August 14, 2013

Huskers look to shore up punt return concerns

There was a point during the 2012 season where every time Nebraska went back to field a punt you would hold your breath.

In all, the Huskers had five turnovers off muffed punts, and for specials coordinator Ross Els it's been a huge point of emphasis since the end of last season.

Els said NU has done just about every drill imaginable to increase the focus level of the punt returners, and thus far it's paid off.

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