CHICAGO (AP) — Kirk Cousins remembers signing to play for Michigan State, then finding out a few weeks later some prospect from football-obsessed Texas was joining the Spartans as part of Mark Dantonio’s first recruiting class.
It wasn’t a good feeling.
Nick Foles set all sorts of records previously held by Drew Brees at Westlake High School in Austin. Cousins, lightly recruited out of Holland, Mich., figured his own chances at playing were about as good as completing a Hail Mary.
The former college teammates will be on opposite sides when Cousins and the resurgent Minnesota Vikings (3-5) visit Foles and the struggling Chicago Bears (5-4) on Monday night.
“I remember looking up on a website to just learn about him, and he had played in the Texas state championship at the biggest division,” Cousins said. “He had broken all of Drew