Nebraska's Spring Defensive Depth Chart
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Nebraska’s Spring Defensive Depth Chart

March 01, 2017

After a month of best guesses from Husker fans and media, Nebraska Coach Mike Riley offered a defensive two-deep on Wednesday as the Blackshirts begin their transition to a 3-4 defense.

Here’s how the Huskers will line up when the start spring practice on Saturday.

Field-Side Defensive End
1. Freedom Akinmoladun, Jr.
2. DaiShon Neal, So.
3. A.J. Natter, Sr.

Nose Tackle
1. Mick Stoltenberg, Jr.
2. Khalil Davis, So.

Short-Side Defensive End
1. Carlos Davis, So.
2. Peyton Newell, Jr.
3. Dylan Owen, Jr.
4. Erik Evans, Sr.

Field-Side Outside Linebacker
1. Marcus Newby, Sr.
2. Luke Gifford, Jr.
3. Quayshon Alexander, RS Fr.

Inside Linebacker
1. Dedrick Young II, Jr.
2. Mohamed Barry, So.
3. Greg Simmons, RS Fr.

Short-Side Inside Linebacker
1. Chris Weber, Sr.
2. Pernell Jefferson, RS Fr.
3. Avery Roberts, Fr.

Short-Side Outside Linebacker
1. Alex Davis, So.
2. Sedrick King, Jr.
3. Ben Stille, RS Fr.

Field Cornerback
1. Chris Jones, Sr.
2. Dicaprio Bootle, RS Fr.

Free Safety
1. Aaron Williams, Jr.
2. Kieron Williams, Sr.
3. Tony Butler, RS Fr.

Strong Safety
1. Antonio Reed, Jr.
2. JoJo Domann, So.
3. Marquel Dismuke, RS Fr.

Boundary Corner
1. Joshua Kalu, Sr.
2. Lamar Jackson, So.
3. Boaz Joseph, Sr.

We’ll have more from Riley’s press conference on the site throughout the day.

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