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    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

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  • Sun., Nov. 02, 2014 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM EST Live Gruden Press Conference Redskins head coach Jay Gruden takes the podium following the Redskins vs. Vikings game at TCF Bank Stadium on Sunday, November 2, 2014.
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  • Mon., Nov. 03, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Tue., Nov. 04, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Wed., Nov. 05, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Thu., Nov. 06, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Fri., Nov. 07, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

Players

Kirk Cousins
QB #8
Height:
6-3
Weight:
202
Age:
26
College:
Michigan State
Hometown:
Holland, Mich.
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2014):

TDS
10
INT
9
YDS
1,710
RTG
86.4

Transactions:

  • Drafted by the Washington Redskins in the fourth round (102nd overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft.

Transactions:

  • Drafted by the Washington Redskins in the fourth round (102nd overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft.

PRO

  • Enters 2014 having appeared in eight regular season games and one postseason game with four regular season starts.
  • Completed 33-of-48 passes (68.8 percent) for 466 yards with four touchdowns, three interceptions and a passer rating of 101.6 in his rookie season in 2012.
  • With Robert Griffin III, was part of a quarterback duo in 2012 that made the Redskins the first team since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger to have two different rookie quarterbacks lead fourth-quarter comeback wins in the same season and the first team in history with two rookie quarterbacks with 300-yard passing games in a single season.

2013 (Redskins)

  • Appeared in five games, starting the final three of the season.
  • Started against Atlanta, completing 29-of-45 passes for 381 yards and three touchdowns, all career highs.
  • Became the first Redskins quarterback in the Super Bowl era to throw for 300 yards in each of his first two career starts, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.

2012 (Redskins)

  • Played in three regular season games with one start and saw his first postseason action.
  • Threw his first career touchdown pass against against Atlanta (10/7), finding Santana Moss for a 77-yard touchdown.
  • Made his first career start in a win at Cleveland (12/16), completing 26-of-37 passes for 329 yards with two touchdowns.
  • Finished the season 33-for-48 for 466 yards with four touchdowns and three interceptions.

College

  • Played in 45 games, starting 39 of his last 40 games.
  • He completed 723-of-1,128 passes (64.1%) for 9,131 yards, 66 touchdowns, and 30 interceptions
  • His 66 touchdowns is a Michigan State school record. He is ranked tenth on the Big Ten Conference all-time touchdown passes list.
  • He threw for at least two touchdowns in 19 starts.
  • Set the school record for career pass completions (723) and his 34 completions against Notre Dame in 2011 was one shy of the school record for most completions in a game.
  • One of seven players in MSU history to complete at least 60 percent of his passes. His 64.1% completion percentage is second in school history, and tied for seventh in Big Ten Conference history.
  • Holds the school record for career pass efficiency rating (146.08), total yards in a career (9,004) and most games with at least 200 yards passing (26).
  • He was only the second player in MSU history to be named a team captain as sophomore, and the first since 1949.
  • One of 16 players in the history of Michigan State to earn Academic All-Big Ten Conference honors all four seasons.

Personal

  • In the 2013 offseason, published his first book, "Game Changer: Faith, Football, & Finding Your Way," in which he uses a letter writter to his 15-year-old self to serve as guidance for young athletes.
  • During the 2013 season, volunteered at the Tyler's Kids Outreach Football Camp at Redskins Park. Also participated in Ryan Kerrigan's first Blitz for the Better Foundation fundraising event, acting as a celebrity waiter at a special dinner event.
  • Graduated Michigan State in December 2011 with 3.68 GPA, majoring in Kinesiology.
  • Participated in the Spartan Buddies program, volunteering in the pediatric ward at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, and in the Athletes in Action sports ministry.
  • Attended Holland Christian High School (Mich.) where he lettered in football, baseball, and basketball.
  • Earned All-Ottawa-Kent Conference honors as a quarterback for football, a pitcher for baseball, and as a shooting guard for basketball.
  • Over his career he completed 198-of-366 passes (.541), for 3,204 yards, 40 touchdowns and 18 interceptions.
  • Rated a three-star prospect and Michigan’s 27th-best overall prospect by Rivals.com.
  • As a senior in 2006, he was an All-State and Academic All-State honorable mention choice by the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association. He set 35 school game, season, and career records and garnered Area Player of the year accolades.
  • During his senior season he completed 130-of-231 passes (.563) for 2,088 yards, 28 touchdowns, and 10 interceptions, leading his team to a program best 7-3 record while qualifying for the playoffs for the first time in school history.
  • In the spring of 2013, served as the color analyst on the Big Ten Network broadcast of Michigan State's Green-White Spring Game.
  • Son of MaryAnn and Don Cousins. His father is minister.
  • His brother Kyle, lettered four times as a pitcher at Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
  • Born Aug. 19, 1988.
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesPassingRushingFumbles
GGSCompAttYdsAvgTDIntSckSckYRateAttYdsAvgTDFUMLost
TOTAL 240 407 3,030 7.4 18 19 16 129 77.5 14 56 4 0 6 4
2014 WAS 6 5 126 204 1,710 8.4 10 9 8 70 86.4 7 20 2.9 0 2 2
2013 WAS 5 3 81 155 854 5.5 4 7 5 32 58.4 4 14 3.5 0 3 2
2012 WAS 3 1 33 48 466 9.7 4 3 3 27 101.6 3 22 7.3 0 1 0
Recent Games
WKOppResultPassingRushingFumbles
CompAttPctYdsAvgTDIntSckSckYRateAttYdsAvgTDFUMLost
1 @HOU L 6-17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 JAC W 41-10 22 33 66.7 250 7.6 2 0 2 21 109.4 1 -1 -1 0 -- --
3 @PHI L 34-37 30 48 62.5 427 8.9 3 1 0 0 103.4 3 5 1.7 0 -- --
4 NYG L 14-45 19 33 57.6 257 7.8 1 4 2 14 53 1 12 12 0 1 1
5 SEA L 17-27 21 36 58.3 283 7.9 2 0 1 8 102 2 4 2 0 -- --
6 @ARI L 20-30 24 38 63.2 354 9.3 2 3 2 19 78.2 -- -- -- -- -- --
7 TEN W 19-17 10 16 62.5 139 8.7 0 1 1 8 64.3 -- -- -- -- 1 1
8 @DAL W 20-17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Recent Articles

Recent Videos

  • Cousins: "Learn From It And Move Forward"

    Posted Oct 19, 2014

    Redskins Quarterback Kirk Cousins spoke to the media today following the game against the Tennessee Titans to discuss his game performance, how he can make improvements and move forward, and how happy he was that the team got the win.

  • WATCH: Kirk Cousins to Niles Paul for 50 yards

    Posted Oct 19, 2014

    Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins completes a short pass to tight end Niles Paul who runs for 50 yards.

  • Kirk Cousins Talks Third Down Conversions

    Posted Oct 15, 2014

    Redskins QB Kirk Cousins spoke in a press conference today about the Redskins' struggle with converting third downs and the role of Pierre Garcon in the offensive scheme.

  • Cousins On Chemistry With Jordan Reed

    Posted Oct 15, 2014

    QB Kirk Cousins met with the media today to discuss his first game playing with TE Jordan Reed and the importance of consistency when it comes to emotional preparation, avoiding "riding the roller coaster."

  • Cousins: "I've Been In Tough Spots Before"

    Posted Oct 15, 2014

    Redskins QB Kirk Cousins spoke to the media today regarding the Redskins start to the season, assuring us that he has "been through [his] fair share of challenges."