Special teams

For decades, Nebraska was known for “special” special teams, units that made plays that won many games. The secret? Caring.


Nebraska's Zach Weinmaster muffs a punt against Wisconsin. “I don’t see why special teams is this bad,” former Husker Jay Foreman said.

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“I think (the Jays are) a sleeper (in the Big East)," said Nick Bahe. "It’s going to be a battle every night trying to minimize their issues with size and physicality, but Denzel Mahoney means they can try to flip that and make their weakness a strength on the other end."


Husker basketball will have their work cut out for them as they take on Iowa Tuesday night.

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