News:Andrew Maxwell completed 22-of-46 passes for 297 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions against Northwestern on Saturday.
Analysis:Andrew Maxwell has failed to put up gaudy numbers this year as he replaced Kirk Cousins as the Spartan's starting quarterback. While he never became a touchdown machine, he did avoid turnovers following a rough first game and might warrant a late pick in deeper leagues next season should he remain the Spartan's starting QB.
Michigan State's Maxwell Struggles Against Nebraska
News:Andrew Maxwell completed nine-of-27 passing attempts for 123 yards and one touchdown against Nebraska on Saturday.
Analysis:Andrew Maxwell only completed one third of his passes against Nebraska on Saturday. He's had his struggles with consistency all year and the passing game takes a clear backseat to the ground attack in the Spartan offense.
Michigan State's Maxwell Leads Spartans to Overtime Victory
News:Andrew Maxwell completed 23 of 37 passes for 204 yards and two touchdowns against Wisconsin on Saturday.
Analysis:Andrew Maxwell's numbers have been solid at best this season, throwing nine touchdowns in nine games. He faces a tough matchup against Nebraska's 18th ranked pass efficiency defense next weekend.
News:Andrew Maxwell threw for 192 yards, one touchdown, and one interception against Michigan on Saturday.
Analysis:Andrew Maxwell had a tough matchup against Michigan, but his struggles are concerning because he has yet to find a great rhythm this season. He is only has any value in deep leagues.
News:Andrew Maxwell completed 12 passes for 179 yards and one interception against Iowa on Saturday.
Analysis:Andrew Maxwell's interception came on a tipped pass in overtime and was his first interception since the Spartan's season opener. The junior faces another tough task when the Spartans play Michigan next week.
Michigan State's Maxwell Leads Comeback Against Indiana
News:Andrew Maxwell completed 24 passes for 290 yards and two touchdowns against Indiana on Saturday.
Analysis:Andrew Maxwell had his best game of the season against a weak Indiana defense but he'll have a tougher test against Iowa next week.
News:Andrew Maxwell completed 22 passes for 269 yards and one touchdown against Ohio State on Saturday.
Analysis:Andrew Maxwell had his second highest passing total of the season against a solid Ohio State defense. He has an easier assignment next week when the Spartans travel to Indiana.
Michigan State's Maxwell Struggles Against Eastern Michigan
News:Andrew Maxwell completed 16 passes for 159 yards and one touchdown in the Spartans' win against Eastern Michigan on Saturday.
Analysis:Andrew Maxwell has struggled at times this season, and the Spartans have survived by relying on the run game. The defenses the Spartans face are about to get tougher, as they open Big Ten play with Ohio State next week.
News:Andrew Maxwell completed 23 passes for 187 yards in the Spartans' loss to Notre Dame.
Analysis: The Michigan State offense couldn't get going all night, managing only three points in their first loss of the season. Andrew Maxwell has struggled in the Spartans' two games against top-25 opponents, but things should get easier for Maxwell next week when the Spartans take on Eastern Michigan.
News:Andrew Maxwell completed 20 passes for 275 yards and two touchdowns Saturday in the Spartan's win against Central Michigan.
Analysis:Andrew Maxwell improved from the season opener and managed to avoid throwing an interception. The quality of his opponent will improve next week in Notre Dame, and he'll have to show that he can produce against the top teams to have value on a weekly basis.
News:Andrew Maxwell completed 22 passes for 241 yards and threw three interceptions in the Spartans victory against Boise State.
Analysis:Andrew Maxwell's three interceptions are a cause for concern, but he should have an easier time against Central Michigan next week. Still, with the offense clearly focused around Le'Veon Bell, Maxwell's value is limited.
Michigan State's Maxwell Healthy and Ready for Camp
News:Andrew Maxwell is expected to be "full-go" for training camp as he takes the reins as the Spartans' starting QB this season, ESPN.com reports.
Analysis:Andrew Maxwell sprained his right knee during spring drills and was held out thereafter for precautionary reasons. However, he stated at Big Ten media days that he has done every workout and every run this summer. The redshirt junior has large shoes to fill following Kirk Cousins' graduation.
News: Head coach of Michigan State Mark Dantonio told reporters Tuesday that Andrew Maxwell, who suffered a sprained right knee during spring practice, is "healthy" and "can play," ESPN.com reports.
Analysis: Dantonio told reporters Tuesday during the team's fantasy football camp that the quarterback "can throw 7-on-7 and do somme different things," and though he is unsure whether or not Andrew Maxwell could "take a shot right now," the youngster is "doing all the running and all that type of thing." This is good news for Spartans fans, as Maxwell is a favorite to be Kirk Cousins' successor under center heading into the 2012 season.
News: Michigan State coaches are impressed with freshman quarterback Connor Cook. MSU quarterback coach Dave Warner has taken note of Cook's ability to make things happen with his feet.
Analysis: It's been assumed that Andrew Maxwell would be next in line to replace Kirk Cousins under center for the Spartans. However Cook is definitely going to have something to say about this. At one point it was believed that Nick Foles would be the next MSU signal caller, so things don't always go as planned. Next spring will see an interesting battle in East Lansing.