Young Defenders Come Up Big When Called Upon

Young Defenders Come Up Big When Called Upon

Nebraska defensive coordinator Bob Diaco said before the season that he planned to rotate plenty of players in and out on the defense this season, and through three weeks he has held true to his word. Nebraska has rotated liberally in the front seven in particular,...
Diaco Discusses Hopes and Dreams

Diaco Discusses Hopes and Dreams

The topic of the week in Lincoln has been the awarding of the Blackshirts, and defensive coordinator Bob Diaco met with the media for the first time since handing out the 16 black jerseys on Monday afternoon.  “Pretty clear, pretty clean process,”...
Huskers Feel Safe with Multiple Options at Safety

Huskers Feel Safe with Multiple Options at Safety

Without a roster or prior knowledge of the team, it might be difficult to guess that senior Joshua Kalu and junior Aaron Williams both play the same position. One is listed at 6-foot-1 and 195 pounds, the other 5-foot-11 and 190. Run them through a combine-style...
Move to Cornerback Serves Butler, Huskers Well

Move to Cornerback Serves Butler, Huskers Well

One of the many position switches the coaches have made thus far during Nebraska’s fall camp has been moving redshirt freshman Tony Butler from safety, one of the deepest positions on the team, to corner where injury and recruiting misses have left the Huskers a bit...