All-American Darqueze Dennard voted Most Valuable Player by his teammates.
Spartans recognized for winning the 100th Rose Bowl Game.
Andrew Maxwell throws game-winning, 46-yard touchdown pass to AJ Troup in the fourth quarter.
Spring game set for Saturday, April 20 at 2:30 p.m. in Spartan Stadium.
Returning wide outs Keith Mumphery, Bennie Fowler, Tony Lippett and Aaron Burbridge combined for 148 receptions, 1,795 yards and nine TDs in 2012.
Michigan State vs. Ohio State
Michigan State @ Nebraska
Michigan State @ Illinois
AP Photos: Michigan State at Wisconsin
AP Photos: Michigan State vs. Iowa
CAREER NOTES: Three-year letterwinner has 62 catches for 843 yards (13.8 avg.) and four touchdowns in 41 career games, including 15 starts . . . two-time Academic All-Big Ten selection.
2013 SEASON (JUNIOR): Had 18 catches for 299 yards (16.6 avg.) and three touchdowns . . . Academic All-Big Ten honoree . . . had a 20-yard catch in the 100th Rose Bowl Game against No. 5 Stanford . . . caught two passes for a career-high 84 yards, including a career-long 72-yard reception for a touchdown, in MSU's win over No. 2 Ohio State in the Big Ten Championship Game . . . his only reception in the victory at Nebraska was a 27-yard TD pass from Connor Cook on third down in the fourth quarter to give MSU a 34-21 lead in the eventual 41-28 win . . . had 77 receiving yards on three catches, including a 47-yard TD reception, at Illinois . . . tied for team lead with four receptions for 24 yards in season opener vs. Western Michigan.
2012 SEASON (SOPHOMORE): Led the team in receptions (42) and ranked second in receiving yards (515) . . . saw action in all 13 games, including 12 starting assignments at flanker . . . tied for team lead with seven catches of 20-plus yards . . . tied for first on the team with 28 first-down catches . . . also had 38 yards rushing on six carries (6.3 avg.) . . . Academic All-Big Ten selection . . . recipient of the team's Tommy Love Award (most improved player - offense) . . . tied his career high in receptions (6) and receiving yards (79) vs. Northwestern . . . had five receptions for 63 yards in overtime win at Wisconsin . . . compiled 86 all-purpose yards vs. Iowa (four catches for 71 yards; two rushes for 15 yards) . . . had five catches for 79 yards against No. 14 Ohio State and scored his first career touchdown on a 29-yard reception from Andrew Maxwell in the third quarter; on his touchdown catch, he broke several tackles before diving into the end zone . . . had a career-high six catches for 71 yards vs. No. 20 Notre Dame . . . hauled in four catches for 52 yards in his first career start at Central Michigan.
2011 SEASON (RED-SHIRT FRESHMAN): Honored with the Harold & Raynor Shnider Office of the Provost Award at the Spartan Academic Excellence Gala, which is presented to a freshman or sophomore student-athlete who embodies the characteristics promoted by Student-Athlete Support Services, with emphasis on academic performance, community involvement and leadership ability . . . saw action in all 14 games, primarily on special teams, to earn his first letter . . . had two receptions for 39 yards . . . had an 8-yard catch vs. Florida Atlantic and a 31-yard catch against Central Michigan . . . also made two tackles on special teams.
2010 SEASON: Redshirted . . . presented the Jim Adams Award (unsung hero) after being selected Scout Team Offensive Player of the Year . . . named Scout Special Teams Player of the Week vs. Michigan . . . tabbed Scout Team Offensive Player of the Week vs. Western Michigan.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Ranked among the nation's top wide receivers by Scouts, Inc. (No. 55) and Scout.com (No. 115) . . . rated among the country's top athletes by Rivals.com (No. 61) . . . named to SuperPrep's All-Dixie and PrepStar's All-Southeast Teams . . . listed among Georgia's top seniors by SuperPrep (No. 50) and Rivals.com (No. 54) . . . two-year starter for Coach Darryl Silas at Dooly County High School in Vienna, Ga. . . . third-team All-Middle Georgia selection in 2009 . . . had 37 receptions for 611 yards (16.5 avg.) and 16 touchdowns as a senior . . . caught nine passes for 123 yards and two scores vs. Northeast Macon in 2009 . . . named to the Preseason 2009 Class A Super 11 Team as compiled by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Georgia High School Football Daily . . . earned first-team all-state honors from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution as a junior . . . 2008 honorable mention all-state pick by The Associated Press and Georgia Sports Writers Association . . . selected first-team All-Middle Georgia as a junior . . . had 49 catches for 970 yards (19.8 avg.) and 14 TDs in 2008 . . . recorded 78 tackles and two interceptions, returning one for a TD, as a junior . . . wore football jersey No. 17 in high school as a tribute to former Spartan Plaxico Burress . . . was a member of the 4 x 100 meter relay team that broke the state record in the 2010 Class A GHSA State Championship (41.9) . . . also during the 2010 GHSA State Championship, he placed third in the 400 meters (49.37) and fourth in the 200 meters (22.6) . . . scored points for the Bobcats in the 2009 GHSA Class A track meet, finishing sixth in the 400 . . . member of the 400-meter relay that placed third in the 2008 state meet . . . son of Keith Mumphery and Sandra Mathis . . . born June 5, 1992 . . . majoring in communication.
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