bennie Fowler Jr. and Teresa Gueyser . . . born June 10, 1991 . . . majoring in economics.
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