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Nebraska defensive coordinator Erik Chinander still wants to see more from the defense, but he still sees the spring game as a clean slate for the Huskers.

Nebraska football ready for spring game; Garrett Snodgrass always a Husker

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A (spring) fresh start

After a rocky 2017 season, Nebraska defensive coordinator Erik Chinander sees the spring game as a fresh start for the Huskers. He’s still hoping to see plenty of improvement from the defense before fall, but things are trending in the right direction for now.

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Always a Husker

Garrett Snodgrass was born to be a Husker. That’s why when he committed to Nebraska, he didn’t commit to a coaching staff. He committed to the program that he grew up loving.

Sorting it out — on field and in locker room

Tight ends coach Sean Beckton doesn’t have a lot of experience in the tight ends room, but he’s not concerned. He sees players growing into leaders, and he’s working to sort out his depth chart this spring.

Heading southwest

One of Nebraska’s top quarterbacks targets in the 2019 recruiting class is headed to the Southwest. Max Duggan, a 4-star recruit from Council Bluffs, Iowa, announced his commitment to TCU on Sunday.

Head of state

The last Nebraska high school football player to compete in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl was Josh Banderas in 2013. Omaha (Neb.) Burke’s Nick Henrich has changed that.

Men’s hoops making their move

Nebraska basketball is set to meet Robert Morris sophomore transfer Dachon Burke on Wednesday. ESPN’s Jeff Goodman shared the news on Twitter.

Let there be light

Nebraska will make plenty of updates to Memorial Stadium before the 2018 season begins, and one of those upgrades is LED lighting.

What’s being said on Twitter 

Miss anything on Twitter last weekend? Here is a quick list of the more notable tweets in the last 48-plus hours:

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