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.
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: Third-year player enters spring practice as the back-up at Star linebacker.
2014 SEASON (RED-SHIRT FRESHMAN): Saw action in nine games (Oregon, Eastern Michigan, Wyoming, Nebraska, Purdue, Michigan, Rutgers, Penn State, Baylor) to earn his first letter . . . finished the season with five tackles . . . played at safety during the regular season but moved to Star (weakside) linebacker during bowl practice . . . recorded a career-high three tackles vs. No. 4 Baylor in the win over the Bears in the 2015 Cotton Bowl Classic . . . also posted a solo stop at Oregon and had an assisted tackle vs. Eastern Michigan.
2013 SEASON: Redshirted.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Ranked among the nation's top safeties by ESPN.com (No. 20) and Scout.com (No. 31) . . . rated among the country's top athletes by Rivals.com (No. 25) . . . listed among the Midwest's top prospects by ESPN.com (No. 52) . . . named to PrepStar's All-Midwest Team . . . ranked among Ohio's top seniors by Rivals.com (No. 23), ESPN.com (No. 23) and 247Sports.com (No. 39) . . . three-year starter at Warren G. Harding High School in Warren, Ohio . . . helped the Raiders, under first-year Coach Steve Arnold, to a 9-2 record in 2012 . . . Associated Press Division I first-team All-Ohio selection as a senior . . . also named AP Ohio Northeast Inland All-District first-team in 2012 . . . recorded 85 tackles and five interceptions as a senior . . . produced 17 tackles for loss in 2012, including seven sacks . . . returned 14 punts for 265 yards (18.9 avg.) and two touchdowns as a senior . . . also returned 10 kickoffs for 223 yards (22.3 avg.) in 2012 . . . returned a punt 47 yards for a TD vs. Euclid . . . returned a punt 85 yards for a TD and an interception 60 yards for another score vs. Warrensville Heights . . . saw action at quarterback and wide receiver as a junior but missed three games due to injury . . . rushed 51 times for 216 yards (4.2 avg.) in 2011 . . . returned the opening kickoff 87 yards for a score and added third-quarter TD runs of 24 and 85 yards vs. Warrensville Heights . . . son of Andre and LaShonda Coleman . . . born Dec. 9, 1994 . . . no-preference major.