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Austin R. Vaughn | NCAA.com | December 8, 2015

Michigan State football: Mark Dantonio texts "you like that" to Kirk Cousins

  Mark Dantonio coached Kirk Cousins from 2008-2011 at Michigan State.

After a hard fought win in the Big Ten Championship Game, Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio sent a text to a former player he had in mind.

As reported by the Detriot News, Sports Illustrated and others, Kirk Cousins, a Spartan QB from 2008-2011, recieved a text from Dantonio saying, "You like that!"

Dantonio's text was referencing a celebratory statement that Cousins, now the starting QB for the NFL's Washington Redskins, unleashed on reporters after leading an epic comeback after trailing 24 points to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to earn the Redskins first win of the season.

Dantonio said Cousins' responded with "a big happy face."