Mark Dantonio to be named a captain twice Kirk Cousins, three times, After a record-setting sophomore season in , Lewerke's junior year was hampered by a shoulder injury he suffered in the win at No. He was named one of 20 finalists for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, which is presented annually to the nation's top senior college quarterback.
The Phoenix, Arizona, native has completed of passes. Lewerke needs just 25 more passing yards to become the first Spartan quarterback to throw for 7, career passing yards and rush for 1, yards.
Lewerke also ranks among the school leaders in pass attempts fourth with 1, , passing yards fourth with 6, yards , pass completions fourth with , passing yards per game fifth with Northwestern in ; vs. Penn State in ; vs. Notre Dame in Lewerke finished with the second-most yards of total offense in an MSU season with 3, Drew Stanton with 3, in He also finished the campaign ranked among MSU's single-season leaders in passing completions third with , passing attempts fourth with , passing yards seventh with 2, and touchdown passes tied for eighth with He rushed for yards on carries with five TDs.
In 10 games in , Lewerke rushed 90 times, gaining yards and losing for a net total of He also finished the season with yards rushing on carries, the fourth most by a Spartan quarterback in a single season and the most since Drew Stanton had in He was of passing for yards and three touchdowns, and set a Spartan bowl record for most rushing yards by a quarterback 14 carries for 73 yards.
Lewerke was 9-of passing for yards and two TDs in the second quarter alone.
Lewerke's three touchdown passes tied a Spartan bowl record accomplished three previous times. His 57 passing attempts also marked a career high and tied for the second most in school history record: 61 by Brian Hoyer vs.
Michigan, , yards of total offense Connor Cook vs. Indiana, and 35 completions Jeff Smoker vs. Ohio State, Lewerke also threw a career-high four touchdowns against the Wildcats, tied for the second most in school history accomplished 13 previous times. Lewerke's yards passing and total yards against Northwestern were both the most by a Big Ten quarterback in a single game in He threw for a school-record yards at Northwestern, and for against Penn State; the yards tied for the second-most yards by a Spartan QB in a single game Bill Burke with in win over Michigan in Lewerke became one of just three Big Ten quarterbacks in the last 20 years to throw for yards in two consecutive games Drew Brees, Purdue, ; C.
Bacher, Northwestern, He bounced back quickly from the injury and fully participated in all of spring practice in In , Lewerke became the first Spartan freshman quarterback to start a game Northwestern since Stephen Reaves vs.
Central Michigan. Stewart's receiving yards and four touchdowns catches are already a career high. Western Michigan on Sept. Arizona State on Sept. Stewart's impressive performance to start the season made him a late add to the Biletnikoff Award Watch List. Florida on Jan. In addition, Stewart's 10 catches were the second most in his career 11 at Northwestern in ; he had eight catches for yards and one TD in the first half alone.
Stewart had four catches of plus yards 42 yards for TD; 33 yards, 22 yards, 21 yards and also threw a yard pass to. Stewart also had two kick returns for 41 yards to compile a career-high all-purpose yards. Stewart missed two games Central Michigan, Penn State with an ankle injury. His A native of Detroit, Collins has three rushing touchdowns.
In addition, Collins' rushing yards were the most by a freshman starting running back in school history. Collins had three rushes of plus yards career-long yarder in third quarter; yarder on second play from scrimmage; yarder in second quarter.
Ohio State in ; nine for at Northwestern in White was forced to sit out four games but returned to action on Nov.
His 35 catches were second most by a true freshman Sedrick Irvin with 40 in and most by a true freshman wide receiver B. Cunningham had 41 catches for yards as a redshirt freshman in White recorded 30 of his 35 catches in the second half of the season.
That total was also the 20th-most overall by an MSU player in a single game and the third most by a Spartan against Northwestern.
He is one of 31 players in MSU history with at least career receptions. He has 15 punts of plus yards and has placed 33 percent of his punts of inside the Hartbarger injured his right leg in the second game of the season at Arizona State on Sept.
A three-year starter, Hartbarger entered the season as a candidate for the Ray Guy Award.
He only punted once against WMU. He is ranked sixth in MSU history in punting average He is currently pursuing a master's degree in marketing research. Dantonio has won the most Big Ten Championships three and bowl games five of any Spartan head coach and also ranks first with 11 bowl appearances.
Dantonio has 10 winning seasons in his 12 years in East Lansing, including a school-record 11 bowl bids Daugherty owns school record with 11 winning seasons from A two-time National Coach of the Year , , Daugherty coached 29 different players to first-team All-America honors and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in He is currently tied for 12th in Big Ten history with wins.
Dantonio won his th career game as a head coach on Oct.
His career record stands at He ranks second in school history in conference wins record: Duffy Daugherty, 72 , which also ranks 11th in Big Ten history. Conversely, MSU is The Spartans are Here's the breakdown by year: , , , , , , , , , , , and