You followed along all spring. Who's your standout player from the outside linebacker group? How about the "stock-riser?" Compare notes with us.
With ample returning experience, Nebraska defensive coordinator Erik Chinander's group has a chance to be one of the Big Ten's best defenses.
Who was dressed, and who wasn't? How'd Adrian Martinez look? And what does a spring session look and sound like? Let's dive in.
Nebraska's leading tackler in 2020, JoJo Domann embraces the notion of being a leader “on an emotional, physical and spiritual level.”
It's possible that Nebraska's defense could lead the way in 2021. Considering all of the offense's questions, the defense may have to lead the way.
As the March 30 start of spring football draws nearer for Nebraska, the Journal Star is taking a brief look at each position on the roster and where the Huskers stand. Defense week continues with a look at Mike Dawson’s outside linebacker room.
"Sometimes it gets a little personal here, especially since this is my home state," says NU coach Scott Frost, 12-20 in three seasons.
JoJo Domann has played every defensive snap for the Huskers this season, plus some work on special teams. "But I still don’t think any of us have seen the ceiling on JoJo Domann yet.”
Husker defensive coordinator Erik Chinander explains a unique base system the Huskers are using at times.
A review of Nebraska’s defense suggests far more than the starting 11 may have earned Blackshirts. And Erik Chinander has added a wrinkle, too, used with great success by Wisconsin last season.
Check out all the action as Nebraska hosts Penn State for its 2020 home opener.
The Buckeyes' longest run was 21 yards, and the team's two running backs averaged 4.8 and 4.3 per carry, respectively, against Nebraska.
Scott Frost, Wan'Dale Robinson, Adrian Martinez and other Huskers answered questions during Monday's Zoom media session with reporters.
JoJo Domann is the lone senior among Nebraska's outside linebackers, and as one of the team leaders on defense, the coaches expect him to produce "all of the time."
Nebraska's defense - which has had its struggles over the last three years - hopes to write a different story in a most-unusual 2020 football season.
Jack Stoll had just taken a hit to the knees and limped off the field as the Nebraska punting unit came on. The tight end was riding a stationary bike on the sideline moments later when he received the best kind of painkiller.
It's the first Blackshirt for this Husker junior who has overcome multiple injuries to become one of NU's most important defenders.
Last year, defensive backs coach Travis Fisher had a steady rotation of safeties. He laughs now at the juggling act.