Posted March 02, 2013 on AP on Fox
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The fans might be more worried than Bo Pelini about the holes Nebraska has to fill on defense this spring. The Cornhuskers must replace eight starters from a defense that ranked in the bottom half of the Big Ten in every major category except pass defense. Pelini said after the first spring practice Saturday that he's not overly concerned about what on paper appears to be a lack of experience. ''I have been in this situation before,'' Pelini said. ''Our guys have a base, they were in meetings all last year and they went through a fall camp. So it is not like they are starting from day one.'' Nebraska practiced in shorts and helmets for two hours, splitting time between the indoor Hawks Championship Center and the outside practice field. Pelini said it was a good first day and that he liked the attitude the team brought out of a challenging winter strength and conditioning program. ''I just told the team I thought we did a lot of good ...
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