Nebraska came out of preseason practice calling its offense the “Red Storm” and confident its defense will be better than the middling unit of a year ago.
“You’ve got really strong leadership there, but at the end of the day, I think you’ve got to earn it,” Hoke said.
The former five-star recruit who transferred from USC to be closer to his ill mother may have to sit out this season.
Ameer Abdullah is in position to become the first Nebraska player to record three 1,000-yard rushing seasons.
As would be expected, one of the key players for Michigan will be quarterback Devin Gardner.
Hoke said he decided in February that the team would take that route.
As an opposing coach told SI, “The most important thing about Michigan State is that they really play hard. That’s good coaching.”
The coach also announced the team captains Thursday.
Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller is done for the season because of a shoulder injury. The senior needs surgery to repair of torn labrum.
With just over two weeks remaining before its season opener, it appears No. 5 Ohio State has already sustained a devastating loss.
The Michigan State Spartans hold the winner’s trophy after the 69-55 win over the Michigan Wolverines during the finals of the Big Ten Basketball Tournament,