Pelini hopes new 1-on-1 drills lead to stronger returns
All-Big Ten I-back Ameer Abdullah is among players fielding punts this spring, along with the incumbent return man, Jordan Westerkamp, and Jamal Turner and sophomore wide receiver Brandon Reilly.
Posted: Saturday, March 22, 2014 12:00 am
LINCOLN — Nebraska coach Bo Pelini hopes a new series of drills that isolate positions within a punt return unit will help the Huskers strengthen a major weakness on special teams.
He’s spent time evaluating the punt return unit, which was responsible for two lost fumbles and set a school record for fewest yards per return (3.04) last season.
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Saturday, March 22, 2014 12:00 am.