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LaVonte David (145 TKL, 77 solo, 14 TFL, six sacks, 10 PBU, six QBHs)
Mason Foster (151 TKL, 97 solo, 11 TFL, 4.5 sacks, two PBU, two PDs, two QBHs, two FF, two FR, one KBLK)
Nebraska's LaVonte David was a question mark headed into the season.
Probable starters Sean Fisher and Will Compton were sidelined with injuries, and it was up to the JUCO transfer to shine.
He promptly exceeded all expectations.
Washington’s Foster has been a defensive terror for the Huskies, serving as their defense’s “Swiss army knife.”
Foster had plenty of opportunities to make his presence felt in opposing backfields and in the second level of the Washington defense.
Clearly, he earned his scholarship.
It’s a coin flip here, so we’ll use postseason honors.
David was named Big 12 Newcomer of the Year and was named to the All-Big 12 First Team Defense.
Foster was named to the All-Pac-10 First Team Defense.
It looks like it’s the Huskers by a nose.