Attitude adjustment begins for Husker defense
Nebraska coach Bo Pelini questioned the defense's mental toughness after practice Saturday. Defensive coordinator John Papuchis said the unit made some strides on Monday.
Posted: Monday, March 11, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — After the spring's first defined low point Saturday, Nebraska's defense rebounded with an inspired effort Monday afternoon.
But the challenge, especially for a mistake-prone and mentally fragile group, is to sustain the enthusiasm, and the fearlessness, and the resiliency — or whatever else was missing Saturday, when a young defense apparently sulked around the practice field for two hours.
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Monday, March 11, 2013 12:00 am.