Cook is pointing to this week's game against Eastern Michigan as a chance for the Spartans group to come out and show what they really can do.
"After the game, we were in the mindset that we wished we could just go out and play another game right away, just get it fixed," said the senior.
" We don't want it to take that long because we wanted this team to be at more of a level than we were at," he said.
Cook said the team practiced well this week and they hope to show it Saturday (3:30 PM EST start, Spartan Stadium, East Lansing,MI.) against the Eagles.
"I want us to play 100% better (Saturday)," said the leader of the unit. "Obviously if we've got five guys rolling we want to get them all on the same page. Hopefully, in my mind, it was just the first game jitters for some guys and now we're going to be rolling like we were last year."
Cook said he remembers when he got his first action as a Spartan he was nervous too, but he says that's not necessarily a bad thing.
"Lot of times if you're nervous it keeps you on your toes and gives you an edge," he said.
The senior center said while he expects it to take some time for the unit to gel, he's impatient and wants it to happen right now. Still, he believes because his teammates have some playing experience, the learning curve will be faster.
"We had three offensive linemen making their first start," said Cook. " I know Roland (Martin) had played quite a bit in the Penn State game last year, Jesse (Miller) and Pete (Clifford) were thrown in there a couple of times, but as far as the offensive line goes, yeah, those guys might have been a little bit nervous."
Coach John L. Smith called the group tentative as a whole, while Cook on the other hand graded out high with four pancake blocks during the game. The veteran said it's the little things that make a difference in the outcome of a play.
"If one or two guys do a little mistake, it can turn what would have been a twenty yard run into a two or three yard run. (For instance) a back gets tripped up where he wouldn't if you had taken a step differently, it could be something as easy as that."
So what does he expect from his teammates this week?
"I think now that guys know, 'OK, I saw that in the last game, a guy beat me (with that move) once, but he's not going to beat me (with that move) again."