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
2014 SEASON (RED-SHIRT FRESHMAN): Made his collegiate debut against Jacksonville State in his only appearance of the season.
2013 SEASON: Redshirted . . . named Scout Team Offensive Player of the Week vs. Ohio State after simulating Buckeye quarterback Braxton Miller in practice prior to the Big Ten Championship Game.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Named to PrepStar's All-Midwest Team . . . rated among the Midwest's top prospects by ESPN.com (No. 104) . . . ranked among Ohio's top seniors by ESPN.com (No. 46), Rivals.com (No. 56) and 247Sports.com (No. 60) . . . three-year starter for coach Steve Specht at St. Xavier High School in Cincinnati, Ohio . . . suffered a broken foot in the final preseason scrimmage and missed the first seven games of the 2012 campaign . . . had 12 receptions for 76 yards (6.3 avg.) and two touchdowns in four games as a senior . . . rushed two times for 17 yards (8.5 avg.) and returned two kickoffs for 47 yards (23.5 avg.) in 2012 . . . had a career-high six catches for 45 yards and a score at Lakewood St. Edward . . . led the Bombers in receptions as a junior, with 42 for 378 yards (9.0 avg.) and three TDs . . . rushed 34 times for 210 yards (6.2 avg.) and two scores in 2011 . . . also saw limited action at quarterback as a junior, completing 9-of-12 throws (.750) for 56 yards and one interception . . . matched his career high with six catches for 51 yards and a score at Louisville St. Xavier . . . set career highs for carries (15), rushing yards (134) and rushing TDs (2) in his debut as starting quarterback at Cleveland St. Ignatius . . . scored on an 80-yard run on the first play from scrimmage and added a 29-yard TD run in the second quarter vs. St. Ignatius . . . had six catches for 56 yards and a score vs. Louisville Trinity . . . caught six passes for 50 yards at Colerain . . . had four receptions for 70 yards and a TD at Springfield in the 2011 season opener . . . led the team in receptions as a sophomore with 25 for 366 yards (14.6 avg.) and three TDs . . . son of Myron Kilgore . . . born Feb. 10, 1995 . . . majoring in media and information.