How has No. 16 Michigan State (6-1, 4-0 Big Ten) been so good at finishing games this season? The question brings a bevy of responses from staff members and players. Coach Mark Dantonio brings up “grit,” a particularly annoying word because it can’t be tracked down on any box score or pointed out on the field. It only means that the “gritty” team is the one that made the plays it needed to down the stretch.
Source: Land of 10