A post-game overreaction to the Gator Bowl after Nebraska's 26-21 win over Clemson.
Ah New Year’s Day. A fine day to nurse a hangover with some skull-cracking action and what better team to watch then our own scarlet and cream? An interesting match up is presented in the...
Clemson defensive tackle Jarvis Jenkins said he and the rest of the defensive line are glad Nebraska’s defensive front is getting all the attention when the two units are compared.
The Huskers’ defensive front has been responsible for 23½ of Nebraska’s 30 sacks and 54 tackles for losses. It also has four interceptions and 10 pass break-ups. The Clemson defensive front has nine sacks and 46½ tackles for a loss.
"We like that everyone is talking about their defensive line and not giving us a real shot to slow Nebraska down," said Jenkins, who is tied for the team lead in sacks (two) and has a team-high 10 tackles for a loss. "That just motivates us to go out there and be more physical."
CB: Nebraska finished the regular season tied for 25th in the nation in sacks with 30. Clemson has 14 total sacks on the season - at 106th nationally in that category.
Gator Bowl: Nebraska vs Clemson - Clemson has great defensive numbers against the pass. Looking at their competition shows the Tigers opponents didn't throw well.
The Gator Bowl is nearing a sell out. Nebraska fans are doing their part: "We look forward to a sellout," Gator Bowl president Rick Catlett told the Florida-Times Union Monday. "We think we’re...
"It is all but certain that Nebraska will be playing in the Konica Minolta Gator Bowl," Big 12 Commissioner Dan Beebe said. "Formal Big 12 procedures prevent the conference from making an official announcement until Sunday afternoon. We are aware that fans from all of our schools, including Nebraska, want to begin making plans to attend these contests."