October 16, 2009

NU defense restores its 2008 swagger

After surrendering 72 points in back-to-back losses, the 2009 Wildcats appeared to have lost their swagger. So defensive coordinator Mike Hankwitz went back to the drawing board, putting an emphasis on takeaways and sacks, and two weeks later, it appears the defense - and the attitude - is back. Jake Simpson takes a look at how NU's defense restored its swagger.

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