August 20th, 2017

With so much focus on Michigan State’s lack of a pass rush last season, the secondary almost has gotten a free pass. For a unit that has become accustomed to sending players to the NFL, the Spartans struggled in 2016 with just eight interceptions while ranking 12th in the Big Ten in pass efficiency defense. Yes, some of that was because Michigan State failed to put pressure on the quarterback, but subpar play in the back end didn’t help.

Source: Detroit News