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Updated! Ultimate Husker Defensive Back Bracket: The Final Four

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Oops! The republished polls are now live! It is Brown, Amukamara, Brown and Butterfield left for the title of ultimate Husker defensive back

Update: I messed up the polls in the original version, so I deleted them, fixed and republished. Sorry about that!!

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The second round of voting wasn’t nearly as nail-biting as the first. The top three seeds advanced with large margins. It was closer between #13 Barron Miles and #5 Dave Butterfield, but the higher seed prevailed.

Check the bottom of the article for highlight videos (where I could find them).

Some of the abbreviations you will see below:

AA - All-American
cAA - consensus All-American
uAA - unanimous All-American
AC - All conference
PBU - pass break ups
INT - interception

The Final Four

Polls close on Tuesday morning.

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1) Ralph Brown – cAA, 3X AC. The most PBUs of any Husker in a career (50) and game (7). Was a Blackshirt for his first game of his true freshman year. (Huskers.com bio)

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5) Dave Butterfield – cAA, 2X AC. Part of a defense that held consecutive Big 8 opponents to 14 and 34 passing yards. (He gets my vote for best roster photo in this bracket - Huskers.com bio)

Poll

Who is the ultimate Husker defensive back?

This poll is closed

  • 97%
    Ralph Brown
    (47 votes)
  • 2%
    Dave Butterfield
    (1 vote)
48 votes total Vote Now

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2) Prince Amukamara – cuAA, 2X AC. Nebraska’s most recent, great DB. As a Sophomore, Bo considered him as a potential RB, but Prince was a Blackshirt by the start of conference play. (Huskers.com bio)

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3) Mike Brown – AA, AC, AAA. The most tackles of any Husker DB, 287, good for 3rd all time. NFL All-Pro. (Huskers.com bio)

Poll

Who is the ultimate Husker defensive back?

This poll is closed

  • 35%
    Prince Amukamara
    (17 votes)
  • 64%
    Mike Brown
    (31 votes)
48 votes total Vote Now

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Mike Brown

Prince Amukamara

Mike Brown

Dave Butterfield

I couldn’t find any video highlights, but here is a look back at Butterfield’s punt return for a touchdown against TCU