April 9th, 2018

Michigan State’s defense enjoyed a resurgence in 2017, finishing the season ranked No. 7 in total defense. Spearheading the bounce-back season was the Spartans’ run defense. In 2016, MSU experienced uncharacteristic struggles against the run, ranking 51st nationally and ninth in the Big Ten while allowing 158.7 yards per game on the ground.

Source: Spartan Tailgate