Paring playbook pays off for Husker offense
Nebraska running back Imani Cross, No. 32, carries the ball into the end zone during the first quarter of Saturday's game against South Dakota State. Nebraska eclipsed the 300-yard mark through the air and on the ground for the first time in a single game.
Posted: Sunday, September 22, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — Nebraska's offense shrunk the game plan and altered its implementation during practice last week in an attempt to eliminate the unforced errors that were keeping the Huskers from reaching their potential.
Offensive coordinator Tim Beck settled on a theory early last week: The Huskers were doing way too much. Too many plays, too many formations. There were unnecessary presnap motions and shifts complicating matters, as well.
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Sunday, September 22, 2013 12:00 am.