The numbers are really hard to look at. Nebraska is ranked 102nd nationally in total defense; its is giving up well over 6-yards a play. The Huskers scoring defense is ranked 76th nationally giving almost 27 points per game. These numbers are a good reason Nebraska is just 2-2 heading into Big 10 Play.
In this weeks Husker Doc Talk Podcast presented by the Rimington Trophy, Dr. Rob Takes a harder look at the defense and breaks down the woes we see today and if they are here to last all season.
Now, despite the problems the Huskers are having on defense, their Big 10 opener at Illinois the place to build some confidence. The biggest question heading into this game is will any Illini fans even show up. Despite being 3-1, the fan base has all but abandoned the Illini. And don't let that 3-1 record fool you, Illinois has beaten nobody of significance.
As the Big 10 season gets started, just where does Dr. Rob see the Huskers in the wild west division? Here's a hint, it's not at the top.
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