After Tuesday's NU football practice, defensive coordinator Bob Diaco talked about handing out the Blackshirts to 16 Huskers, the tradition of the Blackshirts, preparing for Arkansas State and more.

“You can’t grow up, I don’t think, as a defender in this country as a football player and not know about the Blackshirt defense and the ideologies and habits of defending that brings,” Diaco said. “The learning is something that I already know that this isn’t the end for someone that has been honored with that responsibility, it’s the beginning. It’s the beginning of a process, it’s the beginning of a responsibility and accountability to work, habits, leadership, strain, pain.”

Watch the videos below for more highlights from Diaco's interview as well as a recap from World-Herald staff writer Evan Bland and interviews with select players:

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