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College football top 25 countdown: No. 16 Nebraska
College football top 25 countdown: No. 16 Nebraska

Bo Pelini's expertise has always been defense. Says who? "Pelini's expertise has always been defense," his official Nebraska biography reads. He played safety at Ohio State, coached linebackers in the NFL (Green Bay, New England), was defensive coordinator at Nebraska in 2003 and co-defensive coordinator at Oklahoma in 2004, and directed Louisiana State's defense to the 2007 Bowl Championship Series title. The Tigers finished No. 3 in total defense that season, and Nebraska was so impressed with Pelini it hired him. Pelini knows defense, so believe him when he says of this year's Nebraska team: "I really like our offense." Defense, once...

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