The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, September 28, 1995, Page 10, Image 10

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Linebacker says defense
hasn’t reached potential
By Mike Kkick
Staff Reporter
Almost there, but not quite.
That was WILL linebacker
Terrell Farley’s reaction to his play
against Pacific in Nebraska’s 49-7
win Saturday.
Farley said he played better
against die Tigers than he had in
the other three Comhusker wins,
but he said he still had improve
ments to make.
“I’ve got Jo get more aggres
sive," Farley said after his four
tackle performance, which in
cluded a sack of Tiger quarterback
Nick Sellers.
For the year Farley leads the
Huskers in interceptions with two
and is tied for fourth on the team
with 17 tackles, including three
sacks. Farley was disappointed he
didn’t get his third interception
against Pacific.
The 6-foot, 200-pound junior, a
native of Columbus, Ga., who
played for two seasons at Indepen
dence (Kan.) Community College,
said he had a chance at an intercep
tion in the second quarter, but the
ball went through his hands.
Farley returned interceptions for
touchdowns in Nebraska’s season
opener against Oklahoma State and
in the Huskers’ 77-28 win over
Arizona State on Sept. 16.
“If I would have caught one
today, everyone would have
thought it was a fluke,” Farley
said. “They would have said,
'You’re the luckiest person in die
Even though Farley has returned
both of his interceptions for touch
downs, he said he still needed to
work on his pass defense.
“I pause when I see the pass,”
Farley said. “I just need to go
ahead and hit them (receivers).”
Farley, who was Nebraska’s
only junior college recruit this sea
son, was an All-American at Inde
pendence last season, earning the
Jayhawk League linebacker-of
the-year award.
In his two years at Indepen
dence, Farley blocked 22 kicks.
Farley, who is listed second on
the depth chart behind Ryan
Terwilliger, said both he and the
Huskers needed to play more ag
gressively this, season.
“We want to be the most physi
cal team in college football, defen
sive-wise,” Farley said. “We don’t
want anybody to get any yards.
“We really haven’t cranked it
up,” Farley said. “Later on in the
season, we will be one of the top
defenses in the nation, guaranteed.
We will be No. L”
By Derek Samson
Senior Reporter
With Nebraska’s average score this
season being a 60-17 rout, starters
have found it difficult to imagine
playing a full game. ^
But that could all change Saturday
against Washington State, according
to most of the Comhusker players.
“I watched some film and they
look pretty good,” defensive tackle
Christian Peter said. “I think we’ll
have our hands full next week.”
For most of this
season, the top
unit players’
hands have been
on their hips, as
they watched
from the side
The second
ranked Huskers,
4-0. have
Peter outscored oppo
nents 240-66, including 154-35 in
the first half.
“I don’t know how many snaps
I’ve had this season, but it isn’t a lot,”
center Aaron Graham said. “We take
pride in our conditioning. We take
pride in the fact that we know when
we have to go a full four quarters;
we’ll be in good enough shape to
. handle it.”
Graham, one of five Husker cap
tains, agreed that Nebraska’s first big
test could come from 2-1 Washing
ton State, which defeated UCLA 24
15 last week.
“It’s going to be a battle,” he said.
- “They’re at the top as far as rushing
defense. They’re a hard-nosed group,
and they’ll probably give us a run.”
Jason Peter, also a defensive tackle,
said there had been plenty of chal
lenges this season, despite the blow
“We’ve had some good tests as far
as offensive fines,” he said. “Michi
gan State had a tough offensive line,
and Arizona State was pretty physi
cal up front also. We’ve gone up
against some tough guys.”
Quarterback Tommie Frazier said
he expected a different'type of game
against Washington State.
“That’s what this team has wanted
all along,” Frazier said. “We’ve
wanted someone to come in here and
really give us a challenge. By a team
doing that, you’re going to see what
Nebraska is capable of.”
Christian Peter said the Huskers
had proven that they still have ability
to put up big numbers. Now, he said
he wanted to show that the Huskers’
conditioning hasn’t dropped off ei
“It’s great blowing these teams
out,” he said. “I’m sure down the line
we’re going to run into a team that
will hang in there for four quarters
with us. We’re in great shape, so
we’re prepared to go four quarters
with -anyone.”
For Graham, a close game means
a wide-open offense, something he
said the Huskers didn’t show against