Nebraska starting CB earns Blackshirt after strong performance vs. Michigan
Nebraska is off to a rough start in B1G play; they are 1-3 and 3-4 overall halfway through the college football season.
Nebraska has wins against Fordham, Buffalo and Northwestern; its 4 losses are Illinois, Oklahoma, Michigan State and Michigan.
All 4 of the Huskers’ losses are by 8 points or less. The Huskers have lost the 4 games by a total of 21 points.
The Blackshirt defense has shown up to play this season. Another starting player on the defense has earned his Blackshirt.
Nebraska has held 5 of its 7 opponents to under 24 points or less. They have only giving up 30 or more points twice this season.
— Nebraska Football (@HuskerFBNation) October 12, 2021
CB Quinton Newsome has earned his Blackshirt after the game against Michigan.
Newsome against Michigan had 7 total tackles and 5 solo tackles in the 32-29 loss.
Newsome on the year has 35 total tackles; 25 of them are solo tackles; he has 2 tackles for loss and 2 pass deflections.
In one season and a half, Newsome has 44 total tackles; 32 of them are solo tackles, 2 tackles for loss, 2 passes deflections and 1 forced fumble.
Nebraska goes on the road this weekend to face Minnesota at noon ET on ESPN2.