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WATCH: Nebraska DC Erik Chinander Addresses Blackshirts, Depth Chart and More

August 28, 2018

With four days until Nebraska kicks off its season, defensive coordinator Erik Chinander addressed the media following Tuesday's practice.

Chinander spoke a little about the depth chart, as well as specific players on defense. He also noted that the Blackshirts have not been handed out, and the evaluation for that is ongoing.

Watch the full video of his question-and-answer session below.


  • 0:15: On the depth chart and evaluation 
  • 0:40: On Tyrin Ferguson: "Whatever we heard about him, the slate was wiped clean. He's just put his nose to the grindstone and gone to work."
  • 1:21: On how important Tre Neal has been to the team
  • 1:58: On preparation for Akron
  • 2:30: On the Blackshirts, which will not be handed out prior to Game 1
  • 3:30: On the cornerbacks being ready
  • 4:25: On the freshmen who may see the field this season
  • 5:00: On JoJo Domann
  • 5:50: On how he's feeling in the final days leading up to the season opener
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