Position-by-position breakdown of the Spartans entering preseason camp.
Spartan head coach Mark Dantonio talks about his team's performance from Sunday.
After suffering a season-ending neck injury, Moore visits with his teammates during preseason camp.
MSU head coach Mark Dantonio meets with the media before the team's first practice on Saturday.
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
Fourth-year senior and three-year letterwinner is on scholarship and enters his fourth year as the starting long snapper in 2015 . . . preseason second-team All-America selection by Phil Steele . . . has played in 40 career games . . . has seven career tackles on special teams.
2014 SEASON (JUNIOR): Played in all 13 games as the starting long snapper . . . recorded solo tackles against Eastern Michigan and Purdue . . . member of a record-breaking special teams unit that set a school record with 72 made extra points.
2013 SEASON (SOPHOMORE): Saw action in all 14 games as the starting long snapper . . . recorded a solo tackle in the 100th Rose Bowl Game against No. 5 Stanford . . . recovered a fumbled punt that led to a touchdown in the first quarter at Nebraska.
2012 SEASON (FRESHMAN): Appeared in all 13 games . . . ranked tied for first on the team with four tackles on punt coverage.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Ranked among the nation's top long snappers by Chris Rubio (No. 6) . . . three-year starter as the long snapper for Coaches Mike Glennie and Joe Palka at Saline (Michigan) High School . . . prior to his senior season, invited to participate in Rubio's "Top 12" Camp in Los Angeles, Calif. . . . attended Chris Sailer Kicking/Long Snapping Camps . . . also participated in National Snapping Events in Las Vegas, Nev. . . . member of the Hornet track team as a sophomore . . . son of Cam and Donna Pepper . . . father Cam started at offensive guard for Illinois in 1989-90 . . . born May 28, 1994 . . . majoring in media and information.