Husker tackles aim to win confidence game
Defensive ends like Ohio State’s John Simon bedeviled Jeremiah Sirles and fellow NU tackles at times last season. Simon had five tackles for losses.
Posted: Friday, March 29, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — It can be a lonely feeling for an offensive tackle just before a third-down snap when the defensive end, likely chirping because his quickness and agility are about to be showcased, lines up inches away.
One-on-one. With no help. And the realization sets in that any slip-up likely will lead to a sack or a major momentum shift.
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Friday, March 29, 2013 12:00 am.