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Nebraska Football

Garrett Nelson, Nebraska Native, Blackshirt

November 12, 2019
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Garrett Nelson is out with the defensive line warming up before games. 

He’s one of only a couple of outside linebackers to do so. It serves a couple purposes. One, it gets the heart rate up and it gets the blood flowing, which is encouraged by the coaching staff. Remember: a few weeks ago, defensive tackle Darrion Daniels got onto guys because that wasn’t being taken seriously. Two, Nelson being out there gives him time to work on his pass-rush technique. 

“Just kind of a ritual to get ready for pass-rush, get ready for run fits,” the freshman outside linebacker said Tuesday.

 
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