'Toughness is an action': Husker coaches encouraged by physical, tone-setting practices

Defensive coordinator Erik Chinander coaches defensive lineman Mosai Newsom in a drill. Tempo and collisions are up in fall camp compared spring workouts.

DB tackling drill

Cornerback Quinton Newsome, left, carries the ball during a tackling drill as safety Myles Farmer tries to bring him down. Coaches are seeing more physicality in practices.

Scott Frost

Scott Frost wants old-school toughness from the Huskers. He wants physicality for a most-physical league. “He wants more dogs,” defensive end Carlos Davis said.