Tag Archives: Blackshirts






Holiday Bowl Breakdown Part 2: Defense

As we showed you in Nebraska’s offensive preview for the Holiday Bowl, something’s got to give between Nebraska’s offensive front and USC’s defensive line. The saying holds true on defense — perhaps even more so — between Nebraska top-ranked completion percentage...

In The Ring With Maliek Collins

In the photo above, you see three Rutgers players trying to protect running back Justin Goodwin. Even with a fistful of jersey and shoulder pads, the offensive lineman isn’t able to keep Nebraska defensive Maliek Collins out of the backfield. Since...

Breakfast with Coach Papuchis

OMAHA — At the Big Red Breakfast Friday morning, guest speaker John Papuchis didn’t mince his words or his time. “This is as good as I’ve felt about a group of young defensive players we’ve had in a long time,”...

Hot Reads: Into the Black

The much-discussed awarding of the Blackshirts happened yesterday. The Nebraska staff handed out 16 shirts and 15 players wore them at practice, with linebacker Josh Banderas abstaining. “He chose to not wear it out there because he felt like his...

Back In Blackshirts

Cue that AC/DC track you’ve been waiting to play every Saturday. The Blackshirt have returned to the backs of Nebraska’s starting defense. Some others, too. Blackshirts were awarded to 16 different players, but only 15 wore them in practice Tuesday....