On the fourth and final installment of our four-part offseason preview, Greg Smith returns to share his thoughts on the defensive line and linebackers heading into 2018 and Brandon Vogel makes his grand debut on the podcast.
- 0:45: Brandon joins the True Crime Podcast
- 1:36: Touching on a few hospitalizations and how people have reacted
- 6:45: The first down defense was bad in 2017
- 10:08: Who gets the blame for the struggles? Bob Diaco or the players?
- 12:46: Where does the improvement come from in the front seven?
- 14:21: Will experiencing growing pains in the 3-4 in 2017 help in 2018?
- 16:30: Greg's thoughts on the currently committed linebackers and linemen
- 17:53: Who's next to be "all N?"
- 19:03: Assessing the field at linebacker
- 21:48: Is Ben Stille a defensive end or a linebacker?
- 23:21: What's more likely, the front seven as a strength or a crutch?
- 25:23: Greg buries the lead… again
- 27:18: Place your Super Bowl bets
Derek is a newbie on the Hail Varsity staff covering Husker athletics. In college, he was best known as ‘that guy from Twitter.’ He has covered a Sugar Bowl, a tennis national championship and almost everything in between (except an NCAA men’s basketball tournament game… *tears*). In his spare time, he can be found arguing with literally anyone about sports.