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Nebraska's defense by all accounts had a productive spring. What's next for the Blackshirts?
A sincere congratulations to Nebraska defensive coordinator Erik Chinander for the quote of the spring. “I ain’t happy anymore with winning some practice,” he barked during a recent workout in a video put out by the school. “I’m trying to win in September.” Beautiful. Just beautiful.
One of the main storylines of Nebraska spring football has been the defense's improvement. How much can be read into that kind of talk in March and April?
If you were a Nebraska football coach, you would be thrilled by Antonio Reed's answer to a reporter's question regarding the possibility of Reed receiving a Blackshirt this week. "What I'm looking forward to is getting better Monday with the rest of my teammates -- not just a personal achievement," he said.
First-year Husker head coach Scott Frost speaks with a high degree of credibility these days when he talks about progress in his program. A loss to Illinois in Lincoln would cut into that credibility.
Nebraska's forced six turnovers in the past two games combined, but has given up bushels of yards and points on the season. "Not fun," Erik Chinander says. "It's not good and it falls directly on me. I own that, but it's also a process we're talking about, right?"
During the last three games, Ohio State has rushed 105 times for only 322 yards, or 3.1 per carry.
Nebraska's top defensive unit has undergone a complete wardrobe change.
The Nebraska defense has a pressure problem. But it’s not as simple as saying the Huskers can’t get pass rushers to the quarterback.
Steve Sipple and Chris Basnett discuss a new Blackshirt on Sept. 18, 2018, and special teams blunders from last Saturday.