Created: Mon, 30 Dec 2013 10:43:00 CST
Updated: Tue, 31 Dec 2013 09:40:26 CST
When you think of the 2013 Nebraska football season ...one of the first words that might come to mind ...attrition.
A new Husker falling seemingly every week.
But no group was hit harder than the offensive line.
And Bo Pelini ...credits his assistant coaches
For helping navigate around the injury bug
News 5's Sports Driector Ed Littler has more from Jacksonville
WELL GOOD EVENING AGAIN FROM JACKSONVILLE WHERE
THE BALLGAME BETWEEN GEORGIA AND NEBRSKA IS JUST A
COUPLE OF DAYS AWAY NOW, NEW YEARS DAY AT THE
TAXSLAYER..COM GATOR BOWL AND YOU KNOW COACH BO
PELINI IS TALKING AOBUT HIS ASSISTANT COACHES
SPECIFICALLY HIS LINE COACHES, THEY HAVE HAD
CHALLANGES THIS YEAR WITH THE INJURIES TO THE O LINE
AND THE YOUTH OF THE DEFENSIVE LINE.. HE SAID HIS
COACHES HAVE PERFORMED VERY ADMIRABLY THIS YEAR.
IT'S HARD, YOU HAVE GOT TO FIND THE BALANCE
ESPECAILLY WITH HOW YOUR THEY ARE, THEY;RE GOING
THRU A LOT OF THINGS NOT ON THE FOOTBALL FIELD BUT
OFF THE FIELD BUT YOU HAVE TO BE DEMANDING BUT YOU
HAVE TO UNDERSTAND WHERE THEY ARE IN THEIR
BO KNOWS HE;'LL BE FACING ANOTHER SEC TEAM AGAIN IN
THE GEORGIA BULLDOGS AND HE IS VERY FAMILIAR WITH
THE SEC HAVING COACHED DOWN THERE AT LSU. SO HE
KNOWS THE SEC BUT BELIVES HIS TEAM CAN MATCH THEIR
I'VE ALWAYS SAID THAT SEC FOOTBALL THEY'RE LINE ARE
GREAT ON BOTH SIDES OF THE FOOTBALL EVERYBODY
WANTS TO TALK ABOUT THEIR SPEED BUT THEY HAVE
ATHLETICISM UP FRONT.
TOMORROW WE'LL HEAR MORE FROM COACH PELINI AND
FROM GEORGIA COACH MARK RICHT AS WELL AS HEARING
FROM THE HUSKER PEP RALLY GOING INTO WEDNESDAY'S
GAME WITH GEORGIA.
FROM JACKSONVILLE, ED LITTLER NEWS 5 SPORTS.