Defense hopes surge against Northwestern is a turning point
Nebraska linebacker Michael Rose sacks Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter.
Posted: Sunday, November 3, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — Northwestern began its final drive 7 yards from Nebraska's end zone Saturday, and Husker defenders were talking to each other about stripping the football, stealing back the momentum and keeping the score tied.
This was the same defensive unit that had been flattened play after play at Minnesota one week earlier, frustrated by an inability to stop the basic running schemes it had prepared for extensively during practice.
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Sunday, November 3, 2013 12:00 am.