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ESPN: MSU's Cousins used to beating the odds

In case you missed it, colleague Mark Schlabach wrote an excellent piece about Michigan State quarterback Kirk Cousins, who is used to the underdog role he'll be in tonight against Russell Wilson and No. 6 Wisconsin. From being lightly recruited in high school to surviving a burn accident as a toddler, Cousins has always beaten the odds. As a sophomore at Holland Christian School, Cousins was offered a choice to be an everyday player on the JV baseball team or a reserve on the varsity squad. Cousins chose to play on the varsity team and became the starting third baseman ...

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