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Nebraska Football

Blackshirts Focus on Improving Rush Defense in 2019

August 28, 2019
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In 2018, Nebraska was 12th in rushing yards per game allowed and 11th in yards per game allowed. The Huskers gave up 195.8 yards per game at 5 yards per carry. 

The Huskers were a little better against the pass, but when you can’t stop the run it’s hard to pin your ears back and get after the passer. The Huskers were middle of the pack in the conference with 25 sacks last year.

Nebraska is looking to change all of that in 2019.

“We talked about defeating the block in front of us and being effective in the run game,” defensive line coach Tony Tuioti said after a practice

 
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