Already the second-winningest class in school history, the class of 2014 has won 39 games entering Saturday's Senior Day against Rutgers.
Second spring scrimmage scheduled for Saturday.
Andrew Maxwell completes 17-of-27 passes for 187 yards and three touchdowns.
All-Big Ten running back Le'Veon Bell voted Most Valuable Player by his teammates.
MSU and Ohio State set to meet Saturday at 3:30 p.m. in Spartan Stadium.
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
Transfer from Vanderbilt is in his fourth year in the Spartan program . . . enters preseason camp as the back-up nose tackle . . . has played in 15 career games for the Spartans.
2013 SEASON (JUNIOR): Appeared in two games (Youngstown State, Illinois) . . . saw limited action while recovering from hernia surgery.
2012 SEASON (SOPHOMORE): Saw action in all 13 games, including five starts (Eastern Michigan, Iowa, Michigan, Wisconsin, Nebraska) . . . tallied 14 tackles, including 4.5 for losses (13 yards) . . . collected a 1-yard tackle for loss vs. Northwestern . . . recorded a 6-yard tackle for loss at No. 23 Michigan . . . made his first career start on the defensive line at nose tackle and recorded a career-high five tackles, including 2.5 for losses (6 yards), in the win over Eastern Michigan . . . also tallied a career-best 17 production points against the Eagles . . . recorded three tackles and a pass break-up against No. 20 Notre Dame.
2011 SEASON: Sat out the entire season after transferring from Vanderbilt . . . named Scout Team Defensive Player of the Week vs. Central Michigan.
2010 SEASON (FRESHMAN AT VANDERBILT): Appeared in three games as a true freshman in 2010 . . . saw action at center vs. Connecticut and left guard vs. Arkansas and Florida.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Participated in the 2010 Under Armour All-America Game in St. Petersburg, Florida . . . ranked among New Jersey's Top 30 seniors by Rivals.com (No. 13) . . . four-year letterman for Coach Greg Toal at Don Bosco Prep in Ramsey, New Jersey . . . helped the Ironmen to four New Jersey Non-Public Group III state titles as well as the nation's No. 1 ranking in the final 2009 USA TODAY Poll . . . Don Bosco went 47-1 during his career, winning the last 23 games in a row . . . two-year starter played offensive tackle as a junior before becoming a two-way player as a senior by starting at defensive tackle . . . selected first-team all-state after recording 47 tackles, including four sacks, as a senior . . . also earned second-team all-state honors as an offensive lineman in 2009 . . . son of Bill and Anita Kittredge . . . born Feb. 12, 1991 . . . father Bill lettered as an offensive tackle at South Carolina in 1976 where he was a teammate of Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio . . . majoring in interdisciplinary studies in social science.