Andrew Maxwell wins QB battle

Updated: August 27, 2013, 10:17 PM ET
By Brian Bennett | ESPN.com

Senior Andrew Maxwell will start at quarterback for Michigan State in the Spartans' season opener Friday against Western Michigan, coach Mark Dantonio said Tuesday.

Michigan State had a four-man competition at quarterback during preseason camp and even listed all four as co-No. 1s on its first game-week depth chart. But Maxwell, who started all 13 games for the Spartans in 2012, got the nod because of his experience and knowledge of the offense.

"I'm comfortable we have a ...

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