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Nebraska's Ameer Abdullah, Miami’s Duke Johnson focus 
on beating defenses, not each other

Just when the swarming tacklers seem to have the advantage — when the running play seems to have no chance — that’s when you realize just how special Ameer Abdullah and Miami back Duke Johnson can be. And it just so happens, their tactics for highlight-creation are often quite similar. As is the result.

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Barfknecht: Hawkeyes' offensive problems start with the play-caller

Iowa football coaches, players and fans seem puzzled by the struggles through three games to move the ball, particularly on the ground. May I suggest a two-word answer: Greg Davis.

FOOTBALL

Big Ten notes: Wisconsin coach sees progress from QB Joel Stave

Joel Stave, Wisconsin’s starting quarterback in 2013, still hasn’t taken a snap this season after developing a mental block passing the ball. That condition, similar to the yips, has led to his removal from game preparation, though he still takes part in practice.

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Husker notes: Newcomer Joe Keels says things finally starting to click

Nebraska defensive end Joe Keels enrolled in January and was expected by fans to make an immediate, dramatic impact. It hasn’t yet happened, but Keels said he’s “coming along.”

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Barfknecht: Hawkeyes' offensive problems start with the play-caller

Iowa football coaches, players and fans seem puzzled by the struggles through three games to move the ball, particularly on the ground. May I suggest a two-word answer: Greg Davis.

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