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Look for this week's theme to be about NU's defense vs VaTech's offense.

Omaha.com - Answers for Husker potential to come against Virginia Tech
Junior quarterback Zac Lee said he and the Huskers are looking forward to matching up against a program that rarely has to prove its legitimacy. Good or bad, they'll learn something about this team.

Big 12 power rankings: Week 2 - Big 12 - ESPN
5. Nebraska: The Cornhuskers have handled everything thrown their way in the first two games and are ready for the challenge of Virginia Tech. A quick start put the Arkansas State game away early. Zac Lee is exceeding expectations. But despite allowing only 12 points this season, Nebraska’s defense looks inconsistent and spotty. But the Cornhuskers have won six straight games -- their longest streak since winning 13 in a row during 2000-01.

Omaha.com - Carl Pelini says tackling is lacking
Tackling will have to be top notch next week.

Steven M Sipple: NU's Suh may be pressing
Sip think Suh may be pressing, and discusses what the linebackers will see this weekend.

Omaha.com -Cooked: UCLA freshman leads Bruins past father, NU
The loss ended NU's home winning streak of 90-matches.

Maffei gets early start on coaching career - The Connecticut Post Online
In his first summer with the Cornhuskers, Maffei made two important contacts -- wide receivers/recruiting coordinator Ted Gilmore and offensive coordinator Shawn Watson. Both would be instrumental in Maffei's gridiron education on the field and off it. ... The other connection was Callahan, who dubbed him "Bobby Blue Eyes." Maffei would have small talks with Callahan after practices and developed a friendship with the coach. When Callahan landed with the New York Jets as the offensive line coach after Nebraska, Maffei traded phone calls with him.