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Despite not being a highly touted quarterback coming out of high school, Cousins had a phenomenal college career at Michigan State. He was a three-year starter under Mark Dantonio and led the Spartans to a 27-12 career record, including a 22-5 mark in his final two seasons in Green and White.
In addition to his outstanding record at MSU, Cousins also shattered a number of school passing records. He is MSU’s all-time leader in career passing yards (9.131), passing touchdowns (66) and passing efficiency (146.1).
What makes Cousins such a solid prospect is the fact that he has three years of starting experience while playing against some of the best competition in all of college football in the Big Ten Conference. He also has tremendous arm strength and is one of the brightest quarterbacks in this NFL draft.
But the No. 1 factor that makes Cousin such a steal?
All he does is win.
Cousins’ 27 career wins are the most of any quarterback in Michigan State history. That list includes the likes of Tony Banks, Drew Stanton, Brian Hoyer and plenty other former NFL signal-callers. Look for Cousins to be selected somewhere in the second- to third-round range, but if he gets the chance he will play like a first-round pick at some point.