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Nebraska Football

Blackshirts Are Making a Compelling Case for a New Way to Win in 2019

September 14, 2019
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Too bad Nebraska’s on the road next week. Otherwise, it might be time to break out those new Blackshirts alternates.

For just the fifth time since joining the Big Ten in 2011, the Huskers held an opponent without a touchdown. The Northern Illinois offense managed just two field goals and only crossed the Huskers’ 40-yard line three times. The last such trip ended in a goal-line stand, which felt like the ending this defense deserved after three pretty good outings to start the 2019 season.

 
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