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Nebraska Football

With Khalil Davis Out, Ben Stille Shines in Expanded Role

October 8, 2019
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Nebraska defensive line coach Tony Tuioti has been rotating his front three all season long, getting plenty of reps for all of his top six guys. In addition to keeping the starters fresh, that strategy has also gotten the second-string guys plenty of experience, which paid dividends on Saturday against Northwestern when the team’s most productive defensive lineman, Khalil Davis, was suspended for the game by the Big Ten.

Junior Ben Stille started in Davis’ place and responded with his best game of the season, finishing with five tackles, half a sack and a quarterback hurry.

 
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