One player on the defensive side of the ball who has stepped up his play over the last few weeks is senior safety, Damion Stafford. Defensive backs coach Terry Joseph talks about his emergence. Joseph is also impressed with Stafford and fellow safety PJ Smith and how they’ve played with each other and have learned to gel.
More on senior day for 29 players on this football team. Tight end Ben Cotton is trying not to get wrapped up in the emotions of the day, or trying to use that to his advantage. Senior day is extra special for the Cotton family. Ben’s father Barney, or course is the offensive line coach, and Saturday means a little more to him.
Running back Rex Burkhead practiced for the third straight day with no ill-effects. Could he be out there for senior day. It’s looking better and better as we get closer to Saturday. A win would give Nebraska their first undefeated home record since 2001. In the 10 season between then and now, NU has lost 16 home games.
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