Notes: Still questions at safety as NU prepares for Illini

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Posted: Thursday, October 3, 2013 12:00 am

Two weeks after a 59-20 win over South Dakota State, Nebraska coach Bo Pelini doesn’t appear to have definitive answers at the safety spot opposite junior Corey Cooper. Pelini named three players — junior Harvey Jackson, senior Andrew Green and redshirt freshman LeRoy Alexander — who could play alongside Cooper, who leads the team with 30 tackles. Jackson is second with 23, but Pelini wasn’t pleased with his play against the Jackrabbits.

Pelini said Jackson and Green — a convert from cornerback who started one game in front of Jackson — have had good weeks of practice. The 6-foot, 190-pound Alexander has three tackles.

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