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Tracking Nebraska's Defensive Participation Against Colorado
10 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
After week one, we took a look at how Nebraska used its offensive personnel against South Alabama. This week, we're looking at the other side of the ball.
Big Plays, Big Busts Lead to Nebraska's Collapse at Colorado
10 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Saturday had the potential for a big-time win for Nebraska against Colorado, but the Huskers just couldn't quite close it out. Let’s take a closer look at some of the plays that gave the Huskers their big lead, as well as two of the biggest defensive busts that contributed greatly to the loss.
Hundred Ways Nebraska Lost 34-31 to Colorado, But Only One Matters
10 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska knows what it takes to be a good football team. And it knows its not there yet.
Laviska Shenault's Versatility Will Test Nebraska Secondary
10 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska's taking a big step up in competition from week one to week two and Colorado do-it-all offensive threat Laviska Shenault Jr. will provide a measuring stick for how much progress the Blackshirts have made in the last year.
No Changes to Nebraska's Depth Chart for Colorado Week
10 mo ago by Derek Peterson
There are no changes to the Huskers’ depth chart for Week 2. (In case you haven't heard.)
Blackshirts Carry NU to 35-21 Season-Opening Win, Let the Tour Begin
10 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska's defense is on a revenge tour. But it's not so much about proving something to opponents this season. It's more about proving something to themselves.
They Said It: Nebraska Players Discuss Win Over South Alabama
10 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Nebraska players met with the media Saturday afternoon following the Huskers' 35-21 win over South Alabama.
Play of the Game: Eric Lee Jr.'s Pick-Six
10 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
With 41% of more than 900 votes, Eric Lee Jr.'s third-quarter pick-six is this week's Play of the Game from Nebraska's 35-21 win over South Alabama.
Now at Safety, Eric Lee Jr. Wants to "Go Out with a Bang" this Season
10 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Eric Lee Jr. has had a long career as a Husker filled with ups and downs, but now he's switched from cornerback to safety and is looking to get the most out of his final season as a Husker.
Cornerback Rotation a Thing to Watch Moving Forward for Nebraska
1 yr ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska did something against Wisconsin it hadn’t done all year. It rotated its corners.
New Mentality and Consistent Practice Habits Help Lee See Field
1 yr ago by Greg Smith
Eric Lee Jr. saw the field this season prior to Nebraska's matchup with Purdue, but only on special teams. The junior made his 2018 debut at cornerback on Saturday and has made the starting lineup for Wisconsin.
First Come, First Serve? It Is for Those That Lead Huskers' Tunnel Walk
1 yr ago by Derek Peterson
Ever notice the faces at the front of Nebraska's Tunnel Walk? There's no pecking order for those up front every week. It's all about first come, first served.
Nebraska Position Previews By the Numbers: Defensive Backs
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Hail Varsity’s numbers-driven preview series turns its focus to the defensive side of the ball for the final team with a breakdown of the secondary.
A New Chance at Stability in the Huskers' Secondary
2 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska has had a revolving door of coaches for the defensive backs over the last several years. Could Travis Fisher be the one to stabilize things?
LISTEN: Views from the Other Side, CB/S Edition
2 yr ago by Derek Peterson
As our early 2018 season look-ahead continues, Greg Smith joins the podcast to take a look at the much-maligned Husker secondary.
The Snap Count: The Huskers' Defensive Personnel Against Illinois
2 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Jacob Padilla takes another deep dive into Nebraska's defensive personnel choices.
Play of the Game: Northern Illinois's 47-yard Fourth-Quarter Pass Play
2 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
A lot went wrong for Nebraska in Saturday's 21-17 loss to Northern Illinois, but the biggest play of the game was the deep pass that set up the Huskies' go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter.
Secondary Growth a Primary Goal for Huskers Early in 2017
2 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Just like the Red Wolves in week one, Oregon attacked the Huskers through the air on Saturday and Nebraska's young secondary was not quite up to the challenge out of the gates.
They Said It: Oregon 42 Nebraska 35
2 yr ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Notable quotes from players and coaches after Nebraska's 42-35 loss at Oregon.
Padding the Stats: Don't Ignore the Ducks in the Air
2 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Oregon's running game is at the heart of everything the Ducks do, but it will be Nebraska's pass defense that makes the difference one way or the other on Saturday.
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