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Nebraska Football

Steady Progress, More Comfort Lead to Breakout Performance for Mills

November 20, 2019

Heading into Saturday’s game against Wisconsin, Nebraska had failed to crack 4.0 yards per carry in three of its last four games. Against the Badgers — one of the best run defenses in the conference — the Huskers exploded for 273 yards and 7.4 yards a pop, both season-highs against Wisconsin.

Nebraska’s backs had some gaping holes to run through most of the day as the offensive line moved bodies all over the field, something they haven’t done much of all season.

“The improvement has been slow and steady, and that’s what you want,” offensive line coach Greg Austin said about is group.

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