What makes a football team great? You can look at depth, a legitimate running game, winning at the line of scrimmage, a defense that can dominate or create turnovers.

You can point toward all of that, and, you wouldn’t be wrong. But, there’s a reason why quarterbacks are looked at as superstars, get MVPs and Heisman Trophies and make the most money professionally as a position group.

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But, what makes a quarterback great? What makes them a national championship signal caller at the collegiate level?

Urban Meyer broke it down, stating toughness as his answer.

He also pointed toward Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence showcasing exactly that against Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl:

Sorry, Buckeye fans. This loss is going to sting for a while.

However, the 2020 season is coming. Revenge and winning a national title of your own (for the second time in the CFP era) would certainly heal that wound.