October 17, 2007

Breaking down the Texas A&M defense

Nebraska Opponent Defensive Scouting Report

Who: Texas A&M Aggies
School Location: College Station, Texas
School Colors: Maroon and White

Record: 5-2
National Ranking: Unranked
Conference: Big 12 (South Division)

Head Coach: Dennis Franchione (Pittsburg State): In his fourth season at Texas A&M, 30-25 overall, 0-2 vs. Nebraska
Defensive Coordinator: Gary Darnell

When: Saturday, Oct. 20, 1:15 p.m (CDT)
Where: Memorial Stadium - Tom Osborne Field
TV: None
Radio: Host Communications
Series Record: Nebraska leads 10-2
Base Defensive Formation: Nickel D

On The Line: Defensive end Chris Harrington (6-5, 268) is having another stellar season after leading the Aggies in tackles one year ago. He's recorded 32 tackles through seven games, including four behind the line of scrimmage. He has a sack and a pair of quarterback hurries. At the other end position, junior Cyril Obiozor (6-5, 266) has 25 stops, including six behind the line of scrimmage. Tackle Red Bryant (6-5, 322) has 27 tackles to his credit, including 4.5 for losses and 1.5 sacks. Senior nose tackle Henry Smith (6-3, 215) has been in on 14 tackles this season.

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